Frequently Asked Questions About our COVID19 Protocol

  • What are your countermeasures against the COVID19 virus?

    We have installed negative pressure rooms to properly spread the disease. Most of our common areas are also equipped with proper air circulation with the use of exhaust fans. Inside the cubicle we use Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) as well as fumigate the rooms after every patient.

  • How can I visit the dentist during the pandemic?

    For you to book an appointment you can simply call us at +63 908 894 3569 or 034 441 0071. We’ll send you our telescreening form for you to fill up prior to your visit.
    You should meet with your dentist at least once every six months for a checkup

  • Do you strictly follow infection control guidelines?

    We strictly follow the infection control guidelines set by the Center for Disease Control (CDC)

  • Do you accept walk in patients?

    We’ll gladly accept walk in patients as long as they undergo our screening process as well disinfection before entering our operating rooms.

  • What are your methods of payment?

    We currently accept cash, bank transfers, and check payments payable to Mendez Multi-Specialty Dental Group, Inc.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • How often should I visit my dentist?

    You should meet with your dentist at least once every six months for a checkup

  • What symptoms indicate a visit to the dentist

    if you feel pain. sensitivity, of discomfort, you should see your dentist immediately for checkup and possible treatment or preventive solutions.

  • What can I expect during a dental checkup?

    During the consultation, your medical and dental history will be reviewed, to be followed by an oral examination by your dentist.

  • What’s the difference between a DDS and DMD?

    The Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) and Doctor of Medicine in Dentistry (DMD) are the same degrees. It is up to the universities they attended to determine what degree is awarded, but both degrees us the same curriculum requirements

  • What type of toothbrush and toothpaste should I use?

    It is advised to use a toothpaste that contains fluoride, which strengthens and protects teeth. The toothbrush to be used depends upon the patient’s needs. for patients with gingival problems, soft bristled brushes are recommended

  • Do I really need to floss?

    Flossing helps remove food debris in the inter-proximal area (between) of your teeth which may cause tooth decay

  • Does a rinse or mouthwash help?

    Rinsing with mouthwash remove some bacteria that toothpaste and water cannot remove, it is best to ask your dentist for a recommendation on which brand to use.

  • Are dental X-rays safe and needed?

    Dental X-Rays are an important diagnostic tool that helps the dentist assess. Dental radiographic scanning emits minimal radiation, making it safe for almost everyone. Pregnant women are advised to not have x-rays taken during pregnancy, except during emergency cases.

  • How do fillings work?

    Tooth fillings fill the prepared cavity caused by dental caries and restores the tooth structure and function.

  • What do sealants do?

    Dental sealants are thin coatings that when painted on the chewing surfaces of the back teeth (molars) can prevent cavities (tooth decay) for many years. Sealants protect the chewing surfaces from cavities by covering them with a protective shield that blocks out germs and food.

  • How long will the results of teeth whitening last?

    The effects of teeth whitening last for a long time. However, regularly drinking coffee or wine may stain the teeth again.

  • I have diabetes. Why is my dentist concerned?

    If you have diabetes, you’re more likely to have oral health problems like cavities, and infections of the gums and bones that hold your teeth in place because diabetes can reduce the blood supply to the area.

  • I have High Blood. Why is my dentist concerned?

    High blood pressure can lead to hypertension which may affect how we treat you for dental procedures.

  • I just found out I am pregnant. How can this affect my mouth?

    Due to the hormonal changes experienced by women during pregnancy the gums in our mouth may develop a condition known as “pregnancy gingivitis” which may lead to swelling and bleeding.