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Patient Testimonial: How a New Smile Has Changed Tom’s Life

September 16, 2020

Filed under: Uncategorized — jacksonvilledentalspecialistteam @ 3:57 pm
a middle-aged man with a salt and pepper beard wearing a button-down shirt and smiling

When patients arrive at Jacksonville Dental Specialists, they’re looking for a skilled professional who can rebuild and restore their smile. In Tom’s case, he needed help to repair years of damage and decay. Offering comprehensive services, each designed to address problem areas of his smile, Dr. Matthew Nawrocki, Dr. Richard Aguila, and their team worked together to improve Tom’s oral health and appearance, giving him a new lease on life. Read more about Tom’s story and how Jacksonville Dental Specialists changed his life.

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What Does the Color of Your Tongue Say About Your Oral Health?

September 6, 2020

Filed under: Uncategorized — jacksonvilledentalspecialistteam @ 2:45 pm
an up-close view of a person with their pink tongue sticking out of their mouth

It’s unlikely that you’ve spent much time thinking about the color, shape, and texture of your tongue. Probably the only time you notice it is if you’ve eaten something that will turn it blue, red, or purple. But you may be surprised to learn that all of these characteristics can make a difference when it comes to better understanding your oral health. Your tongue can be a clear indicator of an infection or other problem existing with your mouth. A dentist in Jacksonville explains the differences in tongue color and what you should do if you need help.

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How Air Purifiers Are Helping You to Breathe Cleaner Air Amid the COVID-19 Outbreak

September 1, 2020

Filed under: Uncategorized — jacksonvilledentalspecialistteam @ 8:37 pm
a dental professional giving a thumbs up while standing next to an air purifier

If you’ve yet to visit your dentist in Jacksonville since the start of the COVID-19 outbreak, you may be wondering what steps are being taken to protect you during your visit. Dental professionals throughout the United States are currently following recommendations provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the Occupational Safety and Hazard Administration (OSHA), and the American Dental Association (ADA) as it pertains to improving health and safety standards for patients and staff. One of the most prevalent is the use of air purifiers in treatment rooms and lobbies. But how are these pieces of equipment making a difference? Read on to find out.

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Patient Testimonial: How Jacksonville Dental Specialists Changed Charlaine’s Life

August 18, 2020

Filed under: Uncategorized — jacksonvilledentalspecialistteam @ 7:41 pm
an older woman smiling after receiving treatment by her dentist in Jacksonville

When it comes to transforming a person’s smile, Dr. Matthew Nawrocki and Dr. Richard Aguila know what it takes. Whether it is solely based on improving aesthetics with cosmetic dentistry or in Charlaine’s situation, replacing gaps in her smile, their ability to listen, offer a viable and affordable solution, and provide life-changing results are why she now feels beautiful and confident in her appearance. Read on to hear more of her story and learn why you should choose a dentist in Jacksonville to care for all your dental needs.

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How Can I Prevent Tooth Decay?

August 13, 2020

Filed under: Uncategorized — jacksonvilledentalspecialistteam @ 7:12 pm
a man wearing a black button-down shirt and holding his cheek in pain because of tooth decay

Are you the type of person who hates missing a dentist appointment, or will you find any excuse not to go? No matter how you handled your previous dental visits, COVID-19 has caused a new level of uncertainty, causing patients of all types to contemplate whether it is safe to return. The reality is that with so many new protocols being implemented in practices throughout the country, there are very few reasons not to see your dentist in Jacksonville. Read on to find out why it’s better to keep your upcoming appointment than put it off until a later date.

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Why It’s Best to See Your Dentist During the COVID-19 Pandemic

August 5, 2020

Filed under: Uncategorized — jacksonvilledentalspecialistteam @ 6:33 pm
a young female patient smiling while visiting her dentist in Jacksonville

Are you the type of person who hates missing a dentist appointment, or will you find any excuse not to go? No matter how you handled your previous dental visits, COVID-19 has caused a new level of uncertainty, causing patients of all types to contemplate whether it is safe to return. The reality is that with so many new protocols being implemented in practices throughout the country, there are very few reasons not to see your dentist in Jacksonville. Read on to find out why it’s better to keep your upcoming appointment than put it off until a later date.

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Patient Testimonial: How Dental Implants Changed Linda’s Life

July 21, 2020

Filed under: Uncategorized — jacksonvilledentalspecialistteam @ 5:12 pm
a middle-aged woman looking at her new smile in the mirror after receiving dental implants

At Jacksonville Dental Specialists, licensed dentist Dr. Matthew Nawrocki and his team work hard to give patients beautiful, longer-lasting results. When it comes to missing teeth and whether dental implants are a beneficial solution, no one can offer better insight than a satisfied patient. If you are weighing your options and leaning more toward this permanent solution, hear from Linda, a patient of Dr. Nawrocki’s. Listen to her story and why she recommends their dental office for dental implant placement.

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Is It Possible to Receive More Than One Dental Implant?

July 16, 2020

Filed under: Uncategorized — jacksonvilledentalspecialistteam @ 4:45 pm
a digital image of a single tooth dental implant situated next to healthy teeth along the bottom arch

Dental implants are known to be one of the most versatile tooth replacement solutions available on the market. For decades, researchers and dental professionals have determined patients with missing teeth can receive multiple implants if necessary. This superior and truly unique restorative method of treatment can not only improve the health of a person’s smile, but it can also offer patients a chance to enhance their aesthetics without altering any nearby, healthy teeth. Let’s spend a few minutes reviewing the versatility of dental implants and what options are available should you be faced with tooth loss.

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Receding Gums: Is It Possible That They’ll Grow Back?

July 13, 2020

Filed under: Uncategorized — jacksonvilledentalspecialistteam @ 3:23 pm
a digital image of a receding gum line

You recently learned that you have gum disease. Not only are your soft tissues red and tender, but they’re also inflamed and causing your teeth to appear much longer than before. Why is this happening? The answer is gum recession. A common symptom of periodontal disease, many patients wonder, “Will the tissue grow back? Will my smile ever look the healthy again?” Find out what you can expect should this happen to you and what treatments can help you regain better control of your gum health.

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What Bacteria Causes Gum Disease?

July 6, 2020

Filed under: Uncategorized — jacksonvilledentalspecialistteam @ 3:11 pm
a person touching their red gums that are infected with bacteria and causing gum disease

If you’re somewhat familiar with gum disease, you know it is a harmful bacterium that attacks the soft oral tissue. Causing red, swollen, and tender gums, the disease can progress quickly if left untreated, resulting in potential bone and tooth loss as well as more severe health-related conditions. But what is it that causes gum disease in the first place? Read on to find out what you should do to eliminate bad bacteria from your mouth and reduce your risk of developing periodontal disease.

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