Dentist Olathe KS

Frequently Asked Questions

When it comes to dental procedures, treatments, and oral health concerns, you may have a lot of questions. The team at Upcare Dental is here to help answer these questions and have compiled a list of frequently asked questions to provide you with the information you are looking for. Take a look at our frequently asked questions below and if you find that you have further questions or concerns, or would like to schedule an appointment, please don’t hesitate to contact our friendly team.


Q: How long do dental fillings last?

A: Dental fillings last around 5 to 10 years, but this depends on the material used and your oral hygiene practices.

Q: Are dental implants a permanent solution for missing teeth?

A: Dental implants are considered a long-term solution for missing teeth as they are surgically placed in the jawbone, providing a stable foundation for replacement teeth. With proper care, dental implants can last a lifetime.

Q: Can dental veneers fix chipped or stained teeth?

A: Dental veneers are a great solution for fixing chipped, stained, or misshapen teeth. They are made with a thin porcelain and are custom-made and bonded to the front surface of your teeth providing a natural-looking restoration.

Q: How effective is teeth whitening?

A: Although dental veneers can help fix stained teeth, another treatment that can be effective in removing stains is teeth whitening. Age, certain beverages, and your lifestyle habits can affect the color of your teeth. Contact our dentists to help brighten your smile.

Q: I need tooth pain relief!

A: If you are experiencing tooth pain, rinse your mouth with warm saltwater, use over-the-counter pain relievers, and apply a cold compress to the affected area. Then, schedule an appointment with Upcare Dental to address the underlying cause of the pain before it gets worse.

Q: What should I do in a dental emergency?

A: In a dental emergency, it is important to seek immediate care. The dental team at Upcare Dental will provide you with prompt emergency dentistry services to alleviate pain and address the issue.