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How to Correctly Wear a Face Mask

June 22, 2020

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Woman demonstrating how to wear a face mask

Question: How many times did you wear a face mask before 2020? Rarely, if ever, right? However, over the past few months, they have become a part of our everyday life. From trips to the grocery store, errands around town, and visits with friends and family, they have become as necessary as our phones and keys.  

While face masks are crucial in limiting the spread of COVID-19, it is important to note that they are only effective if worn properly. Your dentist in Orange Park shares how to properly put them on and the dos and don’ts of wearing one.

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Social Distancing in Dentistry: How It’s Possible

June 17, 2020

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Floor sign from Orange Park dentist reminding patients about social distancing

After weeks in quarantine, the US is slowly beginning to reopen. However, it’s vital to remember that the threat of COVID-19 is still present and the best way to protect yourself is to practice social distancing. If you’re seeking dental care that had to be postponed due to COVID-19, how can you stay six feet apart from other patients? Read on to find out how your Orange Park dentist is helping you limit your exposure to the coronavirus during your dental visit.

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What to Expect at Your First Appointment When Your Dentist Reopens

May 26, 2020

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The COVID-19 pandemic has changed virtually everything about our lives. Many of us are working from home, some of us are out of a job, and essential workers are risking their lives trying to keep our society afloat. One aspect of society that hasn’t changed too much is dentistry. The American Dental Association recommended that all dentists only treat emergency patients for a while. However, many of them are beginning to open back up to patients with other needs, such as fillings or cleanings. Keep reading to learn what you can expect at your first appointment after your dentist in Orange Park opens back up.

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COVID-19 Cleaning: The Steps Your Dentist Takes to Keep a Sterile Operatory

May 16, 2020

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Operatory cleaned by dentist in Orange Park

Dentists are sticklers for cleanliness. Even when there isn’t a pandemic, dental offices adhere to very strict sanitation procedures to make sure that you walk into a sterile environment each time you have an appointment. Now that the pandemic has struck, dentists are implementing even tighter guidelines to protect you, themselves, and their teams. They will not see you until they have completed each step to a T. Find out how your dentist in Orange Park creates a germ-free environment for your dental care.

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Not Sure If You Need An Emergency Dentist In Quarantine? Start Here

April 21, 2020

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Woman in pain seeing an emergency dentist in Orange Park

It can be tough to know how to handle a dental emergency, especially when you’re in self-quarantine during the COVID-19 pandemic. You don’t want to see an emergency dentist in Orange Park unless it’s truly necessary, but you also don’t want to risk more pain and problems by neglecting to get treatment! In this blog, you’ll learn how to know when you’re having a true dental emergency and get some easy tips to prevent them altogether.  

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Missing Checkups Because Your Dentist Is Closed? 6 Tips To Maintain Your Smile

April 13, 2020

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Couple brushing their teeth with tips from a dentist in Orange Park

During the COVID-19 pandemic, dental offices have closed for routine care and are only seeing emergency patients. This has been done on the recommendations of the Centers For Disease Control to minimize exposure to the virus (for both patients and dental staff) and “flatten the curve.” However, if you’re a person who is diligent about seeing a dentist in Orange park every six months, you may be worried about missing checkups and cleanings and putting your oral health at risk. In this blog, you’ll get 6 easy tips to keep your teeth and gums healthy until you can get preventive care again. Learn more below!

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Preserve Your Oral Health by Avoiding These 5 Bad Habits!

March 15, 2020

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biting fingernails risking emergency visit to dentist in Orange Park

Your teeth do more than just tear and grind up food. They also help to support your facial structure and fortify your jawbone. Therefore, it’s of the utmost importance to take proper care of them. Your gum health is equally vital, as the soft tissue is to your teeth what soil is to plants. Unfortunately, many people unknowingly participate in activities that could be quite harmful – some could even lead to a dental emergency. If you’re looking to fortify your oral health, then continue reading, as your dentist in Orange Park lists 5 bad dental habits that you should avoid!

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When is It Necessary to Have Your Wisdom Teeth Pulled?

March 8, 2020

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woman having tooth extracted by dentist in Orange Park

Before having any of your teeth removed, it’s best to give it some thought, because each one of your ivories has a purpose. As for dentists, pulling a tooth is usually one of the last options they will consider. That’s because they know how important each one is to the health of your jaw and other teeth, as well as your dental function. However, there are some situations that require your wisdom teeth to be extracted to maintain your oral health. Read on to find out what the indicators are that it’s time to have your teeth pulled by your dentist in Orange Park.

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5 Tips to Snack Smart for a Healthy Smile

February 18, 2020

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woman holding strawberries after visiting dentist in Orange ParkYou’ve heard the saying, “you are what you eat.” Did you know it applies to more than just your waistline? Your diet also influences your dental health. Although you’re always surrounded by sweet treats and salty snacks, your dentist in Orange Park recommends you snack smart to keep your teeth and gums healthy. Sometimes, it isn’t always easy, but here are 5 easy tips to keep in mind for a healthy smile.

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Do Your Gums Bleed When Flossing?

February 5, 2020

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woman flossing her teeth after seeing her dentist in Orange ParkDo you noticed blood-tinged saliva after flossing your teeth? You might think it’s normal, but it’s never a good sign. In some cases, the solution to stop the bleeding may be simple, like changing your oral hygiene routine. Other times, there may be a larger problem brewing beneath the surface, such as an infection. Your dentist in Orange Park will evaluate your smile to determine what’s causing the issue to create the customized treatment plan you need to stop the bleeding.

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