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Social Distancing in Dentistry: How It’s Possible

June 17, 2020

Filed under: Uncategorized — Dr. Anthony Giamberardino @ 6:32 pm

Floor sign from Medford distance reminding patients to practice social distancing Even as the country slowly begins to reopen, it’s essential to remember that the threat of COVID-19 isn’t gone. Social distancing is still the best way to keep yourself, your loved ones, and your community safe from the novel coronavirus. But how can you maintain six feet of distance from others if you need dental care? Here’s how your Medford dentist is helping their patients stay apart and healthy during their appointments in the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Why Your Dentist Is Asking You to Rinse Before Your Appointment

June 1, 2020

Filed under: Uncategorized — Dr. Anthony Giamberardino @ 2:40 am

Medford dentist measures out antimicrobial mouthwash before appointment in COVID-19The COVID-19 pandemic has changed what “normal” means in many aspects of our lives, including routine dental appointments! Alongside many new infection control protocols, you’ll be asked to follow a few extra safety precautions when you visit your dentist in COVID-19. Before your treatment begins, your Medford dentist may ask you to rinse your mouth out with a special oral rinse. Read on to find out more about this new step in your routine dental appointments during the coronavirus pandemic.

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Your Dentist is Keeping Their Office Clean

May 15, 2020

Filed under: Uncategorized — Dr. Anthony Giamberardino @ 4:37 am

Dentist in Medford in clean dental office.Dental offices are already some of the cleanest places because they are held to high standards to ensure the safety of their patients; however, they’ve revamped their cleaning methods to meet the CDC’s guidelines to prevent the spread of COVID-19. This involves more than just using a disinfectant spray or wipes. Instead, there are several steps your dentist in Medford is taking to stop the transmission of the coronavirus.
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4 Ways Your Dentist is Protecting You

May 1, 2020

Filed under: Uncategorized — Dr. Anthony Giamberardino @ 4:22 am

Dentist in Medford wearing personal protection.For the last several weeks, many dental offices have had to close their doors to nonurgent issues to combat the spread of coronavirus. Now that the country is reopening, many people are concerned about their safety when seeking services that they’ve had to go without, like a routine cleaning and checkup. Your dentist in Medford understands your apprehension. They have made several changes to abide by the latest recommendations. Here are 4 ways your dentist is protecting themselves and their patients amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
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What to Eat to Avoid a Dental Emergency During COVID-19

April 30, 2020

Filed under: Uncategorized — Dr. Anthony Giamberardino @ 8:14 pm

Pained man with hand to face needs Medford emergency dentistTo help slow the spread of the current COVID-19 pandemic and keep their patients safe, almost every dental practice has decided to temporarily close. While routine cleanings and elective cosmetic treatments are being postponed, many dentists are still available to treat dental emergencies. However, to keep our loved ones safe and limit our trips outside, we should do everything we can to protect our teeth while we’re in quarantine. Your Medford emergency dentist explains which foods you should enjoy and which you should avoid to keep your smile happy, healthy, and intact while social distancing.

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How Can You Tell When It’s Time to Replace Your Toothbrush?

April 16, 2020

Filed under: Uncategorized — Dr. Anthony Giamberardino @ 4:44 pm

Two blue colored toothbrushes, one new the other with frayed bristles Is your toothbrush still cleaning your smile effectively? If you haven’t replaced it in a while, chances are your daily dental routine isn’t doing as much good as it should. In fact, since frayed and flattened toothbrush bristles can easily trap bacteria, using a toothbrush past its prime could be doing your oral health more harm than good! Read on to find out how as well as when your Medford dentist recommends tossing your old toothbrush.

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6 Tips for Keeping Your Smile Healthy During Quarantine

March 11, 2020

Filed under: Uncategorized — Dr. Anthony Giamberardino @ 1:09 am

Woman practicing social distancing as recommended by her Medford dentistIn response to the current pandemic, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention strongly recommends practicing social distancing and self-quarantines to slow the spread of COVID-19. To encourage this, Mayor Breanna Lungo-Koehn has called for the closure of all non-essential businesses, including beauty parlors, restaurants, and dental offices. This means that routine dental checkups and other preventive services need to be postponed until these strange times have passed. Here are six easy but practical tips from your Medford dentist to keep your smile healthy during quarantine.

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3 Big Factors That Can Change the Color of Your Smile

March 1, 2020

Filed under: Uncategorized — Dr. Anthony Giamberardino @ 3:41 pm

Discolored smile before and after visiting Medford dentistEverybody wants a gleaming set of pearly whites. Unfortunately, so many things can change the color of our smile that it can be difficult to keep it bright. Great oral hygiene and regular dental checkups from your Medford dentist play a key role in the hue of your teeth. However, understanding what causes this discoloration can help you prevent it from happening in the first place! Here are the top three factors that can cause a yellow, brown, or gray smile.

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How to Eat a Mouth-Healthy Diet

February 11, 2020

Filed under: Uncategorized — Dr. Anthony Giamberardino @ 7:48 pm

close up person about to eat apple

You might already be aware of certain foods that you need to eat in order to lose weight: foods like fruits, vegetables, and lean meats. However, did you know that what you eat affects more than just your waistline? According to a dentist in Medford, the foods and drinks you consume impact your oral health. In today’s blog post, we take a look at some healthy snacks to choose that benefit your teeth and gums.

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The Link Between Unhealthy Gums and an Unhealthy Heart

February 6, 2020

Filed under: Uncategorized — Dr. Anthony Giamberardino @ 9:17 pm

love heart next to stethoscope

You eat plenty of fruits and vegetables every day. You get at least thirty minutes of daily exercise. You abstain from smoking and you hardly ever drink alcohol. But still, you could be at risk of heart disease. Why is that? Because there is a significant link between gum disease and cardiovascular problems. Keep reading below as a dentist in Medford discusses this connection and how you can avoid getting gum disease in the first place.

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