Dental Wellness: Frequently Asked Questions

Dental Wellness

Q. What is dental wellness; isn’t it the same as dental health?

Q. I brush and floss everyday, yet I still have dental problems. What’s the story?

Q. What about diet and dental health?

Q. I can’t chew well, will this cause me problems?

Q. I’ve liked what you’ve said, and your approach. How do I go about finding someone like you in my area?



Tooth Care

Q. There are so many toothpastes on the market, how do I know which one to choose?


Q. My gums are receding, what causes this and what can I do to grow them back?


Q. I can’t stand to floss, is there some other alternative?


Q. I notice a bad taste in my mouth, what mouthwash should I use?


Fluoride

Q. There is a controversy about the safety of fluoride, what is real?


Q. What are the effects of fluoride?


Q. Are there alternatives to fluoride?


Pain

Q. When I chew, I have pain. What should I do?


Q. I have tooth pain and I can’t get to my dentist, what can I do naturally?


Fillings

Q. Are all filling materials the same?


Q. How do I know what filling is right for me?


Q. You’ve talked about mercury fillings. What’s the real story?


Root Canal

Q. There seems to be a lot of confusion about root canals. Are they good for you?


Q. Have you ever seen root canals work?


Q. If root canals don’t work and my dentist says I need one, what should I do to save my tooth?


Q. What if I have an immune system problem?


Q. Can I prevent root canals?


TMJ

Q. I’ve heard a lot about TMJ – what is it and how do I know if I have it:


Q. From what you’ve just described I do have TMJ, what could be causing it?


Q. What can I do about my TMJ problem?

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