Frequently Asked Questions
Local Greensboro Dentist Information
If you're looking at our website, you're probably looking for information about dental hygiene, help for problems with your teeth or gums, or details about how to get in touch with us or make an appointment. Please see below for Dr. Welch's answers to some of the most common questions we hear—just click the question to see the answer. If you don't see your question answered below, please give us a call at
(336) 288-4499 to let us know how we can help you further.
What will my first visit be like?
The dentist makes me nervous, how can you help?
How often should I have my teeth cleaned?
Can I bring my own music?
What forms of payment do your offices accept?
Why are my teeth sensitive?
Why does my tooth hurt and how can I relieve the pain of a toothache?
What does it mean if I have jaw pain?
Do white fillings or silver fillings have mercury in them?
Are dental x-rays safe?
Why is preventive dental care so important?
How do you sterilize equipment like the suction tool?
Gum Disease Frequently Asked Questions
Is it common for gums to bleed when the dentist cleans them?
What are the signs of gum disease? Can gum disease be cured?
What causes gum disease? What are some risk factors for periodontal disease?
Is there a link between Periodontal Disease and Heart Disease?
Is there a link between Periodontal Disease and Kidney Disease?
Is Gingivitis Contagious? Is Gum Disease Contagious?
What is gingivitis? What is gum disease? Is this why I have bleeding gums when brushing?
What can I do to prevent gingivitis and gum disease? What gingivitis treatment do dentists usually recommend?
Invisalign Frequently Asked Questions
How much does Invisalign cost? Is it cheaper than regular braces?
Does Invisalign work for everyone with crooked teeth?
If You Have Questions, or Would Like to Make an Appointment, Call 336.288.4499
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