Questions About Family or Cosmetic Dentistry?

Below is a list of some of the questions we get asked most frequently from our patients, discussing a number of different dental topics. Click on the category title if you're looking for an answer to the specific questions listed. If you have a question that isn't answered, feel free to give our office a call at (519) 669-1526 and we'll be happy to assist you.



Taking Care of Your Teeth and Gums


- How often should I visit the dentist?

- How often should I brush and floss my teeth?

- What is the proper way to brush my teeth?

- What is the proper way to floss?

- What is plaque?



Periodontal (Gum) Disease


- What is periodontal (gum) disease?

- What are the signs of periodontal disease?

- How can I prevent periodontal disease?



Teeth Whitening


- Why do our teeth turn yellow?

- What are the different types of teeth whitening options?

- How long does teeth whitening last?



Other Common Questions


- How can I take care of my teeth if I'm wearing braces or a retainer?

- Will my braces interfere with my school activities like sports, playing an instrument, or singing?

- Do I need to brush my teeth more often if I have braces?

- What kind of braces are available?

- What is Orthodontics?

- What age should my child have an orthodontic evaluation?

- Do braces hurt?

- What are some signs that braces may be needed?