Day in and day out, your teeth withstand a huge amount of chewing force and must remain structurally sound and strong to allow you to comfortably eat a wide variety of foods. Unfortunately, in addition to damage from cavities, teeth can also develop cracks and fractures that jeopardize their ability to function and lead to pain and sensitivity. Thankfully, there are multiple treatments a dentist can use to repair a cracked tooth and restore its strength, function, and appearance. Keep reading to find out more!(more…)
Matthew Nawrocki, DMD, MS Blog
July 14, 2019
June 28, 2019
When teeth whitening advertisements show that a bright set of teeth is the epitome of looking happy and healthy, it’s no wonder why most people believe that’s the case. After using a new teeth whitening toothpaste that works wonders, you’re probably proud of yourself for getting stains off your smile and looking camera ready all the time. While aesthetically your mouth may be more pleasing aesthetically, it’s not necessarily healthier. Read on to learn about the importance of oral health and how it’s not always directly related to grin that looks good.(more…)
May 30, 2019
Life’s been pretty good ever since you’ve gotten your porcelain veneers. No longer do you feel self-conscious about showing your teeth on dates or during important job interviews; it’s much easier to smile with confidence! But you’re still worried; if your regular teeth can become discolored, will your porcelain veneers stain as well? Here’s what you need to know about keeping your brighter, whiter grin for as long as possible.(more…)
April 15, 2019
If you’ve been told you snore loudly at night, there’s a chance you’re suffering from sleep apnea. This can deprive you of more than just a good night’s sleep, though. As you read on, discover how, untreated, the condition can leave you more vulnerable to heart health problems. Also, learn how sleep apnea treatment can restore your health.(more…)
March 16, 2019
The vast majority of people have experienced some kind of damage to their teeth such as cavities, chips, or fractures. And an estimated 120 million people in the U.S. have lost at least one tooth. Dental restorations in Orange Park can not only repair damaged teeth, but also replace teeth that couldn’t be saved. This kind of dental care is incredibly important for having a healthy smile and also benefits your overall health in several ways. Learn more below!(more…)
February 27, 2019
If you have ever experienced swollen gums, you know that they can feel sensitive and may be red as well. It can be a little unnerving if you don’t know what’s going on. Why are your gums swollen? Does it mean that something is wrong? What can you do to make your gums healthy again? Get the answers to all your questions about your swollen gums in Orange Park here with this helpful information from your dentist.(more…)
January 28, 2019
Did you know that around 92% of American adults have at least one filling in a permanent tooth? Tooth fillings are a very common dental restoration that fills cavities and protects your teeth from pain and decay. During the 1800’s, amalgam (metal) with mercury fillings became the standard restoration. Thankfully, modern dentistry has brought us a variety of safer and more aesthetically pleasing options. Keep reading to learn how tooth fillings in Orange Park have changed over time.(more…)
December 15, 2018
Have you ever faced a dental emergency? If so, you might have been at a loss as to what to do. Preparing for such urgent circumstances ahead of time can enable you to take action that will protect your teeth, reduce your pain, and help you get on the road to recovery as quickly as possible. Hopefully, this dental emergency FAQ in Orange Park will arm you with the knowledge you need to handle your next oral health crisis in the correct way.(more…)
November 21, 2018
Your smile is one of your most powerful social assets. A genuine grin lights up your face and lets others know that you’re happy to see them. It can even transcend cultural and linguistic barriers. A beautiful, healthy set of teeth can also make you seem younger and more successful. But what if your smile falls short of its true potential? You may want to visit your cosmetic dentist to ask about a smile makeover. Here are some common reasons why many people choose to upgrade the way their teeth look.
October 8, 2018
Porcelain veneers are arguably the best option in dentistry for hiding imperfections in teeth. While porcelain is an incredibly durable material that can last for many years with proper care, it doesn’t mean it’s indestructible. Dentists need to fix damaged veneers for a variety of reasons, whether it’s from using teeth as a tool or from forced trauma.
If you’re dealing with a cracked porcelain veneer in Orange Park, it’s time that you visited a dentist who can tell you your options.