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Ask Questions When You Are Not Sure About a Procedure We Are Doing

Posted on 5/29/2020 by Neil Starr DDS PC
Ask Questions When You Are Not Sure About a Procedure We Are Doing
When you have dental questions, don't hesitate to ask them. It dœs not matter if you are having your teeth cleaned, or your gums and teeth examined. You should also ask questions if we plan to bond teeth or fill them. The more you know about a procedure, the more confident you will feel about your oral health.

What You Should Ask Us at an Exam?

To better understand professional gum and teeth care, you should ask direct questions so we can help you understand some of the processes we need to take. For example, one question that is important to ask is “What is the cause of my tooth pain?” Once we examine your teeth and x-ray them, we can give you a diagnosis. Tooth pain can be caused for one of various reasons, including cracks, chips, or a break in the tooth. Make sure you ask about any discomfort you may be experiencing. You may also want to ask what procedures we offer that will strengthen your teeth. While fluoride treatments are suggested for children, we can also provide them for adults. Dental implants or crowns can also improve tooth strength.

Always Ask about Sensitivity or Gum Disease Concerns

We want your visit to our office to be both informative and corrective. Therefore, ask about any issues that have to do with sensitivity. You may also have concerns about gum disease and recession. We can go over with you what processes to follow at home to reduce discomfort or gum problems. We can also discuss what we can do to improve any problems along these lines.
Don't hesitate to ask any questions that affect your now and may affect your oral health later. We will always be here to answer any inquiry, whether you ask us here in the office or contact us over the phone. To learn more about scheduling and exam and treatment, give us a call today.

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