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Need to See the Dentist? Don’t Wait Until COVID-19 Is Over!

July 25, 2020

Filed under: Uncategorized — drsboyd @ 8:19 pm
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As New York City sees a decline in the number of COVID-19 cases, caution is still necessary in order to keep our community safe. It is important that you stay at home as much as possible. However, there are a number of necessary tasks that you should not hold back from taking care of. One of those tasks is visiting your dentist in Midtown. Let’s discuss why dental care is so important and why you can be confident that your local dental office is a safe environment.

Don’t Postpone Necessary Dental Treatment

No one knows how long the COVID-19 pandemic will continue. It might yet be several months before the situation is completely under control. If you wait until COVID-19 is no longer a threat to see your dentist, you are playing a dangerous game. While you postpone treatment, you give minor dental problems the opportunity to worsen into major issues that require extensive — and expensive — treatment. You could also end up in a significant amount of pain.

Even if you believe you are free of oral health problems, it would benefit you to continue seeing your dentist for regular cleanings and dental checkups in Midtown. This is especially important during COVID-19 because the stress of the pandemic may be posing a threat to your oral health. For example, some people have begun to grind their teeth or have adopted unhealthy snacking habits while they are stuck at home. Your dentist can spot the consequences of such issues and help you to deal with them before they cause serious damage to your smile.

Visiting the Dentist Is Safe

Here at Drs. Boyd, we do more than just look after our patients’ oral health. We also keep their overall wellness at the forefront of our minds. In line with our commitment to protecting your health and safety, we have implemented a detailed strategy to fight the spread of COVID-19. In total, we have 26 extra measures in place to create an environment that is as safe as possible. Some of the precautions we are taking include:

  • Installing multiple layers of air purification
  • Conducting daily health checks of our team members
  • Conducting health screenings of our patients
  • Adjusting our scheduling practices to promote social distancing and allow more time for cleaning our office between appointments
  • Increasing the amount of personal protective equipment that we wear
  • Investing in advanced chairside suction devices
  • Enforcing strict personal hygiene standards for our team members
  • Changing our work clothes at work to prevent cross-contamination
  • And much more!

You should not let COVID-19 wreck your dental health. Our team is here to help you keep smiling through this unprecedented time.

About Drs. Boyd

We are a family-operated, multi-generational dental practice. Our family history of practicing dentistry stretches back over 100 years! In addition to providing top-tier dental care, we have always prided ourselves on maintaining one of the cleanest, safest practices in the city. To learn more about how we are protecting our patients during the COVID-19 pandemic, contact us at 212-755-9055. 

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