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Why You Should Choose a Family Dentist

November 15, 2020

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Family dentist

Everyone in your family needs to receive dental care in order to have optimal oral health, but it can be frustrating to coordinate it all. Even if your family is frequently going to their dentists for regular visits, it can be quite difficult to keep everything organized without getting overwhelmed. Fortunately, you have an option that can make receiving dental care better for your entire household. Continue reading to learn about the many benefits of seeing a family dentist in Mount Vernon.


How to Maximize Your Dental Benefits Before the End of the Year

September 18, 2020

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If you are one of the millions of Americans who have dental insurance, you are probably well aware that you are likely to lose out on all of your unused benefits by the end of the calendar year. For most insurance companies, your benefits restart every January 1, but how does this affect the care that you receive? This means that this is the best time of year to take advantage of your dental insurance, especially if you have an issue that you are needing to have dealt with. Read on to learn more from your dentist in Mount Vernon about maximizing your dental benefits before December 31.


4 Helpful Tips for Understanding Dental Insurance

August 13, 2020

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Woman reading her benefits on computer

After weeks of ignoring your toothache, it is time to face the music and schedule a dental appointment. As you reach for your phone, a few questions immediately come to mind. How much is this going to cost? What exactly does my insurance cover? Which practice should I visit? If this sounds all too familiar, then you are not alone. Fortunately, a dentist in Mount Vernon is sharing four tips to help you understand your dental insurance.


Why Dental Implants Are So Popular

July 17, 2020

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Illustration of dental implants in Mount Vernon

Are you looking for a replacement option for your missing teeth? You aren’t alone. It’s estimated that somewhere around 178 million Americans are missing at least one tooth. In fact, approximately 40 million Americans are missing all of their teeth. You have many different solutions to pick from, but dental implants in Mount Vernon are a preferred method by many because of their abundance of benefits. Continue reading to learn more about why they are so popular and how they can help you.


Social Distancing in Dentistry: How Can It be Maintained?

May 14, 2020

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During this uncertain time, social distancing is one of the main ways you can prevent exposure to the Coronavirus (COVID-19). But how can you maintain a 6-foot distance from others when you’re visiting the dentist? Continue reading to find out how from your dentist in Mount Vernon!


Avoid a Dental Emergency by Being Careful with These Foods

April 2, 2020

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woman in pain calling emergency dentist in Mount Vernon

As the battle against COVID-19 continues, you’ve probably spent more time at home than ever before. With all the extra time on your hands, you may find yourself snacking more than often. To prevent a dental emergency, though, it’s important that you monitor what you’re eating. As you continue reading, an emergency dentist in Mount Vernon lists some foods that you should either limit your consumption of or avoid all together.


How to Maintain Your Dental Health During the COVID-19 Crisis

March 27, 2020

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woman brushing her teeth before visiting dentist in Mount Vernon

If you’re diligent about visiting your dentist in Mount Vernon for semi-annual checkups and cleanings, then the current federal and state requirements that dentists are to only provide essential dental care, has interrupted your normal way of life. Until the COVID-19 virus is brought under control and you can restart your regular visits, there are some steps you can take to protect your teeth and gums. Continue reading to get the information you need!


Office Update Regarding COVID-19

March 25, 2020

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In our efforts to keep you updated and informed on how we are trying to keep you dentally healthy, we will be posting to our website and Facebook pages several times each week.  We are open to serve our patients and our community’s urgent dental needs during this time. Do not hesitate to call, text, email, and/or message us.  We are also available for teledentistry services by sending photos and description to the number below so that we can decide the best course of action.  We are following all necessary disinfecting, sterilization, PPE guidelines and recommendations in order to continue providing the quality of care that our patients know and expect.


Corona virus tips for you and your family

March 12, 2020

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The coronavirus, has become a very serious concern in the community. We want our patients to know that we do not take these risks lightly and that we are taking every precaution we can to help keep you safe. To that end, we have put together some information outlined by the CDC (Center for Disease Control and Prevention) to help you keep yourselves and your homes healthy and to keep our office your worry-free retreat.

First and foremost, if you are experiencing any symptoms of concern: fever, cough, shortness of breath, etc., please contact your primary care physician.


Can Your Dental Care Have an Effect on Your Heart Health?

February 5, 2020

Filed under: Uncategorized — ccmtvernon @ 12:40 am
young man happy after visiting dentist in mount vernon

Medical professionals are coming to the realization that the different parts of the body have a greater impact on each other than previously thought. Thus, it makes perfect sense for the condition of your oral health to have an effect on your overall wellness. As you continue reading, you’ll learn about the specific connection between your dental and heart health, and your dentist in Mount Vernon will explain what you can do to enhance your total wellness!

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