Port St. Lucie FL Dentist Blog

Jan
15

Zygomatic Implants

𝐙𝐘𝐆𝐎𝐌𝐀𝐓𝐈𝐂 𝐈𝐌𝐏𝐋𝐀𝐍𝐓𝐒 If you have been told that you are not a candidate for dental implants due to bone loss there is another solution.  Zygomatic implants are beneficial to patients that have experienced severe bone loss.  In most cases we are able to give patients…

Jan
05

What Is A Night Guard?

  The temporomandibular joints, called TMJ, are the joints and jaw muscles that make it possible to open and close your mouth. Located on each side of the head, your TMJ work together when you chew, speak or swallow and…

Dec
30

What about flossing?

The American Dental Association recommends cleaning between your teeth daily with floss. Cleaning between your teeth may help prevent cavities and gum disease. Cleaning between your teeth helps remove a sticky film called plaque. Plaque that is not removed by brushing and…

Dec
16

6 Tips for Cavity-Free Holidays

Timing matters Timing matters. While everything is fine in moderation, it helps to eat sweets and other sugary foods with meals or shortly after mealtime. Saliva production increases during meals and helps to reduce the acids produced by bacteria in…

Dec
08

4 Ways to Keep Your Smile Bright This Holiday Season

Smile-Friendly Stocking Stuffers Your stocking forecast this year will almost certainly include a dusting of sugar.  Giving candy? Consider chocolate. It washes off your teeth more easily than stickier sweets like candy canes. And when you’re stuffing those stockings full…

Dec
02

Healthy for the new year!

As we are finishing up 2019, it is about time to welcome in 2020! As most of us do, this means setting a New Years Resolution. Why not set a resolution to regain and maintain your oral health? Here are some signs you…

Nov
25

Replacing Missing Teeth

Implants  If you are self-conscious because you have missing teeth, wear dentures that are uncomfortable or just don't want to have a bridge. Now is the time to talk to your dentist to see if dental implants are an option…

Nov
12

World Kindness Day 2019

World Kindness Day is celebrated annually on November 13th. On this day, participants attempt to make the world a better place by celebrating and promoting good deeds and pledging acts of kindness, either as individuals or as organizations. World Kindness…

Nov
07

Periodontal Disease

Gum disease is an infection of the tissues that surround and support your teeth. It is a major cause of tooth loss in adults. Because gum disease is usually painless, you may not know you have it. Also referred to…

Oct
30

Root Canals

    f you have a severely damaged or decaying tooth or a serious tooth infection, your dentist may recommend a root canal treatment. Root canals are used to repair and save your tooth instead of removing it. What’s Involved…


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