Dentists see a jump in emergency visits days after St. Patrick’s Day

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BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) — As hundreds of people get ready to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in Buffalo, local dentists say the holiday has them seeing green as they’re gearing up for more emergency visits.

From the St. Patrick’s Day parades to the parties, it’s that time of year again where the entire city of Buffalo is seeing green.

But after a day of drinking, it’s a bit of bad luck that can land many people at the dental office.

“When people are drinking obviously accidents happen,” said Dr. Peter DeRose, a dentist with the Inspire Dental Group.

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