Q. How often should I see a dentist?

A. The American Dental Association (ADA) guidelines recommend visiting a dentist at least twice a year for a check-up and professional cleaning. Our office also recommends a minimum of two visits per year.

Q. What do I do if I have an emergency?

A. Please call our office as soon as you determine that you need emergency dental care. We will be glad to work you into our schedule if you or your child requires urgent dental care during regular business hours. If you or your child is an established patient of record, after hours or over the holidays, please call our office for the doctors’ emergency contact numbers.

Q. What are your sterilization procedures?

A. Your health is important to us, and our practice follows the mostadvanced guidelines for instrument sterilization and infection control from the CDC and the ADA. We utilize state-of-the-art sterilization equipment that destroys all contaminants. Each instrument is cleaned and sterilized after each use. Disposable instruments and instruments that cannot be sterilized are discarded after one use. Our staff disinfects all surfaces and changes gloves and masks between patient visits. You can be assured that our practice takes every step possible to ensure the health and safety of your family!