Some people go their whole lives without ever having a cavity — so what’s their secret? Honestly, they’re probably not dental hygiene superstars. It could just be luck. If it seems like you always have a cavity no matter how well you brush and floss, you’re probably cavity prone. Fortunately, there are plenty of ways to prevent cavities and promote better oral health and wellness! Your dentist in Orange Park, FL, Dr. Matthew Nawrocki, discusses how you can prevent cavities below.
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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.
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.
February 10, 2016
In our recent blog entries, we have been focusing on the importance of oral health at all stages of life and today we will talk about oral health concerns for older adults. According to the American Dental Association, getting older doesn’t mean losing all your teeth; with healthy habits, adults should be able to keep their teeth for life. Many people believe that everyone will need dentures at some point. This is an outdated believe, though. These days, more 75% of adults over age 65 still have some or all of their teeth remaining. This is due to increased preventative measures by dental providers and the introduction of fluoride to toothpaste and drinking water. A healthy mouth and teeth can really improve your quality of life and overall health. In our blog today, we will talk about some unique dental health concerns that adults encounter as they age. We will also provide some tips for how maintain the health of your dentition for as long as possible.