Healthy Smiles Periodontics & Implant Dentistry
Christopher L. Aconé, DDS
Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology


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.

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Q: What shoould I expect during my first visit to HSPID?

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: What should I do if I have bad breath?

Q: How often should I brush and floss?

Q: Why is it important to use dental floss?

Q: Will I have pain after periodontal (Gum) surgery?

Q: Why do I have sensitivity after periodontal (gum) surgery?

Q: After I get my dental implants, will I set off any alarms at the airport?

Q: Are amalgam (silver) fillings safe?

Q: Will my insurance cover my periodontal treatment?

Q: Do you offer other financial arrangements?

Q: What should I do if my sutures become loose?

Q: Is it normal to have bleeding the night of or day after a dental surgery?

Q: What should I expect to feel after having a dental implant?

Q: Besides local anesthetics for numbing my gums, do offer any other anti-anxiety treatment?

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We encourage you to contact us with any questions or comments you may have. Please call our office or use the quick contact form below.
Fax: 424-263-4921