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Masks Are Single Use – Dental Office Safety

July 8th, 2020|

Due to shortages of personal protective equipment (PPE), there is an alarming trend jeopardizing dental office safety where dentists and hygienists are re-using their masks.  Some are placing a “Level 1” mask over their N95 respirator and keeping the N95 on, patient after patient, [...]

Your Safety and that of Our Team is Our Priority: How I Believe a Dental Office Should Be

June 10th, 2020|

If you haven’t read the previous blog called So Many Changes in Dentistry, check it out before reading this one since this is a continuation of the previous one. So to follow along with the previous blog and the different rules set out by [...]

COVID-19 impact on mercury fillings

May 14th, 2020|

The Impact on Mercury Fillings: Getting them Removed after COVID-19 Removing and replacing mercury fillings has been a long-standing discussion for many of our patients who are looking to get healthier and better. With the new regulations, and changes as we come back to our [...]

Big Changes in Dental Due to COVID-19

May 13th, 2020|

COVID-19 impact on dentistry There has been a lot of appropriate focus and concern regarding COVID-19 patients and the consequences of our health systems. “Flattening the curve” and social distancing is critical to delaying the spread and preventing our hospitals from being overrun. However, [...]

How Restorative Dentistry will change post COVID-19

May 12th, 2020|

Big Changes in Dental Due to COVID-19 If you have ever had dental fillings, crowns, root canals, bridges, implants, or veneers, then you have had “restorative dentistry”. It is called ‘restorative’ because we remove what’s broken or decayed and ‘restore’ with another tooth-like material, like [...]

There’s No Shame in One Little Cavity

March 25th, 2020|

A Cavity is (Almost) Normal There are very few people who have never experienced at least one cavity in their lifetime. However, if you are one of the lucky ones who make it into adulthood without so much as a cavity, congratulations! But you’re not [...]

When to Start Orthodontic Treatment

March 18th, 2020|

Think Your Child is Too Young for Orthodontic Treatment? Think Again Parents are often surprised when we recommend assessing their young child for orthodontics. Maybe they believe the common misconception about waiting for adult teeth before considering braces or other orthodontic procedures. But the [...]

DIY Dental: Don’t Believe the Internet. Unless You Read it Here

March 11th, 2020|

Gambling with DIY Dental It’s amazing that there are so many people willing to believe what they read on the internet. Yet often enough we see patients in our practice who have been using home remedies and natural products to do DIY dental. They [...]

The Less Obvious Benefits Of Straight Teeth

March 4th, 2020|

Here are some of the less obvious (but More Important!) ways that straight teeth will help you! Braces aren’t just for teenagers anymore and straightening crooked teeth with braces or Invisalign is becoming more and more common among adults. However, the reason for doing so [...]

Isn’t Brushing Your Teeth a Simple Thing?

February 26th, 2020|

It's All About Brushing Your Teeth You learned about the importance of brushing your teeth as a child and have been doing it (at least twice a day, right?) ever since. You would think that with so many years of practice that we would all [...]

Instagram is Ruining Your Smile

February 19th, 2020|

People would generally agree that overall, the Internet is making things better for us, though in some ways it’s making things worse. Social media, in particular Instagram, where everyone has the opportunity to share too much about their lives, deals people blows to their [...]

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