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Been Awhile Since Your Checkup?

Woman in a Dental ExamAlert Us to Changes

Any changes in your health should be discussed with your dentist.

Whether you’re a new patient visiting us for the first time, or a returning patient and it’s been awhile since your last checkup, it’s important to update us on any changes.

Dental care is just one component of your overall health, but it’s an important one! Many conditions, diseases, and side-effects of medications can have implications for your mouth. So, we need to keep current with your entire health history, the good and the bad.

Consider these updates to your Health History

  • New allergies or sensitivities
  • Smoking (quit or started)
  • Medications, prescription and over-the-counter
  • Accidents or injuries
  • Diagnosed with illness or other medical condition
  • Pregnancy (Had a baby, are pregnant, planning to become pregnant)
By | 2018-11-20T08:22:00-07:00 December 4th, 2018|Patient Education|Comments Off on Been Awhile Since Your Checkup?

About the Author:

Dr. Henry W. Rued was born and grew up in Santa Rosa, California where he attended Santa Rosa Junior College and Sonoma State College completing his pre-med studies and receiving a B.A. in English. His post graduate education was at Georgetown University where he was awarded his D.D.S. degree. He then elected to further his formal dental education by completing a general practice residency with the Veteran’s Administration at the Wadsworth Hospital in Los Angeles. Dr. Rued opened his practice in Willits in 1980. He is currently a member of the American Dental Association, California Dental Association, the Redwood Empire Dental Society, and the Society for Computerized Dentistry.