April 16, 2020
Nearly one million Americans have a dental emergency each year, and that number is not expected to decrease during the COVID-19 pandemic. A hospital emergency room is where most people go to receive care during a dental emergency, but these places are currently facing multiple issues that can make getting treatment difficult. Instead, you should think about visiting your dentist first for such issues. While many are closed for preventive visits, they can still see you for dental emergencies. Here are four reasons why you should consider visiting your dentist first in the event of an urgent dental problem.
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March 15, 2020
Many states have issued shelter-in-place orders to prevent the movement and spread of COVID-19. Their orders have led to countless businesses temporarily shutting their doors in an effort to keep communities safe. Fortunately, that’s not exactly that case with your emergency dentist. Read on to learn about what services your dentist is providing at these unpredictable times and when you need to visit them for urgent treatment.
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February 6, 2020
Red is widely considered the color of February. From
bouquets of roses to heart-shaped boxes of chocolate, red is everywhere. One
place you probably wouldn’t expect to see red is in your gums when brushing and
flossing, but that’s the reality for more than half of Americans. Bleeding gums
is a sign of gum disease. Since February is National Gum Disease
Awareness Month, now seems like the perfect time to talk about gum disease, its
treatment, and how you can prevent it.
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December 10, 2019
As much as you might love your dentist, they’re probably not
on the top of the list of people you want to spend quality time with this
holiday season. You’d probably much rather sit in your living room chair with
friends and family than the dental chair.
To help you avoid that situation, we’ve compiled this list of five tips to keep
your teeth healthy during the holiday season.
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October 18, 2019
Losing all your
teeth obviously has an impact on your oral health; you’ll likely need dentures
from your dentist in order to speak clearly and enjoy a balanced diet. But tooth
loss can have numerous unseen consequences as well. For example, if you’re a postmenopausal
woman who has lost most or all of your teeth, you might be at risk of
developing high blood pressure – and all the life-threatening complications it
can lead to. Read on to learn more about the link between cardiovascular health
and the empty space in your smile.
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