FAQS

What insurance plans do you accept?

We accept Aetna PPO, Cigna PPO, Delta Dental Primier PPO, GEHA, UCCI / Tricare, Guardian, United Healthcare PPO, Ameritas PPO, BCBS PPO, and Metlife PPO. Even if you do not see your dental insurance provider listed, we will gladly submit your claim for you, provided that your insurer allows you to be treated by "out of network" dentists.

How often should I have my teeth professionally cleaned?

We accept Aetna PPO, Cigna PPO, Delta Dental Primier PPO, GEHA, UCCI / Tricare, Guardian, United Healthcare PPO, Ameritas PPO, BCBS PPO, and Metlife PPO. Even if you do not see your dental insurance provider listed, we will gladly submit your claim for you, provided that your insurer allows you to be treated by "out of network" dentists.

At what age should I take my children to the dentist?

Pediatric specialists will routinely see children ages 2 and up. At Salome & Lyon Family Dentistry, we begin seeing and treating children as soon as they can willingly cooperate in the dental chair. At the age of 5, most kids are able to sit through a cleaning and exam.

What can I do to treat my bad breath?

Brush, Brush, Brush...Teeth and all oral tissues. In our desert climate, it's important to stay well hydrated with water. Watch your diet and avoid those foods that are commonly known to linger on the breath. Don't forget to have your teeth professionally on a regular basis. You can also mask odors and stimulate salivary flow with sugar free candies, mints, and chewing gum.

Why do my gums bleed when I brush?

Bleeding gums are often an indication that you are due for a cleaning. Tartar buildup beneath the gums acts as an irritant an inflames the gums. This condition is known as gingivitis, and the effected areas will bleed with the slightest touch. A good professional cleaning removes the irritating tartar and allows the gums to heal.m.

Is it normal for my tooth to be sensitive after a filling?

Bleeding gums are often an indication that you are due for a cleaning. Tartar buildup beneath the gums acts as an irritant an inflames the gums. This condition is known as gingivitis, and the effected areas will bleed with the slightest touch. A good professional cleaning removes the irritating tartar and allows the gums to heal.m.

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*Hours Subject To Change During Holidays

Monday:

8:00 am-5:00 pm

Tuesday:

8:00 am-5:00 pm

Wednesday:

8:00 am-5:00 pm

Thursday:

8:00 am-5:00 pm

Friday:

8:00 am-5:00 pm

Saturday:

Closed

Sunday:

Closed