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floss pick facts

Floss Pick Facts

At Timothy G. Mahoney DDS in Wetaskiwin, we urge all our patients to keep their teeth as clean as possible. But we know a lot of them want convenience. That’s why so many use floss picks instead of conventional dental floss. These little tools are quite handy. They usually have a handle that is pointed …

tell your dentist which prescription meds you are taking

Tell Your Dentist Which Prescription Meds You Are Taking

It’s standard practice for healthcare providers to find out what medications their patients are taking. At Timothy G. Mahoney DDS in Wetaskiwin, our patients sometimes wonder why we ask them about prescription medications before their dental process. Here’s why: Some medications—prescription or over-the-counter—can affect oral health or dental treatment. Bleeding Issues Heparin/warfarin and other anticoagulants …