Archive for July, 2018

Is it safe to have dental X-rays and dental care when pregnant?

The short answer is… yes! If you are pregnant, a trip to the dentist should be on your long to-do list! The best time to visit a dentist is during the second trimester (14-20 weeks), when you will be the most comfortable, and your baby’s important fetal organ development is complete. X-Rays and Pregnancy First, […]

Role of the Hygienist

The dental hygienist’s primary role is the treatment, control, and prevention of periodontal disease. This is the disease that affects the supporting structures of the teeth and is the major cause of tooth loss in adults. Dental hygienists are licensed oral health care professionals who have completed extensive educational and clinical preparation in preventive oral […]