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What can I do to keep my gums healthy

Patients often ask how they can keep their gums healthy and happy and prevent gum disease and other dental health issues. There are many healthy (and easy) habits you can start forming at home to prevent gum disease.

First and foremost, practicing good oral hygiene is the most important thing you can do to prevent and treat gum disease.

What Causes Sensitive Teeth?

It can be frustrating – and, of course, downright painful – to have sensitive teeth. The mere thought of doing something as basic as chewing on a piece of ice can make you wince, as can drinking any sort of hot beverage. Why does this problem happen, and what can you do about it? Let’s take a quick look.

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Your Palm Beach Gardens Dentist Has Tips for Care between Visits

It is important to visit the dentist every six months to maintain a good dental care routine. You must be thinking of how you can maintain oral health between your semi-annual check-up and cleaning. Below are the few tips:

  • Brush for two minutes

Brushing your teeth for exactly two minutes and each quadrant for 30 seconds is important for thorough cleaning.

We offer Invisalign® and Invisalign Teen®

Many adults and teens in our Palm Beach Gardens, FL office would love to have their teeth straightened but are unwilling to go through the long and often embarrassing process of wearing traditional metal braces. Invisalign® and Invisalign Teen® clear aligners offer the perfect solution: They’re the most advanced clear aligner systems in the world!

Common Dental Infections - Dentist Palm Beach Gardens

Common Dental Infections

Common dental infections can be so serious that they become life-threatening. Cavities are caused by microorganisms, which generate acid, that cover teeth surfaces. As time goes on, the acid can harm teeth by eroding tooth enamel. Sugary snacks are the main cause of cavities, along with diet soda, which can cause tooth erosion because the phosphoric acid found in diet soda can change the pH levels in your mouth.

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Is There Room for Improvement in Your Oral Hygiene Routine?

  • Heart attack and stroke
  • Hypertension
  • Pancreatic and breast cancers
  • Liver and kidney failure

Pregnant women with gum disease are at increased risk for premature birth,

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What Vitamins and Minerals Do You Need For Good Dental Health?

What Vitamins and Minerals Do You Need For Good Dental Health?

Drink milk, it is good for your teeth!  Many children will hear this as they grow up.  It is largely, true because milk contains calcium, an essential mineral in the development of teeth and bones. But good dental hygiene requires more than calcium. 

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What is Causing Your Receding Gums and How to Stop It?

Do your teeth look a little bit longer than they used to, or are you seeing gaps between your teeth and gums? Your gums are receding. This is mainly seen in older people, over 60, but it can also happen to younger people. In a normal healthy mouth, the gums are sealed tight against the root of the teeth.

Teeth Grinding: Causes, Treatments, and Frequently Asked Questions.

What is teeth grinding?

Have you ever opened your mouth and noticed a clicking or popping noise coming from your jaw? Ever wake up after a full night of sleep with an achy jaw or constant headache? It is possible that you may be grinding your teeth in your sleep. Bruxism, or teeth grinding,

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