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Haven’t Been to the Dentist in a While? Here’s What to Expect at Your Next Checkup.

February 18, 2021

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If 2020 wasn’t your golden year for staying on top of your dental health, no one could blame you – not even your dentist! In fact, if you’re like many others, the pandemic likely forced you to have to put off many of your scheduled appointments “indefinitely” until the practice opened back up. Perhaps though, it has been much longer than a year since you’ve been to the dentist’s office. Although it is very common for people to go years without seeing their dentist, it is definitely not a good habit to get into. If you can’t remember the last time you scheduled a routine visit, keep reading to learn what you can expect the next time you see your dentist.

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5 New Year’s Resolutions for Your Oral Health

January 17, 2021

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You want to set yourself up for success in 2021. That’s what your New Year’s resolutions are all about after all. Whether you are planning on spending an extra day at the gym each week, eating more fruits and vegetables, or trying to get enough sleep each night, you are taking steps to improve your overall wellbeing. However, you can’t forget about your smile. Continue reading for a few New Year’s resolutions from your dentist in Carlisle so that you can keep your oral health in optimal shape throughout 2021!

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5 Fun Dental Stocking Stuffers Your Child Will Love

December 1, 2020

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The holidays are fast-approaching, and it can be difficult to decide what to put into your child’s stocking. You always want to give gifts that they will enjoy, but that doesn’t mean they can’t be good for your son or daughter’s smile. Keep reading for a list of five fun items that both your child and your dentist in Carlisle will appreciate.

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Five Ways to Maximize Your Dental Insurance Benefits

November 5, 2020

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This crazy year is almost over, and if you’re still trying to figure out how it passed by so quickly, you’re not alone. The new year is almost here, and you might find yourself in the same situation that many other people are in, still needing to take advantage of your dental insurance benefits. The good news is, there’s still time! Your Carlisle dentist has five tips to share that can help you make the most out of your benefits and save more money for next year.

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9 Ways to Prevent Bad Breath

October 2, 2020

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Woman with bad breath

Do you struggle with bad breath? You aren’t alone. Approximately 80 million Americans suffer from chronic bad breath, also known as halitosis. It can be frustrating and even embarrassing in social situations. Fortunately, this isn’t something that you need to put up with forever. There are numerous steps you can take to eliminate and prevent bad breath. Your dentist in Carlisle shares some tips that are likely to help reduce your halitosis.

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4 Reasons You Shouldn’t Put Off Your Dental Visit

August 31, 2020

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It’s been nearly six months since the emergence of COVID-19 caused businesses to temporarily shut their doors in the United States. That means you’re likely due for your next checkup and cleaning with your dentist in Carlisle. Although you may be wary about scheduling an appointment, your dentist is taking extra precautions that have made their office one of the safest public spaces you can go to at the moment. Read on to learn four reasons you shouldn’t put off your routine dental visit.

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How Can Handwashing and Sanitizing Keep Me Safe from COVID-19?

July 13, 2020

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There are a variety of different precautionary measures you should be taking to limit the spread of COVID-19. You’ve probably been working from home, reducing your number of public outings, and wearing cloth face coverings. These are all great steps to take. Another small step that goes a long way is regular handwashing and sanitizing throughout the day. Continue reading to learn from your dentist in Carlisle about the best way to keep your hands clean.

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Why Is Your Dentist Asking You to Rinse Before Your Appointment?

June 9, 2020

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Most dentists around the country were closed for a few months due to COVID-19, essentially only seeing patients with emergencies. However, many of them, including your dentist in Carlisle, have started to open back up for elective procedures like cleanings. If you’ve had a dental appointment recently, you might have noticed that things are a little different than they were pre-pandemic. One of the main differences is that you were most likely asked to rinse your mouth out before your appointment could begin. Why did your dentist have you rinse? Keep reading to learn the answer.

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How Your Dentist’s Office Is Changing To Handle COVID-19

May 3, 2020

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Masks used by a dentist in Carlisle.

Dentists know that you don’t necessarily always look forward to coming to their office, so they do everything they can to make the experience comfortable. One of the ways they do this is by making the environment clean and safe for you. With COVID-19 continuing to spread, they know that these visits might feel even more stressful, so they’re taking action to defend you from the virus. Many have implemented advanced safety procedures on top of their usual cleaning and sterilization protocols. Keep reading to learn more about what steps are being taken by your local dentist in Carlisle.

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Improve Your Life with These 7 Healthy Habits in Quarantine

April 16, 2020

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Peaceful woman in quarantine practicing healthy habits from Carlisle dentist

Social distancing is the best way to slow the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic. Many people are spending their extra time at home on productive activities like making bread and cleaning. If you’re looking for a good way to pass the time in quarantine, why not establish some simple routines you can benefit from for years to come? Try these seven healthy habits from your Carlisle dentist to improve your life during and after quarantine.

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