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2022 Annual Onsite OSHA Training Completed

  This past week our office team completed its annual onsite OSHA training with our Sterisafe compliance educator (Stericycle-a compliance company that provides related education and training services). Bloodborne Pathogen Training and Hazard Communication Awareness were reviewed along with a mock OSHA evaluation. This is a required mandate that we fulfill in order to ensure […]

How Long Do Dental Implants Last?

Dental implants are one of the most durable ways to replace missing teeth, but how long do dental implants last? Are they cost-effective? The short answer is that dental implants themselves can last a lifetime, but the crowns attached to them may need replacing at some point.   The longevity of dental implants makes them a […]

Can Sensitive Teeth Be Whitened?

Chances are you’ve thought about whitening your teeth to improve your smile. It is one of the easiest and most popular ways to enhance your smile. Its popularity isn’t surprising since it’s relatively inexpensive and well-tolerated by most people. However, if you have sensitive teeth, you are probably wary of teeth whitening because you’ve heard […]

2022 Annual HIPAA Training Completed

This past Monday our staff held our annual HIPAA training with Stericycle, a compliance company that specializes in education and training services related to HIPAA and OSHA protocol. Why Does HIPAA Training Matter? The importance of an ongoing HIPAA training and compliance program is crucial not only to protect the privacy of our patients but […]

Some Facts to Consider When Drinking Sparkling Water

After purchasing a soda maker this past year, I began to wonder if there are any potential negative effects on your health from drinking carbonated water. After researching this subject, I found that in general drinking sparkling water has little or no detrimental effects on your health. The carbonation process, which produces that enjoyable bubbly […]

National Children’s Dental Health Month

During the month of February, The American Dental Association celebrates National Children’s Dental Health Month. This month-long national health observance reinforces the importance of oral health in children as well as helps parents with tips to keep their child’s smile on track! Developing good oral health habits at an early age and visiting our office […]

Out with the Old, In with the New

As the start of the New Year brings about resolutions, one important point our office reinforces is proper preventative measures to maintain good oral health. Here are some brushing tips you can improve on in 2022. Keeping Your Toothbrush for Too Long We recommend changing your toothbrush every three months coinciding with the change of […]

The Importance of Basic Life Support Training

This past week our office had the opportunity of Basic Life Support training and renewal certification for healthcare providers under the guidance of JC Wellness LLC. Unexpected emergencies can arise anywhere including a dental office and for the safety and well-being of our patients and staff, our office remains prepared to manage those situations.  Our […]

How Proper Waste Disposal & Compliance Training Protects You and Our Team

In order to promote workplace safety and health and to make our staff more knowledgeable about workplace hazards and their rights, our office conducted our annual in-office workshop under the direction of Stericycle– a national compliance company that specializes in collecting and disposing of regulated substances along with providing staff education and training services. As […]

Patient Safety During COVID-19

It is reassuring to know a large percentage of our community now has access to and is receiving the COVID-19 vaccination. This gives us a sense of reassurance that our health and welfare are protected. Notwithstanding, our office will continue to provide the highest level of infection control procedures. We feel very good that our […]