Understanding Cavities

Cavities are one of the most common dental maladies we deal with on a daily basis at this Melbourne, Florida dental practice. Understanding how these areas of decay develop is key in not only treating cavities but preventing them as well. Cavities are largely preventable with proper oral hygiene, but the trained eye of an experienced dentist can help patients achieve a level of oral health that can keep their teeth free of cavities, and the rest of their oral tissues free of inflammation as well.

What Are Cavities?

Cavities are areas of decay that develop as a result of enamel erosion....
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Treating Tooth Sensitivity

With Florida fall around the corner tooth sensitivity is never welcome, cold drinks and ice cream in a balmy breeze will be necessary and tooth problems are not. If you experience tooth sensitivity you may be wondering how your teeth got this way and if there is anything you can do to improve this condition. Thankfully, with a skilled dentist like Dr. Brazdo tooth sensitivity treatments are possible and can significantly improve your quality of life.

What Causes Tooth Sensitivity? 

Teeth become sensitive when the nerve of the tooth becomes exposed to the harsh environment of your mouth. This can...
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Dental Implants and You

  Dental implants are one of the most advanced and useful practices in modern dentistry. These appliances have the ability to transform a patient’s mouth and restore their former quality of life. These durable replacements can last for decades, restore function and aesthetics to a smile, and enable a patient to eat and speak with confidence. As a Melbourne, Florida dental practitioner, Dr. Brazdo enjoys using this advanced technology to provide her patients with spectacular results every day.

What Are Dental Implants?

Dental implants are devices that are placed in the jaw bone and used to totally replace a...
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Schedule your Dental Cleaning for Back To School

It’s no surprise that school is back in session here in Melbourne, Florida and this dental practice wants to remind you that it’s the perfect time to schedule a dental cleaning. Summers can be hectic with summer camps, vacations, and family coming to town, we understand that you may not have had any time on your hands to get your teeth cleaned and checked for dental decay or gum infections. Now that things are about to quiet down, you may have some time to give us a call and get on the books. We assure you, you’ll be happy you did.

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Diabetes and Periodontal Disease

Periodontal disease is one of the most pervasive dental diseases in existence. Affecting nearly half of the American adult population, this disease causes the loss of tooth and gum tissue and has been linked to many other serious chronic conditions such as cardiovascular diseases, cancer, Rheumatoid arthritis and Alzheimer's. A study conducted by the University of Pennsylvania recently discovered that diabetes causes a shift in oral microbiome that facilitates the development and rapid progression of periodontal disease. This new information is extremely important for both dentists and medical professionals because understanding how these two diseases work together to create disastrous effects for patients can...
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