General Questions

  • Why is regular dental checkup important?

    Seeing a dentist regularly helps to maintain your body hygiene. Clean and shiny teeth have many benefits including prevention from tooth decay, bad breath and gum disease. It gives you a fresh smile and helps you remain healthy.

  • What should I bring at my first appointment?

    • Complete patient information including any history of dental procedures
    • Dental Insurance card if applicable
    • Be prepared to fill out documentation forms
  • How do I know if I need dentures?

    Many people suggest you cannot enjoy your adult life without dentures. However, you will know that you need them if:

    • Your teeth are moving further apart
    • You have already lost a lot of teeth
    • You have trouble eating food
    • Your teeth have become highly sensitive to hot or cold food
  • What is Root Canal Procedure?

    If your tooth has decayed enough that the infection reaches the root, it starts causing a lot of pain. Fortunately, your tooth can survive without the nerve or the root. Hence, in the root canal procedure, we remove the nerve and pulp from the root and seal it to avoid any further decay. We use great care and technique so that clients do not feel any pain during the procedure.

  • When should I change my tooth brush?

    Doctors recommend that you change your tooth brush once every three months.
    Patients with gum disease might be recommended to change their tooth brush more frequently.

  • How can Cosmetic Surgery Help me?

    Having a beautiful smile not only adds to your vibrant personality but also gives you additional confidence. If your teeth give a worn-out look, have stains or gaps in between, then cosmetic surgery can help in giving you a perfect smile which is free of stains and any irregularity.

  • What is Periodontal disease?

    Also known as gum disease, it is mostly caused by bacteria or plaque buildup that is not cleared for a long period of time. Common signs of gum disease include red, swollen or bleeding gums, bad breadth, and frequently losing teeth.

  • Do I need dental visits if I already have dentures?

    Annual dental checkup is always recommended even if you are using dentures. Reasons for these visits may include ill fitting of the appliance or mouth sores. It is better to visit your doctor for a checkup just to make sure everything is in a good shape.

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