James S. Minutello, DDS &
Regina D. Minutello, DMD, MS, Inc.
Periodontics & Implant Dentistry


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

Q: I am scared about having treatment done because I imagine it will hurt. Any advice?

Q: What should I do if I have bad breath?

Q: I don't want to lose my teeth. Can they be saved?

Q: Am I going to need periodontal surgery?

Q: What are my options if I have missing teeth?

Q: How much will my treatment cost?

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

Q: Why is it important to use dental floss?

Q: How often should I brush and floss?

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

Q: Will I go back to see my general dentist?


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