March 31, 2021
Since the initial wave of COVID-19 cases over a year ago, the demand for face masks and hand sanitizer has been at an all-time high. After all, these are two (of many) products that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has deemed essential in limiting the outbreak. However, there has also been an unexpected spike in BOTOX injections since the start of the pandemic. In fact, some practices reported a 20% higher demand for procedures like this compared to years prior. Why now? Keep reading for the answer.
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March 13, 2021
Invisalign became available to the public in the late 1990s, and it transformed the field of orthodontics forever. Today, it has helped over 8 million patients achieve the straight, healthy smile they’ve always wanted – in a fraction of the time too! While this teeth-straightening solution is unique in many ways, it is similar to traditional metal braces since you must wear a retainer to preserve your hard-earned results. But for how long? Read on for the answer!
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February 19, 2021
Invisalign has quickly become the premier choice for straightening teeth with clear aligners. With many so called “experts” offering this service, it can often be difficult when looking for the right Invisalign provider. However, your search doesn’t have to be a struggle! You can use these top 4 tips for choosing the best Invisalign provider to ensure that you enjoy a safe and effective treatment.
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February 2, 2021
If you’re like most people, you associate February with flowers, chocolates, and heart-shaped candies. However, that’s not the only heart you should be thinking about! February is also American Heart Month, which means that now is the perfect time to learn about keeping your heart healthy. One easy way to do that is by preventing gum disease, which has been directly linked to cardiovascular issues. Here’s what you need to know about how caring for your smile can benefit your heart health.
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January 18, 2021
It’s time to move on to the next set of trays in your Invisalign treatment, but your teeth don’t seem to line up with your aligners. Wearing clear aligners requires a significant time commitment, effort and money. When the treatment gets off track, there can be many different causes, but rest assured that the progression of your treatment is important to both you and your dentist. Here are 4 reasons your Invisalign may be off and how you can get your treatment back on track.
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January 4, 2021
If achieving your best smile is on your list of New Year’s resolutions for 2021, starting the year with a dental checkup is the best way to get started. Visiting the dentist at the beginning of the year also comes with quite a few benefits. Here are 4 reasons to schedule a visit with your dentist now!
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December 22, 2020
Have you always wanted a straighter smile, but hate the idea of wearing noticeable metal wires and brackets? If so, there’s good news! Thanks to modern dental technology and techniques, there are a variety of cosmetic treatments that can correct your slightly crooked teeth. Read on as your Orange Park dentist describes the difference between Invisalign and veneers, two popular ways to straighten teeth, and how to tell which one is right for you!
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December 12, 2020
During the COVID-19 pandemic, many businesses, companies, and entire industries have struggled to stay afloat. However, it seems that dental practices are busier than ever! Dentists all over the world are reporting that they’ve been treating an increasing number of cracked teeth and other oral health issues since the beginning of the pandemic. So how is the COVID-19 pandemic causing so many people to damage their teeth? Read on as your Orange Park dentist reveals the top three reasons why cracked teeth are on the rise during quarantine and what you can do to keep your smile safe.
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November 5, 2020
When you hear the word “Botox,” you likely think of someone having injections to reduce fine lines and wrinkles. While you’re not wrong, you may be surprised to learn there are additional benefits to having this type of injection. Not only can it improve your overall aesthetic, but it can also reduce chronic jaw pain, treat muscle spasms, and decrease the frequency of migraines. If you’re ready to learn more about the non-cosmetic benefits of Botox, read on.
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October 22, 2020
Teeth whitening has become very popular in the last few years. Afterall, who doesn’t want to have a beautiful, bright, white smile. But did you know that it has been around for a long time? It’s true! Even before you could find whitening products on the shelf at the supermarket there were people using all sorts of methods to brighten up their teeth. Continue reading to learn more about the origins of teeth whitening and how it evolved into what it is today.
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