Greenbrook Dentistry
Dr. Charu Sharma - Kitchener Dentist

FAQS

Frequently Asked Questions
  • Q) It has been a few years since I have been to the dentist. I am very nervous.

    As a healthcare professional we will be very understanding to your concerns and will only help you get back on track. Once your first visit is over you will be put at ease and will have no worries to start the recommended treatment.
  • Q) My insurance plans states that I can be seen only once every 9 months. Can I get cleaning sooner than 9 months?

    The insurance plan usually covers the recall exam and X rays every 9 months but cleaning / sealing can be done in between. It is recommended by the ODA & CDA to have a cleaning done once every 6 months. We will gladly send predetermination to your insurance company to see if you are covered.
  • Q) Do you have any sedation options?

    Yes. We do have Nitrous Oxide which could help you relax.
  • Q) I am not sure about my insurance plan. Can you help?

    Yes. We can help you understand your plan better. Just come in with your insurance booklet and we will explain all you need to know. Predetermination can be send to your insurance company before any work to prevent and surprises.
  • Q) I am self pay patient. Do you provide payment plans?

    Yes. We do. Our aim is to help you with your pain and our staff will help you with the rest.
  • Q) Are you taking new patients?

    Yes. We welcome new patients and look forward to getting to know you better. Please book an appointment at 519 578 1340.
  • Q) How can I prevent gum disease?

    Using proper brushing & flossing technique is equally important. It is essential to keep your teeth and gums clean. Brush your teeth at least 2 times a day and floss at least once every 24 hours. Prevention is the most important factor against gum disease. Professional cleaning and dental exams are the best way to prevent gum problems.
  • Q) What should I do if I have bad breath?

    Bad breath or halitosis occurs when there is an unpleasant odor or exhaled breath. It is the third most frequent reason for people to seek dental care. This can be rectified by adjustments to oral hygiene including brushing or scraping the back of the tongue. It can sometimes be due to certain medical conditions and illness : diabetes, liver and kidney problems.