John Herman

Why Regular Dental Checkups Are Important, Even If You Have Medicaid

We all get the same advice drilled into us as kids. Brush twice a day, floss every week and use mouthwash. These are the steps you take at home to make sure your teeth are clean and healthy and that your smile is bright and white. The problem is, most people don’t remember the most … Read more

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How to Prevent Gum Disease as a Medicaid Patient

Oral health is an important component of your overall health. Most people know how important your teeth are and work to keep them clean with brushing and flossing. However, there is one aspect of oral health that is often overlooked. Your gums are just as important as your teeth and keeping your gums clean to … Read more

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Recovery & Care After a Root Canal

Dentistry has progressed greatly over the last few years and preventative dental care is better than it has ever been. However, there are still some problems that can’t be solved such as cavities that have gone too deep into a tooth or trauma that can’t be fixed such as a badly broken tooth. In these … Read more

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What You Need to Know About Dental Crowns & Medicaid

One of the more involved, common dental procedures you might need are crowns or bridges. Crowns andbridges are used when a tooth is too damaged for a filling, or if you have lost one or more teeth. Bridges fill gaps where teeth used to be, while crowns are placed on top of your existing tooth … Read more

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When I Need a Dental Filling, Will Medicaid Cover It?

Outside of cleanings and routine exams, fillings are the most commonly performed dental procedure, and yes, they are covered by Medicaid! Read on to find out more. Fillings are considered to be the foremost treatment for decay, and are covered by Medicaid as they are considered restorative treatment. Fillings can typically be applied in one … Read more

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Wisdom Teeth Extraction: When Do I Need It?

There are many milestones in the development of your teeth throughout your life. While they could be good, such as getting your adult teeth—or not so good, like your first filling, most people experience the same stages as they grow up. One of the major changes that occurs in your oral development is the growth … Read more

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Will Medicaid Cover My Teeth Whitening Procedure?

One of the best ways to improve your smile and increase your confidence is to improve your oral health. Oral health plays a crucial part in the way we go about our lives and people who are suffering from issues with their teeth or gums can suffer many psychological side effects as well. Having a … Read more

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Will Medicaid Cover An Emergency Dental Extraction?

The best way to keep your mouth, teeth, and gums healthy is with regular visits to your dentist. Bi-annual visits, along with good discipline about brushing and flossing at home, are huge factors for preventing dental issues and maintaining a bright smile. However, being vigilant with your teeth does not mean you can prevent any … Read more

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Can I Have Routine Dental Care With Medicaid?

One of the biggest misconceptions with Medicaid is that it doesn’t cover dental care. Second to that is that people believe they can only get coverage if they are having tooth pain or other serious issues. The reality is that Medicaid coverage allows you and your family to get much of the same high quality, … Read more

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Beechcroft Dental: The First Family Medicaid Dental Office in Columbus

If you ask Dr. Christopher Herrick, D.D.S. why he opened Beechcroft Dental, he’d give you a number of reasons. But they all have one theme: serving the community. Herrick Dental & The Columbus, Ohio Community Dr. Herrick is the 4th generation owner of the practice, and Herrick Dental has existed on the northeast side of … Read more

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