4 Things to Do Before Your First Appointment with a New Dentist

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Switching to a new family dentist can be a bit stressful, especially if it’s been awhile since you’ve had to switch. Still, if your previous dental office closed or if you had to relocate, there’s a good chance you’re in the process of finding a new dentist to trust with your oral health needs. Once you’ve made your appointment, there are still a few things you’ll want to do before your first visit with a new dentist.…

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Stock Up Before Your Oral Surgery: Items You Will Want To Have On Hand After Your Surgical Dental Procedure

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There are many different types of surgical dental procedures that can be performed. This includes wisdom tooth extraction, placing posts for implants, or procedures to correct your jaw alignment. Regardless of what type of oral surgery you are having done, you will likely feel groggy, tired and a bit sore after the procedure. These side effects may last for a few days, depending on the procedures being done, your age, your current health and your tolerance to anesthesia and pain.…

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3 "P's" For Naturally Taking Care Of Your Newly Cracked Tooth

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If you were playing with your kids outside and were hit in the face with a ball, you may have cracked a tooth. If so, use the following three “P’s” for naturally taking care of the tooth until you can have it seen by a dentist. Protect the Tooth Since the protective layer of your tooth has been broken, the gap in the enamel leaves your tooth’s pulp and nerves exposed to food, air, and germs.…

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