What are some common myths about dentistry and the facts you can share?

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1. Why is gum disease called a silent disease? View

2. How do you reassure a patient who has fear of the dentist? View

3. What are the advantages of replacing a single missing tooth with dental implant rather than a conventional bridge? View

4. What are some common myths about dentistry and the facts you can share? View

5. What can be done to repair a chipped or cracked tooth? View

6. How do you keep a patient comfortable in your office? View

7. What advice do you have for parents of young children regarding proper dental care? View

8. What are the advantages of invisalign and what has been your experience with it? View

9. What are patients' options regarding dental whitening? View

10. Why do some patients need a dental clearance prior to heart surgery? View

13. What precautions do you take to ensure proper sterilization and infection control in your office? View

14. How do you make yourself available to patients who have a dental problem after hours? View

15. What do you say to patients who have concerns about dental x-rays? View

16. Why are dental implants often a great option, even for older patients? View

17. Why is it so important for patients to have a proper bite? View

18. How have tooth-colored materials revolutionized getting a cavity filled? View

19. What have been some of the recent advances in dental materials in terms of cosmetic dentistry? View

20. How is it possible for people to keep their teeth for a lifetime? View

21. Why should patients consider dentistry to be a long-term investment? View

22. What is a full-mouth reconstruction and when is it indicated? View

23. Why is root canal treatment conservative and something that should not be feared? View

24. How do you related to patients from different walks of life and age groups? View

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