FAQ

What are common dental emergencies that require immediate attention?

Common dental emergencies demanding prompt care include severe toothache, knocked-out teeth, fractured teeth, and oral injuries. Seek immediate dental attention to prevent further complications and alleviate pain.

What is teeth whitening and how does it work?

Teeth whitening is a procedure to lighten teeth, removing stains and discoloration. It often uses bleaching agents like hydrogen peroxide to break down stains, revealing a brighter smile.

What are the common reasons for needing a tooth extraction?

Tooth extraction is necessary for severe decay, impacted wisdom teeth, overcrowding, or damaged teeth. Dental extractions are performed by dentists when the teeth are non-restorable.

When should I start taking my child to the dentist?

Start taking your child to the dentist around their first birthday or when their first tooth emerges. Early visits promote oral health and familiarity with dental care routines.

What are dental veneers and what are they used for?

Dental veneers are ultra thin shells made of porcelain material. They are bonded to the tooth surface to enhance appearance, fix discoloration, and defects related to color, size and shape of natural teeth.

Why is regular dental checkup important for oral health?

Regular dental checkups are vital for oral health as they catch issues early, prevent gum disease, cavities, and ensure oral hygiene, promoting a healthy, confident smile in the long run.

How can I maintain good oral health between dental visits?

Maintain oral health by brushing and flossing daily, using fluoride toothpaste, eating a balanced diet, limiting sugary snacks, and avoiding tobacco. Regularly clean your tongue and rinse for optimal hygiene.

What is cosmetic dentistry and what procedures does it include?

Cosmetic dentistry enhances the appearance of teeth and smiles. Procedures include teeth whitening, veneers, dental implants, bonding, and smile makeovers, improving aesthetics and boosting confidence.

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