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Frequently Asked Questions

  • What does a dental exam involve?

    A dental exam includes a comprehensive evaluation of your oral health, including checking for cavities, gum disease, and other issues.

  • How often should I have a dental cleaning?

    It’s recommended to have a dental cleaning every six months to remove plaque and tartar buildup and maintain oral health.

  • What are composite fillings, and when are they used?

    Composite fillings, or cavity fillings, are tooth-colored restorations used to repair decayed or damaged teeth for a natural appearance.

  • Can you explain root canal therapy?

    Root canal therapy is a procedure to remove infected or damaged tissue from the tooth’s interior, relieving pain and saving the tooth.

  • What are dental veneers, and how are they applied?

    Dental veneers are thin shells bonded to the front of teeth to improve appearance, covering imperfections like stains or chips.

  • How does teeth whitening work?

    Teeth whitening services utilize bleaching agents to lighten teeth’ color, effectively removing stains and discoloration.

  • What is the purpose of porcelain bridges in dentistry?

    Porcelain bridges replace missing teeth by anchoring artificial teeth to adjacent natural teeth or dental implants.

  • What does dental bonding involve?

    Dental bonding is a cosmetic procedure where tooth-colored resin is applied to improve the appearance of teeth, such as closing gaps or reshaping.

  • What types of restorative dental work do you offer?

    We provide various restorative dental services, including fillings, crowns, bridges, and implants, to repair and replace damaged or missing teeth.

  • What distinguishes a private dental practice?

    A private dental practice offers personalized care and attention, with services tailored to individual patient needs in a comfortable environment.

  • How can I schedule a dental exam with your practice?

    To schedule a dental exam, simply contact our office at (281) 517-0442, and our friendly staff will assist you in booking an appointment.

  • What are the benefits of regular dental cleanings?

    Regular dental cleanings help prevent gum disease, cavities, and other oral health issues, promoting overall health and well-being.

  • When is root canal therapy necessary?

    Root canal therapy becomes necessary when the tooth’s pulp becomes infected or inflamed due to deep decay, trauma, or other factors.

  • How do dental veneers improve smiles?

    Dental veneers enhance smiles by covering imperfections like stains, chips, or gaps, resulting in a brighter, more uniform appearance.

  • Can dental bridges be used to replace multiple missing teeth?

    Yes, dental bridges can be used to replace one or more missing teeth, providing a stable and functional restoration.