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Common Dental Questions
Is there a different check in or exam process currently because of COVID-19?
The morning of your appointment you will receive a text message asking you to fill out a COVID-19 screening questionnaire. Once you arrive at the office, we’ll review your answers and take your temperature. From there, you’re welcome to wait in the lobby or wait in your car until your chair is ready.
How often should I see the dentist?
To keep that smile healthy and looking great, consider visiting us for a regular checkup at least once every six months. We will help determine if you may need to come in more frequently.
How long will my first appointment last?
It varies, but we plan for 90 minutes between the x-rays, oral cancer screenings, evaluation of gum health, comprehensive exam by the doctor, and cleaning. If it’s been a while since you’ve been to the dentist, your first appointment might take less time because you would need to come back for two additional 90-minute deep cleaning appointments.
How often should I change my toothbrush?
Of course, your toothbrush will eventually wear out, especially if you are brushing your teeth for the recommended twice a day, two to three minutes each time. We suggest changing your toothbrush every three months, keeping in mind that certain brands may require more frequent changing.
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