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How Can Vitamin D Increase the Success of Dental Implants? 

August 24, 2022

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Have you recently had your teeth replaced with dental implants? Congratulations – you’re very likely to enjoy your new teeth for decades or even a lifetime! Dental implants already have a high success rate, but there’s one way to boost their longevity that you may not have considered: vitamin D. Keep reading to learn from your dentist how this nutrient could make your dental implants in Orange Park more successful and where to turn to raise your intake.


How Can Dentures Affect Your Sense of Taste?

August 4, 2022

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When someone mentions problems with dentures, you might think about them becoming loose in a person’s mouth while eating. What about a food-related issue of another sort – foods and beverages are tasting strange, and it’s actually related to your dentures! Keep reading to learn from your dentist in Orange Park about how your sense of taste can be impacted by your dental restoration.  


Causes and Solutions Regarding Yellow Teeth

July 4, 2022

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Bright, white teeth are the foundation of a beautiful smile. If your grin is discolored, this can affect both the way people view you and the way you see yourself. Knowing what causes dental discoloration can help prevent it, so read on to learn about the causes of yellow teeth as well as what your cosmetic dentist in Orange Park can do to help.


Busting 4 Common Myths About Dentures

June 15, 2022

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Myths and facts on chalkboardDentures have been used for generations to rebuild beautiful smiles after extensive tooth loss. Although they are a tried and proven method of replacing lost teeth, there are several rumors surrounding them. Don’t let misinformation stand in your way of restoring a healthy, functional, and beautiful smile. Here are the facts you need behind 4 common denture myths.


Are My Dentures Affecting My Nutrition?

May 3, 2022

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According to the American College of Prosthodontics, roughly 40 million adults are missing all their teeth—and even more are missing multiple teeth! Having missing teeth is a very serious oral health concern that affects the way you speak, eat, laugh, and more. But luckily, solutions like dentures exist for the sole purpose of restoring your smile to a healthy and functional state. However, even though they’re meant to help, did you know that dentures can actually inhibit your body’s overall nutrition? Here’s what you need to know about how dentures influence your diet and what you can do to ensure your body is acquiring the energy it needs.


Tips for Adjusting to Talking with Dentures

April 4, 2022

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Dentures are a popular tooth replacement option and for good reason. After all, they are affordable, noninvasive, and improve your facial shape, among other benefits. One of the potential challenges after getting them is learning how to speak properly. There are ways to put yourself in a position to make sure this adjustment gets done sooner rather than later. Keep reading to learn from your dentist in Orange Park some steps that will help regarding talking with dentures and what to expect.


Why You Should Invest Your Tax Refund in Dental Health

March 10, 2022

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Getting your tax refund can often times feel like a breath of fresh air. With your extra cash that month, there are plenty of ways you can choose to spend it. But have you considered investing it in improving your smile? By choosing a more preventive way of spending funds, you might even save yourself money in the future! Read on to learn the importance of your dental health and how your tax refund can help!


Can You Put a Knocked-Out Tooth Back in Yourself?

February 18, 2022

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The American Association of Endodontists (AAE) estimates that over 5 million adults and children have one of their teeth knocked out each year. If this happens to you, is it okay for you to try to put it back in its socket on your own? Read on to learn what you should do if you have a knocked-out tooth, if it’s okay for you to put it back into its socket, and whether or not your emergency dentist will be able to save it.


This Heart Health Month, Let’s Talk About Your Teeth and Gums

January 17, 2022

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February is not only the time for pink paper hearts on Valentine’s Day, it’s also, appropriately, Heart Health Month. The heart is a powerful muscle and keeping it healthy is one secret to living a long and happy life. To that end, you may be surprised to find out that your oral health can really influence your cardiovascular health. Keep reading to find out how, along with tips for keeping both in tip-top shape. 


5 New Year’s Resolutions for a Healthy Smile

December 28, 2021

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There is no better time than the beginning of the new year to start fresh with some more wholesome lifestyle habits. Whether you’re looking to eat more vegetables, spend additional time exercising, or committed to sleeping a full 8 hours a day, you are taking a step to better your life. As for your oral health, there are always ways that you can improve. Here are some New Year’s resolutions that you can add to your list for 2022.

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