Third Ward Dental S.C.

Patient Information

Third Ward Dental has assembled the latest news affecting your dental health here for your convenience.  

If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to contact us.

  • Information for New Parents
    Baby Teeth Matter. Here is the latest information on dental care for infants.

  • No insurance?   No problem.
    There are many people who think they cannot visit a dental office if they do not have dental insurance. This is not true. Taking care of your oral health should be a priority. Without oral health, overall health is impossible. Inexpensive regular visits, along with good home care (which we take the time to teach you) help prevent painful, and costly dental problems. Dental disease is PREVENTABLE. Let us help you be healthy! 

  • Current Premedication Guidelines from the American Heart Association

    "In the past, patients with nearly every type of congenital heart defect needed to receive antibiotics one hour before dental procedures or operations on the mouth, throat, gastrointestinal genital, or urinary tract. However, the American Heart Association recently simplified its recommendation. Today, antibiotics are only recommended for patients with the highest risk of infective endocarditis (IE)..."

  • Current Premedication Guidelines from the ADA for Heart Conditions and Artificial Joints

    "In 2014, the ADA Council on Scientific Affairs assembled an expert panel to update and clarify the clinical recommendations found in the 2012 evidence report and 2013 guideline, Prevention of Orthopaedic Implant Infection in Patients Undergoing Dental Procedures."

  • Bisphosphonate Information

    "If you use a bisphosphonate medication—to prevent or treat osteoporosis (a thinning of the bones) or as part of cancer treatment therapy—you should advise your dentist..."

  • Fluoride In Drinking Water
    "The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services is proposing a change to the recommendation for the optimal fluoride level in drinking water to prevent tooth decay. The new recommendation, 0.7 milligrams of fluoride per liter of water..."


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