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Dental Facts Info from Westfield Smiles Dental Health and Wellness Center, Westfield, NJ

When it is time to make an informed decision about oral health care, you need straightforward dental facts. Westfield, New Jersey residents can gain access to the information they need when visiting Westfield Smiles Dental Health and Wellness Center. Below are some of the most frequently asked questions we field at our office. If your question is not answered here, feel free to contact us with your inquiry.

Q. How often should I see a dentist?

A. The American Dental Association recommends patients visit a dentist at least twice a year for checkups and cleanings. Our office offers the same recommendation, though some patients seek preventative care as often as every 3-4 months.

Q. What if I have an emergency?

A. Contact our office as soon as you have a need for emergency care. We are more than willing to work you into our schedule. For assistance after hours, please call our facility for the doctor’s emergency contact information.

Q. Will my treatment be painful?

A. We seek to ensure your visit is as pleasant and pain-free as possible. Please share any concerns you have about comfort. We can make special accommodations when necessary.

Q. What is endodontics?

A. Endodontics is the branch of dentistry dedicated to treating dental pulp and gum tissues. Endodontic therapy can save a tooth and prevent further infection and pain.

Q. What kind of insurance and payment methods do you accept?

A. Our office accepts most insurance policies and all major credit cards. We also offer patients financing opportunities through CareCredit and DentalBanc. Contact our office with more detailed billing questions

Q. Can you whiten my teeth?

A. We offer several whitening treatments, including Bright Smile bleaching and mouthguards that are worn overnight. Before you purchase an over-the-counter bleaching product, it is important to be knowledgeable about up-to-date dental facts. Westfield, New Jersey area patients should contact a dentist before using any product.