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Frequently Asked Dentistry Questions in State College, PA

How often should I bring my family to your office?

As recommended by the American Dental Association, we encourage patients to visit our office two times each year. During these regular dental checkups, our doctor and team will evaluate your smile for warning signs of common oral health concerns, and help you achieve your healthiest smile and keep it for life.

What if I have a dental emergency?

If you experience a dental emergency, please call our office right away. We’ll do our utmost to see you the same day you call, or walk you through at-home care over the phone.

What is periodontal disease?

Periodontal disease is also known as gum disease. The word periodontal is composed of Latin words “perio” around and “odont” tooth, and periodontal disease is just that – diseases in the tissues around the tooth. We offer a variety of periodontal therapies to renew oral health.

Should I consider dental implant supported tooth replacement?

Whether you’re missing a single tooth or a full arch of teeth, dental implant supported tooth replacement offers a natural looking and feeling replacement solution for any patient.

Can you help if I get nervous at the dentist?

Absolutely. We offer sedation dentistry services to keep you completely relaxed and free from pain throughout even the most advanced dental services.

Does teeth whitening actually work?

Professional teeth whitening provides superior quality and predictability compared with store bought varieties. Let us evaluate your smile and create a teeth whitening plan that will help you reach your smile brightening goals.

Do you take my insurance or offer financing?

We are happy to help you process and file dental insurance claims, and we work with CareCredit to find low or no interest financing plans for our patients.