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

Bethany Wierzbicki, DMD, MBA

What to Do After Getting Dental Implants

a senior woman getting Port St. Lucie Dental Implants

Port St. Lucie dental implants work great for giving you a bright smile. You still can smile with your stained or damaged teeth, but we’re sure you’d prefer the alternative. 

Replacing your damaged teeth with dental implants doesn’t end after they get fitted in your gums. You need to understand that your implants are an added responsibility, and you should know some valuable points to make your implants last longer. 

senior woman enjoying her soup after getting Port St. Lucie Dental Implants

Things to Do When You Get Dental Implants 

Eat Only Soft Food 

The process of getting dental implants may include light to tedious gum work. You should expect your gums to feel sore after your operation.  

You’ll be required to follow a strict soft-food diet to help the healing process of your gums. Stressing your gums with hard-to-chew food wouldn’t be a great idea. You can do your research or ask your dentist about post-op food recommendations. 

Rest 

Another thing that your dentist would recommend after your dental implant surgery is rest. It would help if you weren’t doing things that would put too much weight on your body. It’s best to schedule your surgery during your day off, so you won’t be required to run back to the office after getting your implants. 

Also, since you’ll be under dental sedation, you should get a designated person who can drive you home safely. It’s normal to feel drowsy after the procedure, and being with someone you trust will make everything much easier. 

a dentist smiles before installing Port St. Lucie Dental Implants on the patient

Did You Get New Dental Implants in Port St. Lucie? 

Congratulations on your new teeth replacements! Our Smooth Sailing Dental team always wants to make you feel valued by giving you proper dental treatment. It’s also our goal to be with you at every step of your dental health journey. 

We look forward to seeing your appointment on our calendar! 

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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