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What the Future Holds for Dr. Donatelli

Recently, Dr. Donatelli accepted a full-time professor position at the University of Florida Dental School where he will be overseeing the Graduate Orthodontic Residency Program. With this demanding position, he will also be traveling internationally to teach and lecture. We would like to thank Dr. Donatelli for helping us build and establish our dental office as a top-rated, comprehensive dental…

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Keep it Clean: The Incredible Impact of Oral Health on Your Body and Brain

Brushing your teeth, flossing, and routine visits to the dentist are all important and key contributors to your oral health. And there’s a growing consensus among dental and medical experts that your oral health affects your body as a whole. In fact, nearly every medical condition has some type of manifestation in the mouth according to University of Michigan periodontal…

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Dental Care for Pregnancy: General Info and Local Gainesville Resources

Ask any expecting mother what their greatest wish is, and it’s very likely that “a healthy pregnancy and baby” is the top answer. Pregnancy is a time for change for women, and maintaining good health is crucial to having a low-risk, healthy pregnancy. Something you may not be aware of is that pregnancy also affects dental health. Sometimes the very…

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15 Daily Habits that Might be Wrecking Your Teeth (and How to Quit Them)

Your teeth will experience a certain amount of wear and tear throughout your lifetime. There’s just no getting around it. However, there are a variety of harmful daily habits that can quickly do damage to your teeth. These habits can accelerate tooth decay, lead to gum recession and increase the likelihood of cavities.    The correlation is fairly obvious with…

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Facts, Fibs, and Myths Related to Your Toddler’s Crooked Teeth

Baby’s first tooth is a milestone for parents. It’s part of every child’s development, and all parents are anxious that their baby grows up healthy and strong. Dental health is one aspect, though, that may not receive as much focus, yet it is important to ensure that your baby’s teeth and gums are healthy. The CDC estimates that approximately one…

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Improving Treatment: Dental Technology in 2018 for Professionals and Patients

As in all medical fields, technology is having an impact in dentistry. Dental professionals are seeing an influx of new and improved technology that can help them be more efficient and effective in their practice. Here’s a look at the latest in dental technology. Digital Dentistry and 3D Printing With the reinvention of 3D printing across industries its overarching goal,…

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How Gastrointestinal Disorders Affect Your Teeth (and 5 Gainesville Resources that can Help)

Did you know that 70 million people suffer from digestive issues? So says the American Nutrition Association. Digestive problems can take many forms ranging from acid reflux to constipation to irritable bowel syndrome. Common causes of digestive issues include not chewing food thoroughly and eating too quickly. The mouth plays an integral role in the digestive process as it’s where…

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Foods That Are Good For Teeth and Gums (And Where You Can Find Them in Gainesville)

When it comes to oral health, prevention is the name of the game. Cultivating good dental habits can go a long way to healthy teeth and gums. Good habits such as using proper techniques when brushing and flossing daily help remove plaque and bacteria from our oral cavity and limit the effect of stains on our teeth. Another vital factor…

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Oral Health Resources for Gainesville Seniors

Nearly all adults over the age of 65 have cavities, according to the CDC, and of those about 20 percent don’t get them treated. As tooth decay and tooth loss are key indicators of oral health, it is clear that the health of their teeth and gums is something that most seniors overlook. Moreover, an individual’s level of dental health…

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Heart Disease and Oral Health: Gainesville Resources

Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States, with one out of every four deaths occurring as a result of it. Every year, 610,000 Americans die of heart disease, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports. There’s a link between heart disease and oral health, and in this article we’ll examine that connection, discuss…

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