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Frequently Asked Questions -  Newton Dentistry


Below are some of the most frequently asked questions patients have about dentistry and oral health issues.  If you have any other questions, or would like to schedule an appointment, we would love to hear from you.

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

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

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

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

Q: What are dental implants?

Q: What is cosmetic gum reshaping (esthetic crown lengthening)?

Q: Are amalgam (silver) fillings safe?

Q: Is there an alternative to using a drill?

Q: What are digital xrays?

Q: What precautions do you use for sterilization and infection control?

Q: What is gingivitis or periodontitis (gum disease)?

Q: How often should I brush and floss?

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

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

Q: Why is it important to use dental floss?


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