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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. Contact us at info@southafricadentist.com or call us at +27 123465615,  +27 123462028 or +27 741260768

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Q: Are amalgam (silver) fillings safe?

Q: If you have a root canal and want it removed, do you just pull the tooth?

Q: What about root-filled teeth that do not form pus or give pain?

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

Q: What is the factor that determines who is the most susceptible to problems from root canals?

Q: Sometimes a person of healthy genetic stock can develop diseases as a result of reactions to most root-filled teeth. How does this happen?

Q: How often should I brush and floss?

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 about oil-pulling?