Did you know that tooth loss causes your jawbone to weaken and lose its shape? Missing teeth also make it more difficult to maintain a balanced, nutritious diet, which can have a broader impact on your overall health. If you are already missing or on the brink of losing one, two, or many teeth, dental implants in Orange Park are the only replacement that mimics your natural tooth structure — and the health benefits are considerable. We’ve listed the top five below.
April 27, 2017
February 10, 2017
Preventive dental cleanings and checkups are vital to protecting the health of your teeth and gums. However, it is not the only care you need. There are simple ways you can maintain your oral health in between regular appointments. By doing so, you will help ensure your dentist in Orange Park, FL does not find any major dental complications at your next checkup. This will not only preserve your beautiful smile but help to keep dental costs as low as possible by avoiding invasive procedures. As your family dentist, Dr. Nawrocki has simple tips to help you protect your smile.
January 19, 2017
Cracked, broken, and severely damaged teeth don’t only make it harder to eat, they also make you think twice before starting a conversation. How often have you thought, “I hope they don’t notice my teeth.” One of the best ways to give you your peace of mind back is with a dental crown. They have been used for decades as a safe, effective, and reliable way to repair a variety of dental problems. “That sounds great, but what is a crown? Can it actually help my particular situation?” you wonder. We’re sure you have plenty of questions, so today, Dr. Matthew Nawrocki, your dentist in Orange Park, FL, is going to answer 7 of your most common questions about dental crowns. (more…)
January 11, 2017
You (probably) already know that dental implants in Orange Park, FL are the very best option in tooth replacement — and if you didn’t before, you do now. But what do you know about the history of dental implants? And what do rabbits have to do with the comprehensive replacement?
Life is better with choices, and your tooth replacement is no different. Dentures give you back your missing teeth as well as some of the gum tissue, and they are a good solution in the short-term. Dental implants take longer from start to finish, but they provide a sturdier replacement overall. Wondering whether dental implants or dentures are best for you? We’ve got the top three reasons you might want to choose a denture in Orange Park, FL from Dr. Nawrocki below.
December 1, 2016
Your body is a marvel, don’t you think? It’s a complex system that is comprised of many smaller and equally complex systems to make a whole. Two of those systems are located on either side of your face just in front of your ears. Here are your temporomandibular joints, or TMJs for short. They are what allow you to open and close your mouth so you can speak, eat, smile and laugh. There are circumstances, however, that can cause them to malfunction. When this happens, you can count on Dr. Nawrocki for TMJ treatment in Orange Park, FL.
November 8, 2016
Very technically speaking, your mouth is the starting point of your digestive tube. This is where nutrition, enters the body, digestion begins and food is propelled further into the system. In addition, your mouth plays an integral role in speech as well as breathing. Most of these functions happen unconsciously—we don’t even have to think about chewing, speaking or breathing. However, knowing the anatomy of your mouth as well as the function of your teeth can help to explain the need for optimal oral health care. Read on to find out more about your mouth from Orange Park dentist Dr. Matthew Nawrocki.
November 4, 2016
Stained and discolored teeth should not prevent you from openly smiling or having a hearty laugh. Not when you could have your teeth whitened at the dental office of the cosmetic dentist in Orange Park, FL that more people trust with their smiles. Dr. Nawrocki and his staff know that the appearance of your smile is just as important to you as the healthy condition of your teeth and gums. That’s why we offer two different types of teeth whitening in Orange Park.
October 17, 2016
Some things in life are optional — like sugar in your coffee, or shoes on the beach. But regular preventive dental care? That’s something that everyone benefits from. A six month checkup and cleaning with your dentist in Orange Park, FL rids your teeth of the plaque and tartar that cause oral issues. And this visit gives us the chance to catch serious problems early, while they’re still easy to fix. If it’s been more than six months since you visited Dr. Nawrocki, it’s time for you to schedule an appointment — keep reading to learn why.
October 7, 2016
Did you know that Dr. Nawrocki is your emergency dentist in Orange Park, FL? Unnecessary trips to the emergency room put a strain on everyone. But it can be difficult to know who to turn to when the unexpected happens to your teeth or gums. We’ve listed the most common emergencies treated by your dentist below. Call us as soon as possible when one happens to you or someone you love!