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Summer Is the Best Time to Take Care of Your Tooth Extraction

July 7, 2020

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woman relaxing in hammock after Slope park dentist tooth extraction

The sun is shining, the weather is warming up, and the fun summer months are ahead of us! It’s the perfect time of year for relaxing by the pool, enjoying cool summertime treats, and…having your tooth extracted? It may not be the first item on your summer to-do list, but now is the best time to get this procedure done if you need it. Read on as your Park Slope dentist explains why you should get your tooth extraction out of the way this summer and a few tips on how to enjoy the season as you recover.

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What Your Dental Visit Will Be Like Post-COVID-19

June 25, 2020

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young woman wearing face mask to dental visit

Before the coronavirus pandemic changed just about every aspect of our lives, you had a pretty good idea of what to expect when you saw your dentist for a checkup. You’d read some magazines in the waiting room, greet the team members with a handshake or hug, and your dentist would be wearing a face mask and gloves as they treated you. These days, almost everything about the way your dentist operates has changed. Here’s what you can expect during a dental visit in these post-COVID-19 times.

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Teledentistry: A Great Option During COVID-19

May 4, 2020

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Patient receiving teledentistry from dentist

Limiting social contact is a crucial component of slowing down the spread of the COVID-19 virus. Most people are quarantining and social distancing as much as possible. However, despite the virus, life stills goes on and things come up. If you’re having a dental concern that you want diagnosed during the pandemic, but would still like to keep social distancing, teledentistry may be the solution for you. Learn more about the benefits of teledentistry from your Park Slope dentist.

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Why You Shouldn’t Hesitate to Crown a Broken Tooth

February 7, 2020

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young woman blonde hair pain from broken dental crownThe crown of a tooth is the part that is visible above the gum line. One of its purposes is to protect the sensitive inner parts where the canals and nerve endings are housed. Thus, it’s a bad idea to ignore a break in the crown, as it can lead to some serious problems. As you read further, a local dentist explains the danger of waiting to have a new dental crown in Park Slope placed, and how your oral health can be restored.

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It’s Back-To-School Time! Have You Scheduled Everyone’s Dental Checkups?

August 15, 2019

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Chalkboard saying “Back To School”Here we are again – another summer is almost over and it’s time to think about preparing for a new school year. Many parents have a long to-do list that includes everything from shopping for school supplies to buying new shoes. But you may have forgotten one task that can make the upcoming year run a lot more smoothly: scheduling a checkup with a dentist in Park Slope. Learn more below about the many ways checkups keep your child’s smile on track and why it’s so helpful to schedule now, before the first day of class!

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