Frequently Asked Questions
Our patients are constantly asking questions concerning a variety of subjects involving their oral health. So, we have provided a list of common questions and answers especially for you. If the question you have is not on our list, please feel free to either call or ask us in person. We would love to help you! You can also check out the Canadian Dental Association’s FAQ section of their website.
Please note that a dentist will always answer our emergency line.
How do I know when it's time to come in for a checkup?
An average, healthy adult person typically benefits from a professional cleaning and checkup every six months. While twice daily brushing and daily flossing go a long way towards maintaining a healthy mouth, it is wise to check for plaque that has hardened into tartar, requiring professional cleaning to avoid gingivitis.
Do you accept my insurance plan?
My child has had an accident and his/her tooth has been entirely knocked out. What do I do?
What precautions do you take to ensure patient safety?
I really don't like visiting the dentist. Is there anything you can do to help me relax?
What is smile analysis?
My spouse snores and keeps me up at night. I have heard a dentist might be able to prescribe an appliance that prevents snoring. Can you help?
What do I do if I have an emergency when the office is closed?
What should I do before I get to you in a dental emergency?