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Don’t Let Old Age Stop You from Seeing Your Dentist

August 30, 2019

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When was the last time you went to the dentist? If you’re older than 80, chances are it has been way too long. A recent study from researchers at NYU Rory Meyers College of Nursing and the University of Hawai’i at Manoa has shown that as people age, they are statistically less and less likely to see their dentist for a checkup or even for oral health problems. Let’s take a closer look at the results of that study, and why you shouldn’t let age stop you from seeing your dentist in St. Armands.

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Celebrate Oral Health Awareness Month with Your Dentist in Sarasota

June 2, 2019

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June is an important month – it has Father’s Day, the beginning of summer, graduations, and more. But did you know that June is also Oral Health Awareness Month? While you should be proactive about your oral health year-round, it’s important to take a month to focus on it and why it’s so important. A dentist in Sarasota is here to talk more about why oral health matters.

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We’re Honoring Oral Cancer Awareness Month in Sarasota

April 6, 2019

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April is mostly associated with spring weather and fool’s jokes, but did you know it is also a month that has been set aside to raise awareness for oral cancer? That’s right — and during Oral Cancer Awareness Month in 2019, we are taking the opportunity to talk about the importance of early detection through regular screenings. Keep reading to find out more about why it matters and how to go about talking to your friends and family about getting oral cancer screenings this month.

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Are Metal Dental Implants in Sarasota Safe?

February 15, 2019

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dental implant

If you want to take care of your body, you watch what you eat. You make sure that the substances coming in are safe and will help your body function. The same applies to how you approach your tooth replacement. You want to make sure that it won’t cause any ill effects while it restores your smile’s strength and health. Perhaps you think that means that you need to get a metal-free tooth restoration. Well, the truth is that if you’re missing one or more teeth and you want to replace them, every solution available contains some amount of metal. But there’s one solution that surpasses the rest in terms of health—dental implants in Sarasota. Keep reading to learn more about this safe, effective restoration option.

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Why (and How Often) Do You Need X-Rays At Your Dental Checkups In Sarasota?

December 15, 2018

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There you are at your dental checkup in Sarasota and you’ve just been called back from the waiting room. The hygienist tells you that you need to have X-rays taken, but you feel sure that you just had them done! And not only that, but why are X-rays needed in the first place? These are common questions and concerns, and in this blog, you’ll get answers! Keep reading to learn about 3 important ways that X-rays benefit your oral health and how often they need to be done.

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