Frequently Asked Dental Questions – Pampa, TX
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Our team is always happy to answer your questions concerning you and your family’s dental care. We understand that there is a lot to know when it comes to dentistry, and rather than searching for information online that may or may not apply to your situation, you can get the knowledge you need directly from a local dentist here at Arrington Dental. You’ll find our responses to some of the most popular questions below, but if you have any others, feel free to give us a call and ask!
How often should I visit the dentist?
On average, we recommend that everyone, regardless of age, should visit us at least twice a year for a checkup and cleaning. These routine appointments enable us to catch minor dental issues early and stop many others from starting in the first place. Some patients may benefit from more frequent visits, but we’ll let you know if this is the case the next time you or your child comes to see us.
When should my child start seeing a dentist?
Your child should begin attending regular checkups and cleanings around age 2. If you have any concerns or questions before this time, we are happy to see even younger patients.
How are you keeping patients safe from COVID-19/the coronavirus?
Our team is currently implementing a variety of additional safety protocols that are proven to dramatically lower the risk of exposure to harmful viruses and bacteria. We give our team a health screening every day, we’re sanitizing more than ever before, and we’re scheduling our patients in a way that allows for social distancing. These are just a few of the measures we currently have in place. With us, you can trust you and your loved ones will be safe at your next appointment.
How long will it take to fix my tooth?
Typically, we can repair a small cavity using a tooth-colored filling in a single appointment. And, thanks to our CEREC system, we can even provide custom-made crowns in 1-2 hours as well to restore severely damaged teeth. With us, you’ll enjoy premier speed and quality at every visit!
I have a toothache. What should I do?
If you’re experiencing a little dental sensitivity due to temperature, and it goes away quickly, then this isn’t a big deal. However, if the dental pain is sticking around and only seems to be getting worse, be sure to come see us as soon as you can. We can take care of a minor dental problem well before it turns into a major one and causes more discomfort!
Will you take my dental insurance?
We accept most dental plans and are happy to file your insurance claims for you. We also offer flexible financing to make your care more affordable. Contact us today to learn more about your options.