June 28, 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic has caused several changes to your daily life. Besides wearing face masks and washing your hands more often, you’ve also had to stay home. After being closed for weeks, businesses across the country are reopening, including your dentist. Although you’ll still benefit from the same exceptional care, things will be a bit different at your next routine dental cleaning and checkup. Here’s how your dentist is preparing for your arrival to ensure a germ-free visit.
April 27, 2020
COVID-19 causes a variety of symptoms and signs, which makes it hard to distinguish from other illnesses. One of the most common side-effect is a low-grade fever, which can also be a sign of an advanced tooth infection. If you have a high temperature, here’s how you can tell whether you should visit your emergency dentist in Ardmore or a medical professional.
March 15, 2020
You’re probably aware that dental offices are closed for routine care during COVID-19. But what if you have a dental emergency? And how do you know when you need an emergency dentist in Ardmore right away and when it can wait? First of all, rest assured that dentists are still open for critical care during COVID-19, so you can always get the care you need. And keep reading below to find out how to determine whether you’re having a true emergency or not. You’ll also learn some easy strategies to prevent dental emergencies at home as much as possible!
February 7, 2020
Imagine this: you’re going about your daily life when you
feel something strange in your mouth. Is it a piece of leftover food? You spit
it out and your stomach drops—you’re now holding a dental crown or cavity that
should be securely fixed in your smile! Read on as your Ardmore emergency
dentist lays out step-by-step what you should do next.
January 20, 2020
The thought of a cavity leading to a hospital stay or, even
worse, being life-threatening, may seem preposterous, but studies show that deaths
infections are on the rise. According to data published in the Journal of
Endodontics, over a nine-year span, a total of 61,439 hospitalizations were
primarily attributed to periapical abscesses (severe infection surrounding the
apex of a tooth). As it turns out, nearly 90% of the cases were treated on an
emergency/urgent basis. As you continue reading, a local dentist explains how
receiving a dental cleaning in Ardmore can help to protect you from having such
a problem on your hands.
December 27, 2019
Most people’s New Year’s resolutions have something to do
with their health – whether that’s physically, like going to the gym, or mentally,
like being more self-confident. However, not many people resolve to take better
care of their oral health in the new year. This is a shame, since it’s much
easier than you might think. One way to make sure your teeth and gums are in
good condition is to schedule a dental cleaning for 2020. Here’s what happens during
and why you should consider getting one.
November 22, 2019
You’re wrapping the last of your holiday presents when
suddenly a dull, throbbing pain shoots through your mouth. Oh no, you have a
toothache! Not only are you worried about this pain ruining your holiday, but
all the local dentists are no doubt closed for the next few days. Let’s look at
what you can do during a toothache and a few other holiday dental
October 14, 2019
Can you believe it’s already October? Just like that, it’ll be New Year’s before you know it. With the new year comes many deadlines, but there’s one you may be forgetting about. While your dental insurance may not have a real “deadline” you should be aware that most insurance plans restart on January 1st. This means that any benefits that you don’t use will be wasted and gone forever. Thankfully, there are some ways you can maximize your dental insurance benefits before the end of the year. See how you can save money by cashing in on your insurance while you still can from a Delta Dental dentist in Ardmore.
August 5, 2019
No one wants to see their child in pain, and one of the best ways to keep your child healthy and happy is to help them maintain good oral health. While dental injuries and other emergencies can happen in a flash, there aresome proactive steps you can take to prevent them. By using the 5 strategies in this blog, you can avoid unexpected visits to a children’s dentist in Ardmore and minimize your child’s chances of cavities, injuries, and other painful issues. Learn more below!
April 9, 2019
You work hard to help keep your child’s oral hygiene at its best, but even some of the best practices aren’t always as effective as you want them to be. If an infection arises, it can be difficult to determine since some symptoms never show themselves. Just like adults, we often need a professional to look and determine if something more serious is wrong. However, there are a few signs that can signal a child’s tooth infection in Ardmore. Here’s what to look for and what might be causing the problem.