Maintaining good oral hygiene is a constant fight against plaque and tartar — stopping the latter depends on the regular removal of the former. And, in the war against these oral health hazards, a toothbrush and dental floss are your most valuable tools. Continue reading to learn about the differences between plaque and tartar and how you can prevent both from your dentist in Ponte Vedra Beach.
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July 24, 2018
July 1, 2018
Have you ever wondered why some cavities can be fixed with simple fillings while others require more extensive dental work like a root canal or crown? The short answer is that it depends on how far the tooth decay has progressed. When you see a dentist in Ponte Vedra Beach for checkups, they look closely at each tooth and use diagnostic tools like X-rays to determine if you have any decay and what stage it’s in. Then they use that information to recommend treatment. If you’d like to know more about the stages of tooth decay and the types of dental procedures recommended for each one, keep reading below!
June 30, 2018
How healthy would you rate your sleeping habits, on a scale of 1 to 10? A quick quiz can help you be a better judge. Do you often feel…
- Fatigued at work?
- Like everyone is tired of your chronic snoring?
- Like you can’t stay awake during routine tasks?
- Unable to get a full night’s sleep, even when you go to bed at a reasonable hour?
- Confused by daily tasks?
If you answered “yes” to one or more of the above statements, you should know that these are major warning signs of the condition known as sleep apnea. Fortunately, many patients who exhibit these symptoms can find relief with sleep apnea treatment in Ponte Vedra Beach. Keep reading to learn more about this condition, and how to recognize it in you or your loved one.
June 26, 2018
Anyone who has ever had braces knows one of the best feelings ever is finishing the treatment and revealing your new smile — you’ll probably want at your straight, beautiful teeth all day long! But wouldn’t it be sad if those results were only temporary? If, after only a few weeks, you started to notice your teeth getting sore and those small gaps starting to come back again? It might happen if you don’t wear your retainer. The same is true even for clear aligner systems like Invisalign in Ponte Vedra Beach. Keep reading to find out why!
May 22, 2018
Have you noticed that sometimes, while brushing your teeth, you see blood in the sink? Your dentist in Ponte Vedra Beach says there could be a few reasons why this is happening. As you read on, he’ll provide 5 causes for gum bleeding and explain some of the treatment methods available to address the problems associated with it.
May 6, 2018
Teeth discoloration can easily get the best of people. One minute their teeth are white and bright and the next they’re either stained after drinking coffee or eating red sauce. If you rely on your appearance for your job or you just dislike the way your teeth look now, there is a solution.
With porcelain veneers in Ponte Vedra Beach, there’s a quick and effective way to get your teeth looking exactly how you want. Learn how and more about this awesome cosmetic dental treatment!
April 15, 2018
We’ve all had it happen at one point or another. You’re going to the bathroom and as you’re washing your hands, you check your teeth for pieces of food or other issues in your smile. In this case, you notice strange discolorations that you didn’t have before. “What is causing this?” You’re wondering.
If you notice these discolorations throughout your day, you may want to visit your cosmetic dentist in Ponte Vedra Beach to get them removed.
April 5, 2018
Dental implants have come a long way since they were officially introduced to the world of dentistry. Today, there is no tooth replacement option quite like them thanks to their aesthetic beauty and exceptional functionality. However, many patients believe that because they weren’t eligible for dental implants in the past, they still won’t be eligible today. According to your dentist, getting dental implants in Ponte Vedra Beach is still possible.
Thanks to multiple treatments, your dentist can improve your odds of a successful implantation from the start.
March 21, 2018
You’re probably diligent about brushing your teeth, and maybe you even floss every day (you deserve a big pat on the back for that), but it takes more than good oral hygiene to maintain a healthy smile. There are many aspects of your life that might be affecting how well your teeth and gums function. Your dentist in Ponte Vedra Beach is here to list a few of those factors.
March 10, 2018
When a child has a gap between their front teeth, you might think it’s adorable. And that little whistle that comes out when they try to make certain sounds? That’s priceless. Unfortunately, gaps between the teeth aren’t nearly as endearing in adults. If you have a bit of extra space between two of your pearly whites, you may be looking for a solution that will streamline your smile and help you love what you see in the mirror. Reaching your goal begins with a visit to your cosmetic dentist in Ponte Vedra Beach, who has a few techniques at their disposal that may be able to help you.