Changing Your Dentist? Ask These 3 Questions

Changing Your Dentist? Ask These 3 Questions

Posted by WELLNESS CENTERED DENTISTRY on Mar 9 2022, 04:25 AM

Clear communication between you and your dentist is critical. If you are switching to a new dentist, asking the right questions during your first appointment will clarify any concerns and give you a better idea of what is required moving forward. 

Dr. Raymond Hsu, DDS, MAGD, LLSR, at Wellness Centered Dentistry in Redmond, Washington, offers efficient and convenient dental services, treating patients with care and compassion.

Keep reading to find out three of the most important questions you should ask when visiting a new dentist.

Important Questions To Ask Your Dentist

  • How Is My Overall Oral Health and What More Can I Do?

The first question you should ask the dentist concerns the overall state of your oral health. You’d be surprised how much your dentist can tell you by just looking at your teeth. 

The dentist will properly check for any dental issues and recommend the next steps. After your oral checkup, make sure to ask your dentist about oral care and hygiene and tips you can follow to help maintain the health of your teeth and gums. 

  • Are There Any Dental Procedures You Recommended?

Once you get an idea of your overall oral health, you can ask the dentist about the different types of treatment options that are available along with their associated pros and cons. This will make it easier for you to weigh your options and make a decision on how you want to proceed.

Even if you do not have any dental problems, ask about procedures or treatments that can help improve the look and functionality of your teeth and gums. 

  • Are There Any Foods That I Shouldn’t Be Eating?

Your diet along with your dental hygiene impacts your overall oral health. You can ask your dentist for advice on the types of foods and drinks that may be harmful to your teeth and gums. This helps prevent any unnecessary damage to the teeth and gums and the development of more severe dental issues.

For any kind of dental needs and concerns, call Wellness Centered Dentistry at (425) 882-1354 or visit our office located at 16150 NE 85th St #115, Redmond, 98052.

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16150 NE 85th St #115
Redmond, WA, 98052

Wellness Centered Dentistry: Raymond Hsu, DDS, MAGD, LLSR

16150 NE 85th St #115

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