Q:What's the difference between a "bridge" and a "partial denture"?
A:Both are partial dentures. But the bridge is permanently attached. Meanwhile the partial denture can easily be removed by the patient.
Q:Do I need a root canal to have a crown?
A:No. Not every tooth needing a crown also needs to have a root canal.
Q:How often should I floss?
A:Once per day helps to prevent cavities from forming.
Q:Is one toothpaste better than others?
A:Generally, no. We recommend our patients use what tastes good to them as long as it contains fluoride.
Q:Which type of toothbrush should I use?
A:A soft toothbrush with a small head is recommended.
Q:Should I do silver fillings, or is white better?
A:Silver is completely safe, however we recommend tooth-colored composite fillings as it bonds the best.