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Get Sedation at Your Dental Appointment (Even If You’re Not Anxious)!

April 29, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — drdeol @ 8:14 pm
Woman looking relaxed while sitting in dental chair

Sedation dentistry is known for helping patients overcome their dental fear, but did you know that it provides other advantages as well? In addition to treating dental anxiety, sedation dentistry allows for patients to receive quicker, better, and more relaxing dental care. So what are you waiting for? Read on to learn about the benefits of sedation dentistry besides aiding fearful patients.


CPAP Recalled? Here’s a Better Alternative!

March 17, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — drdeol @ 6:25 pm
Woman soundly sleeping in white bedding

Recently, certain CPAP machines made by Phillips Respironics have been recalled due to health risks. Are you one of the millions of people who are now struggling to get good sleep because you no longer have the proper treatment? If so, you’re in luck! Dentists offer a comfortable, convenient alternative to the traditional CPAP machine in the form of an oral appliance. The best part is that it may even work better for you. Read on to learn more about the recall as well as the benefits of choosing an oral appliance.


Need an Emergency Dentist? Here’s How to Find the Best One!

February 25, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — drdeol @ 6:29 pm
Woman smiling while sitting in a dental chair

Dental emergencies are downright surprising no matter what, however you can prepare yourself by knowing exactly who to see if an urgent situation does occur. Finding a good emergency dentist can be challenging, which is why you can rely on these simple yet effective tips to help during your search! Read on to learn how to find the best emergency dentist for you and your family.


4 Reasons to Book Your Dental Visit Early in the Year!

January 23, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — drdeol @ 9:24 pm
Woman smiling during her visit to the dentist’s office

The new year bring so many new things, including a fresh set of dental insurance benefits (lucky you)! Whether you love caring for your smile, saving money, or both, there are a variety of reasons to book your next dental appointment while it’s still early in the year. Read on to learn about the top 4 advantages of visiting your dentist before getting too far into 2022.


The Top 5 Ways to Prevent Dental Emergencies!

December 29, 2021

Filed under: Uncategorized — drdeol @ 8:11 pm
Woman touching her cheek because of dental pain

Dental emergencies can be downright shocking – the pain, price, and inconvenience are nothing to look forward to. While urgent dental situations can never be completely avoided, the best defense is a good offense! There are steps you can take to prevent dental emergencies before they even happen in the first place. Read on to learn the 5 best ways you can protect your smile from dental disasters!


The Top 5 Reasons to Be Thankful for Dental Implants

October 18, 2021

Filed under: Uncategorized — drdeol @ 3:44 pm
Smiling middle-aged man wearing a blue sweater with white background

Just like that – it’s almost the time of year that everyone asks the same question: “What are you thankful for?” Well, for people with dental implants, the answer is easy! Dental implants are nothing short of life-changing, giving those who once had missing teeth the health and happiness they need to smile this holiday season. Read on to learn the top 5 reasons you should be thankful for this amazing tooth replacement.


Halloween Candy: The Best & Worst Sweets for Your Child’s Smile!

September 25, 2021

Filed under: Uncategorized — drdeol @ 1:32 pm
Close up of a variety of Halloween candy

Halloween is always the best time of the year for kids with a craving for sweets. However, the decorations and costumes aren’t the only things spooky during this holiday. October 30th always brings increases in tooth decay due to the uptick in candy consumption. But not all sweets are created equal! That’s why your dentist has included some of the best and worst treats your children can eat to help them avoid the scary risk of cavities.


Give Your Child a Mouthguard for These Sports!

August 16, 2021

Filed under: Uncategorized — drdeol @ 7:07 pm
Boy playing football with mouthguard hanging from face mask

Your son or daughter’s smile is easily the most important set of teeth in your life. As a parent, you probably do all you can to keep them healthy and flashing their pearly whites. Brushing and flossing Is one way of preventing dental issues, but proper protection during sports can also save their smile from serious damage or injury. With back-to-school sports starting up, it’s time to get everything ready for the next season. Read to learn why it’s important for your child to wear a mouthguard as well as some of the sports that have higher risk of a dental emergency.


The Top 5 Strangest Dental Emergencies Ever!

July 29, 2021

Filed under: Uncategorized — drdeol @ 7:39 pm
Woman in sweater thinking while smiling

Dental emergencies can happen in the snap of a finger, and they come in all shapes and sizes. Broken, chipped, or lost teeth are common emergencies, but some issues that can occur are much more surprising and even strange. If you needed any extra reason to take care of your smile, read on to learn about the 5 most shocking dental emergencies!


Have Fun in the Sun while Protecting Your Smile!

June 9, 2021

Filed under: Uncategorized — drdeol @ 1:41 pm
Woman who is protecting her smile while wearing a hat outside

The warmer months bring lots of events, excitement, relaxation, and of course, fun in the sun. If you’re one of many who wait for it to heat up all year, you’re probably planning your favorite activities and treats. But did you know that summer comes with higher chances of dental problems? If you’re not careful, you could be putting your teeth at risk. Read on to learn about the potential dental pitfalls of your favorite time of the year!

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