FAQs

Below are some of the most frequently asked questions patients have about periodontics and oral health issues.  If you have any other questions, or would like to schedule an appointment, we would love to hear from you.

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Q: What is periodontal disease?

Q: Can I prevent gum disease?

Q: How can I tell if I have gingivitis or periodontitis (gum disease)?

Q: How often should I have a dental exam and cleaning?

Q: How often should I brush and floss?

Q: Why is it important to use dental floss?

Q: What should I do if I have bad breath?

Q: What can I do about stained or discolored teeth?

Q: Is there a correlation between heart disease and periodontal disease?

Q: How does periodontal disease affect women?

Q: What are causes of gum recession and can it be treated?

Q: What are dental implants?

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