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How to Keep Your Smile Safe from Seasonal Allergies

April 5, 2021

Filed under: Uncategorized — saltrun @ 2:48 pm
woman wearing a beanie and blowing her nose

Spring is just around the corner, and chances are you’re looking forward to the warmer weather. If you’re the type of person to get seasonal allergies, however, you’re more likely stocking up on antihistamines and tissues in preparation for all of the sniffles and coughing that are sure to come. Not only are these symptoms annoying, but they can actually harm your smile if you’re not careful. Read on to discover the connection between seasonal allergies and dental health and how you can protect your smile.


How Much Enamel Needs to Be Removed for Veneers?

March 4, 2021

Filed under: Uncategorized — saltrun @ 7:13 pm
Woman getting porcelain veneers

Are you unhappy with certain aspects of your smile? One of the great things about living in the 21st century is the fact that you don’t need to settle for teeth that you aren’t proud to show off. One of the most popular cosmetic dental treatments out there is porcelain veneers. They can correct all sorts of different aesthetic flaws, like teeth that are misshapen, chipped, gapped, discolored, and undersized. However, a small amount of protective enamel needs to be removed for the best results, but how much? Continue reading to learn more about the procedure?


How to Prevent Gum Disease If You Have Diabetes

February 18, 2021

Filed under: Uncategorized — saltrun @ 9:05 pm
man flossing in the mirror

If you’re an American reading this, there’s an almost 10% chance that you have diabetes. About 1.7 million people are diagnosed with diabetes each year, and millions more currently have it without even knowing. As more and more people develop this condition, it is becoming clear in medical research that people with diabetes have a higher risk of getting gum disease. If you have diabetes, here’s what a dentist in St. Augustine wants you to know about taking care of your smile and your health. 


5 Products to Help Celebrate Children’s Dental Health Month

February 4, 2021

Filed under: Uncategorized — saltrun @ 1:42 pm
Circle of young children looking down and smiling

Did you know that over 40% of children aged 2 to 11 have had cavities in their baby teeth? This surprising statistic from the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research is a reminder of just how important it is to teach children good oral hygiene habits. Fortunately, there is a range of new kid-friendly products that can help make brushing and flossing fun! February is National Children’s Dental Health Month, so now is the perfect time to learn about these 5 oral hygiene products that can get your kids excited about fighting cavities.


Why You Should Schedule Dental Cleanings Early in the Year

January 7, 2021

Filed under: Uncategorized — saltrun @ 4:17 am
Woman at dental checkup

After a long year, we are ready to start fresh again! There are all sorts of exciting things to look forward to in 2021. You even have a few New Year’s resolutions prepared to help you mold into the best version of yourself. Whether you are working to have a healthier diet or you’re trying to do more kind things each day, you’re setting yourself up for success. One thing that you certainly shouldn’t be forgetting about is your smile. Now is a great time for you to schedule dental checkups for you and your family for a variety of reasons. Continue reading to learn what those are.

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