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What Is Considered a Dental Emergency?

April 16, 2020

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red emergency room sign against blue sky background

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, many dental offices have temporarily suspended their normal operations. However, they may still be providing emergency and urgent care; they are ready and willing to help patients in need. But how can you tell whether you should schedule an emergency dental appointment? In this blog post, we talk about some situations that call for immediate professional care.

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Keeping Up with Your Dental Hygiene Through the Quarantine

March 20, 2020

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woman using floss to protect dental hygiene during quarantine

The American Dental Association (ADA) is deeply concerned about the health of dentists, their staff members, and their patients. That is why their organization has recommended that dental offices only provide emergency care until the Covid-19 crisis is under control. This precaution may mean that your necessary treatment has been postponed. What can you do to care for your oral health while you are waiting to visit your dentist? Use the below tips to keep up with your dental hygiene through the quarantine.

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Oral Conscious Sedation vs. Nitrous Oxide — Which Is Right for Me?

February 16, 2020

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dental patient discussing sedation options with dentist

Many patients are somewhat apprehensive about dental treatment. If that is true of you, you might be thinking about asking your dentist whether sedation is right for you. And if sedation is right for you, which type of sedation would best fit your circumstances? In this blog post, we compare two popular sedation options: oral vs nitrous oxide.

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Do You Know What Foods You Should Be Eating After Having Oral Surgery?

December 5, 2019

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a bowl full of Jell-O

When preparing for an upcoming oral surgery, it is important that you know what to expect. It is also vital that you understand what you should have waiting for you at home, such as what foods to include in your recovery following oral surgery. Fortunately, your dentist will be able to provide you with a detailed list of instructions on what to do and what not to do while healing at home but to help you get started, allow us to provide you with some of the best foods you will need to keep on hand to make your recovery process much smoother.

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