Getting dental implants in Ponte Vedra Beach is a game-changer for many people. They restore your smile and self-confidence like no other option can – not to mention that they can last decades, or even a lifetime, with the right care and maintenance. But what kind of maintenance do they require? It’s true that implants can’t get cavities since they’re made of titanium, but this gives many people the wrong idea that their implants are maintenance-free. Not taking care of an implant increases the chance that it will fail, which is a shame since they’re such a wonderful investment in your oral health. In this blog, we’ll tell you exactly how to care for your implants so you can enjoy all the benefits they offer for as long as possible!
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September 5, 2018
August 11, 2018
Most people take it for granted that they can eat, speak and smile with ease. But if you’ve lost multiple teeth, chances are good that you quickly realized how much it affects your daily life! Tooth loss greatly impacts your overall oral health and can have multiple unforeseen consequences. Fortunately, partial dentures in Ponte Vedra Beach are a great way to minimize those consequences and enjoy the benefits of a full complement of teeth. If you’ve been considering partials, you may be wondering if they’re comfortable, how to maintain them, and whether they’re a good choice for you. In this blog, you’ll learn the answers to these common questions so you can make the right decision for your oral health!
August 10, 2018
Ever since you were young, your dad has always snored very loudly. It’s something that much of your family has grown to accept, so you start to believe that there’s not much you can do to avoid it, other than going to another room to nap that is. However, did you ever stop to think that your family member is snoring loudly because they have untreated sleep apnea? Did you ever consider the health risks associated with it?
If you or a family member has untreated sleep apnea in Ponte Vedra Beach, you’ll want to keep reading.
July 24, 2018
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.
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.