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Will My Insurance Cover a Dental Emergency?

December 20, 2021

Filed under: Uncategorized — drjohnson @ 6:42 pm
woman with a dental emergency talking to her dentist

Even if you take great care of your teeth, there’s still a chance that a dental emergency could suddenly strike and bring the rest of your day’s plans to a screeching halt. In the frantic rush of calling your dentist and getting to their office as soon as possible, you might not even consider the cost of your treatment until you’re sitting in the treatment room. Stressing about money is the last thing you need to do in a dental emergency. Chances are that if you have dental insurance, your care will be partially covered. Keep reading to learn how much!  

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4 Possible Reasons Why You Have a Bump on Your Gums

November 16, 2021

Filed under: Uncategorized — drjohnson @ 3:58 pm
man looking in the mirror at a bump on his gums

You’re flossing before bed one night when you suddenly notice something you’ve never seen before – a tiny bump on your gums. Icy fear rushes through you. Should you be worried? While a bump on most areas of the body is cause for immediate concern, that’s not necessarily the case for the gums. Keep reading to learn four of the most common reasons for a bump on the gums and when you should call your dentist.

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4 New Year’s Resolutions for a Healthy Smile

October 14, 2021

Filed under: Uncategorized — drjohnson @ 5:58 pm
people smiling at New Year’s Eve party in Jacksonville

A lot of New Year’s resolutions revolve around becoming healthier or wealthier, but have you ever considered making one revolving around your oral care? This could be a win-win for both your overall wellbeing and your wallet! The best way to solve dental issues is to avoid them in the first place, so here are four New Year’s resolutions for a healthy smile.

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What to Do If You Have a Chipped Tooth

September 1, 2021

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closeup of chipped tooth in Jacksonville

While you were eating lunch, you heard a cracking sound and felt one of your teeth chip. Since you’ve never chipped a tooth before, you aren’t sure what to do and start to worry that your smile is ruined for good. Though suddenly chipping or breaking a tooth can be alarming, keeping calm and working your way through the steps below can help you save both the tooth and your smile.

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Halloween Doesn’t Have to Be Spooky for Your Teeth!

August 10, 2021

Filed under: Uncategorized — drjohnson @ 4:31 pm
Halloween pumpkin carved with big teeth

As summer comes to a close and fall begins to set in, it’s no secret that Halloween is right around the corner! Whether your friends are planning a party, your child is excited to pick out their costume, or Halloween decorations have begun to invade your local grocery store, many of us are excited for this spooky holiday. However, as one of the most sugar-filled days of the year, it can be a scary time for your teeth! Thankfully, you can keep your smile “bootiful” while still enjoying Halloween. Here’s how!

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Are Dental Emergencies Covered by Insurance? Find Out Here!

July 19, 2021

Filed under: Uncategorized — drjohnson @ 7:40 pm
Woman with hand on her cheek experiencing dental pain

No matter how much effort you put into your oral healthcare routine, it’s impossible to completely prevent dental emergencies. These urgent issues are often surprising and stressful even without worrying about whether your dental care is covered by insurance. That’s why your dentist has included some important information on how coverage works for emergencies. Read on to get peace of mind and learn about what to expect if you ever need emergency dentistry.

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That Really Happened? 4 Strange Dental Emergencies That’ll Capture Your Attention

June 11, 2021

Filed under: Uncategorized — drjohnson @ 8:21 pm
a young man holds his jaw in pain while experiencing a dental emergency

A dental emergency can come in all shapes and sizes. While you might think of a knocked-out tooth, soft tissue laceration, chipped or broken teeth, or even a fractured jaw as the most common accidents, you’re not wrong. However, dentists see all types of injuries, including those that are designated as “strange.” In this article, we’ll take a look at a few cases that will have you eager to start taking better care of your smile.

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4 Must-Know Dental Hygiene Tips for Seniors

March 31, 2021

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Senior man brushing his teeth in bathroom

Prioritizing your oral care routine is essential at every stage of your life, especially if you are a senior. After all, as we age, we become more susceptible to dental concerns like dry mouth, root decay, and tooth loss. With this in mind, there are a few dental hygiene tips you should implement throughout your twilight years. Keep reading to learn what they are!

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Missing Teeth? Get the Facts About Dental Implants

February 16, 2021

Filed under: Uncategorized — drjohnson @ 7:26 pm
a digital image of a single tooth dental implant sitting on the lower arch between two healthy teeth

Choosing the right method for tooth replacement should take time. With many options available, making sure you select the right treatment for your needs should involve consulting with your trusted dentist, researching procedures, and considering the overall cost. While it may seem as if dentures or fixed bridges are more reliable and cost-effective, you should spend some time learning how dental implants in Jacksonville can offer much more when it comes to your time and money. Before you move forward with treatment, read on to learn the basics about dental implants and why they’re considered the gold standard for tooth replacement.

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The Benefits of Invisalign: More Than Meets the Eye

January 26, 2021

Filed under: Uncategorized — drjohnson @ 8:21 pm
young man holding Invisalign in North Jacksonville

Within the last couple of decades, Invisalign has taken the world by storm. Thanks to its ability to straighten teeth with clear aligners instead of noticeable metal wires and brackets, countless people have chosen Invisalign in North Jacksonville over traditional braces. For many, the discreetness alone is enough to select this treatment. However, there are many benefits of Invisalign that may not be as obvious at first glance. Here are four of them.

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