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3 Ways to Help Protect the Planet

April 2, 2024

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In the busy rush of everyday life, it’s simple to focus on small things and forget about the big picture. But Earth Day is soon, reminding us that we’re just one species among many on this planet, and we can do things to help the environment. If we start taking steps to prevent problems now, we can save natural resources for the future. If you’re not sure how to help this year, why not think about using natural oral care products? Read on to find out three ways to change your dental routine that can make the planet better!


Sticky Solutions: Which Denture Adhesive is Best?

March 4, 2024

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Dentures next to adhesive cream on green background

Dentures are the tried-and-true method of refilling your grin after tooth loss because they restore so much of your ability to eat and speak more like you used to. If they don’t fit, however, you might start to feel anxious. What if they become dislodged in the middle of a meal or conversation and embarrass you? Fortunately, denture adhesive can help them form a stronger bond so that you can set your mind at ease about your artificial teeth. There are several choices when it comes to denture glue, so how do you know which is best? Keep reading to learn more about the different types so you can decide!


Happy Hearts: 4 Tips for Kissing with Dentures

February 5, 2024

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Woman holding dentures and toothbrush and pursing her lips

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner and if you have a special someone, you’re probably making plans. Whether you’re having a night on the town or a romantic, home-cooked meal, there’s nothing as magical as ending the evening with a kiss. Those who have dentures, however, may worry that their false teeth will get in the way of their tender moment. It’s natural to feel anxious about kissing someone with dentures in, but fortunately, it doesn’t have to ruin your date. Keep reading to learn 4 tips that might help!


What Should I Do and Not Do During SureSmile Treatment?

January 12, 2024

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SureSmile has allowed many patients to straighten their teeth without the conspicuous metal parts, dietary restrictions, and other inconveniences that come with traditional braces. While many people report that SureSmile is an easier orthodontic solution, it still requires no small amount of effort on the part of the patient to stay on track and achieve stellar results. Here are a few do’s and don’ts to keep in mind when undergoing SureSmile treatment.


How to Celebrate the Holidays While Keeping Your Teeth Intact

December 13, 2023

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Gingerbread man

The holiday season is here again, and that means gift-giving, celebrations, family gatherings, and plenty of other festivities. Food is a huge part of the occasion, and offices, businesses, and households often offer plates of sweet treats for everyone to enjoy. Unfortunately, many traditional holiday snack items can be sugary and harmful to your dental health. Here’s a brief guide to help you keep your teeth healthy and strong throughout the holiday season and beyond.


What Are Some Habits I Should Avoid After Receiving Dental Implants?

October 13, 2023

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Dentist smiles

Dental implants are considered the golden standard in tooth replacement because they look and behave exactly like the real thing and can last for decades with proper care. However, just because they are superior does not mean they are invincible, and there are certain behaviors that can lead them to fail. Here are a few habits to break after getting dental implants.


Wondering if SureSmile Will Affect Your Speech? Here’s What to Know.

August 11, 2023

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Young woman smiling with teeth and holding clear aligner up to her chin with her left hand

SureSmile is a quick, comfortable, and discreet way to get a straighter smile. Clear aligners have steadily gained popularity over the years, and for good reason. There are many benefits SureSmile can offer that traditional metal braces simply can’t. That being said, like any orthodontic treatment, it can affect the way you speak. For some people, that’s enough to dissuade them from pursuing treatment, but any changes to your speech from clear aligners are temporary, minimal, and fixable. Here’s what you can expect with SureSmile when it comes to the way you talk and some tips on how to adjust.


4 Ways You May Be Causing Irritation to Your Gums

June 12, 2023

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a woman who has irritated gums from brushing too hard

Oral health includes more than just your pearly whites. It also involves the soft tissues of your mouth, particularly your gums. While they are not often thought of, if they become irritated, they immediately get your attention! Sore gums make it hard to eat and drink, as well as just feel overall uncomfortable throughout the day. Read on to learn four of the most common ways you may be causing irritation to your gums and how your dentist can help.


Dental Implants – The Perfect Solution for Athletes’ Tooth Loss

April 12, 2023

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A hockey player with a missing tooth looking into the camera

When you think of athletes, you likely imagine solid and durable figures. That’s only natural – these contenders have the best bodies. Like most, though, even athletes can suffer tooth loss. After all, teeth aren’t invincible; they need care. Still, there’s a solution for this issue: dental implants! These prosthetics are ideal tooth replacements for athletes. As for the reasons, let your Jupiter dentist explain. Here’s how athletes lose teeth, why they should get implants, and how they can prevent further tooth loss.


Answering the Top Questions People Have About Dental Implant Aftercare

February 24, 2023

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dentist showing their patient a model of a dental implant

Dental implants get a lot of credit for being one of the best tooth replacement options there is. Not only do they look and feel incredibly realistic, but they’re also incredibly durable, with over 95% of them lasting more than 20 years.

However, the days after the surgery are some of the most precarious for your dental implant. If you’re getting one soon, you may have some questions about aftercare. Here’s a guide that may give you some of the answers you’re looking for.

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