Most Dental Insurances allot a fixed amount for maximum coverage of dental needs per year. If all of the amount is not used by the end of the year the amount remaining does not roll over to the next year.
During the Pandemic we are all getting over loaded with information. We have changed our normal routines and this has driven increases in caries rate and fractured teeth. We at Dental Care Center of Decatur want to share the ADA published homecare.
There are a multitude of assets a Dental Assistant brings to a Dental Team.
The ADA has outlined those job duties and the value created by this position.
We value our these people at Dental Care Center of Decatur and what they offer
to creating health.
Prevention has a no better starting point than Dental Sealants. This article written and published was worth sharing. Sealants do make a difference young or old. All Credits and references notated within Article.
During the government ordered shutdown to curve the pandemic, we offered emergency services only. Once the guidelines to reopen were established for Dentist, we superseded the baseline set by the CDC and ADA.
Preparation that will benefit creating a safer environment during dental treatment as face the COVID-19 Pandemic is paramount for the staff and patients. We must be ready to gain the trust of the people and be transparent when they need us.
During this Pandemic many patients are experiencing stress. There are many
ways people can react to stress. For Dentist the big concern is increased clenching/grinding of teeth. That pressure down the long axis of the teeth can
To be proactive in the prevention of a disease is paramount for all healthcare providers. For Hygienist the use of Fluorides definitely support their efforts with the prevention of patients who are at risk. The risk will be listed within this article.
Head and neck cancer is a devastating disease. Dentist are at the front line
of detecting these types of cancers with their exams. Catching these types of cancers early creates a better prognosis for the patients.
We practice at a high level of disinfection, barrier and sterilization protocols established by the CDC and ADA. All efforts are being made to disinfect pens, door knobs and any item that would be shared by patients. Being Pro active is the key to minimize