General Dentistry

Posted: November 15, 2022
One in ten Americans, nearly 37.5 million people, have diabetes. Frighteningly, one in five of these cases is in people unaware they are suffering from the condition. From both a systemic and oral health perspective, this is very problematic. The American Diabetes Association reports that 1.4… Read Full Post
Posted: September 08, 2022
It’s good to brush your teeth after every meal. Brushing your teeth after every meal and snack is better. But, should you brush your teeth right after eating? And if not, just how long should you wait? Immediately after eating, tooth enamel may be softened. Brushing your teeth right away can cause… Read Full Post
Posted: August 17, 2022
Orthodontic treatment is necessary to correct bite irregularities that impact your smile's strength, function, and appearance. With this treatment, issues such as crooked tooth presentation, large spaces between teeth, overbite, cross-bite, and more can be corrected, producing a straight and… Read Full Post
Posted: July 07, 2022
July is National Ice Cream Month and there are some great options, both from national chains and local favorites, in and around Sarasota. Just remember, if you plan on enjoying an icy treat this month, be sure to take steps to protect your teeth from the harm that can follow. Dairy products can be… Read Full Post
Posted: June 23, 2022
Gums that bleed easily, such as when you brush your teeth or eat crunchy foods, are showing symptoms of gingivitis, a mild form of gum disease. In its beginning stages, gingivitis may respond well to an enhanced at-home routine. This includes: Using a soft-bristled toothbrush and nonabrasive… Read Full Post
Posted: May 04, 2022
May is National Dental Care Month, a time to rethink your at-home routine and re-commit to professional dental care. If it has been longer than six months since your last dental visit, get in touch today to schedule an appointment and let us help you maintain peak oral health and beauty. Daily… Read Full Post
Posted: April 19, 2022
Missing teeth may seem like an aesthetic problem alone. Indeed, depending on their location, missing teeth can have a negative impact on the overall appearance of the smile. This is, however, not the most pressing concern when one or more teeth are missing. Even a single missing tooth can allow… Read Full Post
Posted: January 12, 2022
If you are looking for a great New Year’s Resolution, consider a commitment to optimizing your oral health routine. Maybe you brush twice a day. Maybe you floss. Maybe you visit our office for routine cleanings, but there is always room for improvement. Here are some easy ways to begin improving… Read Full Post
Posted: November 15, 2021
Bruxism, more commonly known as jaw clenching or teeth grinding, is a fairly common condition. Particularly when under stress, clenching the jaw or grinding the teeth is a natural reaction for many people and, by and large, it’s not terribly concerning. However, when the issue becomes persistent… Read Full Post
Posted: October 07, 2021
Who’s the Switch Witch? She’s a good witch who visits your home on Halloween night to swap all your children’s candy treats with a toy, book, or similar gift. Why consider this newer tradition? To help protect your children’s teeth from the tooth sensitivity and decay that can be caused by too… Read Full Post