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How to Keep Your Child Safe from Tooth Decay This Halloween

October 30, 2021

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Children trick-or-treating for Halloween

Now that we are immersed in the spooky season, that means all sorts of exciting activities are awaiting you and your family. This includes carving pumpkins, putting together fun costumes, and eating heaps of candy. However, there is a downside to Halloween time, and that is cavities. No one, especially not children, want to be spending extra time in the dental chair having cavities filled. Continue reading to learn some tips to help your family enjoy the season without ending up with a mouthful of cavities.

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How Your Mental Health Influences Your Oral Health

August 10, 2021

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Man with mental health issues feeling stressed and depressed

It’s no secret that your mental health plays an enormous role in your day-to-day life and overall health. Disorders like anxiety and depression are known to cause symptoms like headaches, fatigue, digestive problems, and much more. However, did you know that your mental health also impacts your dental health? Read on to find out how anxiety and depression change your teeth and gums, and what you can do to keep yourself healthy.

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Why You Should Replace Your Missing Teeth with Dental Implants This Summer

June 16, 2021

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a middle-aged woman showing off her dental implants in Jacksonville

Between the warm temperatures, days spent lounging by the pool, family vacations, and friendly gatherings at the park, summer is often viewed as one of the most enjoyable times of the year. While you may have a few items on your to-do list to get accomplished over the next few months, why not consider replacing your missing teeth with dental implants? Your schedule for fall, winter, and spring is typically booked solid, so if you want to take advantage of the availability you have right now, spend a few minutes learning why summer is the best time to take care of your smile.

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3 Tips for Finding the Best Implant Dentist For You

February 23, 2021

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Woman smiling at implant dentist during appointment

Dental implants are widely known for being a state-of-the-art tooth-replacement option. After all, they replace the entire tooth’s structure from root to crown, are built to last 20+ years, and are the only option on the market that preserves your jawbone. However, few patients are aware of how to find the best implant dentist. If you are interested in restoring your smile and bite with dental implants, keep reading to learn three tips on finding the right dental professional for the job!

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The Link Between Ill-Fitting Dentures and Oral Cancer Explained

January 30, 2021

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Closeup of dentist holding full dentures

Brushing and flossing your teeth is one of the best ways to prevent decay, plaque buildup, and gum disease. However, implementing a solid oral hygiene routine plays an important role in fighting off non-dental issues like oral cancer as well. If this serious health concern can lead to jaw discomfort, sores in your mouth, problems chewing, numbness in your face – the list goes on! But what does this have to do with dentures? Well, this tooth-replacement solution has been named one of the top risk factors for years. Let’s discuss the dangers of slipping dentures, prevention tactics, and how your dentist can help!

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5 Reasons to Be Thankful for Dental Implants

November 19, 2020

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Woman with dental implants

If you’re one of the 178 million Americans who are missing at least one tooth, you probably know how much of a struggle it can be. Thanks to modern dental technology, people who are missing teeth have several different options when it comes to replacing them. Dental implants are preferred by patients and dentists alike because they have so many different benefits. Since there is no better time to think about the things we are grateful for, continue reading to learn more about why you should be thankful for your dental implants.

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Use Your Dental Coverage for A Root Canal

November 6, 2020

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Dental model of root canal procedure.Have you been dealing with a problematic tooth? If infection or severe damage has left you needing a root canal, it’s best to have your tooth treated as soon as possible. Unfortunately, if you’re like 59% of adults, you would rather speak in public than have a root canal. It’s true they have a bad reputation, but modern advancements in dentistry make them virtually pain-free. With the end of the year quickly approaching, now is the perfect time to use your remaining dental benefits to save your tooth. You’ve paid into your coverage all year, so why not use it?

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How Many Dental Implants Do I Need?

September 28, 2020

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Dentist talking to patient about dental implants

Did you know that 26% of adults over the age of 74 have lost all their teeth? Plus, a whopping 69% of Americans between 35 and 44 have lost at least one permanent tooth! Fortunately, patients who fall into these statistics can opt for dental implants that are durable, natural-looking, and long-lasting. However, many potential patients still have one important question on their minds: How many do I need? Read on for the determining factors, three solutions to consider, and how your dentist can help.

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How To: Use Denture Adhesive

August 28, 2020

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Dentist holding dentures in Jacksonville

When you think of dentures, what comes to mind? For many, it is the thought of their grandparent’s teeth sitting in a cup of water during dinner. However, thanks to innovations in technology and dentistry, partial and full dentures today are beautiful, durable, and natural-looking! In fact, their seamless result combined with a powerful adhesive makes them virtually undetectable. If you recently got dentures in Jacksonville or need a refresher on how to use adhesive properly, then keep reading.

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3 Reasons to Save Your Natural Tooth

July 15, 2020

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Woman at appointment with dentist in Hulen

If you have experienced chronic pain from a specific tooth, you may want to throw in the towel and extract it all together. After all, if it is no longer there, then it can’t continue to cause you problems and discomfort, right? Unfortunately, extracting your tooth isn’t always that simple. If you are considering removing your tooth, your root canal specialist in Jacksonville is here to share three reasons why saving your natural tooth is the preferable option.

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