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Nasser Antonious, DDS, MAGD, FICOI
Master of the Academy of General Dentistry
Fellow of the International Congress of Oral Implantologists

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Sunnyvale Frequently Asked Questions


FAQ's for New patient
How to prepare your child for his/Her first visit ?
Oral Hygiene And Prevention
Which type of toothbrush should I use?
Is one toothpaste better than others?
How often should I brush and floss?
Are electric toothbrushes better than manual toothbrushes?
How to floss properly?
How often should I have a dental exam and cleaning?
Halitosis (Bad Breath)
What should I do if I have bad breath?
What may cause bad breath?
What can I do to prevent bad breath?
Gum Disease (Gingivitis And Periodontitis)
How can I tell if I have gingivitis or periodontitis (gum disease)?
If periodontal disease is such a problem, why doesn't it hurt?
Is gum surgery essential if I have periodontal (gum) disease?
Are amalgam (silver) fillings safe?
What about “silver” fillings versus “white’ fillings?
Crowns And Bridges
What is the difference between a “crown” and a “cap”?
What are dental bridges?
What are the types of bridges?
What’s the difference between a “bridge” and a “partial denture”?
Do I need to have a root canal just because I have to have a crown?
Cosmetic Dentistry/ Veneers
Do all patients who want cosmetic makeovers get the same kind of teeth?
Do I have to get my teeth capped to get rid of spaces between my front teeth?
How can cosmetic dentistry help improve the appearance of my smile?
What is veneer?
What are porcelain veneers and how can they improve my smile?
What can veneers be used for?
How much tooth structure is removed to place the veneers?
How is veneer bonded to the tooth?
How many veneers are used?
Teeth Whitening
What is teeth whitening?
What causes staining of teeth?
Who may benefit from teeth whitening?
Is the process safe?
How long does it take?
Are there any side effects?
How long do the results last?
What are the different methods available for whitening teeth?
How did my teeth get so yellow?
What's the difference between dentist-supervised and over-the-counter treatments?
What about those over the counter products?
Who can use teeth whitening?
How does whitening work?
Is there any discomfort?
Will the whitening damage my teeth?
How long will it last?
Pediatric (Children Dentistry)
When can I bring my child to see the dentist?
Why are baby teeth important?
Should I clean my baby’s teeth?
I find brushing my child’s teeth awkward. Any suggestions?
Is it important to brush before bed?
How to brush my child’s teeth?
What is baby bottle decay?
Root Canal
What is a root canal?
How is root canal treated?
Why do we need root canal treatment?
What is a Root Canal Re-treatment?
Oral Surgery
What are impacted teeth?
What are extra wisdom teeth?
What is a Panoramic X-ray?
What is Nitrous Oxide (laughing gas)?
I do not feel any pain or suffering from any problems. Can we leave it alone?
I am in my late 20s and have yet to extract my wisdom teeth, which have all grown. I would like to know if extraction of wisdom teeth is necessary? I do not face any problems, but there are times where I feel that the wisdom teeth are shifting and affecting the neighboring teeth. What should I do?
When should I have the impacted tooth removed?
Why do I need to come back for a re-consultation before surgery?
How long does the procedure take?
Will I have stitches?
What is the typical recovery time?
What will I be able to eat?
Will I be able to chew after my wisdom teeth are out?
If I'm not in pain, why do I need to come in for a follow-up?
What are some typical complications to watch for?
What is a dry socket?
What should I do after my oral surgery (e.g. dental extraction or implant surgery)?
What are dental implants?
What are the benefits of implants?
Who is a candidate for dental implants?
What does the dental implant procedure involve?
How long does an implant last?
How much does an implant cost as compared to other forms of dentistry?
Do implants require any special care?
Is there any chance of rejection of the dental implant?
How long will I be off work?
What will happen without treatment?
Sedation Dentistry
What should I bring to my Sedation Appointment?
What is Conscious Sedation?
Who Can Administer Conscious Sedation?
Who Should Monitor Conscious Sedation?
What are the Side Effects of Conscious Sedation?
What Should Patients Expect Immediately Following the Surgical or Diagnostic Procedure?
What is dental phobia and why do so many people hate the dentist?
What can be done to be help people who avoid the dentist because of fear of pain or embarrassment?
Geriatric Dentistry
Why do my teeth seem darker?
Why does my mouth feel dry?
Why am I losing my sense of taste?
Aren't cavities just kid's stuff?
Should I be concerned about gum disease?
How can I fill the gap?
What about dentures?
Are there other options?
Choosing Oral Care Products
Brushing tips
Cleaning between teeth
The importance of fluoride
Denture care and maintenance
Why isn't brushing enough?
What else happens in a dental examination?
Are there other ways I can improve my smile?
What about nursing home oral health care?
What’s the difference between conventional dentures and immediate dentures?
What is an overdenture?
What will dentures feel like?
Will dentures make me look different?
Will I be able to eat with my dentures?
Will dentures change how I speak?
How long should I wear my dentures?
Should I use a denture adhesive?
How do I take care of my dentures?
Can I make minor adjustments or repairs to my dentures?
Will my dentures need to be replaced?
Must I do anything special to care for my mouth?
How often should I schedule dental appointments?


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Nasser Antonious DDS is licensed as a general dentist in California. Sunnyvale Dental Care established since 1995
Sunnyvale dentist, Nasser Antonious DDS welcomes new patients from all areas including Sunnyvale, Mountain View, Santa Clara, Cupertino, Campbell, San Jose, Saratoga, Los Altos, and Los Gatos
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