Your Oviedo Dentist October 2017

Dental Bits

It’s Halloween night, and the kids have just returned from trick- or-treating. As they eagerly sort through their candy, you decide it’s time to take out the “Parent Dental Emergency LET US TREAT YOUR

visits because their teeth “feel fine.” Unfortunately, check-ups are necessary to spot red flags before they become expensive problems. If left untreated, a small cavity can weaken teeth, leading to terrible pain and fractures. While many patients wait until they’re in pain before they realize it’s an emergency, a dental emergency is not always as obvious as an intense, throbbing pain. Sensitivity to hot or cold, discomfort when biting down, aching

Tax” and snag some butterscotch. The moment you bite down on the stolen sweet, pain ricochets from your back molar into your skull. A cavity you have been neglecting is finally ready to take its revenge, and the pain feels like it’s never going to let up.

gums, and areas in or around your mouth that feel hotter than the surrounding area are all signals that it’s time to visit the dentist now. If something feels wrong in your mouth, don’t delay; call our office immediately. We are often able to accommodate same-day emergency patients.

Everyone knows that their local dentist provides dental cleanings, crowns, root canals, and other common procedures, but just like every hospital has an ER, we also have a team on hand to

While we’re available to help in any emergency, our goal to the help people view dentistry in a different

way. Don’t wait until a painful emergency to make an appointment. Scheduling regular checkups is the best way to help keep your teeth healthy and your smile bright!

help with any dental emergency. At our office, the most common emergency visits we see are for patients experiencing cavity pain. Emergency visits are often the result of patients skipping regular Grand Re-Opening!

Recipes For a healthy You!

What’s Cooking

ORANGE-BALSAMIC LAMB CHOPS Impress any dinner guest with this surprisingly quick and easy-to-make meal.

SATURDAY January 27, 2018 1-3 p.m. at Oviedo on the Park

Catering by 4 Rivers Smokehouse


8 (4-ounce) lamb rib chops, trimmed 1 teaspoon kosher salt ½ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

4 teaspoons olive oil, divided 2 teaspoons grated orange rind 1 tablespoon fresh orange juice

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Cooking spray

3 tablespoons balsamic vinegar


with cooking spray. Add lamb and cook 2 minutes each side. 3. Place vinegar in a small skillet over medium-high heat; bring to a boil. Cook 3 minutes or until vinegar is syrupy. Drizzle vinegar and remaining teaspoon oil over lamb.

1. Combine 1 tablespoon olive oil, rind, and juice in a large zip-top plastic bag. Add lamb to bag; turn to coat well. Let stand at room temperature for 10 minutes. Remove lamb from bag and add salt and pepper. 2. Heat a large grill pan over medium-high heat. Coat pan

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