We Are Open – Safety is Our Top Priority!
We’ve reopened in accordance with CDC, O.S.H.A., and State Dental Board guidelines to responsibly resume seeing our patients for regular dental appointments and treatment. We want to assure you of the measures we take to maintain a clean and safe environment so you can continue to receive needed dental care without fear or concern.
If you notice that your gums look puffy and bleed when you brush your teeth, or your breath isn’t as fresh as it normally is, you may have gingivitis. Keep reading to learn more about the symptoms, what causes the gum disease and how you can treat it. Gingivitis affects approximately 50 percent of adults in the United States according…Continue reading
What Constitutes a Dental Emergency? While there are numerous problems that are considered a dental emergency by oral health professionals, you can ask yourself a few simple questions to determine if you require treatment from an emergency dentist. These include: Am I experiencing severe pain that’s not relieved by over-the-counter pain medication? Is the inside of my mouth injured? Is…Continue reading
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…Continue reading
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…Continue reading
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…Continue reading
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…Continue reading
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…Continue reading
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,…Continue reading
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…Continue reading
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…Continue reading