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Dentist: Closure of practices impacts patients’ oral health

JOHNSTON, R.I. (WPRI) ─ A Johnston dentist believes dentistry is an essential business, but argues that it hasn’t been treated as such throughout the coronavirus pandemic.

Rupesh Udeshi, dentist and co-owner of Dental Associates of Rhode Island, said the months his practice was closed had a big impact on the health of many of his patients.

“We’ve had a great backlog and problems that were minor, that have become major. The patient may have just had a cavity or needed a filling, but we haven’t seen them and it’s now more severe and it’s a root canal, and some people who maybe needed a root canal ─ now they need to have the tooth out,” he said.

The World Health Organization recently recommended delaying routine dental care because of the pandemic. But the American Dental Association says they “respectfully yet strongly disagrees.”

“Oral health is integral to overall health. Dentistry

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Welcome to the Ridgewood, New York dental office of Dr. Dennis Block. For more than thirty years, Dr. Dennis Block has been providing the finest dental care to the members of the Queens community and its surrounding environs. Exemplary patient care, outstanding aesthetic results, compassion and integrity are the cornerstone of our dental practice. Incorporating the latest technology, our state-of-the-art practice specializes in preventive, cosmetic, restorative and implant dentistry.

Your visits with us are all about you – your happiness, your comfort and your dental health. Our patients expect and receive the finest care with a gentle touch each and every time they see us. In the 21st century, dentistry has evolved into a science that maintains function, form, health and a beautiful smile for a lifetime. The more you know, the better equipped you are to make wise decisions about your health care. Among

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Avoid dental cleanings and other routine visits to the dentist for now

You should delay your routine dental cleaning until the coronavirus pandemic eases, according to new guidance from the World Health Organization. Dentists, hygienists, and other oral care providers have a heightened risk of contracting COVID-19 and passing it to patients because “they are in close contact with their patients’ mouths, use spray-generating equipment that produces airborne particles, [and] are exposed to saliva, blood and body fluids,” WHO said.

“WHO advises that routine non-essential oral health care—such as check-ups, dental cleanings, and preventive care—be delayed until there has been sufficient reduction in COVID-19 transmission rates,” the U.N. agency said.

Almost three-quarters of countries surveyed said that the coronavirus pandemic has disrupted dental services—higher than for any other type of essential service,

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How much does a Dentist make in the United States? The average Dentist salary in the United States is $158,227 as of July 27, 2020, but the range typically falls between $141,285 and $185,019. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target. 


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Our Issaquah dentists, Dr. Nguyen and Dr. Okino have focusing on patient-centered dental care for both adults and children for 18 years. Specializing in both periodontics and family dentistry, we combine exceptional patient care with the latest dental technologies.

Here at Issaquah Dental Care, we treat patients of all ages in a comfortable setting. When our dentists Issaquah see you, we always try to identify the cause of your health concern and explain the possible treatment options. This comprehensive approach sets patients of Issaquah Dental Care on the road to recovery and long term oral health.

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Straightening your teeth can actually significantly affect your overall dental health according to American Dental Association. With our Issaquah Invisalign certified dentist, Dr. Scott Okino, you can have a confident smile and reduce your risk for tooth

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How This Dentist Uses Big Data

A leader in Preventistry, Dr. Jim Thommes says he asks himself every day, “What ideas can I come up with… that will improve the oral health care of all?”

Dr. Jim Thommes has witnessed the evolution of preventive care in dentistry throughout his career both up close and at a high level. As a clinical provider and longtime benefits administrator, he’s helped to identify trends — anecdotally and from raw data — when it comes to patient care. As Vice President of Clinical Management at DentaQuest, he works on a national level to support holistic care and Preventistry by offering guidance and proposing solutions from within the benefits space.

What drives you in your role each day at DentaQuest?

Every day I ask myself, “What ideas can I come up with today or be involved with that actually move things forward, that bend that cost curve, that improve the oral

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