What are traditional braces?

Traditional braces are metal brackets bonded to teeth, connected by archwires. They straighten teeth by applying gentle pressure over time. Ligatures hold the wires in place. They fix crooked teeth, gaps, and bite problems, and require periodic adjustments by an orthodontist.

Can I eat and drink with my Invisalign aligners on?

No, it is not recommended to eat or drink (except water) with Invisalign aligners on. They should be removed before eating or drinking to avoid damage, staining, or oral health issues.

What is a dental implant?

A dental implant is a small titanium post that is surgically placed in the jawbone to replace the root of a missing tooth. It provides a strong foundation for a dental crown or bridge.

How long do dental implants last?

With proper care and maintenance, dental implants can last for many years and even a lifetime. They are designed to be a long-term solution for tooth replacement.

What are dental crowns and why might I need one?

A dental crown is a cap placed on a damaged tooth to restore its shape, strength, and appearance. It’s used for decayed, fractured, or root canal-treated teeth and can improve cosmetic issues.

How long do dental crowns last?

Dental crowns typically last 10 to 15 years or longer with good care. Factors like material used, oral hygiene, and regular dental check-ups affect their lifespan. Replacements may be needed if they become loose, develop decay, or if there are changes in surrounding gums or tooth structure.

Why should I choose Our Dental Care for my dental needs?

At Our Dental Care, we prioritize your oral health and provide exceptional dental care services. With our experienced team of dentists and state-of-the-art technology, we aim to ensure your comfort and satisfaction. Our comprehensive range of services includes preventative, restorative, and cosmetic dentistry, tailored to meet your unique needs. From routine cleanings to complex dental procedures, we are committed to delivering exceptional quality care to our patients, backed by a compassionate and friendly approach.

How often should I visit the dentist?

Regular dental visits play a crucial role in maintaining optimal oral health. We recommend that you visit Our Dental Care at least twice a year for routine check-ups and cleanings. These visits allow our highly-skilled dentists to assess your oral health, detect any potential issues early on, and provide necessary treatments before they become more serious. By scheduling regular dental appointments, you can prevent dental problems, maintain a healthy smile, and enjoy long-term oral well-being.

What payment options are available at Our Dental Care?

We understand that affordability is an important aspect when it comes to dental care. At Our Dental Care, we accept various payment options to make your dental treatments accessible and convenient. We work with most insurance providers and can help you maximize your benefits. For patients without insurance coverage, we offer flexible payment plans and accept major credit cards. Our dedicated team will work with you to find a suitable payment solution that fits your needs and ensures you receive the quality dental care you deserve.