Jacksonville Dental Specialist
February 22, 2018
Can you identify the parts of the tooth? How about the enamel? Is it so different from the dentin? We know teeth — that’s what we’re specialists in, after all. And since a large part of our responsibility lies in educating our patients about oral and dental health, we want to talk about dental anatomy for a second. The outermost layer of the tooth, the part you see, is the enamel, and we have the facts on this part below. Keep reading to find out everything you ever wanted to know (and probably more) about tooth enamel!
February 10, 2018
If you are unhappy with the appearance of your smile, you may want to consider porcelain veneers. It is a popular cosmetic treatment that works by covering up the front side of the teeth that show when you smile, so imperfections are beautifully masked from view. With proper care, veneers can last for up 20 years, and maybe more. Keep reading to learn more about the lifespan of porcelain veneers from your dentist in Jacksonville, and how you can help to make sure they last as long as possible!
February 4, 2018
Dental implants in Jacksonville are a wonderful option for patients who are missing one, two, or an entire arch of missing teeth in the upper or lower jaw. Implants offer a comprehensive solution that promotes better oral and overall health for a lifetime to come — and they also have a success rate of up to 98%. However, sometimes dental implants do fail, and when they do, the reason is often smoking. Keep reading to learn more about how tobacco use can impact the success of dental implants.
January 30, 2018
Having a healthy, beautiful smile is as important for your self-confidence as it is for your overall wellbeing. Visible imperfections, however, can take away from the appearance of your smile in a big way. White spots on the teeth, or areas of enamel that are lighter than your surrounding tooth, are one common issue for adults. Your dentist in Jacksonville explains more about why this happens and what you can do about it below.
January 22, 2018
January is a time of renewal and fresh starts, and it’s when many of us rethink our health habits. When you’re considering how you can improve your overall wellbeing this month — or any time of year — are you thinking about your gums? Periodontal (gum) health plays a big role in your systemic health, and there are some steps you can take to improve it. Keep reading to find out what your periodontist in Jacksonville has to say about the dangers of unhealthy gums, and how you can reverse the side effects today.
January 15, 2018
Dentures can provide a wonderful replacement option for patients who are missing a substantial number of teeth — but only if they fit just right. Unfortunately, many older adults deal with loose or ill-fitting prosthetic teeth. If that is the case with you or a loved one, your dentist wants you to know there is a solution for loose dentures in Jacksonville. You just have to know who to ask!
December 29, 2017
If you’ve come across this blog post, it’s probably because you are unhappy with some aspect of your smile. Many people wish for a smile transformation due to chipped, broken, stained, or otherwise imperfect teeth — but they don’t realize there is a beautiful solution in sight.
December 20, 2017
Are you ringing in the New Year with your brightest, whitest smile? If the answer is anything other than a resounding yes, we’ve got news for you — we can help you love your teeth in 2018! Keep reading to find out how porcelain veneers and teeth whitening in Jacksonville are transforming smiles in a fabulous way.
December 9, 2017
It’s hard to take a bite out of life when you’re missing one or more teeth — and, in the worst cases, it can mess with your self-confidence in a big way. Finding an excellent replacement option can help to ensure you don’t miss out on everything that’s headed your way. A fixed bridge, partial denture, and dental implants in Jacksonville are three options for tooth replacement. Keep reading to find out how they work and which one may be best for you!
November 26, 2017
If you’re nervous about having dental work performed, you’re not alone. This dental fear or anxiety may not seem like that big of a problem at first, but when it prevents you from getting the routine attention healthy smiles require, dental fear can turn into a significant issue that affects your overall health. Fortunately, your sedation dentist in Jacksonville is here to help.