Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
At the office of Deborah Simpkins, DMD, we empower you to take an active part in your dental care by fully explaining why a procedure is necessary and how it will benefit your long-term oral health. Your questions are always welcome here because knowing what's on your mind helps us develop treatment plans that fit your needs in every way.
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We have shared some of the questions patients tend to ask frequently. Please take a look and see if your question is listed here. If not, please don't hesitate to either call us at (941) 921-2122, or use our convenient online contact form and we will get back to you as quickly as possible.
- I'm not happy with the appearance of my smile. How can you help?
- Are dental x-rays safe?
- I have a terrible fear of the dentist. How can you help me relax?
- What are dental implants?
- What is a full smile makeover?
- Do you accept my insurance?
- What's the difference between a crown and a bridge?
- What are my options for whitening teeth?
- How often should I be seen for examinations and cleanings?
- What is a porcelain veneer?
- What is a composite filling?
- What is a smile makeover?
- Should I see a dentist about bleeding gums?
- How do I (properly) brush my teeth?
- How do I take care of my dental bridge?
- Why are regular dental appointments necessary?
- What is gingivitis?