Colleen Cain's Blog
June 17, 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic has changed many aspects of our lives that we once took for granted, including how we greet others. No hugs or handshakes is a new dental safety protocol in Castle Shannon that plays a key role in preventing the spread of germs. So how are you supposed to say hello to those around you while practicing social distancing? Your Castle Shannon dentist shares nine creative, touch-free ways to safely greet others during the coronavirus pandemic.
May 2, 2020
After being closed for over a month, your dentist in Castle Shannon is now accepting new and existing patient appointments for comprehensive dental services. Many people are hesitant to visit their dentist due to the threat of COVID-19; however, there are dozens of extensive safety protocols being implemented by your dental staff in order to prioritize your health so you can get the dental care you need. Read on to learn about some new dental safety measures and how they’re beneficial. (more…)
April 16, 2020
Improving your at-home oral hygiene may lower your risk of catching COVID-19. The coronavirus is transmitted when infected respiratory droplets are dispersed via coughing, sneezing, and sometimes even breathing. Since our mouths play a key role in spreading and receiving these infected droplets, it’s important that we pay close attention to how we clean our smiles. Read on to discover seven at-home dental habits from your Castle Shannon dentist that can help keep you and your smile safe from COVID-19.
March 30, 2020
Like most Americans now, you’re likely familiar with the Shelter in Place orders being implemented all around the country, including Pennsylvania, in an effort to slow down the spread of COVID-19. These orders have caused countless locally-owned businesses to close their doors either temporarily or permanently. Fortunately, your emergency dentist in Castle Shannon is still treating urgent dental needs, so you don’t have to wait for them to get worse. Read on to learn more about Pennsylvania’s Shelter in Place order and what businesses are being impacted. (more…)
June 11, 2018
Everyone suffers from bad breath from time to time, such as after eating garlic or onions. Unfortunately, for others, it can be an ongoing source of embarrassment. It is estimated that 40% of people at some point will experience chronic bad breath, also known as halitosis. Of those who live with it, 95% of cases are due to bacteria in their mouths. If you have found yourself dealing with an unpleasant oral odor, your dentist in Pittsburgh has the solutions you need.
May 29, 2018
We take great pride in helping folks in our area to enjoy all of the benefits that come with a healthy, beautiful smile. We love interacting with our patients and getting to know them on a personal level, and we thought you might like to get to know us too. That’s why we’ve started this blog. We hope it will become your go-to resource for all the info you need to keep your mouth in great condition, and it’s where you’ll be able to learn all about our practice. To kick things off, we would like to introduce ourselves as your dentist in Pittsburgh.