Teeth Related Questions
Bad teeth are hereditary
No! Your teeth are just as good as the amount of care you provide them. Brushing them with fluoride toothpaste twice a day and flossing them before going to bed will ensure that your teeth remain healthy for a long time.
Crowns and root canals, how much do these cost?
Both these procedures cost differently, and it depends on the condition of your oral health as to what extent of the procedure you will be required to undergo. We highly recommend giving us a call for more information.
How do I know if I have gum disease?
The first sign of gum disease is them becoming red and puffy, which later on leads to bloody gums. Today, the number one cause of teeth loss in adults is gum disease, and the best way to prevent it is by maintaining healthy oral hygiene. Gum disease is caused by plague, something which you can remove by brushing and flossing on a daily basis.
Can you give my teeth their shine back?
Of course we can! With the advancement in dental technology, we can perform teeth whitening procedures that allow us to remove the marks and stains from your teeth and return your bright and shiny smile. For more information, please give us a call!
I have diabetes, what should I do now?
Studies have a found a serious link between diabetes and gum disease, which is why you will find your dentist worrying about your oral health and giving you further precautionary measures not just to maintain your dental health, but also your overall health, especially your blood glucose levels.
How much does the extraction procedure cost?
Each case usually differs as we approach each patient as per their medical and dental condition. For more details, please give us a call or visit our offices as it will allow us to guide you better.
How much do you charge for an oral examination?
For first-time (NONE INSURED EMERGENCY) patients, we offer a complimentary oral examination and x-ray procedure so we can better diagnose your oral health. For general check up's (NONE INSURED) our office charges $100 for the complete exam and x-rays. If we find that you are in need of a dental procedure, we will let you know the cost and any related details the day of your appointment.
Do you offer financing?
Unfortunately we don't offer in house financing; however, we have partnered with CareCredit and SunBit which offers short term no interest and long term no interest payment plans with minimal interest. You can apply for CareCredit or SunBit in our office with the assistance of a staff member or online at https://www.carecredit.com/go/568SCX/ or https://apply.sunbit.com/
How often should I visit my dentist?
At Urgent Family Dentistry, it is highly recommended that you visit your dentist at least twice a year even if you don’t have any problems. Dentists are trained to detect any early symptoms or signs of any oral problems, saving you a lot of trouble and money in the future.
What is the right age for me to take my baby to the dentist?
Urgent Family Dentistry recommends you visit your dentist with your baby after they are one year old and have popped their first few teeth. This will allow the dentist to give you some beneficial and helpful tips on how to care for your child’s oral health for a better and stronger future.