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Beware These 4 Everyday Activities That Can Harm Oral Health

August 16, 2019

Filed under: Uncategorized — Ben Tindal @ 5:51 pm

SodaYou feel like you do a pretty good job of looking out for your teeth; you brush twice a day, you floss between every tooth and you visit the dentist twice a year. That’s everything you need to do to protect your smile, right? The truth is that depending on your lifestyle, it may actually not be enough! There are plenty of behaviors and everyday activities that can seriously harm oral health; here are just 4 examples of things to watch out for to protect your smile.

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Discover Whether or Not You Should be Sleeping with Dentures

July 5, 2019

Filed under: Uncategorized — Ben Tindal @ 1:19 pm

denturesBy the time you go to bed, you’re probably exhausted from a long day’s work, cooking for your family, and cleaning up after everyone. As you look at your bed, you cut your eyes over the bathroom and contemplate if it’s a good idea to be sleeping with dentures. You’re so tired, and it’s one more thing keeping you from hitting the pillow, so what do you do? If this situation sounds familiar, let us explain whether it’s a good idea to keep your teeth in or take them out before turning out the lights.

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How Can I Choose the Best Cosmetic Dentist for Me?

June 15, 2019

Filed under: Uncategorized — Ben Tindal @ 7:30 pm

Woman smilingDo you have flaws like chips, cracks, or gaps in your smile? If so, you may be in search of a cosmetic dentist. When looking to make a positive change in your appearance and dental health, it’s important to find an expert that you can trust. Cosmetic dentistry isn’t recognized by the American Dental Association, so any dentist can claim that it’s their specialty. That’s why it’s important to remember these key factors when choosing a cosmetic dentist for you or a loved one.

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Performing Dental Implant Salvage after Failure

May 14, 2019

Filed under: Uncategorized — Ben Tindal @ 3:21 pm

man smiling mirror

You finally did it! You took the plunge and got dental implants to replace your missing teeth. No more prosthetics slipping out of place. No more worrying about whether or not your teeth look natural. You’ve had your dental implants placed, so now your days of caring for your teeth are over, right? Well, if you’re not careful, you could experience dental implant failure. Although 90 percent of the dental implants placed are still successful after 10 years, some do fail. The good news is that your prosthodontist can perform dental implant salvage, helping you get the results you’ve always wanted. In this post, learn about why dental implants fail and how to save them. (more…)

3 Reasons to Have a Smile Makeover

April 17, 2019

Filed under: Uncategorized — Ben Tindal @ 4:35 pm

smile teeth

You hate the way your smile looks. In fact, maybe you hide your teeth in pictures or avoid pictures altogether as a result. But it doesn’t have to be that way! No matter the cosmetic problems you have, no matter how far gone your teeth may seem, your cosmetic dentist can give you the amazingly beautiful smile you’ve always wanted and drastically improve your quality of life. In fact, here are three good reasons to move forward with a smile makeover. (more…)

Spread Gum Disease Awareness in Sarasota This February

February 18, 2019

Filed under: Uncategorized — Ben Tindal @ 9:20 pm

man open mouth

It’s February—time to celebrate love. But did you know that February is also Gum Disease Awareness Month? Did you know that approximately 47% of American adults have mild, moderate, or severe gum disease? Gum disease occurs when there is an infection in the tissue that surrounds and support your teeth. It is a major cause of tooth loss in adults and can cause permanent damage to the supporting tissue and bone if left untreated. Check out this helpful information about gum disease awareness in Sarasota and ways you can treat and prevent it. (more…)

What Is a Prosthodontist? Why Should You Visit One?

January 29, 2019

Filed under: Uncategorized — Ben Tindal @ 8:49 pm

dental patient with mirrorDentists play an invaluable role in helping their patients achieve and maintain oral health. They check for oral health problems and provide services that strengthen, beautify, and even rebuild teeth. But did you know that there are different types of dentists? Some patients find that they derive the greatest benefits when they choose a specialist, such as a prosthodontist in Sarasota, as their regular oral healthcare provider. What exactly is a prosthodontist, and how can you determine whether to visit one?

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How to Maintain Oral Health in Sarasota for the Holidays

December 2, 2018

Filed under: Uncategorized — Ben Tindal @ 8:16 pm

Man and woman smiling.Many people like the holidays for the time with friends and family, the parties, and the delicious food. However, this time of year can do some damage to your smile if you aren’t careful. Luckily for you, your dentist has some tips on how to get through this season of sugar without any problems. Keep reading to learn how to maintain oral health in Sarasota and celebrate the holidays at the same time!
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4 Keys to Preventing Dental Implant Infections in Sarasota

November 20, 2018

Filed under: Uncategorized — Ben Tindal @ 8:10 pm

dental checkupDental implants are the best tooth replacement option that modern dentistry has to offer. While some people may shy away from them because they’re nervous about surgery or they’re afraid their implants will fail, there is really no reason for alarm. In fact, this treatment enjoys a success rate of over 95 percent! Only in very rare cases do dental implant infections in Sarasota endanger a smile’s long-term well-being. Usually, a few simple precautions are all that’s required to protect implants from infection.

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Let’s Celebrate Dental Hygiene in Sarasota

October 18, 2018

Filed under: Uncategorized — Ben Tindal @ 7:14 pm

patient taking selfie with hygienistIt’s finally autumn, and while we may not be getting much fall weather here in Sarasota, picking up a pumpkin spice latte can help you feel a little of that same excitement. As you relax with your favorite beverage, remember that October isn’t only about pumpkins and Halloween. The American Dental Association has also named these 31 days National Dental Hygiene Month! That means it’s time to celebrate clean, healthy mouths — and the people who help us get them that way. Keep reading to learn more about why dental hygiene in Sarasota is crucial!

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