FAQs

What is dentistry?

Dentistry is the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of conditions, disorders, and diseases of the teeth, gums, mouth, and jaw. Often considered necessary for complete oral health which in turn can directly impact the overall health of your entire body.

What is a dentist?

A dentist is a specialist who works to diagnose, treat, and prevent oral health problems. Dr. Aaron has completed at least eight years of schooling to obtain her Doctorate of Dental Medicine. If a doctor is a pediatric dentist, this means that he or she specializes in caring for children from infancy through their teen years. A pediatric dentist has received the proper education and training needed to work with young kids.

Other specializations include:

  • Oral and maxillofacial (including pathology, radiology, and surgery)
  • Orthodontics and dentofacial orthopedics
  • Periodontics (gum disease)
  • Prosthodontics (implants)

Why is visiting the dentist so important?

Visiting our office regularly will not only help keep your teeth and mouth healthy, but will also help keep the rest of your body healthy. Dental care is important because it:

 

  • Helps prevent tooth decay.
  • Protects against periodontal (gum) disease, which can lead to tooth and bone loss.
  • Prevents bad breath; brushing, flossing, and seeing your dentist regularly will help maintain the proper balance of microbes in your mouth.
  • Many diseases including heart disease have, in clinical studies, shown strong correlations to bad oral health. By properly maintaining  your oral health, you may, in fact, help prevent other diseases.
  • Gives you a more attractive smile and increases your self-confidence.
  • Helps keep teeth looking bright by preventing them from becoming stained by food, drinks, and tobacco.
  • Strengthens your teeth so you can enjoy healthy, beautiful smiles for the rest of your life!

My teeth feel fine; do I still need to see a dentist?

Your teeth may feel fine, but it’s still worthwhile to visit us regularly because problems can exist without you knowing. Your smile’s appearance is important, and the team t Rose Dental can help keep it healthy and looking beautiful.

With so many advances in dentistry, you no longer have to settle for stained, chipped, missing, or misshapen teeth or keeping any mercury containing fillings in your mouth. Today’s dentists offer many treatment choices that can help you smile with confidence, including:

 

  • Professional teeth whitening
  • S.M.A.R.T. Mercury amalgam removal
  • Fillings that mimic the appearance of natural teeth
  • Tooth replacement and full smile makeovers
  • Ozone therapy for gum disease

What should I look for when choosing the right dentist for me?

Choosing a dentist who “clicks” with you and your family is important, and you may wish to consider several dentists before making your final decision. During your first visit, you should be able to determine whether the dentist is right for you. During your appointment, consider the following:

 

  • Is the appointment schedule convenient?
  • Is the office easy to get to and close by?
  • Does the office appear to be clean and orderly?
  • Was your medical and dental history recorded and placed in a permanent file?
  • Does the dentist explain techniques for good oral health?
  • Is information about cost presented to you before treatment is scheduled?
  • Will the dentist help me with preventative care?

How can I take care of my teeth between dental checkups?

 

  • ALWAYS remember to brush your teeth at least two times a day, and floss at least once!
  • Avoid foods with a lot of sugar (which can change the balance of bacteria that naturally reside in your mouth and can cause more plaque and potential cavities), and avoid tobacco (which can stain your teeth, cause gum disease, and eventually lead to oral cancer).
  • Don’t be afraid to brush your tongue but very gently! This will remove food particles and reduce the amount of plaque-causing bacteria. Tongue brushing also helps keep your breath fresh.
  • Be sure to schedule your routine checkup. It is recommended that you visit the dentist every six months.

At what age should I start taking my child to see the dentist?

The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD) recommends that children first see a dentist as early as six months of age and no later than one year. During this time, your son or daughter’s baby teeth will be coming in and we can examine the health of those first few teeth. After the first visit, be sure to schedule regular checkups every six months.

How often should I see the dentist?

Children, teens, and adults should all see us for a regular checkup at least once every six months. Patients who are at a greater risk for oral cancer or gum disease may be required to come in more than just twice a year. Dr. Aaron will help determine how often you should visit our office for regular checkups.

What is a cavity?

A cavity is a small hole that forms inside the tooth because of tooth decay. Cavities form when plaque buildup on the outside of the tooth combines with sugars and starches in the food you eat. This produces an acid that can eat away the enamel on your tooth.

If a cavity is left untreated, it can lead to more serious oral health problems. Cavities can be prevented by remembering to brush your teeth at least two times a day and floss between teeth at least once.

What is a filling?

A filling is a synthetic material that a dentist uses to fill a cavity after all the tooth decay has been removed. Fillings do not generally hurt, because we will numb your mouth with an anesthetic.

Fillings are made from a variety of different materials, including porcelain composites, gold, or ceramic. Until recently many fillings were made of a metal amalgam referred to as a ‘silver filing’. These were primarily composed of Mercury, a potentially toxic and reactive metal. Rose Dental does not use Mercury at all in any of our filings and we do, in fact, recommend its removal whenever present using the S.M.A.R.T. protocol. If you need a filling, be sure to talk to us about what type is best for you and your teeth.

How often should I brush my teeth?

According to Dr. Aaron and the American Dental Association, you should brush your teeth at least two times a day. Brushing keeps your teeth, gums, and mouth clean and healthy by removing bacteria-causing plaque.

It is also recommended that you use a soft-bristled toothbrush and toothpaste when you brush your teeth. You should spend at least a minute on the top teeth and a minute on the bottom, and remember to brush your tongue; it will help keep your breath smelling fresh!

When should I change my toothbrush?

Your toothbrush will eventually wear out, especially if you are brushing your teeth twice a day for two to three minutes each time. We recommend that adults and children change their toothbrush every three months. If you are using an electric toothbrush, be sure to read the directions because you may not need to change toothbrush heads as frequently.

Patients with gum disease are encouraged to change their toothbrush every four to six weeks to keep any bacteria from spreading. After brushing, rinse your toothbrush with hot water to kill germs and keep the bristles clean. If you’ve been sick, be sure to change your toothbrush as soon as possible.

What is gum disease?

Also known as periodontal disease, gum disease is mostly caused by plaque and a microbial disbiosys resulting in an overgrowth of pathogens beneath the gums that is not treated in its early stage. Other causes of periodontal disease include tobacco use, compromised oral hygiene, teeth grinding, some medications, and genetics.

Gingivitis is the beginning stage of gum disease. If detected, it is treatable. Gingivitis left untreated may turn into gum disease. Advanced gum disease will lead to tooth and bone loss, and is a permanent condition.

Brushing your teeth regularly and visiting the dentist every six months will help prevent gingivitis and more severe cases of periodontal disease. Common signs of gum disease may include:

 

  • Red, irritated, bleeding, or swollen gums
  • Chronic bad breath
  • Loose teeth, or loss of teeth
  • Extreme tooth sensitivity
  • Receding gum line
  • Abscessed teeth

If I have braces, do I still need dental checkups every six months?

 

Yes! In fact, it’s even more essential that patients receiving orthodontic treatment visit us regularly. With braces, food may be caught in places your toothbrush can’t reach. This causes bacteria to build up that can lead to cavities, gingivitis, and gum disease. Dr. Aaron will work closely with your orthodontist to make sure your teeth stay clean and healthy while you’re wearing braces.

How do I schedule my next checkup?

 

Simply call our practice! Our front desk staff will be happy to schedule your next dental checkup at your convenience. If you are a new patient, please let us know and we will provide you with all the information you need for your first dental visit.

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Tammy Reeves
Edit to update: (4/20/2022) My insurance changed, and being that Rose is out of network, I was surprised with a bill after the last time I visited. Called today to begin paying it off, and was treated like garbage by one of their staff. "I want to pay you." -- in response, she belittled me for it taking too long and it not being enough. Do you want money? Or do you want to treat me like garbage first before you allow me to give you money? Her name is Bella, and even if they did take my insurance, she is enough reason to not return. Dr. Arron reached out personally to help resolve the issue. Just check your insurance well before you go--- if you can afford them, she is a fantastic dentist who shares my philosophies on taking care of my teeth. (July 2020) For years, I've been considering getting the mercury amalgam fillings out of several of my teeth. One of the fillings started to 'fail' recently, so it became a high priority for me. I looked for a dentist that would be conscientious of the somewhat dangerous process, and am VERY pleased to have decided on Rose Dental. All of their staff are not only professional, but charismatic and welcoming. Had my procedure today, and it was quick and painless! The preventative measures they had in place made me feel very safe throughout the process. They are knowledgeable about how to properly safeguard and detox from mercury exposure. I'm extremely grateful to have found them, and highly recommend them for anyone looking for a great dentist -- especially if mercury removal is something you're considering.
Tammy Reeves
2022-04-21
LYLE PROUSE
Everyone there was great!! And we appreciated it so very much!
LYLE PROUSE
2022-04-14
Elizabeth Smith
I’ve put off going to the dentist for years all because I have terrible dentist anxiety due to bad experiences in the past with dentist not being able to get me numb. Let me just tell you!! Dr. Aaron is AMAZING, caring, funny and very knowledgeable in what she does! And…she gets me numb! I have a long way to go before my mouth is where it needs to be but I have no worries or doubts with Dr. Aaron getting me there. You feel like family here! The entire staff are all super nice and very attentive! My whole family will be switching to Dr. Aaron! I am so so thankful I’ve found my forever dentist!! Thank you Rose Dental!!
Elizabeth Smith
2022-03-30
Faith Swantin
I chose Rose Dental based on the reviews I read here and I'm so glad I did! One of the best dental experiences of my life! First of all, the office is beautifully designed, the staff welcomes you with big smiles and a tea and coffee service for you. You are taken back to a dental studio that has the most up to date equipment. The dentist, Dr. Zina, is a phenomenal surgeon, and really knows how to place your dental shot for the least pain. Throughout your dental work the staff checks on how you are doing. If you have a child, this would be the best dentist...kind and a caring staff..there is a huge ceiling television screen with fantastic nature scenes to engage a child. Prices are reasonable compared to other dental services. Thank you Dr. Zina, and staff!
Faith Swantin
2022-02-10
Quetada Kehrhahn
Dr. Zina is amazing!! First visit and I’m thouroughly impressed! The staff was pleasant and knowledgeable. Super pleased!!!
Quetada Kehrhahn
2021-09-28
Lance Van Putten
Just to say from the entrance counter all the way back to Dr Aaron , the entire staff were Very helpFULL and super nice. Honestly can say that I have never had an enjoyable experience at a dentist's office !! Until yesterday !!
Lance Van Putten
2021-08-24
joanna fletcher
Dr. Zina Aaron is a gifted dentist who maintains the highest level of standards and care for her patients. Dr. Aaron uses the latest holistic treatments and materials. She also shares her wisdom in public speaking events, as an expert in holistic dentistry. I truly wish everyone knew about holistic dental care. And they could go to Dr. Zina:) Her staff is consistently warm and professional. Cheryl and Amanda always kept the same sweet tones in their voices,, even when I called for the 100th time with questions and concerns. The staff will even put the estimated treatment plan and ~cost in writing. This means Dr. Zina Aaron stands by her patients and her work. This is rare, I’ve found. I’m so grateful to Dr. Zina Aaron at Rose Dental. And Rose Dental is even starting to have 7:00 a.m. appointments soon!
joanna fletcher
2021-08-19
joan frey
Finding Rose Dental was a true blessing for me. I was sick for years with Chronic Fatigue and Fibromyalgia. I went to several dentist over the years explaing that my tooth which had two different root canals, just didn't feel right. They all took x-rays and assured me there was nothing wrong with the tooth. With Dr Aaron's help, she referred me to Dr. Daniel Brunner, Oral Surgeon with East Cobb Oral Surgery. Dr Bruner did a CT scan and found two infected root canals and a cavitation. After he completed the oral surgery and removed the root canal teeth and cleaned out the cavitation, he referred me back to Dr Aaron for the bridge work. She did an amazing job on the bridge work. The bite is perfect and no one can tell I had any work done. She makes you feel so comfortable with the process and checked with me afterwards to make sure I was doing well. My Chronic Fatigue and Fibromyalgia is gone. I'm well for the first time in over 15 years, thanks to Dr. Aaron and Dr Bruner. They listened to me and never discounted what I felt. I can never repay them for giving me back my life.
joan frey
2021-08-12
Amira Sa'Di
Rose Dental is the most awesome dentist's office ever! They have relaxing scenes and music playing on the screen above your head while you're in the chair, and they even have pink walls. I love those pink walls... The whole experience is just the best. There are fascinating cutting-edge dental treatment videos playing in the lobby; so educational! I knew that mercury is bad, and I'm proud to say that Dr. Aaron removed the last of it from my mouth, but I had no idea how bad root canals are for overall health. Go figure! The very best of all for me, though, was a personal recommendation that Dr. Aaron gave me to get a DNA-based nutritional profile from MaxGen Labs. That literally changed my life! I found out that I have a genetic defect that causes my body not to produce choline, an inexpensive vitamin supplement, and I had been plagued with allergies, low immune function, fatigue, chemical sensitivities, and electromagnetic hypersensitivity for most of my life. I couldn't even work a full-time job, and I was living with my mom at 44 years old. Now, at 45, I have my own place, I can handle 12-hour shifts, I can eat dairy and cornstarch again, and I'm not afraid of my phone (even though I do prudently keep it on airplane mode most of the time 😉 Thank you SO much, Dr. Aaron! You make such a difference in people's lives!!
Amira Sa'Di
2021-07-14
Erin Palovick
I’ve never had such a great experience at a dentist office. The entire staff was thoughtful and kind and made me feel comfortable as soon as I walked in. I’ve always been so nervous about dental work, even for cleanings, and they helped me through it. While getting cavities filled, Dr Aaron made sure I was okay throughout the entire procedure and kept me well informed before and after. I’m so happy to have found this office. I could never go anywhere else now.
Erin Palovick
2021-03-08
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