It goes without saying at this time where at all possible people should stay at home and limit social contact during the Covid-19 restrictions. When out people should maintain a distance of at least 2 metres from other people. Wash your hands regularly with hot water and soap for at least 20 seconds.
While at home during this crisis normal oral hygiene procedure should continue to –
To prevent damage to your teeth while at home during the crisis
Anxiety and stress
It goes without saying that this is an extremely stressful time for everyone and can create extreme anxiety. This can have a dental manifestation which can increase grinding/clenching which can lead to jaw ache, limited mouth opening, pain and some times broken/chipped teeth.
To reduce anxiety/stress try:
The clinic is open for dental emergency appointments. The following are what would be categorized as emergencies –
People should not attend the surgery if
Should you fall into one of the above categories and you need an appointment for a dental emergency call the practice and arrangements/advice can be given.
Symptoms of Covid-19
If no symptoms of Covid-19 and attending for an emergency appointment
If you need to discuss any of the above or have a dental emergency don’t hesitate to contact us on 0214305569, info(at)shandondental.ie or via our website contact page.