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Keeping a Clean Office: Safety Protocols During COVID-19

May 17, 2020

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Clean dental office in Ormond BeachDental offices are some of the cleanest, safest places that you can go to. They are held to very strict cleanliness and sanitation guidelines to always ensure beneficial, dynamic treatment for their patients. Your Ormond Beach dentists understand just how stressful the COVID-19 pandemic can be and are taking even greater precautions to protect you. You can feel confident that you’ll be in a perfectly safe environment the next time you book a dental appointment.

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Dental Emergency? Why You Should Visit Your Dentist Instead of the ER

April 6, 2020

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older man with dental emergency

With all the stress of the COVID-19 pandemic going on, the last thing you need on your hands is a dental emergency. Yet, as many as one in six Americans will have to deal with one every year. When one strikes, it’s important that you know where to go. Should you visit your dentist’s office or the emergency room? Keep reading to find out why it’s better for your oral health to see your dentist.

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How to Maintain Your Dental Health During the Coronavirus Pandemic

March 27, 2020

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woman with coronavirus blowing her nose

Thanks to the recent spread of the novel coronavirus, your dentist is likely only open for emergency patients. Since any elective procedures like cleanings are now canceled, that means that at-home oral hygiene is more important than ever before. Here are some tips on how to keep up with your dental health while quarantined and in the event that you get sick as well as some advice on how to stop the spread of the virus in the first place.

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When Should You Replace Oral Hygiene Products?

February 24, 2020

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dental products placed on a bathroom countertopDo you have a large bottle of expired mouthwash or a frayed toothbrush on your bathroom counter that you’re still using? You can get a head start on spring cleaning and optimize your oral health by replacing expired hygiene products that you should no longer be using. Read on for a list of dental tools that you should regularly replace, and how you can pick out new products that are easier and more effective to use. (more…)

4 Easy New Year’s Dental Resolutions You Can Stick to This Year

January 4, 2020

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an older man smilingThe new year is here, and if you’re like millions of others, you probably have a list of resolutions you are attempting to check off before 2020 ends. While some of the most common often include losing weight, starting a new job, or buying a house, you might also want to consider improving your oral health. Why? The benefits are many, but if you want to avoid possible dental problems in the future, you should check out these 4 easy new year’s dental resolutions your dentist wants you to keep.

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The Top 3 Reasons Why Soaking Your Dentures is So Important

December 21, 2019

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dentist examining clean, beautiful dentures At the end of a long day, anything that comes between you and going to sleep as soon as possible can become a huge hassle. Maybe you’ve brushed your dentures for the night and are wondering if you really need to soak them. Perhaps you can’t find the cup you usually keep them in or the cleaning solution you usually use. Is soaking your dentures really that important? In short, yes! Soaking dentures in water or cleaning solution is vital to keeping them in good working order and keeping you healthy! Read on to learn why soaking your dentures overnight is so important, and some important do’s and don’ts to keep them functioning properly.

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Your Dentist’s Holiday Wish List: How to Stay Cavity-Free This Season

December 3, 2019

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a dentist smiling while a patient has her teeth checked If your dentist could ask for a gift this holiday season, the chances that it would be to receive a smiling tooth that serves as a paperweight are slim. Instead, they would probably tell you that the best gift you could give would be to have a healthy, glowing smile this year. When you arrive for your checkup with a cavity-free smile, this not only makes life easier for you, but it also ensures your dentist that you’re taking care of your dental health. To make sure you’re staying on top of your oral hygiene and keeping cavities away, here are a few tips to help.

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5 Ways to Protect Your Teeth from Enamel Erosion

November 27, 2019

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anatomy of a tooth on blue background

You’re meeting a friend you haven’t seen in a while for coffee, and you couldn’t be more excited. You’re having a great time catching up. Once the hot beverage passes your lips, though, a raging pain shoots through your mouth. Your teeth feel like they’re on fire. Why are your teeth so sensitive? According to your dentist, you might be suffering from tooth enamel erosion. But what is tooth enamel? And how can you keep erosion from happening? Read on to find out.

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What to Do If Your Teeth Have Shifted After Braces

November 17, 2019

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girl holding Invisalign clear aligner

When you were younger, you spent two unbearably long years wearing clunky, awkward metal braces. It was all worth it when you saw beautifully straight teeth smiling back at you in the mirror. After a few years, however, you misplaced your retainer. Now your teeth have shifted back to almost the same level of misalignment they were at before getting your braces. You wish more than anything that you could have straight teeth, but you dread the thought of wearing braces again. Fortunately, there’s an alternative – Invisalign. Read on to learn what it is and how it can benefit you.

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Keeping Your Smile Safe During National Dental Hygiene Month

October 28, 2019

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Woman brushing teethMost people agree that oral health is extremely important, but did you know that according to the World Dental Federation, almost half of the world’s population (about 44%) suffers from untreated tooth decay? Chances are, you could be doing a better job of protecting your mouth from cavities and gum disease. That’s why this year, your dentist wants you to celebrate National Dental Hygiene Month in October by taking another look at the care you give your pearly whites.

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