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Find Out if Bone Loss is Preventable with Traditional Dentures

August 15, 2019

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Dentures have been around for thousands of years. They have managed to serve as one of the most popular, safe, and effective restorative methods for people with missing teeth. Over the years, advancements in dentistry have led to improved solutions such as dental implants, but dentures have continued to “hold their own” against this new approach. But can dentures truly stand up to the benefits surrounding surgical implants? Can they prevent bone loss? Find out if dentures can give you more than just a natural-looking smile. Discover if they can truly restore your teeth from the root up.


Can’t Breathe? Find Out the Many Dangers of Untreated Sleep Apnea

August 3, 2019

Filed under: Uncategorized — jacksonvilledentalspecialistteam @ 2:10 pm
a woman looking very tired with a pillow over her head

For years, you’ve battled sleepless nights and exhaustive days. At this point, it’s been going on so long, you’ve forgotten what it’s like to feel rested. You’ve come to the conclusion that this is “just the way it’s going to be,” and feel as if there is no reason to attempt a resolution. Unfortunately, untreated sleep apnea can lead to a host of health-related problems. Find out just how serious this condition can be and what you can do to treat it.


Swollen Gums? 4 Reasons You Need Treatment to Take Back Your Oral Health

July 17, 2019

Filed under: Uncategorized — jacksonvilledentalspecialistteam @ 6:16 pm
a woman holding her cheek in pain

Do you have red and swollen gums? Are you noticing them bleeding when you brush or floss your teeth? If so, this problem can quickly progress, leaving your oral health in jeopardy. Gum disease is a serious issue, and if left untreated, you can face bone and tooth loss, as well as developing health-related conditions such as heart and respiratory disease, and even negative cognitive brain function. To learn why you have swollen gums, here are 4 reasons and how treatment can help you take back your oral health.


Why Hybridge Dental Implants Are the Superior Tooth Replacement Solution

July 14, 2019

Filed under: Uncategorized — jacksonvilledentalspecialistteam @ 7:39 pm
an older woman smiling

When needing a tooth replacement solution, one of the most superior methods of treatment is dental implants. These stable and permanent fixtures can restore functionality, visual appearance, and overall oral health. But did you know that your implant placement probably consists of multiple parties working to create your new and improved smile? Find out why Hybridge dental implants can not only restore your smile but give you greater confidence, too!


Find Out What You Should Do if You Have a Damaged Porcelain Veneer

July 1, 2019

Filed under: Uncategorized — jacksonvilledentalspecialistteam @ 7:07 pm
a woman touching her teeth

It’s your worst nightmare: you recently had porcelain veneers placed over your teeth, and you’ve been wearing a new and improved smile for a few months. You couldn’t be happier until one day, you trip over your feet and fall on the sidewalk, damaging your tooth. When instances like this occur, you’re probably wondering what you should do. Find out how your dentist can help with faced with a damaged porcelain veneer.


Tired of a Limited Diet? Dental Implants Let You Eat Your Favorites

June 15, 2019

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Eating apple

Some people eat to live, while others live to eat! If you fall into the latter category, there’s nothing worse than something hindering your ability to chew all of your favorite foods. Whether it’s missing teeth or a loose denture, oral health problems can affect your biting strength and how you consume foods. Thankfully, dental implants can allow you to eat items that you can’t with any other replacement solution. Keep reading to learn about the different foods that you can eat with dental implants.


Learn About the Dental Implant Process and How Long it Takes Them to Heal

June 5, 2019

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a dental implant

Whether you’ve decided to move forward with dental implants to replace your missing teeth, or you’re simply surveying your options, it’s important to have all the information you need to make an informed decision. Not only are these restorations an investment in your time and money, but they can improve your oral health better than any other tooth replacement solution. Let us provide a bit more detail with regard to the dental implant process and just how much time you can expect to dedicate to this procedure.


What Can Be Done To Prevent or Treat a Dental Implant Emergency?

May 14, 2019

Filed under: Uncategorized — jacksonvilledentalspecialistteam @ 7:31 am
Model of an implant in the lower jaw

Unfortunately, healthcare is never completely guaranteed to be successful. But the good news is that some procedures, like dental implants, are successful most of the time (98% to be exact!) However, although the failure rate is low, it’s still well worth it to be aware of the most common types of implant failure and how you can prevent a dental implant emergency (or treat one should it arise). Along with basic care and maintenance on your part, these tips can help your implant last a lifetime!


Questions About the Denture Process and How Long It Takes? Ask a Dentist

May 11, 2019

Filed under: Uncategorized — jacksonvilledentalspecialistteam @ 4:42 pm
Woman with dentures smiling

If you think you may need dentures soon, it’s natural to have a few questions about how it works. Many people are (understandably) apprehensive about spending time without any teeth and want to know how long they’ll have to wait to get their new dentures after their extractions. If you can relate and would like to know more about the denture process, you’ve come to the right place! Keep reading to find out how it works and get one step closer to having a new smile that looks and feels great.


Is Sleeping With Dentures a Good Idea? A Dentist Weighs In

May 3, 2019

Filed under: Uncategorized — jacksonvilledentalspecialistteam @ 2:01 pm
Full denture on a white background

Nearly 40 million Americans have lost all of their teeth and successfully restored their smiles with full dentures. Dentures do more than just enable you to eat and speak comfortably: They also restore your self-confidence so you can live your life to the fullest! But a common question is whether sleeping with dentures is okay or not. Keep reading below to find out and learn how to care for your oral health and dentures themselves to help them last as long as possible!

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