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Dear Patient: We hope this letter finds you and your family in good health. Our community has been through a lot over the last few months, and all of us are looking forward to resuming our normal habits and routines. While many things have changed, one thing has remained the same: our commitment to your safety. Infection control has always been a top priority for our practice and you may have seen this during your visits to our office. Our infection control processes are made so that when you receive care, it’s both safe and comfortable. We want to tell you about the

As our offices remain closed due to regulations set out by the World Health Organization and for the safety and well-being of our patients and staff, we recognize that you no longer have access to routine dental exams and care. There may be times you experience gum and tooth pain. Though normally we would recommend making an appointment to determine the cause of your discomfort since it is not possible at this time, we’d like to provide some home remedies for toothache, home remedies for gum pain, and offer temporary solutions to alleviate your discomfort. We hope they will help

With the Coronavirus (COVID-19) being declared a pandemic, it is foremost on the mind of many. Schools will be closed to prevent the spread of the virus and to implement better sanitation measures for when children return. Many businesses have implemented a work from home policy, bars and restaurants are also shutting down and a state of emergency has been declared. It makes sense that the general public is worried about contracting the virus. The best way to handle this health crisis it to take precautionary measures and receive up to date information to avoid getting COVID-19 and to protect

Coping Strategies to overcome Anxiety and Fear surrounding the Coronavirus Normally we’d be celebrating that Spring has finally arrived after a long winter, but this April doesn’t have the same excitement it usually does due to the continuing COVID-19 pandemic. Fears of what will happen next have many of us anxious and stressed. This is a normal response to a crisis. But for those who already suffer from anxiety it can become overwhelming. That’s why we wanted to share some coping strategies for how to ease stress and anxiety and some resources if you think you need further help. Anxiety.org offers these

Dear patients, The novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak has evolved rapidly. At Diamond Dental, our number one priority is the safety and well-being of our patients and staff. So, we are encouraging our patients who are scheduled for non-urgent dental treatment to call and cancel their appointments. But for anyone in need of urgent or emergency dental care, our offices will remain open to serve you. We are continuing to maintain the highest level of disinfection and sanitation practices in our locations. We have sufficient personal protective equipment and supplies. We are ensuring that our dentists and staff highly informed about the situation. We have been

Your Enamel What it is and Why it Matters What is tooth enamel? Enamel is the thin outer covering of the tooth that covers the part of the tooth, visible outside of the gums. Enamel covers the crown which is the part of the tooth that's visible outside of the gums. Why is tooth enamel important? Enamel helps protect your teeth from daily use such as chewing, biting, crunching, and grinding. This tough shell is the hardest tissue in the human body even tougher than bone and acts as the first line of defense in protecting teeth from exposure to chemicals and acids from

We know that foods high in sugar have a negative impact on our oral health, but what about beverages? What you drink can have just as much of a negative impact on your smile as what you eat. And some drinks that are deemed healthy may not be the best choice for oral health. What are the best and worst beverages for your smile? Read on to find out… What are the worst drinks for my teeth? Sodas or Soft Drinks It’s not a shock that this pretty much tops the lists for the unhealthiest beverage in terms of oral health. Highly