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May 11, 2022

Do Root Canal Procedures Hurt?

Filed under: Uncategorized — nlcdentistry @ 5:43 pm
Illustration of root canal treatment

You probably want to ask some questions if it’s your first time getting root canal therapy.  After all, it’s important to know about costs, logistics, benefits, etc. However, you’d also want to assuage your fear about the procedure. That being the case, your biggest question is likely, “Are root canals painful?”

Altamonte Springs’ dentists answer with a resounding “No!” Read this summary on the root canal process to find out why!

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April 25, 2022

Can You Put Your Knocked-Out Tooth Back In By Yourself?

Filed under: Uncategorized — smtusa @ 7:10 pm
man holding cheek from knocked-out tooth

Around 5 million people get a knocked-out tooth each year, according to the American Association of Endodontists. If this is something you’ve experienced, then you should definitely seek emergency dental care as soon as you can! But is it possible to put it back in on your own while you wait for your visit? Read on to learn when it’s safe to place it in its socket and how to safely do so.

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April 5, 2022

3 Steps To Follow When Learning To Talk With Dentures

Filed under: Uncategorized — smtusa @ 1:33 pm
mature man smiling with dentures

Have you recently gotten your dentures? Now that you have them, you can be sure to enjoy a fully restored smile again. However, many patients sometimes find it challenging to speak with them on. Fortunately, this doesn’t have to be the case for long. Keep reading to learn three steps to follow when talking with dentures to make the process easier!

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March 5, 2022

Dentures: How to Keep Them Bright & White!

Filed under: Uncategorized — smtusa @ 3:20 pm
whitened dentures in Altamonte Springs

Have you recently started wearing your dentures? Are you wondering how you can keep them nice and shiny? You might be surprised to learn that maintaining their new and fresh appearance can be quite simple. All it takes is a good dental hygiene and some preventive measures to avoid discoloration. Read on to learn how to whiten dentures and the methods to keep away from!  

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February 3, 2022

Keeping a Healthy Heart Starts with Your Smile

Filed under: Uncategorized — nlcdentistry @ 5:00 pm
woman smiling for Heart Health Month in Altamonte Springs

On top of Valentine’s Day, February is also Heart Health Month in Altamonte Springs. Now is time for awareness on what can improve your health and promote a strong heart. From exercise to the latest diet trends, you can try them all! But did you know one of first things to keep a healthy heart is a healthy smile? Read on to learn more about the relation between your heart and teeth health, and the best practices for living well.

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December 4, 2021

How Do I Deal with Winter Mouth Issues?

Filed under: Uncategorized — nlcdentistry @ 9:11 pm
woman applying lip balm in winter outdoors

As the wintry weather rolls in, some particular oral health problems return each year. Struggles with sensitive teeth, dry mouth, and chapped lips elevate.

You don’t have to be one of the many to endure these troubles. Read on for some tips from your dentist about combating winter mouth issues in Altamonte Springs.

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September 24, 2020

I Don’t Want No Scrub: Why You Won’t See Your Dentist in Scrubs Outside the Office

Filed under: Uncategorized — nlcdentistry @ 5:22 pm
Dental team wearing scrubs and face masks

Six months ago, our lives were turned upside down as the new COVID-19 virus spread into a worldwide pandemic. Fortunately, measures like social distancing and extensive hand hygiene have made the transition into our “new normal” possible, but the fight is long from over. Therefore, your dental team is implementing additional safety practices, like changing out of their scrubs before leaving their office. A dentist in Altamonte Springs shares why this infection control measure is so important and four additional procedures you can expect at your next visit.

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August 23, 2020

Why Do I Need to Rinse Before My Appointment?

Filed under: Uncategorized — Tags: — smtusa @ 10:02 pm

Woman using mouthrinse at dentist in Altamonte Springs. After several weeks of closures, you’re finally able to visit your dentist in Altamonte Springs again. As with other aspects of your life, things will be a bit different during your next cleaning and checkup amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Besides virtual waiting rooms and social distancing practices, you’ll also be asked to use a mouthrinse before your examination. The extra step isn’t to ensure your breath is minty fresh. Instead, you’ll be doing your part to help combat the spread of COVID-19.

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July 6, 2020

How to Say Hello to Your Dental Team in the Age of Social Distancing

Filed under: Uncategorized — nlcdentistry @ 8:04 pm
two people wearing face masks and touching elbows

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed countless aspects of our daily lives, including how we say hello to one another. If you’re a hugger, living in this age of social distancing can be tough. It can be hard to feel connected with others when you can’t make physical contact without risking infection. Luckily, there are still plenty of ways you can greet other people, such as your dental team, while staying safe. A dentist in Altamonte Springs is here to share a few of them.

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May 21, 2020

How Dental Safety Looks in the Post COVID-19 Era

Filed under: Uncategorized — nlcdentistry @ 11:23 pm
woman happily visiting safe dentist in Altamonte Springs

Before the COVID-19 outbreak, the average dental team would wash their hands, put on new gloves and a mask, and prepare to get your appointment underway. A new era has dawned, though: one where even greater attention must be dedicated to maintaining a safe environment. The good news is that your dentist in Altamonte Springs has always been ahead of the curve when it comes to controlling the spread of germs, bacteria and infection. Read on to find out about some of the additional steps being taken to keep you safe while you visit.

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