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Telehealth: The Advantages of Telemedicine

Struggles to get to the clinic? Trying to reduce your exposure to COVID-19, as well as other contagious illnesses, and still need to see your doctor? Telehealth is safe and easy — receive quality care from anywhere.

Mar 2nd, 2021
Tips to Avoid Pain From Your Clear Aligners

If you are getting clear aligners, you might be wondering what you can do to avoid the pain. Remember that any time your mouth is adjusted, there can be discomfort and pain.

Feb 1st, 2021
Why You Should Avoid the ER for Emergency Dental Care

Patients who are dealing with severe dental issues may think they should go to the ER for emergency dental care. This, however, is often ill-advised, as it may not be helpful in providing the proper treatments needed and can result in other problems...

Jan 31st, 2021
Dental Bonding vs. Contouring

There are some cases where a stained or chipped tooth can be fixed with dental bonding or contouring. While these issues can be more severe and so require a different solution, something like an uneven edge or unsightly spot can often be treated...

Jan 26th, 2021
When to Get Your Denture Repaired

For patients missing several teeth, a denture can lead to a sense of normalcy. However, these dental replacements do sometimes need repair, and they often seem to break or malfunction at the most inconvenient of times.

Jan 26th, 2021
Options for Dental Implant Restoration After Damage

For anyone with damaged implants, it is important to know dental implant restoration is possible. While some issues may seem ignorable, no one should continue to wear damaged implants. Doing so can cause additional trauma and more severe health concerns.

Jan 24th, 2021
How Painful is Dental Implant Surgery

Dental implant surgery is one of the most reliable and long-lasting ways to replace missing teeth. However, since this surgery involves inserting an artificial tooth root into the jawbone, it almost always causes some amount of pain.

Jan 20th, 2021
Are Implant Supported Dentures Permanent

Unlike traditional dentures, implant supported dentures are, for the most part, permanent. The implants are permanently affixed to the jaw, although the patient can choose fixed or removable dentures.

Jan 18th, 2021
How To Choose the Right Tooth Replacement Options

Having missing teeth can make normal tasks such as eating or speaking difficult, but there are several tooth replacement options available to allow you to restore function and improve the appearance of the mouth.

Jan 14th, 2021
Repairing Front Teeth With a Full Mouth Reconstruction

It might sound intimidating, but full mouth reconstruction is a term for a treatment that replaces missing or problem teeth. Certain forms of reconstruction may be necessary as teeth gradually wear down from use or grinding or begin to deteriorate with...

Jan 11th, 2021
Routine Dental Care: What Are Tooth Colored Fillings

Using dental fillings to treat cavities is one of the most common types of routine dental care. The American Dental Association reports that approximately 91% of adults will experience at least one cavity in their permanent teeth at some point in time.

Jan 7th, 2021
Popular Smile Makeovers From a Cosmetic Dentist in Miami

A general dentist in Miami can transform the appearance of your smile with a smile makeover, a treatment typically performed by a cosmetic dentist. Almost everyone desires a perfect smile because a good smile can make a good first impression.

Jan 7th, 2021
When Will Bleeding After a Tooth Extraction Stop

For patients who have been suffering from a damaged or infected tooth, finally getting the tooth extracted can feel like a relief. However, bleeding after a tooth extraction can be worrisome and inconvenient.

Jan 6th, 2021
Reasons a Dental Inlay May Be Recommended

You may have heard about dental inlay treatment as a way to restore a damaged tooth. While you may be more familiar with fillings and crowns, inlays can be a viable choice as well.

Jan 6th, 2021
An Emergency Dentist Talks About Ways You Can Avoid an Emergency

While it is always a good idea to have an emergency dentist on call, individuals can avoid a dental emergency and all the pain, cost and hassle that comes with one by taking preventative measures. In many cases, this simply entails adopting healthy...

Jan 3rd, 2021
What Causes Dental Anxiety

The fear of going to the dentist has long been a trope used in almost every medium of popular culture, but dental anxiety is a real problem for many people. An excessive nervousness or apprehension that builds before a dental ...

Dec 30th, 2020
Can I Repair My Own Dentures

A pair of dentures is an investment in a healthy, natural-looking smile. If a patient's set breaks, it may seem tempting to try to perform an at-home repair. However, this is not a wise idea, and it can cause additional problems.

Dec 29th, 2020
6 Ways to Quickly Improve Your Smile

When dealing with dental imperfections, there are many ways to improve your smile. Patients with issues such as misaligned, discolored, chipped or misshapen teeth, as well as gum disease, may feel embarrassed about their smiles.

Dec 27th, 2020
Replace Missing Teeth with Dental Bridges

Many dental patients are self-conscious about missing teeth. Depending on the exact teeth that have been lost, this condition can also make it difficult to chew food. In many cases, a dental bridge can be used to replace lost teeth and restore...

Dec 23rd, 2020
How Often to Perform Denture Care

For patients with dentures, proper denture care is necessary for preserving the life of these appliances and keeping them looking clean and attractive. Like natural teeth, dentures are prone to a buildup of plaque and food debris.

Dec 18th, 2020
Dental Sealants and Oral Health FAQs

Children need every preventive measure available to keep their oral health in top condition, which can include dental sealants. When it comes to children’s dental health, tooth decay remains the leading problem affecting children.

Dec 16th, 2020
When Do Dentists Recommend Dental Sealants

Besides good oral hygiene and regular dental checkups, dental sealants are another preventive measure that protects the teeth against decay. Tooth cavities or decay remains the most common childhood disease in the United States.

Dec 14th, 2020
What to Expect Right After Getting a Dental Bridge

The dental bridge process is safe and relatively pain-free, although there may be discomfort that exists after the placement of the dental bridge. Understanding how to deal with a dental bridge after it is placed and what to expect from your dental...

Dec 8th, 2020
How to Make Professional Teeth Whitening Last Longer

Now that professional teeth whitening has gotten you the pearly white teeth you have always wanted, you might be wondering how to keep the results of your treatment for as long as possible. This article will share some simple tips that will keep...

Dec 1st, 2020
Ask a General Dentist – FAQs About Dental Implants

Dental Implants are a popular teeth replacement solution that involves placing a titanium post in the jawbone to serve as the support system for a replacement tooth. Understanding more about dental implants and how they can restore the appearance...

Nov 1st, 2020
Reasons to Visit a Family Dentist

A family dentist is a general dentist who cares for patients of varying ages. The care and services that they offer cater to both young and old patients, which makes them a versatile resource for entire families to utilize.

Oct 7th, 2020
Signs to Consider Wisdom Tooth Extractions

A wisdom tooth extraction is often necessary in order to eliminate accompanying symptoms. Many individuals experience the eruption of their wisdom teeth and never notice the signs.

Sep 1st, 2020
How an Emergency Dentist Can Save Your Avulsed Tooth

An avulsed tooth is a serious dental problem that should be addressed by an emergency dentist. Emergency dentists are great resources to make use of when something serious happens within the mouth, and an avulsed tooth is certainly such a situation.

Aug 26th, 2020
Tips To Prevent Cavities From a General Dentist

General dentists can offer patients the advice and guidance they need to support a healthy mouth, including how to prevent cavities. Cavity prevention is essential in ensuring good oral health, which is why consulting with a general dentist on...

Jul 24th, 2020
A Cosmetic Dentist Discusses Dental Crown Options

Looking for a cosmetic dentist because you are in need of one or more dental crowns? Many people are choosing to see this type of dentist when they are in need of one or more cosmetic services, with crowns being one of the more common restorative...

Jun 15th, 2020
Tooth Bonding: Is This Something That General Dentists Do?

Are you thinking about choosing a general dentist to perform a cosmetic procedure that can allow you to feel more confident about the way you look when you smile? There are many different types of dental professionals you can choose from these days...

Mar 17th, 2020
4 Disadvantages of Not Seeing a Family Dentist

Oral health is about so much more than the health of the mouth, gums and teeth. Because the mouth is the main entryway into the body, poor oral health can cause negative reactions in the body.

Jan 14th, 2020
When Is Dental Sedation Recommended?

There is some fear around the use of dental sedation and sedation use in general, but there are instances when it is necessary. Understanding the reasons why dentists recommend and use sedation can put people at ease.

Dec 19th, 2019
Sensitive Teeth: 3 Signs It is Time to See Your Dentist

The fact is that sensitive teeth are oftentimes painful, and the only way to treat the issue in many instances is to visit the dentist for in-office care. By fully understanding the more concerning signs indicating that a trip to the dentist...

Nov 25th, 2019
How a Smile Makeover Treatment Can Improve Your Appearance

A smile makeover is a combination of cosmetic and restorative dental procedures used to fix problems with the teeth and improve one's appearance. Though the main objective is to improve the appearance of the teeth, there are other advantages to getting...

Oct 30th, 2019
Am I a Good Candidate for Cosmetic Dentistry Services?

Cosmetic dentistry focuses on improving the physical appearance of the teeth and fixing the flaws. It has become a very popular dental practice because the procedures are mostly non-invasive and help improve the patient’s self-confidence.

Sep 16th, 2019
An Invisalign Dentist Explains How Invisalign Works

All too many people who could benefit from visiting an Invisalign dentist for treatment put it off as they fear the process might be invasive or too long and complicated. By gaining a clearer idea of what the Invisalign process involves,...

Jul 26th, 2019
5 Benefits of Visiting a General Dentist in Miami

Visiting a general dentist in Miami is one of the most important things a person can do to keep healthy teeth and gums. Although it can be easy to skip going to the twice-per-year cleaning and checkup appointments, failing to visit the dentist regularly...

Jun 11th, 2019
How Does a CEREC Machine Work?

The CEREC (Chairside Economical Restoration of Esthetic Ceramics) machine is a dental tool used to make customized ceramic dental restorations in one visit, speeding up a process that typically requires sending a mold of a patient’s teeth...

May 30th, 2019
Ask a Dentist: What is Geographic Tongue?

You are experiencing some minor irritation in your mouth — which appears to be from your tongue area but you're not sure — you need to see a dentist. You move to the nearest mirror and there, you see different red patches on your tongue,...

Apr 22nd, 2019
Factors to Consider Before a Smile Makeover

Recently, there has been a surge in the number of people seeking a perfect and attractive smile through a smile makeover. What you need is a dental practice with the skills, expertise and technology to create a beautiful smile.

Mar 15th, 2019
Can Dentists Help With Sleep Apnea?

Sleep apnea is a health issue, causing people to stop breathing intermittently during sleep, that should be taken seriously. The condition is divided into two categories: obstructive and central sleep apnea.

Jan 16th, 2019
Different Types of Teeth Explained

Many people do not put too much thought into their teeth, but the importance of them cannot be underestimated. From giving a great smile to chewing food, teeth perform such vital roles in the way people live.

Dec 16th, 2018
The Beginner’s Guide to Invisalign

With the growing popularity of Invisalign, most at least have heard of it by now. Over one million people throughout the world have experienced the clear aligner system to gain a straighter smile, and dentists are proud to present Invisalign...

Nov 17th, 2018
One Stop For Dental Implants

From chewing to speaking, teeth play an important part in one's daily life. In the past, there were only a few treatment options for missing teeth.

Oct 16th, 2018
Wisdom Teeth Removal: What To Expect

As people grow older, the last set of molars called wisdom teeth start to develop. Due to them typically developing to the point of crowding other teeth, dentists often recommend wisdom teeth removal to avert complications.

Sep 12th, 2018
Popular Ways to Replace Missing Teeth

You should always replace missing teeth as soon as possible. Failing to do so can lead to dental complications like misaligned teeth, bone tissue loss and a smile you may no longer be proud of.

Aug 16th, 2018
Advantages and Disadvantages of Same Day CEREC Crowns

Same Day CEREC® is an answered prayer for a lot of busy individuals. Whether you have been given short notice to appear as a guest on a television show, or you need to look great for your next interview, same-day dental crown procedures...

Jul 15th, 2018
What Happens During Your Teeth Cleaning Appointment

Scheduling a teeth cleaning is one of the most essential steps you can take to make sure you do not have gum or periodontal disease. We find that people who do not regularly engage in professional teeth cleanings are at a greater risk...

Jun 16th, 2018
5 Oral Hygiene Habits For Healthy Gums

Many people are not aware of the most effective practices for healthy gums and proper oral hygiene. The reality is that people do not learn the proper techniques for cleaning teeth at home.

May 16th, 2018
Invisalign® Braces: Facts About the Process

If you want a beautiful smile, then Invisalign® braces can be an excellent option for achieving this goal. There are many benefits to straightening your teeth with Invisalign®, but the most popular benefit is the fact that the aligners are completely clear

Apr 16th, 2018
What is a Dental Adhesive?

A dental adhesive is a water-soluble, non-toxic material that we can apply to your gums and dentures to hold them in place. These substances are available in powder and cream form, and they are typically used with traditional dentures.

Mar 16th, 2018
Should You Get Dental Veneers or Lumineers?

As a cosmetic dentist, we are in the practice of giving people a beautiful smile that they can be extremely proud of. To do this, we have a number of treatment options, some of which we often group together for a better effect.

Feb 16th, 2018