Questions To Ask: Based On Care Type

When you’re seeing us a for a visit, we’re performing a treatment in most cases. This might be a cleaning and checkup if you’re seeing us for prevention. It might be a filling, crown, or otherwise if it’s a restorative visit. Then again, if you have set up time for cosmetic care, you may be seeing us for whitening or some other improvement. As you’ve noticed, there are many types of dental care, which means you may be unsure about a lot of details. Are you quite curious and interested in feeling informed but you aren’t sure where to begin with your smile? Consider beneficial questions to bring up to get started.

For Preventive Care Visits

When you see us for preventive dental care, we are helping you avoid damage and the development of problems. You may know this as a general rule but you may have some uncertainty regarding what’s going on or how you can continue this care at home. The following questions may help if you ask them:

  • What’s that instrument you’re using?
  • Why are you doing that?
  • How can I keep my teeth clean and free of decay or gingivitis between visits?

For Restorative Care Visits

Seeing us for restorative dental care, during which we plan on repairing something? Consider the following questions to ask:

  • How does this work?
  • Why is this necessary?
  • How will it feel during and after?
  • How should I care for my smile when I go home?

For Cosmetic Care Visits

If you’re making your smile look better with cosmetic dental care, the following may be of help:

  • Why this treatment but not another?
  • How long will it take?
  • How long will it last?
  • What will the results look like?

Ask Us The Questions You Have For Peace Of Mind

Don’t hesitate to ask us questions during your visits. It’s a wonderful moment for you to become informed regarding exactly what you’re curious about. Contact Absolute Dental Care today in Virginia Beach, VA to schedule a visit by calling (757) 428-7440. We proudly welcome patients Virginia Beach, Chesapeake, Norfolk, Suffolk, Hampton, Eastern Shore, and all surrounding communities.