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Distinctive Dental Services - Dr. Scott Elrod Tooth Tips For Traveling

If you are planning to take an extended vacation or business trip soon, I recommend you examine your dental needs.

It’s always a good idea to have a checkup with your dentist prior to leaving on long vacations, especially if your trip is taking you to under-developed areas without adequate dental care options. This quick check-up will help you be sure that your mouth is ready to travel.

Another critical consideration; if you have any dental procedures scheduled before you leave, talk about it with your dentist. Many dental procedures are actually surgical procedures. This means that your body will need more time to heal than you may realize.

Also, if you’re leaving by plane, you should be aware that changes in the cabin pressure may cause tooth pain or discomfort for patients who have just had oral surgery. Furthermore, make sure you are aware of any necessary follow-up appointments with your dentist or orthodontist before you schedule a vacation.

If you are looking for general dental care or quality cosmetic dentistry in the Lake Jackson area, please call us today and communicate with our friendly staff to schedule a consultation or examination.

 

Contact Distinctive Dental Services – Dr. Scott Elrod:

979-297-0337

Location (Tap to open in Google Maps):

210 Abner Jackson Parkway
Lake Jackson, Texas
77566

 

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