You have questions about your dental health, and we have answers. TopDentists’ “Dental FAQ” section is designed to address all the issues you may be curious about regarding dental care. With just a few clicks, you can discover how to handle anxiety over going to the dentist, when you should visit your dentist and how to banish bad breath for good. Our FAQ section aims to help you keep your smile healthy and beautiful.

Are you researching information about fluoride? Here you’ll learn that ever since Colorado Springs dentist Dr. Frederick McKay linked high levels of fluoride with a reduced likelihood of getting cavities in the early 1900s, dentists have been learning more and more about how these treatments are helping your teeth stay healthy. When you visit your dentist today, you typically get a fluoride treatment that makes your teeth stronger and healthier.

These questions aren’t just about keeping your teeth healthy. You can also learn how to keep your teeth looking pearly white with whitening treatments. Even if you have a wine/coffee/blueberry habit that’s hard to kick, teeth-whitening treatments can help you reclaim your bright smile. Plus, you can get the answer to whether or not whitening treatments are harmful for your teeth (read the article to find out!).

If you’ve skipped out on your regular dental visits because you were concerned the costs are too pricey, read on for the section about how you can find resources to help fund the dental care costs. Think of regular dental visits as an investment in your overall health. Preventive care is vital because severe gum disease, fillings and/or root canals can cost you much, much more. Dental emergencies can lead to missed work and school days, not to mention trips to the emergency room. Each year, dentists give away more than $1.6 billion in free and/or discounted dental care. If you or someone you know needs a helping hand for a healthy smile, don’t hesitate to seek out these resources.

From saving your money to keeping you healthy — reading our FAQ sections and following some time-tested, research-driven dental advice mean you can better the way you care for your smile, starting today.