Dental Endorsements

Westend Dental

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A MESSAGE REGARDING COVID-19

As family, friends, community members and healthcare professionals, we are very concerned and affected by the threat and effect of COVID-19 on our community. For over 25 years, Westend Dental has remained committed to best practices for the health and safety of our patients, team and community. We continue to strive to provide a feel good experience to all who enter our doors.

We are proactively monitoring recommendations from the American Dental Association, CDC and IDP. We want you to rest assured that we are taking all the necessary precautions to ensure the safety of our patients, team and community. We have reinforced our already comprehensive Infection Control procedures with our team members, which include frequent hand washing, use of clean masks, gloves and gowns and disinfecting all surfaces in the treatment rooms, reception areas and restrooms. We are also taking temperatures of all patients and team members.

We are committed to serving our community and are here to help. Thank you for choosing Westend Dental. We look forward to serving you and your family soon. Take care and stay well.

Is Mouthwash Necessary?

A good daily mouth care routine is necessary for your dental health. Brushing your teeth at least twice daily, flossing daily, and using mouthwash is a healthy habit for most people. But is mouthwash necessary? The answer is a qualified yes — and no. The American Dental Association states that “use of mouthwash (also called mouthrinse) may be a helpful addition to the daily oral hygiene routine for some people.”

Let’s start by exploring what mouthwash does for you and when you should use it. Continue reading “Is Mouthwash Necessary?”