Please plan to arrive 10 to 15 minutes early to complete paperwork and insurance information.
Insurance card, names of medications you currently take, the name of the previous dentist and current primary care provider.
First visits typically last about an hour. Expect to receive an oral exam, teeth cleaning and have x-rays taken if you have not provided a recent set.
This is individual for each patients ’needs. Generally 2-4 times per year allows for professional cleaning and early detection of disease.
It allows your dentist to monitor your oral health and look for changes.
In the case of a dental emergency, contact your dentist immediately.
Flossing removes plaque and leftover food debris in places your toothbrush can’t reach like between the teeth and below the gum line.
Brush two times a day with fluoride toothpaste Proper nutrition, daily flossing can help strengthen the teeth.
The dentist takes x-rays to gain a clear understanding of your dental health. It allows the dentist to see things that are not visible to the naked eye. It helps catch small problems before they come larger ones.
Periodontal disease is the advanced form of gum disease that destroys the soft tissue of the mouth and bone that supports the teeth. Left untreated, it can result in tooth and bone loss.