The American Dental Association (ADA) guidelines recommend visiting a dentist at least twice a year for a checkup and professional cleaning. Our office also recommends a minimum of two visits per year.
One of our staff members will compile your medical and dental history during your first visit. We will then examine your teeth and gums, screen you for oral cancer, make images (X-rays) of your teeth as needed and complete a TMJ (temporomandibular or jaw joint) exam. After we review your dental profile, we will discuss a diagnosis with you. If treatment such as a root canal (endodontics), braces (orthodontics) or oral surgery is needed, we may plan to treat you in our office or refer you to a specialist. We will discuss your options for treatment and fee payment and help you determine the best plan to fit your needs.
During regular follow-up visits, we will examine your teeth and gums, screen you for oral cancer, clean your teeth and make plans for treatment, as needed. We will discuss any pain or problems you may be experiencing and answer any questions you may have.
Please call our office as soon as you determine that you have a dental emergency. We will be glad to work you in to our schedule if you have a dental emergency during regular business hours. After hours, over the weekend and during holidays, please call our office for the doctor’s emergency contact number: (336) 260-3713.
Yes. We accept CareCredit and many types of dental insurance and will process your claim for you upon receipt of your co-payment. We accept most major credit cards, including MasterCard and Visa.
It is important to have your dental team examine your teeth once every six months. It is especially important for children to come in early to become familiar with the dental office and procedures.
Our office will educate you on how to properly care for your teeth and your children’s teeth as well. The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry states that children should see a dentist when they get their first tooth and not later than 1 year of age.
Plaque (the soft film over your teeth) can be removed by brushing and flossing daily. It is important to visit your Hygienist every six months to remove tartar build-up from your teeth. If tartar remains on your teeth, you may develop a condition known as Periodontal Disease.
Your Dentist or Hygienist will fully explain this disease and how to keep it from developing.
Preserving your natural teeth is our goal! Leaving teeth unrestored and decayed will eventually cause loss of a tooth and other conditions such as infection in your body.
We want our patients to have a healthy smile! We offer tooth colored and silver fillings, crowns and bridges; and can help you through the root canal process.
That’s what we do! It is critical for overall health and self-esteem. We offer a range of treatment options including implants, dentures, partials and bridges.
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