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How Do Cranberries Benefit Oral Health?

November 17, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — saltrun @ 11:02 am
A closeup of raw cranberries

This Thanksgiving, you’ll likely eat a variety of popular side dishes. After all, foods like stuffing, mashed potatoes, green beans, and many more are “Turkey Day” mainstays. Still, you should be extra sure to include cranberries in your holiday eating. As it turns out, these fruits help your teeth and gums stay healthy! To prove it, your St. Augustine dentist is here with the evidence. Read on to learn how cranberry sides boost your oral health during the fall season.


Direct Bonding or Veneers, Which Should I Choose?

November 1, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — saltrun @ 9:00 pm
Portrait of a young woman smiling

Modern cosmetic dentistry has advanced to the point of being able to address just about any issue, and two of its greatest assets are direct bonding and veneers. Both are able to completely change the way people’s teeth look, but which one is best for you? If you’re currently weighing the benefits of these procedures, here are a few factors to consider that will help you make your decision.


In the Meantime: The Purpose of Temporary Veneers

October 22, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — saltrun @ 1:10 am
woman getting veneers

There are some things in life that are only temporary while we wait for the final thing. A too-short haircut. Long car rides. Waiting for your drink at Starbucks. It is the same thing while achieving your dream smile! Getting veneers is a process and as you wait for your permanent smile, you will wear a temporary cosmetic enhancement for about two weeks. Your cosmetic dentist in St. Augustine will tell you all that’s needed to know about this important—but temporary—step in the process.


4 Oral Hygiene Tips for a Healthier Smile

October 4, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — saltrun @ 11:55 pm
person with good oral hygiene smiling

Halloween isn’t the only thing to celebrate in October. This month is also National Dental Hygiene Month, a time dedicated to celebrating your smile by taking good care of it. Having a celebration of healthy teeth at the same time as one that revolves around candy can cause some issues, so what can you do to counteract the latter? Read on to learn four tips that will help you keep your oral hygiene in check this year and beyond.


Protect Your Smile from National Coffee Day

September 10, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — Tags: — saltrun @ 12:17 am

Steaming cup of coffee on a bookIf you need a cup of coffee to jumpstart your day, it’s time to celebrate. September 29th is National Coffee Day in the U.S. and Canada. On October 1st, you can celebrate again because it’s International Coffee Day. While you enjoy your favorite caffeinated beverages, your dentist has a few words of warning. Here’s what you need to know to ensure coffee doesn’t come back to haunt your smile.


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