Coronavirus Announcement Now Offering Telehealth Consultations! COVID-19 Patient Screening Form

Dear Patients and Parents,

We are thrilled to announce the immediate availability of our secure telehealth video service! We now offer fully HIPAA-compliant video conferencing for our patients and friends that is:

Our new video chat service is completely safe and secure, fully protects the privacy of the patient, and works on Android and iOS, on PCs and Macs! The software is fully vetted and tested so that our patients and friends can rest assured that their protected health information will remain private and secure. All you need to have is a computer, tablet or smartphone with Web Cam and audio capabilities and a good internet connection! We are now scheduling appointments for new and established patients to video chat directly with the dentist to review your existing treatment plans and/or answer any of your dental need questions. Patients may schedule video chat appointments by calling our office and speaking with our staff available during business hours Monday through Friday.

Sincerely,
W. Roger Long, DDS, PA
Bethany T. Wierzbicki, DMD, MBA

Adriana Albite, DMD

W. Roger Long, DDS

Tips for Taking Care of Your Dental Implants 

an image of the concept of dental implants in Fort Pierce

Getting dental implants in Fort Pierce is one way to take care of your dental health. Dental implants work great as a replacement for your stained or damaged teeth. You may have heard how dangerous it is to ignore your damaged teeth and take your lost teeth for granted. 

However, you’ll need to know that your dental implants are your responsibility. If you want to make them last longer, you’ll need to take care of them in the best possible ways. We prepared some tips for you to get started. 

female patient choosing the shade of her dental implants from Fort Pierce

How to Take Care of Your Dental Implants 

Brush and Floss 

Your dental implants work like your natural teeth. Though they are made from different materials, they’ll still need proper cleaning. You need to ensure that your dental implants and every part of your mouth are always clean. 

Brush your remaining natural teeth and your dental implants regularly. You can also use floss to clean in between gaps. In addition, ask your dentist about the correct type of toothbrush that you should use. In most cases, a softer brush will be sufficient. 

Don’t Skip Dental Appointments. 

Skipping your dental appointments after getting your dental implants will never be a great idea. It will only keep you away from getting your teeth thoroughly cleaned. There might be areas in your mouth that your toothbrush can’t reach, but your dentist can help remove food particles stuck in those areas.  

You shouldn’t only visit your dentist if there’s something wrong with your teeth or gums. Keep in mind that prevention will always be better than the cure. Regular dental appointments help your dentist identify dental issues that may worsen in the future. 

dentist matching the dental implants in Fort Pierce with her female patient's teeth

Are Your Dental Implants from Fort Pierce Working Fine? 

If you have questions about maintaining your dental implants, Smooth Sailing Dental can be of great help. Our dental professionals are always eager to provide our patients with high-quality dental care services.  

Please make an appointment now, and help us take care of your dental health! 

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Coronavirus Announcement Now Offering Telehealth Consultations! COVID-19 Patient Screening Form

Dear Patients and Parents,

We are thrilled to announce the immediate availability of our secure telehealth video service! We now offer fully HIPAA-compliant video conferencing for our patients and friends that is:

Our new video chat service is completely safe and secure, fully protects the privacy of the patient, and works on Android and iOS, on PCs and Macs! The software is fully vetted and tested so that our patients and friends can rest assured that their protected health information will remain private and secure. All you need to have is a computer, tablet or smartphone with Web Cam and audio capabilities and a good internet connection! We are now scheduling appointments for new and established patients to video chat directly with the dentist to review your existing treatment plans and/or answer any of your dental need questions. Patients may schedule video chat appointments by calling our office and speaking with our staff available during business hours Monday through Friday.

Sincerely,
W. Roger Long, DDS, PA
Bethany T. Wierzbicki, DMD, MBA