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How much does a dental checkup or cleaning cost?

The cost of a dental checkup or cleaning will depend on your insurance coverage and specific needs. We accept most dental insurance plans and can directly bill your insurance provider for your convenience. We'll be happy to discuss the cost of your visit with you during or after your appointment.

Do I need to prepare for my dental checkup or cleaning?

No special preparation is required for your dental checkup or cleaning. Simply arrive on time, and be prepared to answer any questions our dentist or dental hygienist may have about your oral health.

What happens during a dental checkup?

During a dental checkup, our dentist will examine your teeth, gums, and mouth to look for any signs of trouble. This includes checking for tooth decay, gum disease, and other oral health problems. Our dentist will also take the time to discuss your oral health history and answer any questions you have about your dental care.

What happens during a dental cleaning?

During a dental cleaning, your dental hygienists will remove plaque, tartar, and any other buildup from your teeth. This process helps prevent tooth decay and gum disease and ensures that your teeth look and feel their best. Our dental hygienists use gentle techniques to clean your teeth and floss your teeth, which will also freshen your breath and remove surface stains from your enamell.

How often should I schedule a dental checkup and cleaning?

Our dentists recommend scheduling a dental checkup and cleaning at least twice a year, or as often as your dentist recommends. Depending on their oral health needs, some patients may need more frequent appointments.

Why are dental checkups and cleanings important?

Dental checkups and cleanings are important because they help prevent tooth decay and gum disease, and ensure that your teeth look and feel their best. Regular checkups allow our dentist to detect problems early on, when they're easier and less expensive to treat. And during a cleaning, our dental hygienist will remove plaque, tartar, and any other buildup from your teeth, helping you maintain good oral health between appointments.

Same-day Crowns

How do I care for my same-day crown?

Caring for your same-day crown is easy. Simply follow your dentist's instructions for proper brushing, flossing, and dental care. Regular dental checkups and cleanings will help ensure that your crown lasts for many years.

Does insurance cover same-day crowns?

The coverage of same-day crowns by insurance depends on your specific policy and insurance provider. It's always a good idea to check with your insurance company to determine what type of coverage you have.

How long does the entire process take?

The entire process for receiving a same-day crown typically takes about two hours or less, depending on the complexity of your case.

How are same-day crowns made?

Same-day crowns are made using advanced digital technology, such as CEREC, which allows for creating custom-made crowns in real time. The dentist uses a special machine to create a 3D image of your tooth, and this image is used to design and fabricate your crown.


How often do I need to see my orthodontist while undergoing Invisalign treatment?

Your orthodontist usually schedules appointments every 6 to 8 weeks to monitor your progress and give you new aligners.

Are there any foods I can't eat while wearing Invisalign?

Yes, you should avoid eating while wearing your aligners. Eating while wearing your aligners will damage them. Be sure to take them out to enjoy your favorite foods and snacks.

How often do I need to wear my Invisalign aligners?

You should wear your Invisalign aligners for at least 22 hours a day, only removing them to eat, brush, and floss.

Does Invisalign hurt?

There may be a small amount of discomfort during the first few days as your teeth adjust to the new aligners. Your teeth may also be a bit tender after switching out each aligner due to the pressure placed on them during movement. This should subside after a few days and is normal during the course of treatment. If you’re still experiencing pain or discomfort after a few days, contact your dentist right away for further assistance.

Is Invisalign comfortable?

Yes, Invisalign aligners are made from a smooth, comfortable material that won't irritate your gums or cheeks. Additionally, the clear aligners are virtually invisible, making them a great option for people who want a more discreet orthodontic treatment.


What are the benefits of veneers over other cosmetic dental treatments?

Veneers offer several benefits over other cosmetic dental treatments, including:

  • They can be used to improve the appearance of your smile in just a few visits.
  • They are durable and long-lasting.
  • They can be used to correct multiple cosmetic dental issues at once, including tooth discolouration, chipped teeth, and misshapen teeth.
  • They do not require a lot of tooth reduction, unlike traditional crowns.

Do veneers hurt?

During the procedure, local anesthesia is usually administered in order to reduce discomfort during the preparation process, where some amount of enamel needs to be removed from each tooth before placing the new veneers over them. Once all steps have been completed, patients typically don’t report feeling any pain since all changes have already been applied and adjusted accordingly by their dentist beforehand.

What are veneers made out of?

Veneers work by bonding a ceramic shell to the front of your existing teeth. The shells are custom-made to fit your teeth perfectly, and the dentist will match the colour of your veneers to your natural teeth to create a seamless look. Once the veneers are placed, they are bonded to your teeth using a special dental adhesive.

Are veneers expensive?

The cost of veneers can vary depending on the type, quality, and the number of veneers needed. Compared to other cosmetic dental treatments, veneers are typically more expensive. It is important to speak with your dentist about payment options prior to getting veneers.

Implants & Dentures

Do dental implants require special care?

No, dental implants are cared for just like natural teeth. You should brush and floss regularly, and see your dentist for regular cleanings and check-ups.

Are dental implants covered by insurance?

Dental implant coverage varies by insurance plan. It's best to check with your insurance provider to determine what is covered and what is not.

Do dental implants hurt?

Most patients report minimal discomfort during the dental implant placement procedure. After the procedure, patients typically experience some mild discomfort and swelling, which can be managed with over-the-counter pain medication.

How long does it take to receive dental implants?

The length of time it takes to receive dental implants depends on several factors, such as the number of implants being placed, the condition of the patient's jawbone, and the overall health of the patient. On average, the process can take anywhere from three to nine months.

What are the benefits of dental implants over traditional dentures?

Dental implants provide a permanent solution for missing teeth, whereas dentures are typically removable. Implants also provide a more stable and comfortable fit, and they don't slip or shift as dentures can. Implants also help to preserve the jawbone, which can shrink over time when a tooth is missing.

What are dental implants?

Dental implants are artificial tooth roots that provide a permanent base for fixed or removable replacement teeth. They are a popular and effective option for people who have lost teeth due to injury, periodontal disease, or other reasons.


Is Zoom teeth whitening covered by insurance?

This depends on your insurance coverage. Most dental insurance plans do not cover cosmetic procedures such as teeth whitening.

How much does Zoom teeth whitening cost?

The cost of Zoom teeth whitening varies, depending on your location and the dentist performing the treatment. It is typically more expensive than at-home whitening options, but it is also more effective and provides more immediate results.

How long does the Zoom teeth whitening last?

The results of Zoom teeth whitening can last for up to a year, depending on your oral hygiene habits and your diet. Touch-up treatments can be performed as needed to maintain your bright, white smile.

Is Zoom teeth whitening safe?

Yes, Zoom teeth whitening is safe when performed by a trained dental professional. Some patients may experience sensitivity during or after the treatment, but this is usually temporary.

What makes Zoom teeth whitening different from at-home whitening options?

Zoom teeth whitening is performed by a professional and is much more potent and effective than at-home whitening options. It can also be performed in a shorter amount of time, providing you with immediate results.

What is the process of Zoom teeth whitening like?

The process of Zoom teeth whitening typically takes about an hour to complete. The dentist will first clean your teeth and place a protective barrier over your gums. Then, the whitening gel will be applied to your teeth and activated by the Zoom light. The treatment is repeated a few times to achieve the desired level of whitening.

What is Zoom in-office teeth whitening?

Zoom in-office teeth whitening is a professional teeth whitening treatment performed by a dentist or dental professional. The treatment uses a special whitening gel activated by a special light to remove stains and discoloration from the teeth.


Are dental emergencies expensive?

The cost of treatment for a dental emergency will depend on several factors, such as the severity of the damage or infection, underlying health conditions, type of materials and procedure required, etc. Emergency treatments tend to be more costly than regular services due to the expedited nature of appointments and treatments. Some insurance companies may require prior authorization before covering certain treatments. It's important to speak with your provider or contact us for further information about your specific case before seeking treatment to better understand the costs involved.

Can I go to the emergency room for a tooth problem?

While the ER can provide temporary relief, they typically don't have the resources to fully diagnose and treat all types of dental emergencies. Your best option is to go directly to an emergency dentist specializing in treating these issues.

Do I need to see a dentist during a dental emergency?

Yes! During a dental emergency, it's crucial to seek immediate care from a qualified and experienced dentist. Over-the-counter medications may not be effective or safe for most emergencies, and self-treating can lead to further complications. An experienced dentist will be able to diagnose and treat your issue properly.

What is a dental emergency?

A dental emergency is any situation that requires immediate attention from a dentist, such as a severe toothache, lost or knocked-out tooth, broken or cracked tooth, swollen gums, mouth abscess, or other mouth and jaw trauma. If you experience any of these, it's best to seek emergency care right away.