Dentist FAQs | Common Dental Questions 2018-01-16T13:45:43+00:00

Frequently Asked Questions

Of course! As our name implies, we’re always happy to welcome families of all shapes and sizes to Joseph R. Loftus, DDS. Little smiles often need a special touch to feel truly comfortable, and we’re happy to provide that unique care here at our Dallas office. With six-month check-ups, gentle cleanings, and emergency care for injured teeth, we’ll be sure to set up your son or daughter on a lifelong path towards great oral health.

Contact our office at once! We provide emergency dental care to patients already on record. Just let us know what the problem is and we’ll schedule you in as soon as we possibly can.

For patients with smiles that are healthy but lackluster, our cosmetic dentistry services can provide the dazzling results you’ve been searching for. Whether you need a minor chip filled in or you’re struggling with major discoloration on the enamel, Dr. Loftus will be happy to sit down with you and discuss your treatment options until you can decide on one that best fits your unique needs. Our Dallas team won’t rest until you’re overjoyed with what you see in the mirror!

Yes. Bleeding is almost always a sign of a problem; in this case, it’s a common indicator of the presence of periodontal disease, a common ailment that can have negative consequences for your teeth and gums if left untreated. Thankfully, Dr. Loftus offers effective therapy for this condition! Additionally, with the help of our state-of-the-art soft-tissue laser, your treatment process will be quick and virtually painless when compared to more traditional methods.

You’ve heard right! If you or your partner has been diagnosed with chronic snoring or sleep apnea, our team can provide a customized oral appliance that holds your jaw in a slightly altered position, keeping the airway open during sleep and drastically reducing the severity of any snoring. Your whole family will finally be able to rest easy.