What to Consider Before Going to the Dentist

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The pandemic that is known as the Coronavirus (Covid-19) spreads airborne through respiratory droplets. Ongoing research shows that it remains in the air when a person cough or sneezes, so when someone else breathes the same air, they can also get sick. The virus can also be your mucus or saliva that is located inside our body. Many dental offices receive thorough protocols and safety guidelines to protect you and your family during the time of the unknown. The highest level of protection that all dental offices must be aware of is to have:

What to Consider Before Going to the Dentist

  • Airborne isolation infection-free rooms
  • The room that is sanitized per one patient scheduled at a spaced out time slot
  • Proper PPE gear for maximum protection
    Here is the list of non-emergency treatments:
  • Routine teeth cleaning and teeth examinations
  • X-Rays
  • Treatment for dental procedures that do not inflict intensely pain
  • Teeth whitening
  • Cosmetic dentistry fixtures
  • Braces check-up
    Here is the list of emergency treatments:
  • Immense, uncontrollable pain
  • Non-stop bleeding of the gums, infection of the tooth
  • Biopsy
  • Swelling of the gums, mouth, face, or neck
  • Broken teeth
  • Infections
  • Temporarily crowns

Please contact our office if you have any questions or concerns. Here at Periodontal Associates, we are more than happy to help make you comfortable and keep you safe!

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