Frequently Asked Questions

Do I have to visit your office twice a year?

We highly recommend that every patient visit our office for a checkup two times each year. These regular visits ensure that patients maintain their healthiest smiles and prevent major oral health issues.

Can I call if I have an emergency?

We are always here to help whenever patients need us most, and that includes dental emergencies. Give our office a call right away, and we’ll do our utmost to see you on the same day you call.

What is periodontal disease?

Periodontal disease is more often referred to as gum disease. Whatever name you give it, this oral health issue affects millions of US adults each year leading to untold damage to oral and overall health. We offer a variety of preventive and restorative dentistry services to renew oral health following periodontal disease.

Am I too old to straighten my teeth?

You’re never too old to have the smile of your dreams. However, many of our adult patients think they’re too old to straighten their teeth with noticeable metal brackets and wires. That’s where cosmetic orthodontics including Invisalign from our team can help. You can straighten your smile in less time with minimal impact on your appearance and daily activities.

Why should I visit a dentist for sleep apnea treatment?

If you’ve been diagnosed with obstructive sleep apnea but have difficulty adjusting to CPAP therapy, you may want to consider scheduling a sleep apnea consultation with Dr. Torrado. She can craft a comfortable, custom, portable oral appliance that keeps the airway clear during sleep allowing sleep apnea sufferers to sleep and breathe deeply.

I get nervous at the dentist. How can you help?

Our friendly team is great at making sure patients feel relaxed in our office. For those patients who need a little extra help feeling comfortable during dental care, we offer sedation dentistry solutions.

Do you take my insurance?

We are happy to process and file claims to help our patients maximize their dental insurance coverage. However, we are not in-network with any specific benefit plans.