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Frequently Asked Dental Questions - Fresno, CA

Learning More About Dentistry

Have a question for Dr. Reintjes? Want to know if it’s time for your next checkup or if we’ll accept your dental insurance? Below, you’ll find answers to these questions and more of the most common ones our patients ask every day. If you have a question that we haven’t answered here, no worries, just give us a call and we’ll be happy to help you. We’re always willing to take the time to make sure you completely understand your dental care.

How often should I visit the dentist?

Dr. Byron Reintjes, as well as the American Dental Association, recommends that everyone should visit the dentist at least twice a year (every 6 months) for a checkup and cleaning in order to keep their teeth looking great and free of preventable problems such as tooth decay, cavities, gum disease, and more.

Do you treat children?

We sure do! Our team is happy to treat the entire family, including Fresno’s littlest smiles.

When are you open?

We are open Monday-Wednesday, 8AM-5PM, and Thursday from 7:30AM-3:00PM.

Should I replace my missing teeth?

Definitely! Even a single missing tooth can lead to big problems for both your smile’s health and appearance over time. Fortunately, our dental office provides a number of strong, natural-looking restorative options. We offer traditional bridges, dentures, as well as state-of-the-art dental implants. We’re even one of the few dental offices in the area that can perform the entire dental implant procedure from start-to-finish!

Can you make my smile look better?

Just about every treatment we offer can do exactly that, but for that little extra boost, our cosmetic services are exactly what you’re looking for. With them, we can do everything from whitening your teeth to give you a complete smile makeover. In the end, whatever your dream smile may be, we can make it a reality!

How can a dentist treat sleep apnea?

For decades, dentists have been able to successfully treat patients with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) using custom-made oral appliances which keep the airway open during the night. This method has been thoroughly researched and found effective in multiple studies, and it’s an excellent option for patients who either need OSA treatment or are CPAP intolerant.

Will you accept my dental insurance?

Yes, we work with and accept most major dental insurance plans. To learn how we can use your particular plan to help you save at your next appointment, just give us a call today with your policy information handy.