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Make Your Child’s First Dentist Appointment a Happy One

baby
Taking your child to the dentist for the first time can be challenging for everyone involved. From the shiny tools and bright lights to all the strange faces, there are many reasons why children feelRead more

Beach Weekend Treats: Healthy, Dentist-Approved Snacks for the Car

beach
For most families living in inland Florida, road trips  to the beach are a yearly tradition. However, these memorable vacations can also be extremely hectic. And after loading up the kids, packing all their suitsRead more

DENTAL HYGIENE AND THE GUM DISEASE CONNECTION

Dental Hygiene
Dental or oral hygiene is the practice of brushing and flossing the teeth regularly to keep them and the mouth clean. People generally have a very cavalier attitude when it comes to brushing teeth onRead more

DENTAL IMPLANTS OR DENTURES: THE BETTER OPTION

Dental Implants or Dentures
People lose their teeth for a number of different reasons.You can lose one due to gum or periodontal disease, cavities or tooth decay, or even because of direct trauma to them. It is such aRead more

HOW TO HANDLE DENTAL EMERGENCIES LIKE A PRO

Dental Emergencies
A toothache isn’t the only dental emergency one has to suffer through. While a toothache has the tendency to sneak up on you uninvited, most times you can pop Tylenol or Advil and it helpsRead more

PRETTY PEARLY WHITES – THE TEETH WHITENING SECRETS YOU DIDN’T KNOW

Teeth Whitening
We live in a very aesthetically driven world. Every individual is consistently concerned about their appearance and rightly so because the way you look greatly impacts how the people you meet visually perceive you. AsRead more

SHOULD THEY STAY OR SHOULD THEY GO: THE TRUTHS ABOUT WISDOM TEETH EXTRACTIONS

Wisdom Teeth Problem
Have you been advised by your dentist to have your wisdom teeth extracted? Do you feel that maybe it’s time you got rid of your wisdom teeth, only because all your friends have gone throughRead more

8 SIGNS YOU MIGHT NEED DENTURES

Dentures
Many patients think that dentures are just for senior citizens. However, the truth is that dentures are more prevalent than you might think. According to recent surveys, approximately 20 million women over the age ofRead more

10 TRUTHS ABOUT INVISALIGN

Invisalign Braces
There is no doubt that Invisalign braces have received a fair bit of media interest in recent years. Most people are aware of the clear brace technology that has made Invisalign a popular cosmetic treatmentRead more

The Importance of Oral Cancer Screening in the Dental Office

Oral Cancer
Read all about it below and thank you for visiting Tioga Dental and Orthodontics of Gainesville, FL.  The dentist’s office is the first line of defense for oral cancer diagnosis. Approximately 60 percent of theRead more