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FAQs

Dental FAQ's & Submit your own Dental Questions

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.

Click on a dental question below to see the answer OR you can send us your question for our Annapolis dentist, Dr. Tara J. Creamer, via the contact form on the right!  We will try to respond to each and every question!

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

Q: How can I tell if I have gingivitis or periodontitis (gum disease)?

Q: What does heart disease and other medical conditions have to do with periodontal (gum) disease?

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

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

Q: How often should I brush and floss?

Q: Why is it important to use dental floss?

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

Q: What are my options if I have missing teeth?

Q: Are amalgam (silver) fillings safe?

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

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

Q: When are dental sealants recommended?