Higiene respiratoria y manejo de la tos en entornos de atención de la salud

A fin de prevenir el contagio de todas las infecciones respiratorias en ámbitos de cuidados de salud, incluyendo la influenza, deben implementarse las siguientes medidas de control de la infección en el primer punto de contacto con la persona posiblemente infectada. Tales medidas deberán estar incluídas entre las prácticas de control de la infección, como un componente […]

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Member & Dental Clinic Practices During Flu Season

To prevent the transmission of all respiratory infections in healthcare settings, including influenza, the following infection control measures should be implemented at the first point of contact with a potentially infected person. They should be incorporated into infection control practices as one component of Standard Precautions. 1. Visual Alerts Post visual alerts (in appropriate languages) at the […]

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What Constitutes a Dental Emergency?

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, our clinics are only able to treat patients experiencing a dental emergency or needing urgent dental care. The ADA (American Dental Association) has composed a list of types of dental emergencies and urgent dental care, and non-urgent care below to help you decide if your treatment is necessary during […]

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Coping Skills for Facing Dental Fears

We all have fears or something we are afraid of– spiders, heights, or perhaps going to the dentist. Sometimes, these fears can be avoided. However, going to visit your dentist isn’t something you should avoid if you are fearful. We have included some helpful coping skills below to ease your anxiety so you can ensure […]

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Men’s Oral Health

June is National Men’s Health Month. Across the country, preventative screenings, health fairs, media spotlights, and other health education and outreach activities will raise the awareness of preventable health problems and encourage early detection and treatment of disease among men and boys. Why is oral health important for me? Men are less likely than women […]

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Do you Focus on Fitness?

Mental health is essential to everyone’s whole health and well-being, and mental illnesses are common and treatable. So much of what we do physically impacts us mentally –it’s important to pay attention to both your physical, dental and mental health, which can help you achieve overall wellness and set you on a path to recovery. […]

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Season of Travel: Brushing on the Go

The end of the school year is fast approaching and many people are looking forward to a good vacation! If you are lucky enough to afford a trip to the great unknown don’t forget to pack your toothbrush. Here is some helpful information you can use to take good care of your teeth when you’re […]

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Wisdom Teeth: How To Handle Them

When we are growing up we get two sets of teeth. Your “baby teeth” that start to grow in sometime around the age of 6-9 months, and your “adult teeth”. The adult teeth will start to come in around the age of 6-years, and will stay with you for the rest of your life if […]

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Getting Kids Excited For Dental Care

Any parent knows how hard it can be to get their kids to take care of their teeth. The challenges of getting them to brush correctly, to brush long enough, and the extra hard part of flossing. Kids just don’t want to. Or if they do, they are so quick about it they aren’t taking […]

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