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Tips for Making and Keeping Your Next Dental Appointment

October 8, 2020

Filed under: Uncategorized — drbaldwin @ 9:01 pm
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If you are like most people, work, school, family, and additional obligations can often take precedent over your dental health. Trying to find the time to devote to getting your teeth cleaned can be a chore, but fortunately, it doesn’t have to be. Instead of scrambling at the last minute to try and see your dentist before the end of the year for a dental checkup, try the following tips that will help you move through the process of keeping your next appointment.


4 Consequences of Skipping a Dental Checkup and Cleaning

September 18, 2020

Filed under: Uncategorized — drbaldwin @ 9:03 pm
a man dressed in a suit and covering his mouth because he is embarrassed by his smile and breath

Has it been a year or more since your last visit to the dentist’s office? Do you worry that your teeth and gums may be negatively impacted by your decisions when it comes to skipping a dental cleaning? Unfortunately, brushing, flossing, and rinsing at home can only do so much. Seeking professional help to remove plaque-causing bacteria and ensure no abnormalities are forming in your oral cavity are necessary to achieve optimal oral health. This article looks at the potential consequences you can face by choosing to forgo your regular dental appointments.


Why Dental Offices Are Removing Magazines and Play Areas Amid the COVID-19 Crisis

August 10, 2020

Filed under: Uncategorized — drbaldwin @ 8:52 pm
an empty dental office that is free of reading materials and other amenities for patients

Have you noticed a difference in the way your dentist’s office looks? In the past, there were magazines, a beverage station, and maybe even available tablets for you to look at while seated in the lobby. But now, your dentist in Arlington has spaced seating, no available play area for children, and no reading materials for you. Why the sudden change? Read on to learn how COVID-19 has caused many dental professionals to employ infection control measures and rethink patient amenities.


Why You Should See Your Dentist During the COVID-19 Pandemic

July 3, 2020

Filed under: Uncategorized — drbaldwin @ 12:48 pm
a dentist wearing personal protective equipment while caring for a patient’s smile

For some people, money, fear, naivety, and even an apathetic mindset will keep them from seeing a dentist twice a year. Add on a global pandemic, and you will find more and more individuals skipping out on their dental exam and cleaning altogether. Unfortunately, this decision to avoid regular visits, even amidst the current crisis, can lead to unnecessary and costly dental procedures in the future. To ensure this doesn’t happen to you, learn why it’s best to keep seeing your dentist during this time and how you can do it safely.


4 Alternative Ways to Say “Hi” at Your Next Dentist’s Appointment

June 7, 2020

Filed under: Uncategorized — drbaldwin @ 1:32 pm
two medical professionals wearing lab coats, gloves, and masks performing an elbow bump

Social distancing is quickly becoming one of the most popular phrases of 2020. As COVID-19 remains a global threat, people are covering up more now than ever before. From wearing masks and gloves while shopping for groceries to coming together in small groups while remaining 6 feet apart, it’s much more difficult to simply say “hello” to those around you. Not surprisingly, individuals are coming up with alternative techniques to greet others, including your dentist in Arlington, during this time. From an elbow bump to a simple air high-five, take a look at the few creative ways you can say “hi” during your next dental appointment.


Dental Offices and COVID-19: How They’re Preparing for Patients After Reopening

May 4, 2020

Filed under: Uncategorized — drbaldwin @ 1:23 pm
an image of facial masks, protective eyewear, and gloves

Dental offices have always been and will continue to be one of the safest and cleanest places you will visit. Why? Because they are instructed to abide by certain guidelines and procedures when it comes to sanitizing and disinfecting instruments, equipment, and surfaces. With COVID-19 requiring additional measures to be taken on behalf of dental teams across the country, find out what steps your dentist is implementing to ensure a healthy environment for everyone who visits.


What Should I Do if I Accidentally Damage One of My Dentures?

April 5, 2020

Filed under: Uncategorized — drbaldwin @ 7:40 pm
an older man holding his denture in his hand

Being quarantined due to COVID-19 is bad enough. Add a broken denture into the mix, and you’re looking at a worse situation than before. You might think that with everyone staying indoors, the chances of injuring yourself or causing damage to your smile would be less, but that’s not always the case. Breaking your dentures can happen quickly with a simple slip of the hand while cleaning or biting down on something a bit too hard. Before this happens to you, spend some time learning what steps you can take to fix the problem and get back to enjoying your smile.


The Truth About Teeth In a Day: Is It Possible?

March 7, 2020

Filed under: Uncategorized — drbaldwin @ 10:23 pm
an older woman smiling with her new dental implants

In today’s world, everything is designed to be at our fingertips instantly. What once took an hour now takes only minutes. Snail mail has been replaced with e-mail, the internet is a click away when using a smartphone, and you can now forgo long lines at the grocery store and instead, shop online and opt for pick-up. But that’s not all…people are also looking for ways to improve health care response and recovery times. One example of this is teeth in a day. With patients who have missing teeth, they don’t want to wait months to receive a complete smile. Instead, they want it the same day they arrived for treatment. But is it possible? Before you quickly dial your dentist’s office for an immediate appointment, spend some time learning about its possibility and how you can get a new and improved smile.


Tooth Extraction? Learn How Long You’ll Need to Wait to Receive a Dental Implant

November 9, 2019

Filed under: Uncategorized — drbaldwin @ 9:54 pm
an extracted tooth

When learning about the benefits of a dental implant, it’s no surprise that patients often want this innovative and unique tooth replacement solution to fix their smile immediately. Although the implant placement process can take up to 6 months, it can take a bit longer if you find out you need a tooth extracted first. Hear from a local dentist who shares why a tooth would need to be extracted and how long you’ll need to wait before receiving your fully restored smile.


Why It’s Important to See a Reputable Dentist for Dental Implant Salvage

August 4, 2019

Filed under: Uncategorized — drbaldwin @ 12:50 pm
an older woman reviewing a dental X-ray with her dentist

Advancements in dentistry have made it possible for individuals who have experienced tooth loss to have fully restored smiles that not only look and feel completely natural but also improve one’s oral health. Dental implant placement has a high success rate, which is one of the reasons they’re so popular; however, there are instances when failure can occur, and when it does, you need a qualified professional who can help. To prevent further damage to your oral health, discover why it’s necessary to seek dental implant salvage from a reputable dentist.

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