Dental Hygiene

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No Toothbrush? No Problem! 5-Ways to Clean Your Teeth without a Toothbrush

By: Rosie Torres, R.D.H. Summer is almost here and we’re all starting to plan for those well-deserved and long overdue vacations or long weekend trips. You’ve packed everything you need – clothes, snacks, medications. You’ve thought of everything…uh-oh…except…your toothbrush. What do you do when you’ve reached your destination and realize it’s time to brush? Here …

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“Tooth” be Told: Is it safe to get my teeth cleaned during a pandemic?

By: Rosie Torres, R.D.H. Is it safe? Yes! And here’s why: • A new study by the American Dental Association (ADA) indicates that less than 1% of dentists nationwide have tested positive for COVID-19. • The ADA and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) state that dentistry is essential health care. • The …

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Trick or Teeth! “Witch” are the Best and Worst Halloween Treats?

By: Rosie Torres, R.D.H. Even though Halloween might look a little different this year, there will still be plenty of ghosts, goblins, and goodies! But the sugar in your favorite treats can play some unwanted tricks on your teeth if you’re not careful. Why? The bacteria in your mouth are probably way more excited to …

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Back-To-School Oral Health Tips During Corona

By: Dr. Rebecca Koenigsberg Once again it’s time for crayons, books and bright pencils – and new toothbrushes! Back to school 2020, means parents are faced with the usual chaos, plus the unique challenges brought on by Covid-19.  Maintaining your child’s health is on every parent’s mind and that should include dental health. Staying on …

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“Do I have to go?” Dental Checkup Reminders – What’s It All About This Time?

By: Liza Alicea  BA, RDH “Hello! This is a friendly reminder from Gallery57Dental that you are due for a dental check up…” Once upon a time, we used to print this phrase or a similar message on a postcard. Patients would stick them on a refrigerator door with a fruity magnet, reminding them to call …

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