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To Our Valued Patients,

As this newest challenge continues to unfold with COVID-19(Coronavirus), we wanted to give you an update. First, we are currently maintaining our regular schedule. As of now, the Arizona Department of Health Services is not recommending closure or modification. We will continue to closely monitor information from the CDC and AZDHS and follow their recommendations. We will keep you up to date on any changes we may have to make via emails, our website, and social media.

Second, we would like to give you some insight into our practices to keep our team and patient family safe and comfortable. Dentistry is uniquely positioned to protect our team and patients. On a daily basis, we practice ‘Universal Precautions.’ This means we ALWAYS assume that every patient may be carrying a contagious, dangerous disease and we follow strict guidelines to prevent the transmission of any potential disease, including Hepatitis, Tuberculosis, HIV, AND COVID-19(Coronavirus). This has been standard of care and regulated by the Centers for Disease Control since the 1980s with the AIDS
epidemic.

These measures include:
1. Strict hand hygiene protocols.
2. Use of single use disposable protective equipment and barriers.
3. Thorough disinfection of exposed or potentially exposed surfaces after every patient visit.
4. Disinfection and high-heat steam sterilization of instruments. Routine monitoring of sterilization verification.
5. Continual education on infection control techniques.

In addition to these mandated measures, we have also implemented:
1. Disinfection of common area surfaces every 30 minutes.
2. Availability of hand sanitizer in common areas.
3. Screening everyone who enters based on CDC recommendations.
4. Pre-procedural mouth rinse.

We are happy to address any concerns you may have. We will continue to care for our patient family during this time following all best practices and will monitor CDC guidelines for any new recommendations.

Thank you for being a part of our family. Thank you for allowing us to care for you and your family. Please know we are here to support you and help you in any way that we can.

In good health,

Link to article:
https://bangordailynews.com/2020/03/12/opinion/contributors/dentistry-is-well-poised-to-ensure-the-safety-of-our-patients/

How a Pin Can Help Fix a Tooth


Posted on 1/20/2019 by Dr. Andrew Zeiger
How a Pin Can Help Fix a ToothYour adult teeth are supposed to last a lifetime, but that is not usually the case. People lose, break or damage their teeth for a variety of reasons. While it is important to know how to reverent problems, it is also a good idea to learn about ways to fix problems. It is possible to turn to a root pin to help fix a problem with a tooth.

When it Can Help
There are several different ways that a pin can help fix a tooth. They are typically a prosthesis that replaces the crown or part of a crown with a pin that goes in the root canal. This allows for repair of the defects of the crown/ Some of the most common reasons for a pin include:

•  A Crown - This is only successful when only part if the crown is missing. The root must remain intact and remain sound for the pin to work.
•  Tooth decay - If the decay has created damage to the crown without affecting the root, it is possible to use a pin to restore the tooth.
•  When preparing the tooth for the crown, the abutment must not exceed 3mm.
•  It can help correct the tooth alignment.

During the preparation for the pin, there are several things to make sure of. The root mis between 8 to 10 mm long. At least two-thirds of the root is for anchoring the pin and a perfect root filling taken out when necessary.

When it Won't Work
There are times when it is not possible to turn to a pin to fix a problem. If the root is too short or a curve or if part of the tooth is broken underneath the gum, it is not possible. When the tooth is loose due to gum disease or if the root canal is too narrow the pin may not work.

To find out more about how a pin works and if it is something that can help you with a problem you have, contact the dental professionals at our offices to schedule an appointment.
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