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The Basics of Dental Implants

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Palm Beach Gardens and Jupiter, Florida If you are looking for a tooth replacement option, a dental implant is the way to go. This permanent tooth replacement option is long lasting, looks and feels natural, and is the closest you can get to restoring your natural smile again. If you are considering dental implants in Palm Beach Gardens, here are …

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Time for a Smile Makeover

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Palm Beach Gardens and Jupiter, Florida It is a new year, but are you ready for a new you? Now is the perfect time to start fresh with a smile makeover – a combination of cosmetic dentistry procedures that can transform your smile into one that makes you feel confident. Your Palm Beach Gardens cosmetic dentist offers a variety of …

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Health Problems Could be Caused by Old Fillings

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Palm Beach Gardens and Jupiter, Florida Evidence continues to mount against the potential health risks associated with amalgam fillings. Why? Because the composition of these fillings can contain up to 50 percent mercury, which can release mercury vapors that are absorbed into your bloodstream. These vapors are released whenever you eat, drink, perform oral hygiene or otherwise stimulate your teeth. …

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What’s my Risk for Tooth Decay

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Palm Beach Gardens and Jupiter, Florida Try as you might, but sometimes tooth decay is inevitable. Even with your best at-home oral hygiene efforts, the occasional cavity may occur, leaving you to wonder what is really causing your tooth decay problem. Here are common causes of tooth decay that may be affecting your oral health: Oral hygiene is one of …

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Could These Habits be Ruining your Teeth

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Palm Beach Gardens and Jupiter, Florida Most people have strong, healthy teeth, but there is a difference between strength and invulnerability. It actually does not take much to break tooth enamel if you are using your teeth in a manner in which they are not designed for use. Damage to tooth enamel also significantly increases your vulnerability to cavities and …

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Are the Health Benefits of Flossing a Myth

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Palm Beach Gardens and Jupiter, Florida You may have heard about the publication by the Associated Press claiming that the health benefits of flossing are a myth. Now, before you do the happy dance and throw away your floss, read further. The truth may surprise you more than you think. The biggest highlight of AP’s flossing myth article was that …

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Invisalign – Orthodontics the Invisible Way

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Palm Beach Gardens and Jupiter, Florida Adults often associate traditional metal braces with kids or teens. If you are an adult and did not have braces as a kid, you can still get straight teeth and a beautiful smile without those metal wires and brackets. Plus, you can now get straight teeth in about a fraction of the time as …

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When not to Brush

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Palm Beach Gardens and Jupiter, Florida Too much of a good thing can apply to many areas of our lives, even our teeth! You probably never thought you would hear a dentist tell you this, but there are times in which you shouldn’t brush. You read that right; we are sharing with you 4 instances in which brushing your teeth …

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The Benefits of Invisalign vs Braces

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Palm Beach Gardens and Jupiter, Florida Invisalign is a state-of-the-art orthodontic treatment that has transformed the dental industry. Not only does Invisalign place more responsibility and freedom on the patient, but the aligners are moveable, allowing patients to eat what they like, requires no restricted diet, and getting straight teeth doesn’t have to take years as with traditional orthodontics. So, …

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What to do About Gum Recession

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Palm Beach Gardens and Jupiter, Florida Gum recession is an inevitable part of the natural aging process, even in people with healthy mouths. Some contributing factors can cause gum recession or make the problem worse. Here’s what you need to know about gum recession and how to stop it in its tracks. To begin, let’s look at why our gums …