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Frequently Asked Questions

Do you have a question for The Oral Plastic Surgeon? Dr. Fatima Robertson is always willing to take time out of her day to make sure our patients completely understand their oral health care and treatment options. Below, you’ll find answers to some of the most common questions we receive every day. If you happen to have a question we haven’t answered here, please give us a call and ask! No question is too small, we promise!

What is Oral Plastic Surgery?

Oral plastic surgery is where restorative and cosmetic dentistry come together to provide the very best results when it comes to both oral health and smile beauty. This may consist of procedures to replace missing teeth, reshape the gum line, or regenerate what has been lost due to periodontal disease. In the end, its goal is to help you achieve the healthy, attractive smile you need to live your life to the fullest.

How is periodontics different from general dentistry?

Periodontics is actually a specialty field of dentistry that specifically deals with learning about, diagnosing, and treating issues concerning the gums and other structures that surround and support the teeth. In addition to completing dental school, periodontists like Dr. Robertson have to undergo additional advanced training in order to gain this distinction. They typically specialize in treating periodontal disease, oral plastic surgery, and placing dental implants.

What are dental implants?

Dental implants are the highest-quality tooth replacement solution available today. They are the only treatment that restores the entire tooth structure from the root up, providing the most reliable, durable, and aesthetically-pleasing results possible. When placed by a specially-trained dentist like Dr. Robertson, dental implants can replace any number of missing teeth and are virtually indistinguishable from natural ones.

How does Teeth-in-a-Day work?

This is a procedure that allows our team to place dental implants and restore them with a full denture in just one appointment. Dr. Robertson will place four to six specially designed implants into the jaw to support the prosthetic, and then the denture will simply snap onto them. It’s one of the quickest ways to completely restore an entire row of teeth using the most state-of-the-art technology.

What is “Floss Boss”?

Floss Boss is our quarterly subscription service where you’ll receive a special package containing oral healthcare products and professional tips chosen to help you meet your specific needs and smile goals. It will also give you access to a social media community where you can learn the latest and greatest ways to keep your smile looking stunning and problem-free year after year. To learn more and sign up, click here!

What is the LeadHerShip Study Club?

The LeadHerShip Study Club is where Dr. Robertson brings together local female dental professionals to collaborate, network, and enhance their lives both professionally and personality by tapping into the collective knowledge of the community. It’s intended to help empower its members so they can better accomplish their goals in an ever-changing world. It frequently features guest speakers and meets about once a month, making it easy for just about anyone to attend.

What are your financial options/ Will you accept my dental insurance?

Our practice is happy to accept a long list dental insurance plans, and Dr. Robertson is even an in-network provider for many of the most popular ones. For our patients without insurance, we can help you get hassle-free financing through CareCredit. In the end, we’ll always work with you to make sure you can easily afford your care.