Port St. Lucie FL Dentist Blog


Halloween candy: A guide to your dental health

    With Halloween comes ghosts, goblins and goodies! The sugar in those treats can play some unwanted tricks on your teeth if you’re not careful. Here’s why: The bacteria in your mouth are probably more excited to eat Halloween…


Seventh Annual Dentistry From the Heart

The Great Smile Dental family would like to thank all patients, staff members, and our community as a whole for your part in our yearly event. Dentistry From The Heart is an event that allows dental care facilities to provide…


Bahamas Strong – Donation List

To Our Dental Family, We hope you have remained safe as the storm has no passed. While our community was lucky enough to not endure the catastrophic effects of Dorian, the Bahamas have been devastated. Please join us in gathering…


End of Summer Implant Special

  Dental implants are the closest replacement to natural teeth, and with proper care can last for decades! A dental implant is typically fabricated using titanium, and then completed with a natural looking and feeling all-white zirconia crown. Our implant process…


Spotlight on Tabatha

This week we are shining the spot light on Tabatha, one of our passionate and caring dental hygienists. Tabatha received her Associates in Science of Dental Hygiene from Indian River State College in 2012. She has been practicing dental hygiene…


Brushing, Flossing, and… Scraping?!

A tongue scraper is a device used to help clean your tongue. Tongue scrapers come in a variety of shapes and sizes, and work by starting at the back of the tongue and pulling the scraper forward. Some people choose…


Charcoal Teeth Whitening

You've seen it all over social media, dim yellow teeth being scrubbed with a black abrasive and miraculously appearing bright white. I'm sure this shocking transformation has drawn your attention, but what is actually happening here- and how exaggerated are…


Wisdom Teeth- Not so wise!

Wisdom teeth, or third molars, are the very last teeth to erupt as permanent dentition. They are the teeth furthest back in the mouth on the upper right, lower right, upper left, and lower left. It is not uncommon for…


The Back to School Checklist

School will be back in session before you know it. Send your child off to class with a new book bag, fresh supplies and a bright white smile! Some schools require a dental exam before the school year starts. Even if your…


What’s a waterpik?!

Water flossing is a way to clean between and around your teeth. A water flosser is a handheld device that sprays water of varying intensity in between the teeth. The water, like traditional floss, removes food, debris, and bacteria! A…

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