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How Allergies, Oral Health, and Tooth Pain are Connected

April 5, 2021

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With April comes more rain, but it’s also the time of year that you’re likely purchasing more allergy medication and boxes of tissues for yourself and the family. Due to the influx of new pollen in the air, you may find yourself dealing with more symptoms than usual, including sinus pressure and dry mouth. According to a dentist, these common allergy concerns are also connected to your oral health in more ways than you’d think.

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How Does Gum Disease Contribute to COVID-19?

March 25, 2021

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Gum disease

Gum disease is extremely common in the United States. In fact, approximately half of all Americans over the age of 30 have it at one severity or another. Another thing that many people don’t realize is how strong the relationship between gum health and the wellbeing of the body is, including the immune system. Now that we are living in a pandemic, it is important that you know about the connection between gum disease and COVID-19 and well as what you can do to keep your gums healthy.

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What Do Dental Implants Feel Like?

February 27, 2021

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Woman with dental implant

One of the great things about living in the 21st century is that missing teeth can be a thing of the past. There are multiple different options to choose from when it comes to replacing your missing teeth. Dental implants have become a preferred method because of their numerous different benefits. If you are considering implants as a solution for your missing teeth, you are probably wondering how they will feel after the procedure. Continue reading to learn more.

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3 Reasons to Schedule Your Dental Checkup Early This Year

January 4, 2021

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Many people are very busy at the beginning of the year. Between keeping up with New Year’s resolutions and planning out the rest of 2021, it’s likely that your calendar is filling up quickly. However, as you plan for the upcoming year, don’t forget to make time for your smile! Visiting your dentist twice a year can go a tremendously long way in helping you save time, money, and hassle on your oral health. Here are three very important reasons why you should start the new year off with a dental checkup.

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4 Celebrities Who Have Dental Implants

December 24, 2020

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Approximately 178 million Americans are missing at least one tooth while 40 million are missing all of their teeth. Even celebrities aren’t exempt from these climbing numbers. Fortunately, modern dental technology offers numerous options to replace missing teeth. Dental implants have become a preferred choice by dentists and patients alike, including some of your favorite stars. Read on to learn more about dental implants, their benefits, and some A-listers who have them.

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5 Dental Implant Facts You May Not Know

December 3, 2020

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Dental implant

Are you missing teeth? You aren’t alone. Approximately 178 million Americans are missing at least one tooth while 40 million are missing all of their teeth. The good news is that there are multiple different options out there for replacing missing teeth and giving patients their smiles back. One of the most preferred methods is dental implants. However, there are lots of misconceptions out there about them. Here are some facts about dental implants that you may not already know.

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How Long Do You Have to Wait to Get Dentures After Your Teeth Are Pulled?

November 19, 2020

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Senior woman smiling at reflection in dentist's office

If you are struggling to smile, chew, and speak with ease due to tooth loss, then dentures in Orange Park may be the solution you’ve been looking for. After all, they are extremely life-like, can last 10+ years with proper care, and are cost-effective. However, in order to restore your oral health and your complete smile, your dentist may recommend one extra step: extracting one or more teeth. If you are in a similar position, read on to learn how long after you can get your dentures.

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How to Prevent Infections in Your Dental Implants

October 9, 2020

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older man brushing his dental implants in Orange Park

One of the most amazing benefits of dental implants is their remarkably high success rate. In non-smokers, their chance of failure is less than 2%. Unfortunately, though, no medical procedure (even dental implants) comes completely risk-free. Although they’re rare, dental implant infections can lead to implant failure and damage the surrounding gums and jawbone. The good news is that with the right care and maintenance, you can ensure your dental implants in Orange Park stay in great condition. Keep reading to learn what to look for and how you can avoid the risk of dental implant infection.  

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Bone Loss After Tooth Loss — Can Dentures Prevent It?

September 23, 2020

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Denture in Orange Park have helped generations of patients to regain confidence in their smiles. Not only do they look good, but they also restore the ability to eat most foods, and they are easy to care for. Despite their benefits, however, they do come with some significant downsides. One of those is their inability to prevent the bone loss in the jaw that occurs after tooth loss. Let’s discuss why that bone loss happens and what you can do to stop it.

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Dentistry and COVID: 4 Reasons to Prioritize Your Routine Visits

August 17, 2020

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As the world continues to battle the novel COVID-19 virus, it is more important now than ever that we each do our part to limit the transmission. Fortunately, infection control measures like face coverings and significant hand hygiene have made the transition out of quarantine and into our “new normal” safe. However, since extensive research is still underway, many patients wonder if putting off their routine visit is the responsible thing to do. If you have found yourself thinking something similar, then your dentist in Orange Park is sharing four reasons you should reconsider.

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