Many general dentists offer cosmetic services such as teeth whitening, veneers, and bonding. However, some may choose to specialize in cosmetic dentistry for advanced procedures.


A typical dental check-up includes an oral examination, X-rays (if necessary), cleaning, and a discussion of any oral health concerns or treatment recommendations.


Dental procedures are often performed with local anesthesia to minimize pain and discomfort. Modern dentistry focuses on patient comfort.


Good oral hygiene practices like regular brushing, flossing, and a balanced diet can help prevent cavities and gum disease. Regular dental check-ups are also crucial for early detection and prevention.


In case of a dental emergency (e.g., a knocked-out tooth or severe pain), contact your general dentist or seek immediate medical attention. They can provide guidance on first-aid and treatment.


Dental X-rays are considered safe, and the amount of radiation exposure is minimal. Dentists take precautions to limit radiation exposure, especially for pregnant patients.


Yes, general dentists often provide dental care for children. Pediatric dentists are specialists who focus exclusively on children's dental needs.


Many dental practices offer financing plans or accept dental insurance to help patients manage the costs of treatments. Discuss payment options with your dentist's office.