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We are excited to welcome Dr. Jill Smith as she fills in for Dr. Alyssa Cattle while she is on maternity leave through May! Dr. Smith was raised outside of the small town of Elgin, NE. She attended Chadron State College for her undergraduate degree in Human Biology and then achieved her Doctorate in Dental Surgery from the University of Nebraska Medical Center. She and her husband, Kevin, have been living in Lincoln for the past 8 years. She loves to be outdoors (when it’s warm out) doing...
Are you worried about the cost of dental care because you don't have dental insurance? We can help! North Creek Family Dentistry offers and affordable patient loyalty program. Here's how it works:
Preparing for your child’s dental visit can be a difficult job if you don’t know what to expect. While each patient is unique and has different needs, this post outlines the general principals we use for different aged children to give you a better idea of what we will be doing with your child during their visit to North Creek Family Dentistry.
The good news is that dental professionals, perhaps more than most other health industries, have been aware of the risks of spreading germs from patients to others in the office and have been taking steps to mitigate these risks for decades. Therefore, our usual disinfection protocols are very strict. However, given the threat level of this particular virus, we are taking even more precautions to be sure we are operating at the minimum risk level appropriate for these unusual times.
During this time when we're all at home more, here are a few family-friendly and quarantine-friendly activities to help families learn about teeth and taking care of them!
North Creek Family Dentistry will be closed for routine appointments for the remainder of the month. We wish good health for all our patients, staff, and loved ones and have made this decision out of an abundance of caution. Keeping our community healthy is one of the main goals of our clinic, and at this time the best thing we can do to achieve that goal is to aid in social distancing. Here is some additional information about COVID-19 relating to dentistry: On Monday 3/16/20, the American...
With all of the recent news regarding the spread of COVID-19, this is a great time to review our infection control procedures here at North Creek Family Dentistry and at home to help prevent the spread of any infectious disease. We take seriously the oath to do no harm to our patients, including avoiding transferring infections.
No matter how much we try to avoid them, dental emergencies can, and do happen. Being prepared for these possibilities ahead of time can help you make the best of an emergency situation. Here are some common dental emergencies we see at North Creek Family Dentistry and our recommendations for what to do.
For many people, holiday foods are a favorite part of celebrating the holidays. However, many of these foods can be tough on teeth. Here are a few tips to help you safely enjoy the holidays and keep your oral health at its best.
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