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FAQs About Our Dentist in Philadelphia, PA

How often should I see my dentist?

We recommend scheduling an appointment at least once every six months. If you have periodontal disease or other oral health issues, we may have you come in more frequently throughout the year to monitor your gums and teeth.

Why do I need to have an oral cancer screening?

We recommend an oral cancer screening at least once a year with your annual exam. The screening allows us to take a close look at the gums and soft tissues in the mouth for any abnormalities or growths.

What is preventative dentistry?

We encourage preventive care by maintaining a diligent brushing and flossing routine, coming in for regular dental checkups and using products we recommend regularly. This can ward off costly dental visits and keep your smile as healthy as possible.

How often should I be brushing my teeth?

The American Dental Association recommends brushing the teeth at least twice a day. We also encourage patients to floss their teeth every time they brush to remove any plaque deposits around the gum line.

What types of periodontal services do you offer?

We perform several procedures and treatments to restore the health of the gums. If you have gum disease, we may recommend laser treatment with the Picasso diode laser or osseous surgery. We also perform scaling and root planing and gingivectomies at our office.

Do you offer cosmetic dentistry services?

Our cosmetic dentist in Philadelphia, PA, performs several procedures and treatments that can enhance your smile. We perform tooth restorations, offer the Snap-On Smile®, and also offer Zoom!® in-office teeth whitening.

What are my scheduling options?

We understand our patients have busy lives which is why we accept appointments six days a week. We offer flexible appointment times so that we can see all of our patients in a timely manner.

What type of dental treatments do you specialize in?

We offer comprehensive dental solutions, providing our patients with general and cosmetic care that guarantees a healthy, beautiful smile that lasts a lifetime.

What payment methods do you accept?

We accept cash, and most major credit cards to pay for your treatments not covered by your insurance. We also accept the Wells Fargo Health Advantage credit card and Care Credit. Financing may be available to qualified patients.

What safety precautions do you take during in-person visits?

We take all the necessary precautions to keep our staff and patients safe and healthy during every visit. You can expect our team to wear masks and thoroughly sterilize all equipment between patients.

Do you offer emergency dentistry services?

Our dental team can handle most dental emergencies. Call our office to arrange an appointment if you need immediate care for a sudden problem.

How long do tooth crowns last?

We can guarantee for your crowns to last up to 5 years as long as a the patient comes in for a regular cleanings and checkups every 6 months.

Learn more about our dentist in Philadelphia, PA, by scheduling your appointment at Absolute Smile today. We offer a FREE consultation for new patients. Call now!

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