North Jacksonville Complete Dentistry Blog
February 18, 2018
Gum disease is considered the silent killer for many reasons. Not only can it turn deadly if not promptly managed, but most people don’t even realize they have it. That is, until they’re dentist in Jacksonville informs them. Since February is Gum Disease Awareness Month, your dentist thought it would be appropriate to offer some helpful tips on gum disease and how to address them should they appear.
If you aren’t familiar with gum disease, you may have questions like “How do I prevent gum disease?” Or “Can gum disease run in the family?” You don’t have to worry any longer.
February 10, 2018
Sleep apnea is already a dangerous condition on its own. However, some of the more severe cases involve more frequent instances of very loud snoring, excessive daytime sleepiness, severe mood swings, and many other symptoms. Some cases are so severe that people are considering surgery to their palate, tongue, and nasal cavities.
While surgery treatments exist for sleep apnea, it’s important not to jump to conclusions. Surgery might accomplish cases of sleep apnea, but it isn’t the only option. If you have sleep apnea in Jacksonville, you should take a moment to consider the less invasive treatments available before going under the knife.
January 14, 2018
If you were taught how to take of your mouth as a child, many of these points may seem obvious to you. However, as we age, a lot of that information can get lost in time. We may lose sight of the habits we once had and maybe even stopped including them entirely. Fortunately, your dentist in Jacksonville is here to offer a friendly reminder.
In today’s post, we’ll be discussing the best ways to maintain proper oral health inside and outside the bathroom. If you want to prevent gum disease and tooth decay, this is one blog you won’t want to miss.
January 5, 2018
Do you find yourself waking up several times in the middle of the night? Does your significant other have trouble sleeping because you’re constantly snoring? Maybe they’ve even heard you choking as you wake up. Without a proper night’s sleep, staying productive can feel impossible the next day. That’s why your dentist is offering sleep apnea treatment in Jacksonville.
If you haven’t considered sleep apnea to be what’s disturbing your sleep, you definitely aren’t the only one. Millions of people have already been diagnosed with sleep apnea around the country. The question is, do they get it treated?
December 23, 2017
It’s a common misconception that gum disease in Jacksonville isn’t a big deal. After all, just how important can the pink tissue that holds your teeth in place be? Don’t let yourself be fooled by naysayers who believe that addressing gum issues isn’t a priority. You can face some big-time consequences if you fail to take the necessary steps to get your oral health back up to par. Your dentist is here to explain exactly why managing gum disease is crucial and how you can stop this problem before you end up in a world of hurt.
November 22, 2017
Which disease kills nearly 10,000 people each year and affects nearly 50,000? If you guessed oral cancer, you’re absolutely right. This devastating and serious condition doesn’t get a lot of attention in the media, but it is nothing that should be taken lightly. In fact, it is a good idea for everyone to make a screening for oral cancer in Jacksonville part of their annual routine. What will your dentist look for during the screening?
November 5, 2017
The clock is winding down on 2017 — and when the ball drops on New Year’s Eve, we’ll be closing the book on one big year. If you and your family have dental insurance, you could also be saying goodbye to potentially hundreds of dollars worth of unused benefits!
October 28, 2017
If you’ve watched television in the last several years, you can probably list a dozen commercials that describe an over the counter teeth whitening product. A trip to the oral hygiene aisle at your local pharmacy will also reveal a wide range of teeth whitening toothpaste, mouthwashes, strips, and gels. While these products promise dramatic results, they are often unable to deliver on these promises. Teeth whitening gum may be the exception that makes the rule when it comes to the efficacy of store bought teeth whitening products. Keep reading to learn more about whitening gum. If teeth whitening gum isn’t doing the trick, you can also consider cosmetic dentistry solutions to brighten, straighten, or otherwise perfect your smile.
October 2, 2017
Traditional tooth replacement solutions only recreate the parts of the smile visible above the gum line. While this is essential to maintaining oral health and restoring patients’ ability to chew, speak, and smile with confidence, there are numerous oral health issues that can still occur due to the loss of the underlying root structures of teeth. Dental implants are the only tooth replacement option that restores lost root structure. This offers patients numerous benefits, and replacement teeth supported by dental implant posts are the best way to maintain optimal oral health.
September 26, 2017
Some of the tastiest treats leave not-so-tasty remains scattered among your teeth. Apples, popcorn, and yummy corn on the cob will leave small particles of food that can decline your oral health if not removed effectively.
When food gets stuck between, the best way to remove it is to brush and floss your teeth. If you don’t have access to those tools, a toothpick can be a convenient way to remove particles from being stuck in your smile. Although they are useful if there are no other tools available to you, your dentist in Jacksonville says that you should only use a toothpick if you have no other dental tools available to you.