Dental tips for the summer months

submitted by Dr. Michael Spadafora, D.D.S.

Summertime and life is easy – at least we hope it will be easy after the winter we have all endured! To help make your summer a little easier, here are a few dental tips.

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Consider a brighter smile this spring

submitted by Dr. Michael Spadafora, D.D.S.

This spring, as the world becomes a little brighter, you may want to consider brightening your smile. Whitening your teeth can take years off your appearance, while giving you a real reason to smile.

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The importance of infectious control procedures at your dentist’s office

submitted by Dr. Michael Spadafora, D.D.S.

While infection control has always been a focus of the American Dental Association and the dental schools, it wasn’t until the early 1980’s that the general public really became aware of the issue.

The 1980’s brought AIDS to the public awareness. And with AIDS came a new term – “universal precautions.”  Universal precautions meant that every patient is treated as if he/she was a carrier of an infectious disease. This was done for the protection of all patients and the health care providers.

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