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Frequently Asked Questions

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Welcome to the Bayview Dental Care FAQ page, where we address some of the most commonly asked questions about dental health and our services. We believe that well-informed patients make the best decisions for their oral care. If you have a question that isn't answered here, please don't hesitate to contact us.

FAQs

Q: What is the recommended frequency for dental check-ups?

A: We recommend regular dental check-ups every six months. However, some patients with specific conditions may require more frequent visits. Our team will determine the ideal schedule for your needs during your first visit.

Q: How can I maintain good oral hygiene at home?

A: Brush your teeth at least twice a day, floss daily, and use mouthwash. Additionally, maintain a balanced diet and avoid excessive sugar consumption.

Q: Are dental X-rays safe?

A: Yes, dental X-rays are safe. We use minimal radiation exposure, and our digital X-ray technology further reduces radiation levels.

Q: What are the signs of gum disease?

A: Symptoms include red, swollen, or bleeding gums, persistent bad breath, and loose teeth. Regular dental check-ups can help detect gum disease early.

Q: How can I relieve tooth sensitivity?

A: Use desensitizing toothpaste, avoid acidic foods, and limit teeth-whitening products. If the problem persists, consult our dental team for a personalized solution.

Q: Do you offer teeth whitening services?

A: Yes, we offer professional teeth whitening treatments that are safe, effective, and tailored to your needs.

Q: What is a dental crown and when is it needed?

A: A dental crown is a tooth-shaped cap that covers a damaged or weakened tooth. It's used to restore the tooth's shape, size, and strength, typically after a root canal or significant decay.

Q: Can I eat normally after getting a dental filling?

A: Yes, you can eat and drink normally after getting a dental filling. However, it's recommended to avoid very hard or sticky foods for a short time.

Q: How do dental implants work?

A: Dental implants are artificial tooth roots placed in the jawbone. They provide a strong foundation for replacement teeth, offering a natural look and function.

Q: What should I do in a dental emergency?

A: Contact us immediately in case of a dental emergency. We'll provide guidance and schedule an appointment as soon as possible to address your issue.

Your oral health is our priority, and we're here to provide you with dental care and guidance. If you have more questions or need personalized dental services, please don't hesitate to reach out to us. Schedule an appointment today to experience the exceptional care and expertise of Bayview Dental Care. We look forward to serving you and ensuring your smile remains healthy and beautiful!

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