Frequently Asked Questions

At-home Dental Care:

Why do my gums bleed when I brush?

Why should I floss regularly?

Are electric toothbrushes better than manual toothbrushes?

Does mouthwash really work?

What kind of toothpaste should I use?

Pediatric Dentistry:

My child’s baby teeth have cavities. The baby tooth is going to fall out anyway… What should I do?

My child’s permanent teeth are growing in crooked or behind the baby teeth.

When should my child first go to the dentist?

Cosmetic Dentistry:

Does whitening hurt your teeth?

How can I change the shape of my teeth?

What are my options for replacing a missing tooth?

Does whitening hurt your teeth?

General Dentistry:

What can I expect at my first dental appointment?

What causes bad breath?

Why is my filling sensitive to hot and cold?

What is a root canal?

What are the signs that you may need a root canal?

Are silver fillings safe?