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4 Dentist-Approved Valentine’s Day Presents

February 11, 2021

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Couple on Valentine's Day

When it comes to Valentine’s Day, there are all sorts of different things to get for your loved ones, but it is suddenly really difficult to come up with the best one. Whether you’re trying to let your significant other know that you were thinking of them, or you are trying to brighten up the day of a friend or family member, putting together the perfect gift can be difficult. With so much smiling going on during this special day, why not focus on your loved ones’ smiles? Here are a few different dental gift ideas from a dentist in Orange Park.

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5 Medical Conditions that Your Dentist May Find First

February 1, 2021

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Woman with Crohn's disease

When you go into the dentist every six months for your dental checkups, you are probably thinking that it’s about keeping your teeth healthy. While this is the number one priority of your dentist, the truth is that they are looking for all sorts of different things, and some of them affect your entire body. Your mouth is the gateway to the rest of your body, so it only makes sense that your oral health and overall health are related. A dentist in Orange Park lists off some medical conditions that your dentist could discover during a regular checkup.

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Can Forceful Brushing Damage Your Teeth?

January 15, 2021

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Person dragging their thumb along the frayed bristles of a toothbrush

Brushing your teeth every day is important to your oral health. But if your teeth appear to get more and more yellow or increase in sensitivity, you might be brushing too hard. Forceful brushing can have many negative effects on your oral health and your teeth. Keep reading for signs that you may be brushing your teeth too hard and when it may be time to visit your dentist in Orange Park.

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Fad Diets Really Damage Your Teeth?

January 4, 2021

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Glasses of juice surrounded by fruits and vegetables

People often try different diets for many different reasons. If it’s not about weight loss, then it’s due to digestion issues or simply popularity. But can fad diets cause problems for your oral health? If you have ever tried one or all 3 of these popular fad diets, you should probably think about scheduling a visit with your dentist in Orange Park.

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4 New Year’s Resolutions for a Healthier Smile in 2021

December 29, 2020

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young woman celebrating the new year against a pink background

Most of us use the start of a new year as an opportunity to improve ourselves. However, studies show that about 80% of people give up on their New Year’s resolutions by February. One reason may be that many popular resolutions, such as “lose weight,” “save money,” or “get a healthier smile” are too nebulous. If you really want to stick to a New Year’s resolution, it’s best to separate it into smaller, tangible steps. Luckily, a dentist in Orange Park has four easy resolutions that, when used together, can keep your smile healthy and bright in 2021.

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5 Reasons Why Dental Implants Are Worth the Cost

December 9, 2020

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tooth in one hand and coins in the other

If you’re interested in replacing your missing teeth, dental implants are often considered the gold standard. After all, they’re the most reliable, comfortable, and long-lasting solution. However, if you’re on a budget, you may be wondering, “Are dental implants worth the cost?” While dental implants in Orange Park have a higher initial price than traditional options like bridges or dentures, they offer unmatched benefits to your smile and your wallet over time. Here are five reasons why dentists and patients alike believe that dental implants are well worth the price in the long run.

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Is Your Toothbrush Working for You?

November 23, 2020

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It’s a common misconception that toothbrushes are “one-size-fits-all” tools. In fact, the reason there are so many variations is because there are just as many unique dental needs. If you’ve ever done research, then you know it can be overwhelming to ask yourself questions like, “Manual or electric?” or, “Soft or hard bristle?” It’s important to know which type of toothbrush is going to best cater to you. Your Orange Park dentist is here to help you understand what the different types of toothbrushes are and which ones work for different situations.

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Ten Facts You May Not Know About Your Teeth

November 20, 2020

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woman smiling in Orange Park

Teeth are a part of your body that can easily be taken for granted. Every day they help you speak, eat, and do plenty of other activities you probably don’t think twice about. Although they may seem like pretty ordinary components of your make-up, your Orange Park dentist has some facts to share about teeth that will probably make them a lot more interesting to you.

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4 Tips for Navigating Your Dental Insurance

October 22, 2020

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Patient checking out with receptionist

People tend to use their health insurance more than their dental insurance which can easily lead to confusion. Even though there are plenty of similarities between the two, there are plenty of differences as well, making it difficult for many to fully comprehend. Fortunately, your dentist in Orange Park is here to help you make more sense out of it. Read on to learn a few helpful tips on navigating your dental insurance.

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6 Important Questions You Should Ask Your Dentist

October 1, 2020

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Patient asking questions

When you go to the dentist every six months, you have your teeth professionally cleaned and receive a checkup. However, there is an educational aspect to your appointment that you likely aren’t taking advantage of. Who is better to learn more about your teeth from than your dentist in Orange Park? This is the perfect opportunity to ask them questions so you can increase your knowledge regarding your smile. Here are some questions that you should consider bringing up during your next visit to the dental office.

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