Springs Valley Dental Care
Dr. Ashlee Cave
Creating Beautiful Smiles


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, we would love to hear from you.

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Q: How often should I have a dental exam and cleaning?

Q: Are amalgam (silver) fillings safe?

Q: How can I tell if I have gingivitis or periodontitis (gum disease)?

Q: What does heart disease and other medical conditions have to do with periodontal (gum) disease?

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 are my options if I have missing teeth?

Q: What can I do about stained or discolored teeth?

Q: Why straighten teeth?

Q: When are sealants recommended?

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

Q: My insurance is supposed to cover my cleaning at 100%. Why did I have a co-pay today?

Q: My insurance has a $1000 maximum. How does this work?-

Q: Does this mean my 1st $1000 of dental work is covered?-

Q: I paid the co-pay I was told to pay at the time of my appointment. Why am I now getting a bill for an additional amount?

Q: Can I make payments on my bill?

Q: What can you do to help a patient who is anxious about dental treatment?

Q: What if I am unable to keep my scheduled appointment?

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We encourage you to contact us with any questions or comments you may have. Please call our office or use the quick contact form below.