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Dr. Richard W. Oliver, Jr., DMD
Periodontics, Dental Implants and Laser Therapy

FAQs

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 should I do if I have bad breath?

Q: How often should I brush and floss?

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

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

Q: Why is it important to use dental floss?

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

Q: What is periodontal disease?

Q: Why should I have periodontal treatment?

Q: Does periodontal treatment hurt?

Q: Do I have to be referred to a periodontist?

Q: Does Dr. Oliver accept credit cards?

Q: Is treatment covered by dental insurance?

Q: Does the office file insurance for the initial visit?

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

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

Q: What should I do if a tooth is knocked out?

Q: Do you use digital x-rays?

Q: Do you offer laser denistry?

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