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5 Traits of a Beautiful Smile

March 9, 2023

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person with nice smile thanks to cosmetic dentistry

A beautiful smile is a powerful thing. It can make you look more friendly, confident, capable, and approachable. It can also help you succeed in your career and can be beneficial in building positive connections with others and having a successful dating life. If you’re looking to improve your smile, continue reading to learn about five traits that you should strive for.

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Kissing & Dentures: Pucker up!

February 24, 2023

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two older people kissing while on a date

Confidence is an important factor for many things in life, including dating! Having a restored smile with dentures can allow you to freely smile and interact with someone you are interested in. However, you may have some worries about how your prosthetic will affect becoming physically closer to that special someone. Read on to learn some helpful tips for your dating life and kissing while wearing dentures.

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The Connection Between Your Smile & Your Heart

February 4, 2023

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a woman smiling and forming a heart with her hands

February is not just a celebration of the love you have in your life, but your literal heart! It is American Heart Month, which means there is no better time to pay special attention to one of the most important organs of your body. Since heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States, you will want to do everything you can to care for it. But did you realize that heart health is not just about watching what you eat and exercising? Your oral health can directly impact it as well. Here’s how the state of your mouth and your heart are connected.

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What Foods Can Help Fight Gum Disease?

January 24, 2023

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grilled salmon

Did you know roughly half of all adults over age 30 have some form of gum disease? And even though it’s quite widespread, the condition can actually have some pretty serious consequences if not treated with gum disease (periodontal) therapy. Fortunately, there are several things you can do to mitigate gum disease and even prevent it entirely – including eating a healthy diet! Here are some foods notably capable of fighting gum disease and helping ensure your smile is in stellar condition.

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5 New Year’s Resolutions for Protecting Your Smile

January 4, 2023

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Family holding sparklers to celebrate New Year’s

The start of a new year is a good opportunity to think carefully about the kind of care you’re giving your grin. Are you doing all you can to prevent cavities and gum disease? Or are there a few changes you could make to improve your oral health? To keep your teeth and gums safe throughout 2023, you might consider making a few smile-friendly New Year’s resolutions; here are 5 ideas to help you get started.

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4 Myths About Tooth Extractions — Busted!

December 15, 2022

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A dentist performing tooth extractions in Orange Park

Unlike other dental services, tooth extractions in Orange Park don’t have the best reputation. After all, they’re meant to be a last resort — it’s only natural that people would spread hushed rumors. The truth, however, is that most of these stereotypes are false! Rather than a bogeyman, tooth extraction is simply one helpful way to improve oral health. Your local dentist even has evidence for these claims. Here are four busted myths about tooth extractions and why they’re untrue.

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A Closer Look at the Lifespan of Dental Fillings

December 2, 2022

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patient smiling before receiving dental fillings in Orange Park

When it comes to oral care, dental fillings are one of the most widely utilized and effective means of treatment. However, as fantastic as they are, they sadly aren’t meant to last forever—but what determines their lifespan and is there anything that can be done to prolong it? Your dentist has the answers you’re looking for; keep reading to learn more about how long fillings usually last in Orange Park, when they need to be replaced, and how you can assist with their longevity.

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What Is That? A Quick Guide to Common Dental Instruments

November 25, 2022

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dental instruments next to a graphic of a tooth

When you visit your dentist every six months for an exam and checkup, your dentist and their team rely on a wide variety of instruments. However, these shiny instruments are no reason to be intimidated! They assist your dentist in helping you achieve a healthy, bright smile. Familiarity with these instruments can ease your anxiety and allow you to be more relaxed during your visit. Read on to learn more about the most common dental instruments!

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Don’t Let Your Fear of Judgment Keep You from Dental Care!

November 4, 2022

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a man and his dentist forming a heart with their hands

There are many common fears that people have, like public speaking or being too high in the air. Visiting the dentist can be added to that list, too. According to a recent survey conducted by DentaVox, roughly 61% of people reported having dental fear. This can be attributed partly to not wanting to be judged because of “bad teeth” or not visiting the dentist in a long time. Here are four reasons to let go of your fears and visit your dentist for a checkup!

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Keep Your Smile Safe This Halloween!

October 25, 2022

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A decoration for Halloween in Orange Park

Halloween in Orange Park is right around the corner now, so people are gearing up for the festivities. Some might be choosing their costumes and decorations, while others are planning their trick-or-treat routes. That said, you’ll want to make oral care a part of this prep work. Otherwise, Halloween sweets could cause your teeth some severe harm. Fortunately enough, though, your local dental practice can help you out. Read on to learn four ways to keep your smile safe for All Hallows’ Eve!

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