Dentistry Gone Digital
The Sylacauga office provided basic services at no charge through its participation in the nonprofit organization Dentistry from the Heart. Dr. John OBrien said the first-time event was everything we expected and more and very humbling. When you pull up in the morning and a line of people are waiting for help, it shows you theres a real need. And today, we met a need, not based on any financial exchange, but just as one person helping another. The most common procedure performed was tooth extractions, as well as a few fillings and cleanings, he said. More than 75 people were in line when the office opened at 8 a.m., and the last person was seen well past 5 p.m. Dentistry from the Heart is a worldwide group founded 13 years ago that provides dental care for those in need aged 18 and older.
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Slave Lake Dental Clinic Now Offering Sedation Dentistry to Central and Northern Alberta
One advantage of sedation dentistry is that patients may be able to get whatever dental issue they have fixed in one visit, such as dental implants brighton, scaling, root canals or crowns. The goal here is to virtually eliminate patient anxiety before the visit, and pain during their procedure. Many patients canat handle hours of drilling, poking, and grinding while they are conscious, and sedation brighton dentistsry offers a solution. Sedation dentistry also benefits patients who have difficulty getting numb, or who constantly gag when tools are stuck into their mouths.
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Lorain County Health & Dentistry now providing eye exams and glasses to the insured and uninsured: The Frugal Patient
Some offices have incorporated fully digital records though this is not as common as in medical practices. With these systems, doctors and staff no longer have to sift through loose papers and x-rays to get your information. The records are easily transferable if you move or switch practices. Digital records also make it easy to save photos which can be helpful in monitoring changes in the mouth. Dr.
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Fifty-six area Lions clubs raised about $257,000 for diagnostic and testing equipment for the 1,100-square-foot vision clinic, which is staffed by a full-time optometrist and optometric technician and open 40 hours a week. Patients who need surgical eye care will receive that from area ophthalmologists. The public can tour the vision clinic and other areas of Lorain County Health & Dentistrys newest location, 1205 Broadway Ave. in Lorain, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 16.
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