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Yes, It’s Safe to Go to the Dentist

Some parents might be hesitant to make dental appointments for their children during the coronavirus pandemic. After all, dentists had a government-mandated break earlier in the year, and in August the World Health Organization gave questionable guidance that routine dental care be avoided until we sort this whole COVID-19 thing out. These steps were taken […]

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Is it Safe to Visit the Dentist Right Now?

Many have asked about the safety of dental treatment in the context of the coronavirus outbreak. As people around the globe navigate these troubled waters, the World Health Organization (WHO) has issued questionable guidance urging patients in areas with community transmission of COVID-19 to forego routine dental care. However, I respectfully disagree with the advice […]

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COVID-19 Practice Update

On Monday March 22, 2020 Governor Gregg Abbott issued an executive order. The order required dentists to delay all non-emergent treatment until midnight April 30, 2020. The American Dental Association has also recommended that dental offices nationwide should postpone all non-emergent dental visits and routine care appointments to control the spread of the Coronavirus. If […]

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