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At the Dental Arts Group in Cortland, NY, we are dedicated to providing our patients with comprehensive dental care and resources to assist them in maintaining optimal oral health. We understand that everyone’s dental needs are unique, which is why our staff is available to help you better understand and care for your oral health.

Our aim is to empower our patients to achieve the healthy and beautiful smiles they deserve. Providing preventative, restorative, and cosmetic dentistry allows us to be a one-stop shop for your dental needs.

New Patient Forms

Please download, print, and fill out the forms and bring them with you to your appointment. Of course, you can always come by the office and fill them out before your visit.


What dental services do you offer at Dental Arts Group?

Dental Arts Group offers a comprehensive range of dental services, including preventive, basic, major, and cosmetic care. Please see our Services page for more information on the dental services we provide.

How often should I visit the dentist for regular check-ups and cleanings?

The American Dental Association recommends visiting the dentist once every six months for a regular dental check-up. This depends on your dental health and history, however. If the dentist has reason for concern, they may recommend more frequent visits.

Can dental implants be a good option for me if I have missing teeth?

Dental implants are an excellent option for replacing missing teeth and restoring both function and aesthetics. They are designed to mimic the natural tooth structure, providing a stable and long-lasting solution. However, the candidacy for dental implants depends on various factors such as overall oral health, bone density, and gum condition.

Do you offer teeth whitening services, and how long do the results last?

Dental Arts Group offers a professional teeth whitening service that can brighten your smile by several shades. How long the results last differ based on various factors such as coffee drinking, smoking habit, certain foods, and also depending on your dental hygiene as well. Your dentist can discuss the various teeth whitening options and how long they are expected to last.

What are some common signs that I need to have my wisdom teeth removed?

Common signs that you may need your wisdom teeth removed include pain or discomfort in the back of the mouth, red or swollen gums, jaw stiffness, or an unpleasant taste or odor. Please schedule a consultation with the dentist for an evaluation if you are concerned it’s time to remove your wisdom teeth.

What can I do to prevent cavities and maintain good oral hygiene?

To prevent cavities and maintain good oral hygiene, it is important to brush your teeth at least twice a day, floss daily, and rinse with an antimicrobial mouthwash daily. Additionally, maintaining a balanced diet, limiting sugary and acidic foods and beverages, and visiting the dentist regularly for check-ups and cleanings helps!

Does dental insurance cover cosmetic dentistry procedures?

Dental insurance typically does not cover cosmetic dentistry procedures, as they are considered elective and primarily aim to improve the appearance of your smile. However, coverage may be available for certain procedures that also offer restorative benefits, such as dental crowns or orthodontic treatment. It is best to check with your dental insurance provider to understand your specific coverage and any potential out-of-pocket costs.

How can I alleviate dental anxiety?

Dental anxiety is a common concern, and there are several techniques to help alleviate it. Some strategies include deep breathing exercises, listening to relaxing music, using distraction techniques like watching television or wearing headphones, and discussing your anxiety with your dentist beforehand.

How long does a dental crown typically last?

The lifespan of a dental crown depends on various factors, such as oral hygiene practices, dietary habits, and natural wear and tear. On average, dental crowns can last between 10 and 15 years, but with proper care and regular dental visits, they can last even longer. It is essential to maintain good oral hygiene and avoid habits like teeth grinding and chewing on hard objects that can potentially damage the crown.

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