Questions about Dentistry and Oral Health Issues
Below are some of the most frequently asked questions patients have about dentistry and their oral health. Please view the answers to the questions you are interested in.
Should you need more information or advice please contact your dentist today! You are also welcome to contact the Namibian Dental Association. Please use the link below:
Q: How often should I brush and floss?
Q: Why is it important to use dental floss?
Q: Are amalgam (silver) fillings safe?
Q: What should I do if I have bad breath?
Q: How often should I have a dental examination and cleaning?
Q: Do I have gum disease (gingivitis and/or periodontitis)?
Q: What is 'Bottle Baby Caries' or 'Bottle Feeding Syndrome'?
Q: From what age and how must I clean my baby’s teeth?
Q: What are the important Do’s and Don’ts for an infant’s teeth?
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 are impacted wisdom teeth and why must they be removed?
Q: My dentist says my wisdom teeth need to be removed and I have been referred to a specialist surgeon. What is this all about?
Q: What can I expect after the removal of impacted wisdom teeth or other minor oral surgery? What should I do after the surgery?
If you have any other questions or concerns about oral and dental health, your dentist and the NDA would gladly assist you!