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How to Make Oral Care Fun for the Whole Family
By Dr. Daniela Canales · 1 week ago
All too often, kids and adults alike fall into the same boring oral hygiene routine. Slowly brushing each tooth, carefully flossing, rinsing with water or some mouthwash… same old, same old. It’s no wonder that ...
Choosing the Right Kind of Dental Floss
By Dr. Zachary Kingsberg · 1 week ago
At a glance, it might seem like all dental floss is the same. However, when you visit your local store for oral hygiene products, you’re likely to find a ton of different options to choose ...
Hilarious Jokes That Can Make Your Dental Visits More Fun
By Grand Dental · 1 week ago
As seasoned professionals, our dental team takes our work seriously. After all, patients trust that we will provide outstanding care and help them have a healthier, brighter smile. But that doesn’t mean we don’t like ...
3 Ways Pregnancy Can Affect Your Smile
By Grand Dental · 1 week ago
You can’t wait to have this baby. You are looking forward to the adorable coos and snuggling with your bundle of joy, but you are also counting down the days until you aren’t pregnant anymore ...
How Does Salt Affect Your Smile?
By Dr. Jason Kboudi · 2 weeks ago
Most people already know about how sweets and acidic drinks can lead to cavities, but these are far from the only kinds of foods that can affect oral health. Salt has been shown to have ...
How a Smile Makeover Can Help You Start Over After a Divorce
By Dr. Ali Albeer · 3 weeks ago
Although divorce has become more common, it hasn’t gotten any easier. Dividing assets, parting ways with your spouse, and starting a new chapter of your life are all tasks that can be anxiety-inducing and scary. ...
The Real Reason You Should Enhance Your Smile Before a Presentation
By Vincenzo Artino · 3 weeks ago
Do you have a big speech or presentation coming up? Whether it’s for a school project, a work-related task, or the board of an organization that you volunteer for, it’s important to prepare. For many ...
How to Handle (& Prevent!) Dental Emergencies on Your Vacation
By Dr. Greg Riley · 1 month ago
The temperature is getting warmer and the days are getting longer… summertime must be just around the corner! As a long-time Juno Beach dentist, I know that means peak vacation time is just around the ...
Alternatives to Traditional Dental Implants
By Dr. Steve Koo · 2 months ago
Many people are nervous about asking for dental implants for various reasons. Some are afraid that they’ll have to wait too long to actually enjoy the benefits of their new teeth, while others think they ...
Bruxism: What It Is & How to Tell If You Have It
By Dr. Albert Kim · 2 months ago
Do you clench your jaw when you’re stressed? Do you often wake up with a dull headache? If you answered “yes” to either of these questions, then you may have a condition called Bruxism. It’s ...
5 Must-Have Vitamins Supplements for a Healthy Smile
By Dr. Zach Kingsberg · 2 months ago
When you think of oral health best practices, what comes to mind? For many it’s brushing twice a day, flossing daily, and getting a checkup and cleaning every six months. While these are all certainly ...
Do You Struggle with Dental Anxiety? Read This!
By Dr. Art Mowery · 2 months ago
Do the words “root canal” make you cringe? Are the sights and sounds of a dental office make your heart race? If you answered “yes,” then you likely struggle with dental anxiety. Don’t worry – ...
What Sports Should Be Played with a Mouthguard?
By Dr. Randy Machen · 2 months ago
As a dentist, all too often I see patients come in with broken or knocked-out teeth because of a sports-related accidents. Damaged teeth are one of the most common sports injuries, and unfortunately, they’re also ...
Struggling with Stage Fright? Here Are 6 Must-Know Tips
By Dr. Megan Snyder · 3 months ago
Whether you’re a stand-up comic, a musician, a salesperson, or a student, getting up in front of an audience can feel nerve-wracking – even if you have friends and loved ones cheering you on in ...
Can Stress Hurt Your Teeth and Jaw?
By Dr. Paul Coombs · 3 months ago
While some of the effects that stress can have on your physical and mental healthy are obvious, others are more subtle. As a prime example, many people aren’t aware that stress can contribute to temporomandibular ...
The Importance of Dental Care for Seniors
By Dr. Wayne Barker · 3 months ago
While it’s possible to keep the teeth and gums healthy for your entire life, many people find that their oral health declines with age. About 68% of adults over the age of 65 have some ...
What Foods are Good for Your Smile?
By Dr. Nilu Bhadani · 3 months ago
Growing up, you were probably constantly told that too much sugar is bad for your teeth, and it’s true; it can encourage bacteria in your mouth to secrete harmful acids that can eventually cause cavities ...
How Smiling More Can Benefit Your Well-Being
By Dr. Lou Graham · 3 months ago
What’s your facial expression right now? Are your brows furrowed as you read this article? Maybe you’re already smiling because you learned from the title that your grin can benefit your well-being. You might be ...
Need a Mood Boost? Here’s How Smiling Can Help!
By Thomas Novak, Dds · 3 months ago
Have you been feeling in a funk recently? Whether it’s because you’re stressed at work, dealing with pandemic fatigue, or just not feeling your best for an unknown reason, the last thing you want to ...
What Kind of Conditions Can Your Dentist Find by Looking at Your Mouth?
By David Crumpton, Dds · 3 months ago
Tooth decay and gum disease aren’t the only things that a dentist might find during a routine checkup. Many systemic health problems have symptoms that manifest orally; as such, the mouth often exhibits warning signs ...