1. How often should I schedule regular dental check-ups?
Professionals generally recommend having a dental check-up and cleaning every six months for good oral health. However, your dentist may suggest more frequent visits based on your oral health needs or compilations.
2. Do you accept dental insurance ?
Yes, we do accept some dental insurance plans for various dental care procedures.
3. What should I do in case of a dental emergency?
For dental emergencies, please contact us or reach our office immediately. If it’s after hours, follow the instructions provided by our expert emergency dentist in Plano.
4. Are you accepting new patients?
Yes, we are accepting new patients. To schedule an appointment, please contact us to fill out a new patient form. Our staff will assist you in setting up a suitable appointment time.
5. What is the cost of dental implants at your clinic?
The cost of dental implants can vary based on individual cases and treatment plans. It’s best to schedule a consultation with our dentist to assess your specific needs and provide you with an accurate cost estimate.
6. At what age should my child visit the dentist?
You should make your child’s first dentist visit around their first birthday or within six months after their first tooth appears. Early dental visits are important to monitor oral health, establish good oral hygiene habits, and detect any issues early on.
7. Will I need to replace a tooth that has been extracted?
Yes, it’s generally advisable to replace a missing tooth to maintain oral health and prevent dental issues. Dental implants, bridges, and dentures are common options to replace extracted teeth. Our dentist can help you decide the best option for your specific case.
8. Is it OK to live with a missing tooth?
While it’s possible to live with a missing tooth, it’s not advisable for your oral health. Missing teeth can lead to issues like shifting of surrounding teeth, difficulty in chewing, infections, and jawbone loss. Discussing the right replacement options with your dentist is the best.
9. What should I do If I am scared of the dentist?
If you are anxious about dental visits, it’s important to communicate your fears with our dentist. Our dental office provides sedation dentistry for relaxation and managing fear. Talking to the dentist about your fears can help them tailor the experience to make you more comfortable.