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FAQs

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: How often should my child have a dental exam and cleaning?

Q: How often should my child brush and floss?

Q: Why is it important for my child to use dental floss?

Q: What should I do if a tooth is knocked out?

Q: When are sealants recommended for my child?

Q: Are amalgam (silver) fillings safe?

Q: What can I do about my child's stained or discolored teeth?

Q: What should I do if my child has bad breath?

Q: How can I tell if my child has gingivitis or periodontitis (gum disease)?

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

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