Jacksonville Gentle Dentistry
Creating Beautiful Smiles!
(904) 731-1919
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Below are some of the most frequently asked questions patients have about dentistry and oral health issues.  If you have any other questions, or would like to schedule an appointment, please call us at (904) 731-1919, we would love to hear from you.

Q. Do you offer IV (intravenous) or Pill sedation 
A.  Sorry, we do not provide IV or Pill sedation.  

Q. Do you provide Nitrous Oxide (laughing gas)?
A.  Yes, we offer Nitrous oxide. Nitrous is not intended to put you to sleep. You will be able to hear and respond to any requests or directions your dentist may have. The effects of Nitrous oxide wear off soon after the mask is removed. 

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: Is there a correlation between heart disease and periodontal disease?

Q: When are sealants recommended?

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

Q: Why straighten teeth?


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