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Lisa A. Goin, DDS
Stephanie Neely, DDS
Creating Beautiful Smiles
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FAQs

Common Dental Questions Answered by Dr. Lisa Goin, DDS

Below are some of the most frequently asked questions our patients have asked about dentistry and oral health issues. 

If you have any other questions, or would like to schedule an appointment at our dental office in Saint Joseph, Missouri, we would love to hear from you!

Click on a question below to see the answer.

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

Q: How often should I brush and floss?

Q: Are amalgam (silver) fillings safe?

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

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

Q: Why is it important to use dental floss?

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 can I do about stained or discolored teeth?

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

Q: What can be done about old, unattractive, or discolored fillings?

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

Q: When are sealants recommended?

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

Q: Why straighten teeth?