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Tips for Handling Winter Mouth Issues

November 22, 2022

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A woman with winter mouth issues

The weather outside isn’t frightful just yet, but it’s getting there. Temperatures have been decreasing in recent weeks, and winds are picking up here and there. Given these facts, people across the country are starting to develop winter mouth issues. Thankfully, however, there are ways to manage these cold-oriented oral problems. To prove it, your Naples dentist is here with some suggestions. Read on to learn four tips for handling winter mouth issues over the next few months.

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How to Know If You Need a Dental Filling

October 19, 2022

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A woman receiving dental fillings

If you pay attention to oral care, you’ve likely heard of dental fillings. Namely, they’re composite materials used to repair or restore teeth. That said, you might not know if you need fillings for your own pearly whites. It’s vital that you do, though, as treatment could prevent serious health problems down the line. Fortunately, your Naples dentist is here to offer some help. Read on to learn three signs you need a filling, as well as the best type for you.

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Can You Die from a Tooth Infection?

September 14, 2022

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patient with infected tooth holding their cheek

A tooth infection occurs when bacteria gets inside of a tooth and starts to damage the pulp. Without proper treatment, the tooth infection will continue to get worse. It may spread to other parts of the mouth and can even get into the bloodstream and harm other parts of your body. This may lead to serious health complications. Read on to learn about a few common signs of tooth infections as well as how this can impact your overall health.

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4 Helpful Oral Care Tips Going into Cold and Flu Season

August 19, 2022

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woman who needs oral care tips in cold and flu season

Summer is drawing to a close, and autumn is knocking at the door. Before you know it, the cold and flu season will be here. Getting sick is never fun, and rest is helpful, but you can’t let up on your oral hygiene routine. In fact, there are certain parts of the cold and flu season that can be extra harmful for your smile. Now is a good time to remind you about tips for maintaining good oral health so that you’re ready if illness comes your way.

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Will a Chipped Tooth Heal On Its Own?

July 13, 2022

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Closeup of patient with chipped tooth in Naples

Did you know that the enamel on your teeth is harder than your bones? Unfortunately, that doesn’t mean they’re indestructible. Whether you bite down on something hard or take a blow to the face while playing sports, you may find yourself with damaged enamel. Would you know what to do if you found yourself with a chipped tooth in Naples? It may not even hurt, so do you need to go see a dentist? Will it heal on its own? The answer may surprise you! Read on to learn more.

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Foods That Can Chip Your Teeth

May 27, 2022

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Woman in pain from cracked toothYour teeth are protected by the hardest substance in your body, called enamel. It’s extremely durable, withstanding the pressure of daily biting and chewing. Although enamel is strong, it’s not indestructible. Certain foods that can chip teeth. The damage may not be apparent right away, but you can end up needing an emergency dentist down the road. Here’s the list of foods that are most likely to break your teeth.

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What’s the Best Toothpaste for Veneers?

March 10, 2022

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Toothbrush with toothpasteIf you have invested in veneers, you’ve made a great decision. Your flawless smile can last for a decade or longer with the proper care, like brushing and flossing. However, there are a few things you need to know before picking up your toothbrush. Some toothpaste can damage your veneers, tarnishing your beautiful smile and shortening its lifespan. Don’t let a simple mistake, like using the wrong toothpaste, compromise your investment. Here is the best toothpaste for veneers to ensure your stunning smile thrives for years.

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Want a Healthy Heart? Start with a Healthy Smile

February 7, 2022

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man smiling and holding his hands in the shape of a heart

At your dental appointment, you’re not surprised to get X-rays taken of your teeth, but when the dental assistant whips out a blood pressure cuff, you’re surprised. What does your blood pressure have to do with your oral health? Why would your dentist be concerned about your heart?

The truth is that your dentist cares about your overall well-being, not just your teeth. Plus, believe it or not, your oral health can impact your heart, and taking your blood pressure can allow your dentist to identify potentially serious conditions. Keep reading to learn more about how your dentist can help you take care of your heart.

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Does Cosmetic Dentistry Hurt? Here’s What You Should Know

January 5, 2022

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woman smiling after visiting cosmetic dentist in Naples

You’re looking to have your dream smile, or maybe you just want to fix some minor issues with your teeth, and you’ve discovered cosmetic dentistry. The results are certainly promising, but you wonder: will cosmetic dentistry hurt? Your cosmetic dentist in Naples is here to tell you why you don’t have to worry and what you can do after the procedure to feel your best.

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6 Amazing Benefits of Porcelain Veneers

November 19, 2021

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Woman pointing to her smile after getting veneersHow often do you hide your teeth when talking, smiling, or taking a picture because you’re embarrassed by the way they look? You don’t have to live with the weight of a less-than-perfect smile. Porcelain veneers are a popular, cost-effective elective procedure that can completely revamp your smile. You can enjoy the full benefits of porcelain veneers after just a couple of appointments. Here’s why veneers continue to rank among the top cosmetic procedures year after year.

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