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…)
Ponte Vedra Complete Dentistry Blog
October 26, 2017
October 1, 2017
Dental implants are fast becoming the premier choice for tooth replacement, but of course, this doesn’t really help a patient if they can’t actually understand what their dentist is talking about. Discussing dental implants involves using a lot of terminology most people just aren’t familiar with. That’s why your dentist in Ponte Vedra Beach is happy to make this little guide to common dental implant terms. With it, you can easily stay well informed while rebuilding your smile.
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.
July 17, 2017
The worst thing you can do when faced with a problem is to ignore it—especially when it comes to your mouth. The issue will only persist and most likely advance, never heal itself. If one or more of your teeth have become damaged, you should visit Ponte Vedra Complete Dentistry to see your dentist in Ponte Vedra Beach. Our practice has the expertise and resources you need to get quicker dental restorations like Planmeca CAD/CAM dental crowns. Let’s explore this restorative option to see if dental crowns are the best option for you.
July 7, 2017
When you’re looking for a dentist in Ponte Vedra Beach, you probably want one that stands out among the rest. It’s important that the dentist that will treat not only your mouth, but your family’s teeth and gums be well educated, trained, and takes pride in stays up to date with modern dentistry practices. If you’re looking for a dentist that holds these qualities to heart, you should consider making our Ponte Vedra Complete Dentistry office your trusted dental team for all oral health concerns and preventative care. Let’s look at the advanced technology our office has that makes each of our loyal patient’s dental appointments comfortable and convenient.
June 27, 2017
People will go take leaps and bounds to stop their face and skin from aging, but do they even consider how their smile ages? Are you doing everything in your power to keep your teeth and gums looking as young as possible? Keeping a youthful smile is easy for the most part when you practice good preventive care. This means brushing your teeth and massaging your gums twice a day, flossing, and visiting your dentist in Ponte Vedra Beach routinely. Here’s some helpful information on how to keep a smile healthy through every stage of life.
June 17, 2017
When you think of the medicine of pain relief, dentistry should be one of the fields that pop up you’re your head first. It’s always been a dentist’s mission to provide a comfortable way for patients to receive dental care, especially if their dental phobics or need extensive dental work completed.
Many times, patients skip their semiannual dental appointments out of fear. Little do they know, this bad habit puts themselves in a worse predicament than before. This cycle of fear and neglected dental care is unfortunate for patient smiles. That’s why your dentist in Ponte Vedra Beach is here to provide the dental services every patient needs—even the one’s initially afraid to visit our office. If your last dental appointment is way past due, read more on how our sedation dentistry may be able to help you.