Sometimes the questions are complicated and the answers are simple - Dr. Seuss
Are you accepting new patients?
Yes, we are accepting new patients. Call today to make an appointment!
How often should I see the dentist?
Children, teens, and adults should all see the dentist for a regular checkup at least once every six months. Patients who are at a greater risk for oral cancer or gum disease may be required to see the dentist more than just twice a year. You doctor will help determine how often you should visit the dentist for regular checkups.
What do I need to bring to my first visit?
Please bring your insurance cards, medical records from previous dentist, and any applicable custody papers (if the patient is under the age of 18).
Why are there so many questions on this Health History?
"Each of the questions asked on the medical history sheet have specific items that can easily have an effect on the delivery of dental treatment. The body is all connected. That medication you take for some other part of the body can be important for today’s filling or extraction or even cleaning plans.
If I have braces, do I still need dental checkups every six months?
Yes! In fact, it's even more important that patients receiving orthodontic treatment visit their dentist regularly. With braces, food may be caught in places that your toothbrush can't reach. This causes bacteria to build up and can lead to cavities, gingivitis, and gum disease. Your dentist will work closely with your orthodontist to make sure that your teeth stay clean and healthy while wearing braces.