What Questions Should I Ask at my Next Dental Appointment?

How long has my dentist been practicing?
Where did my dentist do her training?
What experience do you have with treating patients with my dental condition?
What treatment options do you recommend for my condition?
What are the risks and potential side effects of each treatment option?
Can my bill be split into multiple payments?
How much will treatment cost, and do you offer plans to those without an insurance provider or those not in-network?
Who would I contact in the event of a dental emergency?
Does my dentist offer free consultations?

What services does Zoma Dental offer in West Bloomfield and Farmington?

Zoma Dental offers a wide range of dental services, including general dentistry, cosmetic dentistry, restorative dentistry, orthodontics, oral surgery, and emergency dental care.

How can I schedule an appointment at Zoma Dental?

To schedule an appointment, you can call our West Bloomfield office at (248) 932-0550, our Farmington office at (248) 474-0273 or use our online appointment request form on our website.

Do you accept dental insurance, and which providers do you work with?

Yes, we accept various dental insurance plans. We work with a wide range of providers, including Delta Dental, Blue Cross Blue Shield, Metlife, Humana, United Health Care, Aetna, Cigna and more!

What should I expect during my first visit to Zoma Dental?

During your first visit, you will undergo a comprehensive dental examination, including X-rays if needed. Our dentist will discuss any findings and create a personalized treatment plan if necessary.

Are emergency dental services available at Zoma Dental?

Yes, we provide emergency dental services. If you have a dental emergency, please contact us immediately, and we will do our best to accommodate you.

How often should I visit the dentist for regular check-ups and cleanings?

It is generally recommended to visit the dentist every six months for regular check-ups and cleanings. However, the frequency may vary based on your individual dental needs.

What payment options are accepted at Zoma Dental?

We accept various payment options, including cash, credit cards, and dental financing plans like care credit. Our team can discuss payment details with you during your visit.

Can Zoma Dental help with teeth whitening and cosmetic dentistry?

Yes, we offer teeth whitening and a range of cosmetic dentistry services to enhance your smile. Our experienced team can discuss treatment options with you.

What is the recommended oral hygiene routine for maintaining healthy teeth and gums?

A good oral hygiene routine includes brushing your teeth at least twice a day, flossing daily, and using an antimicrobial mouthwash. Your dentist can provide personalized recommendations.

How often should I have a dental check-up and cleaning?

Dental check-ups and cleanings are typically recommended every six months, but the frequency may vary based on your individual oral health needs.

What are the signs of oral cancer, and how can it be detected early?

Signs of oral cancer may include persistent sores, white or red patches, and difficulty swallowing. Regular dental check-ups include oral cancer screenings for early detection.

Is it safe to undergo dental procedures during pregnancy?

Many dental procedures are safe during pregnancy, but it’s essential to inform your dentist about your pregnancy to take necessary precautions.

What can I do to prevent cavities and gum disease?

To prevent cavities and gum disease, maintain good oral hygiene, limit sugary and acidic foods, and avoid smoking. Regular dental check-ups are essential for early detection.

Are there any specific dental issues I should be concerned about given my medical history?

It’s important to discuss your medical history with your dentist, as certain medical conditions and medications can affect your oral health. They can tailor advice accordingly.

How can I improve the appearance of my smile with cosmetic dentistry?

Cosmetic dentistry options include teeth whitening, veneers, and more. Discuss your goals with your dentist to determine the best approach for enhancing your smile.

How can I reduce tooth sensitivity?

Tooth sensitivity can be reduced by using toothpaste designed for sensitive teeth and avoiding very hot or cold foods. Your dentist may suggest desensitizing treatments.