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Common Dentistry Questions

Dentist Windsor

If you are looking for a dentist, Windsor is home to an excellent dental care team at Roseland Family Dental.

We cannot emphasize the importance of dental checkups enough, and your dental health is directly related to your overall health. Regular visits to the dentist are a crucial part of good oral hygiene to prevent serious health complications in the future.

It is natural to have dental-related questions and concerns, and the following guide will provide you with answers to some of the most common questions we receive at our dental clinic.

  1. What should I do before my appointment?
    Make a list of your concerns so that you can discuss them with your Windsor dentist. Whether your teeth are sensitive to heat, or you notice bleeding when you floss, you need to tell your dentist so that they are aware of this information. You should also inform them about any allergies or changes in your general health, as well as any other concerns. Slight pains and sensitivities can give your dentist key insight on health issues that are more easily fixable if they are discovered earlier.
  2. Do I really need to visit a Windsor dentist every six months?
    Yes, it is recommended that you visit your Windsor dentist twice a year to monitor the status of your gums and teeth. No matter how thoroughly you brush and floss, you may not remove all of the plaque on your teeth, nor will you be able to remove stains, despite an excellent oral hygiene routine. That plaque can build up over time and cause serious health issues. Dentists have the tools to get those hard-to-reach places as well as a comprehensive diagnostic on your oral health.

    Visiting your Windsor dentist twice a year will allow them to clean your teeth thoroughly, and they will also be able to detect health complications before they worsen, enabling proactive treatment to prevent future pain or extensive procedures.

  3. When should I bring my child to the dentist for the first time?
    You should take your child to the dentist around their first birthday as this is when most babies start to show teeth. A dentist will be able to examine your child’s tooth development and will also provide details on how to care for your baby’s teeth. They will also talk about the value of good oral care and why this should be introduced early on.
  4. Is gum disease common?
    Yes, gum disease is very common, and a very high percentage of people will develop it at some point in their lives. It is a problem that may progress painlessly, and you will have a severe problem on your hands which may result in bone loss and the loss of teeth. Brushing and flossing every day is a must, but it may not be enough, and only through regular visits will your Windsor dentist detect gum disease while it is still in its early stages.
  5. What type of toothbrush is best?
    A soft bristle brush is always the best tool for effectively removing plaque without causing damage to your teeth. It is essential that you focus on the type of brush you use instead of the brand, and do not forget to brush at least twice a day because how often you brush is equally important. You should also focus on the condition of your brush because whenever your bristles start to bend over, it is a sign that you need a new meeting as the bristles can no longer clean your teeth properly.

Roseland Family Dental will consult with you to answer any other oral health questions or concerns you may have. We care about our patients, and if you’re looking for an emergency dentist, Windsor is home to dental professionals at Roseland Family Dental to help with all your immediate dental needs. Whether you require dental implants, dentures or Invisalign, we do it all. If you are looking for a Windsor family dentist, contact our office today at (519) 966-6556.