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FAQs

Frequently Asked Questions

Below are some of the most frequently asked questions patients have about dentistry and oral health issues.  At Merrimack Valley Dental Care, we provide information regarding gum disease treatment in Nashua, NH so that patients seeking general and family dentistry services can make the best decisions regarding their oral health. We understand the impact that a healthy smile can have on your appearance and overall well-being, which is why we strive to make patient education our top priority. If you have any other questions, or would like to schedule an appointment, we would love to hear from you.

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Q: What should I do if I have bad breath?

Q: How often should I brush and floss?

Q: Are amalgam (silver) fillings safe?

Q: How often should I have a dental exam and cleaning?

Q: How can I tell if I have gingivitis or periodontitis (gum disease)?

Q: Why is it important to use dental floss?

Q: How can cosmetic dentistry help improve the appearance of my smile?

Q: What are porcelain veneers and how can they improve my smile?

Q: What can I do about stained or discolored teeth?

Q: What are my options if I have missing teeth?

Q: What can be done about old, unattractive, or discolored fillings?

Q: What does heart disease and other medical conditions have to do with periodontal (gum) disease?

Q: What should I do if a tooth is knocked out?

Q: Why straighten teeth?