Below are some of the most frequently asked questions patients have 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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Q: What is the difference between a DDS and a DMD?

Q: How often should I brush and floss?

Q: Should I brush first or floss first?

Q: What should I do if I have bad breath?

Q: How often should I have a dental exam and cleaning?

Q: Are amalgam (silver) fillings safe?

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

Q: Why is it important to use dental floss?

Q: How can cosmetic dentistry help improve the appearance of my smile?

Q: What are porcelain veneers and how can they improve my smile?

Q: What can I do about stained or discolored teeth?

Q: What are dental sealants?

Q: Are dental sealants just for children?

Q: How does food cause tooth decay?

Q: What causes bad breath?

Q: What are the signs of gum disease?

Q: Can I prevent gum disease?

Q: Knocked out tooth, what do I do?

Q: What is nitrous sedation?

Q: Why are x-rays taken?

Q: What is an amalgam restoration?

Q: What is a composite restoration?

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