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Find Out Why Having Wisdom Tooth Extractions During the Summer is Best

June 7, 2019

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It’s summer, and the last thing your teenager wants to think about is spending time inside recovering from wisdom tooth extractions. Although it does not sound like much fun to your teen, summer is the best time to have this type of procedure. Will they miss out on a few gatherings with friends? Maybe. Will they feel not so great for a few days? Probably. But the great thing about wisdom teeth extractions is they won’t keep your teen down for too long. Find out more about this procedure and why it’s best to have it done during the summer months.

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Why Do Missing Teeth Cause Bone Loss?

May 3, 2019

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dental implant in jawboneNew innovations in dentistry make it easier than ever for your dentist to preserve your natural teeth. Unfortunately, tooth loss is still a prevalent problem. If you are among the 120 million Americans who have lost at least one tooth, your confidence and quality of life have likely declined. Besides an incomplete smile, there is a larger complication brewing beneath the surface. You are slowly losing bone in your jaw, which can result in more tooth loss. Thankfully, you can replace your missing teeth and preserve your jawbone using an effective solution.

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Oral Cancer Awareness Month: Another Reason to Visit Your Dentist

April 9, 2019

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April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month, which is an effort to raise awareness on the importance of routine oral cancer screenings with your dentist. While the cases of oral cancer continue to increase, thankfully, it is one of the most treatable cancers. Especially if caught early on, you have a good chance at a full recovery. That’s why oral cancer screenings are so important. Keep reading to learn more about oral cancer screenings, how often you should get them, and what you can expect during an examination.

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5 Issues With Oral Health In Jacksonville That Can Affect Your Entire Body

March 16, 2019

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Toothbrush, floss, and dental mirror

Many people are surprised to hear that their teeth and gums affect their general health. But your oral health and general health are very much connected! Spending time caring for your smile at home and getting regular checkups is a great way to kill two birds with one stone. Your smile will be in great shape and you’ll reduce your risks for many diseases at the same time. It’s a win-win! Keep reading to find out how 5 common problems with oral health in Jacksonville can lead to surprising consequences.

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Heart Health and Gum Disease Awareness in Jacksonville

February 12, 2019

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Did you know that gum disease can affect more than just your gums? If you didn’t, you’re not alone. Nearly half of American adults over the age of 30 have periodontitis, a more advanced form of gum disease. Could you be one of them? February is National Gum Disease Awareness Month—the perfect time to help spread gum disease awareness in Jacksonville and learn about how it can affect your overall health.

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What Causes Dental Implant Failure in Jacksonville?

January 19, 2019

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dental implant

You’re thinking about getting dental implants in Jacksonville. Maybe you’ve heard of their wonderful advantages, such as their stability and durability. With a 95% ten-year survival rate, dental implants offer a great option for restoration. However, although rare, failure does happen. It is important that you get all the information about potential problems before you commit to getting implants. Answer your questions about dental implant failure in Jacksonville right here.

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Missing Teeth? Replacing Them is More Important Than You Think

December 17, 2018

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When you think about missing teeth, you probably think about the obvious gap that it leaves in a smile. But what if this cosmetic flaw was the least of your worries? Restoring a missing or broken tooth can not only give you a beautiful smile once more, but it improves your oral and overall health. Keep reading to discover the surprising health benefits of replacing your missing teeth.

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Use Your Dental Insurance in Jacksonville Before It’s Too Late

November 2, 2018

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Dental insurance paper.Did you know that each year, billions of dollars in dental benefits are wasted? Most dental insurance plans have a deadline of December 31st, so any dental benefits that are unused will be gone forever when New Year’s is here. If you have dental insurance, don’t let your hard-earned dental dollars go to waste. Keep reading to discover reasons to use your dental insurance in Jacksonville before the year ends!

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Dentist Highlights Multiple Tooth Replacement in Jacksonville

October 7, 2018

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A diagram of an implant-supported bridge.Thanks to advancements in implant technology, there are many ways to replace teeth, especially multiple teeth at a time. With that in mind, how do dentists know which option is best for a particular person? How do they know if a bridge is a better option than a full arch denture? The first step in determining that is by having the implant consultation.

During this initial meeting, you’ll be able to discuss your needs, current oral health, and gain a professional opinion before any surgery is scheduled. When you’re looking for multiple tooth replacement in Jacksonville, it’s always the best first step to make.

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Here’s Why You Should Get a Custom-Made Mouthguard in Jacksonville

September 26, 2018

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mouthguard for teeth protectionWearing a mouthguard in Jacksonville is essential for keeping your teeth safe during contact sports and other physical activities. Over-the-counter versions work reasonably well for this purpose. However, you’ll get the best results from a custom-fitted product designed by your local dentist.

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