What Can Daily Dental Hygiene Do?
Along with preserving your oral health, daily dental hygiene will keep your teeth sparkling clean and your breath fresh.
Dental Services for Children
What Are Dental Services for Children?
At our dental practice, we offer preventative care services for children, along with restorative and orthodontic care. Call our office if your child needs to see a dentist experienced in treating children.
Do Dental Examinations Hurt?
Routine dental exams do not hurt. Check ups are important as the exam and X-rays performed can find minor problems, like a tiny cavity. With any issues found, our dentists are available to offer treatment plans that will help prevent major problems that may cause you pain.
What Do Dental Exams Cost?
Your dental exam cost depends on your oral health, whether the dentist needs to take X-rays, and your dental insurance coverage. If you do have a dental plan, exams and X-rays are usually covered.
Gingivitis/Gum Disease Treatment
What Is Gingivitis Gum Treatment?
Gingivitis gum treatment removes built up plaque and tartar at the gumline in order to reverse the first stage of gum disease.
How Much Does Gingivitis Gum Treatment Cost?
Your cost for gingivitis gum treatment depends on whether our dentist recommends a regular teeth cleaning or a deep cleaning.
Mouth Guards - Sports
Do Sports Mouth Guards Work?
Sports guards protect a person’s teeth and jaws while he or she plays contact sports, including hockey, football, and boxing.
How Much Does a Sports Mouth Guard Cost?
The price of a sports mouth guard depends on its specifications, which may vary depending on the sport. Call to schedule a consultation with one of our dentists and learn what your custom mouth guard will cost.
What Are Night Mouth Guards?
Night mouth guards stop you from grinding your teeth, which wears them down.
Are Night Guards Expensive?
Your night guard is custom-made, and your dentist will explain the cost before completing the night guard. Contact our office for an appointment to see about getting a custom-made night guard.
What Is Bruxism Mouth Guard for?
A bruxism mouth guard is the same as a night guard. Bruxism is the dental term for grinding your teeth.
What Is Dental Nitrous Oxide?
Nitrous oxide, or laughing gas, is administered with oxygen through a mask. The gas wears off almost instantly, so you can safely drive home.
Is Nitrous Oxide Expensive?
Your cost for nitrous oxide depends on the length of your procedure. Most of the time, the cost is given on a per-hour or per-visit basis.
Oral Cancer Screening
Where Can I Get an Oral Cancer Screening?
Our dental office offers oral cancer screenings during routine checkups. Call our office today and schedule an exam and screening. Oral cancer is more common than most people believe.
What Does a Mouth Cancer Screening Cost?
Since oral cancer screenings are part of routine check ups, check with your dental insurance company to see if you have coverage.
What Are Teeth Sealants?
Teeth sealants are a thin plastic film that our dentist or hygienist paints into the grooves on the chewing surface of your child’s teeth. The film acts as barrier against bacteria for teeth that are difficult to clean properly.
What Do Dental Sealants Cost?
We base the cost of dental sealants on how many teeth we treat. Check with your dental insurance company, as many insurers cover sealants. Call our office to arrange an appointment if you are interested in your child having fewer cavities.
Are you Asleep During Sedation Dentistry?
No, with sedation dentistry, you are just very relaxed. Some people are so relaxed and comfortable they may even fall asleep during long procedures.
How Much Does Sedation Dentistry Cost?
Your cost depends on how long your procedure is and what type of sedation our dentist uses.
Is Oral Sedation Dangerous?
No, oral sedation dentistry is very safe. If you have sleep apnea or any other medical condition that may affect you while you are sedated, please inform our dentist. Otherwise, you can remain safe by bringing someone with you to drive you home. That might be necessary if you take a pill prescribed by our dentist before your procedure.
How Often Do You Get Dental X-rays?
It depends on the patient’s oral health. Patients who enjoy good dental health may only need X-rays once every two years; others may need X-rays every six months. We don’t take any more X-rays than we need to for your care.
What’s the Price for Dental X-rays?
Your dental X-ray cost depends on your specific situation. X-rays are generally covered by dental insurance. Contact our office to learn more.