Dental Questions - Peoria Heights Dental Center - Common Dental Concerns

At Peoria Heights Dental Center, we believe that patient education is a critical part of obtaining optimum dental health.  In an effort to enable our patients, we have answered some common dental concerns below.  To read the answer to a dental question, simply click on the question and the answer will appear below.  If your question cannot be answered on this page or any other page throughout the site, please do not hesitate to give our office a call as we would love to address any question or concern you might have.

Q: What should I do if I have bad breath?

Q: How often should I brush and floss?

Q: How often should I have a dental exam and cleaning?

Q: How can I tell if I have gingivitis or periodontitis (gum disease)?

Q: Why is it important to use dental floss?

Q: How can cosmetic dentistry help improve the appearance of my smile?

Q: What are porcelain veneers and how can they improve my smile?

Q: What can I do about stained or discolored teeth?

Q: What are my options if I have missing teeth?

Q: What can be done about old, unattractive, or discolored fillings?

Q: What does heart disease and other medical conditions have to do with periodontal (gum) disease?

Q: When are sealants recommended?

Q: What should I do if a tooth is knocked out?

Q: Why straighten teeth?

Q: What is xylitol?

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