Dental FAQ

Discover answers to common dental questions at Radiant Dental in Buford, GA. From TMJ to dental implants, Dr. Nimisha Patel provides expert insights. Learn about costs, procedures, and more for a confident, radiant smile.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

These Dental FAQs aim to address common concerns and provide valuable information on dental care. If you have specific questions or concerns, feel free to reach out to Radiant Dental for personalized guidance and assistance.

We provide a comprehensive range of dental services, including but not limited to general dentistry, cosmetic dentistry, orthodontics, oral surgery, and preventive care. Our goal is to cater to all your dental needs under one roof.

Yes, we accept most major dental insurance plans, but we don’t participate in any plans that require us to reduce our fees and compromise patient care. We would love to have you as a patient and would be happy to file your claims as a courtesy.  We’d even be happy to help you set up an account for what isn’t covered by your insurance.

Orthodontic coverage varies among insurance plans. We can help verify your coverage and discuss financing options for orthodontic treatments.

Scheduling an appointment at Radiant Dental is easy! You can call or text our office at 770-271-4411 or use our online appointment request form on our website.

We offer various payment options, including cash, credit cards, and flexible financing plans through Care Credit. Our team will work with you to find a payment solution that fits your budget.

It is generally recommended to have a dental check-up every six months. Regular check-ups help prevent dental issues and allow us to catch potential problems early.

Yes, Radiant Dental offers professional teeth whitening services to enhance the brightness of your smile. We also provide guidance on maintaining long-lasting results.

Absolutely! Our team understands that dental anxiety is common, and we take extra steps to ensure your comfort. We offer sedation options and have a calming environment to make your visit stress-free.

Nighttime teeth grinding, also known as bruxism, can have various causes, including stress, anxiety, misaligned teeth, or sleep disorders.  We can create a custom-fitted mouthguard to protect your teeth during sleep. This can help prevent the grinding and reduce its impact on your teeth.

Regular teeth cleaning helps prevent plaque and tartar buildup, reducing the risk of cavities and gum disease. It also allows our team to detect and address potential issues early on.

Yes, during routine dental check-ups, our team conducts oral cancer screenings. Early detection is crucial for successful treatment, making regular dental visits essential.

Dental veneers are a popular cosmetic option. Our team will assess your suitability, discuss the procedure, and address any specific considerations based on your dental health.

Yes, cosmetic dentistry offers various solutions for crooked teeth, including veneers and orthodontic treatments. Schedule a consultation to explore the best options for your smile.

A cosmetic dentist can enhance your smile through various treatments, addressing issues like discoloration, misalignment, and gaps to achieve a beautiful, confident smile.

The cost of a dental cleaning can vary based on individual needs.  the average cost of a routine dental cleaning can range from $75 to $200 or more.  If additional services, such as X-rays, fluoride treatments, or periodontal cleanings, are included, they can contribute to an increase in the overall cost. Dental insurance plans often cover routine cleanings, so it’s advisable to check with your provider to understand your coverage for preventive services like cleanings. Contact our office, and our team will provide you with an estimate based on your specific situation.

Teeth whitening costs can vary from $100 to $1000 or more depending on the method chosen. We offer both in-office and take-home whitening options. Schedule a consultation for personalized pricing details.

KöR Whitening is a powerful teeth whitening system that provides remarkable results. Our team can explain the process and discuss how KöR Whitening can benefit your smile.

Before a cosmetic teeth whitening appointment, it’s advisable to have a dental check-up. Our team will ensure your oral health is optimal before proceeding with whitening treatments.

Yes, we offer flexible payment plans to make dental care more accessible. Our team will work with you to create a plan that suits your financial needs.

Temporomandibular Joint (TMJ) disorder affects the jaw joint and muscles, causing pain and discomfort. Our team can diagnose and create a personalized treatment plan to alleviate symptoms.

Fluoride is a safe and effective way to strengthen teeth and prevent cavities. The amount used in dental products is carefully regulated to ensure its safety and efficacy.

Soft drinks often contain high levels of sugar and acids, which can contribute to tooth decay. Limiting soda intake and maintaining good oral hygiene can help prevent dental issues.

Chewing ice can be harmful to teeth and lead to fractures. It’s advisable to break this habit to prevent potential damage to the teeth and schedule a dental check-up if concerns arise.

Dental implant costs can vary based on individual cases. Schedule a consultation to discuss your specific needs and receive a personalized estimate for dental implant treatment.

Dental implants are designed to be a long-term solution and can last a lifetime with proper care. Regular check-ups and good oral hygiene contribute to their longevity.

The timeline for dental implants varies, typically taking a few months. Factors like healing time and the need for additional procedures can influence the overall duration.

After dental implant surgery, some discomfort and swelling are normal. Our team provides post-operative instructions and closely monitors your recovery for optimal results.

Factors like bone health and the need for additional procedures can influence the duration of dental implant treatment. Our team will assess your situation and provide personalized insights.

If you have a specific concern not covered in our Dental FAQ, feel free to reach out to us

Request a ZERO RISK complimentary consultation with Dr. Patel
Skip to content