Does biting into an ice cream cone or taking that first sip of hot coffee in the morning make you want to say “ouch?” If so, your dentist in Ponte Vedra Beach says listen up. Tooth sensitivity is not just a natural side effect of getting older. In fact, it can indicate a few things — maybe even a dental emergency. Keep reading to find out why your teeth may be a little more sensitive these days and what you can do to stop it.
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December 22, 2017
Making a pro and con list is a classic way of deciding everything for where you will go on date night (movies or dancing?) to how you will replace missing teeth. You have a number of options, but doing a quick comparison will show you that nothing comes with as many pros as dental implants in Ponte Vedra Beach. They are the only comprehensive option available, giving you back your missing tooth as well as the supportive root structure. And that means a lot for your oral and overall health. Keep reading to find out just why.
November 25, 2017
Dental implants in Ponte Vedra Beach are a comprehensive tooth replacement option for healthy adult patients. If you’re considering this method to complete your smile, you’re on the brink of making an excellent decision — now it’s time to find out why! Below, we’ve got the details on how dental implants work with your existing oral structures to provide a superior tooth replacement option for you or your loved one.
November 22, 2017
Having straight teeth is about more than just having a beautiful smile. When your teeth line up the way they should, you are also more likely to enjoy better oral and overall health, too. Keep reading to find out more — and how Invisalign in Ponte Vedra Beach can help.
October 26, 2017
Cavities, or dental caries as they are known among dentists, are one of the most common dental problems in the world today for both children and adults alike. Most people know what they are, but did you know that cavities actually have 5 distinct stages? People tend to think that you either have a cavity or you don’t, and while that is partially true, understanding the different stages could help you (and your dentist in Ponte Vedra Beach) catch a small dental problem and stop it from ever becoming a big one. (more…)
October 1, 2017
September 14, 2017
One day you’ve bitten the side of your cheek, the next you can’t feel a thing! Have you ever been amazed at how fast wounds heal in your mouth? Those cuts or scrapes from a crunchy snack or small burns from hot drinks can be painful and cause swelling, but amazingly, only a few hours later you’re on to your next meal minus the discomfort. Let’s take a scientific look with your Ponte Vedra Beach dentist at how amazing your body is and why your mouth heals so quickly.
September 4, 2017
It’s hard to get a huge group of people to agree on any topic, but one thing that just about everyone stands in unison about is that bad breath is not attractive nor fun to face. It’s embarrassing and actually a sign of dental problems that haven’t been addressed. The best way to remove bad dental bacteria and keep your mouth fresh and clean is to care for your toothbrush properly—and use it! Here’s some helpful information from your Ponte Vedra Beach dentist that may help you keep your toothbrush in its best condition and your oral health up to par.
August 31, 2017
One of the first things you notice about another person is their smile. A great smile can be one of your best features. Sadly, there are many patients that don’t feel confident in what their smile has to offer because of chipped teeth or the amount of damage their smile has suffered from decay or gum recessions. If you’re one of these patients, your dentist in Ponte Vedra Beach may recommend a simple cosmetic bonding procedure.
August 29, 2017
Of course, you know that brushing your teeth is an important part of your dental routine. But did you know that you could actually be brushing your teeth too hard? Too much pressure when you’re brushing can lead to damage of your gums, which cannot be reversed without oral surgery. That’s why your Ponte Vedra Beach dentist thinks it’s important to share the signs if you’re brushing too hard, how to prevent it, and what to do if you notice those symptoms.