If something is found during an oral cancer screening, our dentist will discuss your options with you and refer you to a specialist if necessary. Early detection is key to successfully treating oral cancer, so it's essential to have regular screenings as part of your routine preventive care.
Yes, a dental checkup is necessary even if you don't have any pain or problems. During a dental checkup, our dentist can identify potential problems early before they become more serious.
Yes, in fact, dental cleaning is often an important part of treating gum disease. Our dental hygienists will use special tools and techniques to clean your teeth and gums and help improve your oral health.
No, a dental cleaning should not hurt. Our dental hygienists use advanced tools and techniques to clean your teeth and gums gently and comfortably.
We recommend that you have a dental cleaning every six months to maintain good oral health.
The dental implant placement process typically takes several months, with several appointments required over the course of several weeks or months. The precise timeline will depend on your individual needs and the extent of your treatment.
Most patients report that the dental implant placement process is relatively pain-free, with some discomfort or swelling after the procedure that can be managed with over-the-counter pain medication.
Dental implants are designed to last a lifetime with proper care, making them a permanent solution for missing teeth.
The coverage of dental implants by insurance will vary based on your specific policy. We recommend checking with your insurance provider for more information on your coverage.
Yes, dental implants can be used to replace multiple missing teeth, either as individual replacement teeth or as a base for implant-retained dentures.
Depending upon what's done during your initial appointment, follow-up appointments may be recommended in order to monitor progress and ensure continued healing/recovery occurs properly over time. Our friendly team will explain each step clearly during your consultation so that you know exactly what to expect each step of the way!
Yes! At Precision Dental, we understand that cost can sometimes be an obstacle when it comes to receiving necessary treatment so we offer several financing options allowing you to spread out costs over extended periods (with affordable monthly payments) if required - depending upon individual circumstances.
The duration of your appointment will depend largely on what type of treatment is required in order to resolve your issue(s). However, rest assured that many procedures are typically completed within an hour or less, depending on what needs doing – regardless of how complex they are!
While some mild at-home treatments may help reduce discomfort during your wait time until you can receive professional care from us – such home remedies should only be used temporarily while waiting for a proper evaluation from one of our dentists.
If you are experiencing any signs of an urgent dental problem, please call our office immediately so that we can provide appropriate treatment as quickly as possible. A member of our team is available to discuss your immediate needs and help you control your symptoms until you arrive for your emergency exam.
Your dental insurance may cover Invisalign, but it depends on your specific policy. Our team can help you understand your coverage and assist you with filing a claim.
Invisalign is generally not painful, but some patients may experience mild discomfort when switching to a new set of trays. This is normal and usually subsides within a few days.
The length of treatment depends on the complexity of your case, but most patients can expect to wear Invisalign for about 12-18 months.
You'll need to come in for regular checkups with our team to monitor your progress and make any necessary adjustments to your treatment plan. These appointments are usually scheduled every 6-8 weeks.
Yes, you can remove your Invisalign trays to eat and drink. Be sure to rinse and brush after meals and snacks to avoid leaving sugary residue on your teeth..
During your first visit, we'll discuss what kind of treatment option would best suit you based on factors like the current level of discoloration or staining present on your teeth as well as any allergies or sensitivities you might have that could affect the procedure itself or product ingredients used during it! We'll also review the expected timeline for treatment (e.g., number of applications needed) so you know when you should expect results along with any possible side effects, so you're prepared if any occur after beginning treatment.
Most dental insurance plans do not cover cosmetic procedures such as professional tooth whitening. However, we offer financing options to cover the cost of your care.
Professional tooth whitening treatments typically last between 6 months and 2 years depending on individual lifestyle habits such as diet and smoking habits as well as proper oral hygiene practices like brushing twice daily and flossing regularly. Touch-ups may be required at some point during this period, depending on how well you take care of your smile post-treatment!
Costs vary depending on factors such as the type of treatment used (Zoom/Opalescence), the number of treatments needed for desired results, and other factors discussed with your dentist during an initial consultation appointment.
Yes! Professional teeth whitening treatments are completely safe when done under the supervision of an experienced dentist or hygienist.
Veneers may not be the best option for everyone. During your consultation, our dental professionals will assess your oral health and discuss your cosmetic goals to determine if veneers are right for you.
Yes, you can eat and drink normally with veneers. However, you should avoid biting into hard or crunchy foods that could damage your veneers.
Porcelain veneers typically involve only minimal discomfort, and many patients report that the procedure is relatively pain-free. Our dental professionals will use a local anesthetic or other sedation options to ensure your comfort during the procedure.
Veneers are highly durable and can last for many years with proper care and maintenance. The lifespan of your veneers will depend on various factors, including the materials used, your oral hygiene habits, and your lifestyle.
The cost of veneers can vary based on several factors, including the type of veneers you choose, the number of veneers you need, and the complexity of your case. Our team will be happy to discuss the cost of veneers with you during your consultation.