The COVID-19 pandemic has changed what many aspects of our daily lives look like. Among many other precautions, you’ve probably seen clear barriers installed at grocery stores, pharmacies, banks, and other businesses. Now, you’ll see them at your dentist’s office too! Find out why your Greensboro dentist has installed these plastic sneeze guards and how they work to keep you, your dental team, and the entire community safe from the coronavirus.
David M. Fisher, Jr. DDS Blog
June 22, 2020
June 17, 2020
It’s essential to remember that even though the country is slowly reopening, the threat of COVID-19 isn’t gone. To keep you and others as safe as possible during your next dental appointment, several new extra dental safety protocols in Greensboro have been put in place. Even if you’re not feeling sick, your dental visit will start with a no-touch temperature check and a few other extra precautions. Your Greensboro dentist explains how these little steps play a big role in keeping you, your dental team, and your community healthy during the coronavirus pandemic.
May 26, 2020
In the old days before the pandemic, your dentist in Greensboro would simply wash their hands, don a mask and gloves, and be ready to go at your appointment. Unfortunately, that’s not really the case anymore, due to COVID-19. Extra safety measures have to be taken into account now. Keep reading to learn some of the precautions that your dentist takes to ensure as safe a dental office as can be.
April 22, 2020
Life during the COVID-19 pandemic is stressful. People are taking every precaution to keep themselves and their families safe. However, even if you’ve been staying at home, dental emergencies can still happen. Maybe you trip and break a tooth. Perhaps you suddenly come down with a severe toothache.
You decide that you need to book an emergency dental appointment but are concerned that you might be exposed to the virus. Fortunately, dental offices are some of the cleanest, safest places that you can visit during the pandemic. Practices are taking even greater care to keep you safe. Learn why your dentist in Greensboro will be wearing a face shield while they treat you.
April 10, 2020
We are living in unusual times as we practice social distancing to curb the COVID-19 pandemic. To stay healthy, you can find several tips online to reduce the spread of the coronavirus. Besides frequent handwashing and wearing a mask, there are other tips you might have heard, such as using a mouthwash to kill the virus in your mouth. There is some truth to this; however, your dentist in Greensboro has the facts you need to stay healthy during the COVID-19 crisis.
March 3, 2020
This March is National Nutrition Health Month in Greensboro, which means medical professionals all over the area are doing their part to educate patients on how they can improve their overall health through a better diet! While this is a great time for general practitioners, it’s also a great opportunity for dentists. This is because not only are oral health and overall health connected, but so is diet. With the right balanced diet, you can do just as much for your oral health as your at-home brushing and flossing!
February 14, 2020
Did you know that dentists care just as much about heart health as your general practitioner? Many people don’t realize this, but dentists can not only catch the early signs of heart-related diseases in the mouth, but help reduce your risk. To celebrate American Heart Month in Greensboro, take a moment to learn how gum health plays an essential role in your long-term heart health and why routine dental checkups and cleanings matter; the reasons might surprise you!
December 9, 2019
If you’re missing any number of teeth, one thing is for certain; it’s important that you take action to replace them. This is not only for aesthetic purposes, but also because it will help to vastly improve your functionality. With the advancements in dentistry, you’re not relegated to only one option. As you continue reading, two forms of replacement, dentures in Greensboro and dental implants, will be explored so you can be better educated before making a decision.
November 26, 2019
Mouth cancer doesn’t always receive the attention that other cancers do, but every year it causes more deaths than breast cancer or melanoma. It is a very real threat, which is why every November is Mouth Cancer Action Month – so that more people know how important it is to have the condition recognized and treated right away. In the interest of spreading mouth cancer awareness in Greensboro, read on to learn more about the risk factors and warning signs of the disease – and how seeing your dentist just might save your life!
October 31, 2019
In 2009, dental hygienists got together to dub October as National Dental Hygiene Month. They believed that there should be a dedicated time of year for patients to learn about the best ways to care for their teeth and gums and reduce their chances of developing oral health problems. To celebrate the time of year and make the people who care for your pearly whites proud, follow these five dental hygiene tips in Greensboro. (more…)