Ask a Dentist Launched in Murfreesboro Office
INTRODUCING ASK DR. RICAFORT
Early in 2015 Dr. Ricafort decided to open up the floor for dental questions online. Whether you are a current patient, a soon-to-be patient, or someone who simply has some dentistry questions, here’s your chance to ask Dr. Ricafort anything you wish to know. Dr. Ricafort, DDS, is one of Murfreesboro, Tennessee’s leading dentists, winning “best of” awards in Rutherford County and Nashville, TN. His services range from general exams and cleanings to root canals, dentures, and complex restorative dentistry.
TYPES OF DENTAL QUESTIONS
Dr Ricafort is equipped and ready to address nearly any dental question you have. There are no silly, stupid, or insignificant questions. Your questions matter! You may submit your questions here or via his Facebook page. Answers will be published both on the website and on Facebook. Thanks in advance for your participation.
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