Our Barrie Dental Office has certainly seen an influx in dental emergency appointments in recent weeks. After months of not being able to receive dental treatment due to the pandemic, many are just now addressing the issues that may have gotten more serious over time. Many of our emergency dental patients are a bit nervous before their initial appointment, so we thought we would outline what to expect here!
Over the last few months, as we were in preparations for re-opening in this new world of Covid-19, Dr Mikhail has been consulting with experts in order to make Simcoe Family Dentistry a safe place to have dental treatment even during these uncertain times.
We are so excited to finally be back to being able to provide all services related to oral health to our patients. We are in the process of reaching out to our patients in the order in which their appointments were canceled in order to provide timely dental care.
While UV environmental disinfection is certainly not a new technology, it is one that has been gaining more popularity during the current pandemic. We thought we would give an interesting update on why our Barrie dental office has chosen to use this technology as an added measure to help keep our environment safe for our patients as well as for our team.
You walk him, make sure he has the best food and treats and brush his fur to make it shiny. But do you brush your dog’s teeth? Did you know that dogs and cats can get gum disease and tooth decay just like humans? With the right tools of the trade and some patience, your pet may actually like to have his or her oral health looked after!
We hope this letter finds you, your families and loved ones well in this trying time for our community. We have all been through a lot in the last few months, and it seems as though our hard work at social distancing will be paying off in the near future with the measured re-opening of some businesses.
Most of us have heard it over and over again from childhood – wash your hands! Never has this piece of advice been more important than now. With the pandemic in full swing, the best thing we can do as a society is learn an effective hand-washing technique and implement it often through the course of the day.
When was the last time you brushed or scraped your tongue? Did you even know that you should? Your tongue is full of little grooves and folds where cavity- and gum disease- causing bacteria love to hang out and cause bad breath!
Vitamin D has been proven essential in healthy immune function as well as bone health. In our North American climate vitamin D, or the sunshine vitamin, is often not naturally produced in high enough quantities for optimal health. How does this affect your dental health?
What is the importance of a smile? What does your smile convey to those you know? Did you know that a smile means the same thing no matter which language you speak? Today we will explore some of the little known facts about the benefits of smiling!