Taking care of your teeth is one of the most important things you can do for yourself. Thankfully, preventing cavities and other oral maladies like periodontal disease is possible with daily oral habits. Yet, one of the most important things you can do to keep up on your oral health is make twice-yearly appointments with your Melbourne, Florida dentist. A bi-annual dental check up can help you maintain and improve your oral health year after year, and the relationship you build with your dentist will benefit you for a lifetime.Read more
Here comes the sun. If you’ve stepped outside of your Melbourne, Florida home this week you may have noticed that spring has fully retreated. Summer is here and the sun is starting to shine even brighter than before. As we make sure our air conditioners are in full working order, it's also important to understand the risk we take with our oral health every time we step outside. Our lips are under constant attack from UV rays, and most people don’t understand how vulnerable this tissue is on a daily basis. This type of oral cancer is no less risky than any other variation...Read more
It’s not news that tobacco products are harmful to your health. They cause tooth discoloration, aid in gum disease, and are the main cause of oral cancer. E-cigarettes have become wildly popular in recent years because they are believed to eliminate the risks of smoking traditional tobacco while allowing the “enjoyment” of inhaling flavored vapor that can be spiked with nicotine. Removing smoke from the equation seems to be a great benefit for the health of our society, and marketers of these products are quick to point to the ability to quit smoking because of E-cigarettes. Unfortunately the science coming in is determining that...Read more
Crowns are one of the most well known and utilized dental restorations available. They allow dentists to restore the shape and size of a tooth under almost any circumstance. They are built to last with durable materials like porcelain or porcelain bonded to gold that also mimic the exact shade of your natural teeth. If you’re one of the millions of dental patients who have had a crown placed, you’re well versed in their capabilities. However, if a crown has been recently recommended to restore your smile, there are a few things you should know.Read more
What are Crowns?Crowns are dental restorations...
April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month, and this Melbourne, Florida dental practice is celebrating by educating our patients on facts of oral cancer. This time every year, we strive to teach patients about this disease and how it can be treated with timely identification. Oral cancer screenings are the most important part of our message every April. These screenings are non-invasive and can be performed at every dental check up. If you haven’t been to visit your dentist yet this year, ask for an oral cancer screening when you schedule your appointment. You’ll be happy you did.Read more