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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.
Seeking any kind of medical care can be a source of anxiety and nervousness for most people. The same goes when it comes to dental visits. Uncertainty over what will happen at a check-up, concern about the condition of your teeth and gums, and worry over any possible pain or discomfort are common feelings associated with an upcoming appointment with…Continue reading
When it comes to dental care, prevention works best. One of the best things you can do for your oral health is to regularly visit a dentist. Regular dental visits allow for professional cleaning, assessment of your overall dental health and screen for oral cancer. But just regularly going to the dentist is not enough. Your lifestyle habits play an…Continue reading
The life of a college student can be stressful. Between classes, deadlines, extracurricular activities, part-time jobs and juggling free time spent with friends and family, it can be challenging for students to take care of their oral health. With such a packed schedule, something as simple as regular dental checkups can fall by the wayside. Taking care of dental health…Continue reading
Whether it’s superheroes, cartoon characters or cute animals, it’s not just the costumes that get kids excited for Halloween. There’s also the sweet promise of candy and chocolate. And during Halloween, an astounding amount of candy is consumed. An infographic by Couponfollow.com reveals that some children eat up to 7,000 calories worth of candy on Halloween. All that sugar is…Continue reading
Known as one of the top dental schools in the nation, the University of Florida College of Dentistry also has a strong commitment to the community. The college supports the promotion of oral health in Florida via its four UF-owned dental centers and 11 partnership centers located throughout the state. Here’s what’s new at UFCD. University of Florida: No. 9…Continue reading
Your regular dental visits can help prevent cavities, tooth decay and gum disease. But did you also know that your dentist plays a key role in the early detection of oral cancer? The American Cancer Society reports that more than 49,000 Americans are diagnosed with oral oropharyngeal cancer yearly, with the disease causing almost 10,000 deaths in a year. Worryingly,…Continue reading
It’s back to the daily routines of school, work and family life. Life starts getting hectic as fall rhythms settle in, and our own health and wellness can get deprioritized in the process. Psychologist Ellen Bard believes that self-care can fall to the wayside unless we make it a priority. According to Bard, there are many signs (both small and…Continue reading
It’s the end an era: You’ve earned your diploma, said farewell to good friends and you’re ready for the next phase of your life. College is an exciting time for many young adults. It’s a time of independence and exploration, full of new experiences. For students living away from home for the first time, it can also be a scary…Continue reading
Have you ever looked longingly at photos of celebrities and thought, “I’d love to have a smile as bright as that?” As an adult, you may think that the time has passed to get braces, but that’s not true. More and more adults are open to having braces to correct their teeth. According to the American Association of Orthodontists, about…Continue reading
Most people know Florida for oranges, grapefruits and other varieties of juicy citrus. But did you know that North Central Florida is also a great place for growing vegetables? Here, consistent sun and rain provide the perfect climate for both winter and summer vegetables. And if you’ve always longed for veggies like zucchini, peppers, and salad greens straight from the…Continue reading