Frequently Asked Questions From Our Periodontal Patients

Below are some of the most frequently asked questions some of our patients have had about dentistry and oral health issues. If you have any other questions or would like to schedule an appointment, we would love to hear from you.

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What should I do if I have bad breath?

How often should I brush and floss?

How often should I have a dental exam and cleaning?

How can I tell if I have gingivitis or periodontitis (gum disease)?

Why is it important to use dental floss?

What are my options if I have missing teeth?

What does heart disease and other medical conditions have to do with periodontal (gum) disease?

How can cosmetic periodontics help improve the appearance of my smile?

“As always, excellent and timely service. A thorough cleaning, advice on some possible issues to discuss with my dentist, and the doctor explained my options clearly.”

Mark B