12 important questions to ask during your next dentist appointment

Do you freeze up in fear at the dentist office? While sitting still is certainly recommended, staying silent isn’t – take the opportunity to ask your dentist some important questions! Ask this list of questions and you’ll come away with a better picture of your dental health and how to maintain it. [Photo credit: iStock.com/SolisImages]

12 important questions to ask during your next dentist appointment

The most important questions to ask during your next dentist appointment:

  1. How is my overall dental health?
  2. What are the things I can do at home to improve my dental health?
  3. Are there certain types of food or drink I should avoid?
  4. Are there any services beyond regular appointments that you offer to improve my dental health?
  5. Is there anything about my dental health that I should tell my family doctor?
  6. Is there anything you need to know from my family doctor?
  7. How often should I get a dental checkup?
  8. How can I make my teeth whiter?
  9. Should I use mouthwash regularly?
  10. At what age should my young child have their first dentist visit?
  11. Can you explain what likely led to the development of this dental issue?
  12. Are you able to give a cost summary before treatment starts?
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