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Frequently Asked Dental Questions – Brecksville, OH

Answering Your Questions About Oral Health

Do you have any questions about dental insurance coverage, treatments, or at-home oral hygiene? Our team at Brecksville is here to make sure that you have all of the information necessary to keep your smile happy and healthy. That’s why we’ve answered some of the most commonly asked questions that we receive from our patients below.

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The American Dental Association recommends changing out your manual toothbrush or the head of your electric toothbrush every three months. If you notice that your bristles are beginning to fray or you’re getting over being sick, it’s important to also change out your toothbrush.

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Unfortunately, most dental insurance plans don’t cover the cost of cosmetic treatment. However, it’s always worthwhile to contact them directly and ask, because every plan’s coverage varies.

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According to the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, you should schedule your child’s first visit to their dentist by the time their first tooth grows in or before their first birthday. These visits are normally very stress-free. The dentist will make sure that their mouth is developing properly and help them form a positive relationship with the dentist’s office and their oral health.

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Yes! Dr. Saleh has ample experience, training, and knowledge, which allows him to complete the entire dental implant process in-office, unlike many other practices. That means that you won’t have to travel from specialist-to-specialist and will be able to stick with the same, trusted team that you started with.

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The American Dental Association recommends visiting your dentist once every six months for a checkup and cleaning to make sure that your gums and teeth remain healthy.

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Yes! Invisalign is a great orthodontic treatment for adults because it’s discreet and will allow you to maintain a professional image. Many adults tend to shy away from getting orthodontic treatment because they don’t want to commit to years with metal brackets and wires in their mouth. Fortunately, Invisalign is clear, customized, and virtually unnoticeable to onlookers, eliminating most of the downsides of getting orthodontic treatment when you’re older.

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Yes! Our practice uses virtual smile design, which is an advanced software that allows us to create a lifelike digital model of your mouth and show you what your smile will look like after you receive treatment. That way, there’s no guess-work in the process!