Ask the Dentist: Archive

Ask the Dentist

We strive to provide our patients with up to date information in response to their questions regarding oral health and dental care. “Ask the Dentist” is one of our forums for answering patient questions. Please feel free to return to this page frequently, as the topics will change.If you would like to submit your own question(s), please send it to us at info@dentistinglenellyn.com.

Ask the dentist – Can you tell me about different types of athletic mouthguards?

March 24, 2016

Ask the dentist – What are the signs of oral cancer?

January 7, 2016

Ask the dentist – Why fill baby teeth when they fall out anyway?

January 7, 2016

Ask the dentist – What causes bad breath and how can I get rid of it?

January 7, 2016

Ask the dentist – So what if my gums bleed? Do I really need to tell my dentist?

January 7, 2016

Ask the dentist – When I brush my teeth, my gums bleed. Is that bad?

January 7, 2016

Ask the dentist – I understand that it is important for my dental and physical health to floss my teeth every day. Is there a proper way to floss?

January 7, 2016

Ask the dentist – Why should I avoid piercings? (Oral)

January 7, 2016

Ask the dentist – Is it important I see my dentist during my pregnancy?

January 7, 2016

Ask the dentist – Why does my dentist keep calling me to come in for a check up? Nothing hurts.

January 7, 2016

Ask the dentist – When is someone too old for braces?

January 7, 2016

Ask the dentist – I bet you thought as you got older, you wouldn’t have any dental problems…that was just for kids…

January 7, 2016

Ask the dentist – I’m a teen, should I limit drinking soda?

January 7, 2016

Ask the dentist – I need a Root Canal? Do I have to do it now?

January 7, 2016

Ask the dentist – I have dentures now. Do I still need to see my dentist?

January 7, 2016

Ask the dentist – Why does my dentist need to take x-rays? Aren’t they harmful to me?

January 7, 2016

Ask the dentist – How long do I need to wear my retainers after my braces are removed?

January 7, 2016

Ask the dentist – Athletic mouthguards, who needs them?

January 7, 2016

Ask the dentist – What can fluoride do for me?

January 7, 2016

Ask the dentist – Eating candy and chewing gum with Xylitol can reduce cavities?

January 7, 2016

Ask the dentist – My dentist says that I need to replace an old filling. My tooth doesn’t hurt. Why can’t I wait until it hurts to fix it?

January 7, 2016

Ask the dentist – How do you choose which toothpaste is best for you?

January 7, 2016

Ask the dentist – My dentist has recommended sealants for me (an adult)? Why?

January 7, 2016

Ask the dentist – Are there other ways, along with x-rays, to detect cavities in teeth?

January 7, 2016

Ask the dentist – What should I do if a sore in my mouth doesn’t go away?

January 7, 2016

Ask the dentist – What is bruxism?

January 7, 2016

Ask the dentist – Is it ok to skip seeing my dentist this month? Nothing hurts.

January 7, 2016

Ask the dentist – What are dental implants and how are they placed?

January 7, 2016

Ask the dentist – Is there a “history” of dental floss?

January 7, 2016

Ask the dentist – What should I do if I chip or fracture a tooth?

January 7, 2016
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