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Creative Contact-Free Ways to Greet Your Dental Team

July 27, 2020

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Two men greeting each other using elbow bump

As much as your dental team loves greeting you with a handshake or a hug, these friendly ways of saying hello are temporarily off limits. With all of the new precautionary measures being taken, maintaining social distancing as much as possible is a must! But this doesn’t mean that you cannot greet the staff in other ways with little to no contact. Continue reading to learn about some fun creative greetings from your dentist in Pleasant Grove.


Benefits of Finding a Dentist with Convenient Hours

July 14, 2020

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Woman at dentist in Mesquite

Finding a dentist with hours that cater to your busy schedule can be difficult. Between your busy job and your family, there’s hardly any time for other important things, like regular dental appointments. You don’t want to take off work or pull your kids out of school, but sometimes you feel like you have to in order to get the treatment that everyone needs. Your dentist in Mesquite discusses why finding a dentist with convenient hours is so important as well as other benefits of having a regular dentist.


4 Concerns of High-Risk Patients, Answered

July 6, 2020

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At-risk patient wearing mask

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the way you live your life. You’ve been working from home, only leaving your house when necessary, and wearing a face covering when you do. These small steps go a long way when it comes to protecting yourself and your family from becoming ill. People who are at-risk for developing severe symptoms may find this even more anxiety inducing. Continue reading to learn the answers to common concerns of at-risk patients from your dentist in Love Field.


I’m Experiencing a Dental Emergency! What Do I Do?

July 4, 2020

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Woman with toothache

Dental emergencies are inconvenient, scary, and it’s difficult to know what to do. You don’t want to rush to the dentist with an unnecessary issue, but you also don’t want to leave something potentially serious untreated. Fortunately, your dentist in Far North Dallas discusses what you should do depending on what your emergency is. Continue reading to learn when it’s necessary to visit the office for an urgent appointment.


Why Are Dental Implants So Popular?

June 30, 2020

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Mesquite dentist holding model jaw with dental implant

Amidst all the options you have to replace your missing teeth, one sets itself apart from the rest: dental implants. This new method of tooth replacement is becoming increasingly popular, with more than 500,000 dental implants placed every year. Why have over 3 million Americans chosen this dental restoration over more traditional ones like bridges or dentures? Read on as your Mesquite dentist explains seven unique benefits of rebuilding your smile with dental implants.


How to Keep Your Hands Clean to Reduce Your Risk of COVID-19

June 23, 2020

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dentist in Far North Dallas washing their hands

By far one of the most effective ways to prevent the spread of germs, including the ones that cause COVID-19, is to wash your hands on a regular basis, especially if you’re an essential worker who interacts with people all day. However, even if you spend most of your time at home, it’s important to know the proper handwashing technique and pay attention to the cleaning products you use. To learn more about which products you should use and how to wash your hands to prevent contracting COVID-19, keep reading below as a dentist in Far North Dallas explains the facts.


Why Is My Dentist Asking Me to Rinse Before My Appointment?

June 17, 2020

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Love Field dentist measuring out antimicrobial mouthwash in COVID-19

A wide variety of new infection control protocols have been put in place at your dentist’s office to safeguard your health during the COVID-19 pandemic. However, everyone needs to do their part to keep the entire office safe. That’s why you’ll be asked to follow a few extra precautions at your next appointment. Find out why your Love Field dentist may request that you use a special mouthwash before your appointment and how it works to keep you and your dental team safe.


How to Correctly Wear a Face Mask

June 2, 2020

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Woman wears face mask correctly as instructed by Pleasant Grove dentist

COVID-19 is spread through infected respiratory droplets that are dispersed when a sick person coughs, sneezes, or speaks. As more studies are being conducted, researchers are discovering that many cases of COVID-19 present no or very few symptoms. Since this means that people may be contagious with the virus without knowing it, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends that Americans wear face masks and coverings in public areas. Read on as your Pleasant Grove dentist explains how to properly wear a mask during the COVID-19 pandemic.


Why is My Dentist Wearing a Face Shield?

May 26, 2020

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Pleasant Grove dentist in face shield and other PPE holds model teethThe best way to protect yourself and your family from COVID-19 is to practice social distancing. This may cause you to feel nervous if you need dental care during quarantine. Thankfully, dentists across the nation are raising their ambitious sanitation standards to ensure their patients are safe when they receive treatment during the COVID-19 pandemic. The next time you visit your Pleasant Grove dentist, you may notice a new addition to their work wardrobe: a face shield. Find out why this piece of personal protective equipment could become the new normal at your dentist’s practice


Your Dentist Wears These 4 Items to Keep You Safe in COVID-19

May 23, 2020

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A dental professional wearing PPE also worn by your Love Field dentistCOVID-19 is transmitted when infected respiratory droplets come in contact with a person’s mouth, nose, or eyes. To ensure that their practice is as clean as possible, dentists are increasing their already high standards of sanitation and infection control. In addition to advanced COVID-19 safety protocols, your dental team safeguards your health by wearing personal protective equipment (PPE). Read on to find out which four pieces of PPE your Love Field dentist uses to keep themselves and their patients safe when providing dental care in COVID-19.


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