Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Do you take my insurance? 

We take most PPO plans and our team members are happy to look up the details for you, just ask. 

Do you have financing options?

Yes! We have a wide variety of options such as in office arrangements, Care Credit offerings, and interest free orthodontic financing. We do our best to make it easy for you.

Are you accepting new patients?

Yes! We're always accepting new patients. You can call us, visit our office or schedule an appointment.

Do you do orthodontics?

We offer both Invisalign and traditional style orthodontic treatment.

What about veneers, can you change my smile?

We offer many options to improve your smile. Whitening, veneers, Invisalign, or sometimes a combination of treatments. If you are interested in smile Design, be sure to talk to your dentist at your next visit.

I have bad breath, even though I brush daily. Why?

It is important to keep up with brushing and flossing daily but if you have unknown tooth decay or any periodontal (gum) issues that can certainly cause an unpleasant odor. Schedule an appointment with us, we will examine your mouth and suggest an oral hygiene routine that may solve your issue. We also have professional products that can eliminate your halitosis.

When does my child need to start seeing a dentist?

Our recommendation is as soon as your little one gets their first tooth surfaces. We will check for any potential concerns and starting dentist visits early will ease any fears the child might have and help establish healthy oral hygiene for life.

What if I have an emergency?

Please call our office as soon as you determine that you have a dental emergency. We will be glad to work you in during regular business hours. After hours, please call our office to get our emergency contact information.

If I bite my tongue or my lip, how do I treat it?

If you bite your tongue or lip, clean the area gently with water and apply a cold compress. See your dentist or go to the emergency room if there is excessive bleeding or you are in a lot of pain.

How do I treat a toothache? 

For toothaches, rinse your mouth with warm water to clean it out. Gently use dental floss to remove any food caught between your teeth. Do not put aspirin on your aching tooth or gums; it may burn the gum tissue. Contact us to have the area evaluated.

What if I think my jaw is broken? 

If you think your jaw is broken, apply a cold compress to control the swelling. Go to your dentist or a hospital emergency department immediately.

How do I remove an object that’s stuck in my mouth or teeth? 

For objects stuck in the mouth, try to gently remove with floss but do not try to remove it with a sharp or pointed instrument. The item might be painful or cause an infection, so see your dentist if you cannot remove it.

How can I avoid a dental emergency? 

There are a number of simple precautions you can take to avoid an accident or injury to your teeth:

  • Wear a mouthguard when participating in sports or recreational activities. 
  • Avoid chewing ice, popcorn kernels and hard candy, all of which can crack a tooth. 

Never use your teeth to cut something, open bottles, etc.

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