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Emergency Dentistry: How to Protect Your Teeth During Coronavirus (COVID-19) Disease Lockdown


You can still get emergency dentistry services during the coronavirus. However, it is better to prevent an urgent oral health issue from happening in the first place. This will allow an emergency dentist to help those who most need it. … Continued


Emergency Dentistry and the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Disease: Is a Broken Tooth Considered a Dental Emergency?


As you think about emergency dentistry and the Coronavirus COVID-19 disease, you may wonder when you can still go to the dentist. Health and government leaders have closed many businesses to promote social distancing. However, you should not hesitate to … Continued


Dental Offices -The Use of PPE Per CDC Guidance for Exposure Prevention at Lotus Family Dental: Yuki Dykes DDS


The phrase “PPE per CDC guidance” has been in the news a lot lately. People are turning to the CDC to find out how to protect themselves from exposure to the coronavirus. Dentists are also tuned in to what the … Continued


Dental Restoration FAQs -Getting Fitted for Dentures


Dentures are a dental restoration that helps many people restore their chewing function and regain confidence when conversing with others. Often called false teeth, dentures are usually made of an acrylic base with porcelain or acrylic teeth attached. These appliances … Continued


Coronavirus (COVID-19) Prevention Efforts and Emergency Dentistry Care


Due to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), the American Dental Association has released guidelines for dental practitioners across the country. As of March 16, 2020, it is recommended that dentists delay all nonessential treatment and perform emergency procedures only. This is … Continued


How Dentists Protect Themselves From Infectious Disease Using PPE per CDC guidance


Dentists use PPE per CDC guidance to protect themselves when performing dental procedures. Personal protective equipment, or PPE, includes gowns, gloves and masks. The CDC has general guidelines for dentists and PPE. Also, it has issued extra guidelines for dentists … Continued


Going to an Emergency Dentistry Clinic During COVID-19 for a Knocked-Out Tooth


A knocked-out tooth, like any dental emergency, demands quick attention and a visit to an emergency dentistry clinic. With the lockdown in place due to COVID-19, it would help to know how you can care for your teeth and gums … Continued


Emergency Dentistry and the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Disease: What Conditions Are Classified Under Non-Essential Procedures?


You might be wondering how emergency dentistry and the Coronavirus COVID-19 disease guidelines impact your dental needs. If you are like many other patients, you may have to wait for your next checkup. Though dentists advise people to have a … Continued


Types of PPE per CDC Guidance Used by Dental Professionals at Lotus Family Dental: Yuki Dykes DDS


Dentists protect themselves from bacteria and viruses by using PPE per CDC guidance. The CDC has outlined different types of personal protection equipment (PPE) dentists should use. The CDC has announced more guidelines during the COVID-19 outbreak. Find out what … Continued


Quick Guide to Missing Teeth Options: CEREC Crowns


Missing teeth can create problems with eating and chewing, and filling the gap with CEREC® crowns or bridges can be a great way to restore a healthy bite. Understanding the difference between regular crowns and bridges is essential for determining … Continued