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Hudson Family & Cosmetic Dentistry
Ron Chiminelli, D.D.S.
Creating Beautiful Smiles

FAQs

DR. CHIMINELLI and all the staff at Hudson Family & Cosmetic Dentistry believe in keeping our patients educated on all aspects of dentistry, and we are always happy to answer your questions on any dental topic. Below are some of the most frequently asked questions patients have recently asked us about dentistry and oral health issues.  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: How often should I have a dental exam and cleaning?

Q: How often should I brush and floss?

Q: At what age do I bring my child to the Dentist for a first visit?

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

Q: Are amalgam (silver) fillings safe?

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: When are sealants recommended?

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

Q: What is Fractured / Cracked Tooth Syndrome ?