Ways to Minimize the Chances of Mouth Sores

Mouth sores can be unpleasant and unsightly. Fortunately they can be prevented. Learn best practices to reduce the development of common types of mouth sores. Common Types of Mouth Sores You may be wondering what our Tampa dentist means when we say mouth sores. Here are a few common examples: Cold sore – oral sore […]

How to Floss with Braces

Flossing is important to your oral hygiene, but it’s a lot more difficult to do when you’ve got braces. Learn the best way to floss with braces, so you can keep your teeth healthy. Traditional Flossing While traditional flossing is tricky if you have braces, it can be done. Start with a piece of floss […]

Causes of Dentophobia & How to Treat It

Fear of the dentist can prevent people from seeking dental care, while making visits significantly uncomfortable. Dentophobia, or fear of the dentist, can be overcome so you can seek the dental care you need without the stress and anxiety. Learn how to treat dentophobia. Having a Negative Experience If you’ve had a negative experience at […]

What You Should Know Before Getting Dental Veneers

Dental veneers are a convenient way to cover your natural teeth and address dental problems, but they are also permanent — so you should never think of getting them on a whim. Before you get dental veneers, here’s everything you need to know to decide if they’re the best option for you. Great Alternative to […]

Professional Teeth Whitening Procedure and Care

When it comes to teeth whitening, nothing gets better results than a professional treatment from our Tampa dentist. Here’s what to expect during your first teeth whitening appointment, including risks to avoid. What to Expect With Professional Teeth Whitening It all begins with a consult with our dentist where we’ll discuss your desired level of […]

What Happens When You Don’t Remove Adult Wisdom Teeth

You may have heard that wisdom teeth should be removed, but do you know why? If you are feeling nervous at the thought of getting oral surgery, learn what really happens when you don’t have adult wisdom teeth removed. Existing teeth become crowded Most people can only fit 28 teeth in their mouth. When you […]

Different Ways To Whiten Teeth

If your teeth are dull or stained, it can affect your confidence in your smile. Why not whiten your teeth for a brighter smile and more confident you? There are many ways you can whiten teeth; read on to find out the benefits of each. Whitening Toothpastes Toothpastes may contain teeth whitening agents (such as […]

How To Floss With A Water Flosser

If you dislike flossing with dental floss, a water flosser might be right for you. Water flossers are a safe way to remove plaque, but only if you use them right. We’ve got you covered with instructions on how to use a water flosser. How to Use a Water Flosser? Water flossers are fairly straightforward […]

The Benefits of Mouthwash

The minty fresh sensation mouthwash offers is pleasurable, but it’s not the only reason to use mouthwash on a daily basis. If you’ve ever wondered about the benefits of mouthwash, here’s what it can do for you. Freshen Your Breath Perhaps the most noticeable benefit of using mouthwash is fresh breath. While that minty effect […]

Does Oil Pulling Work?

The ancient Indian science of Ayurveda is enjoying new popularity, and one of its health practices and particularly has taken off: Oil pulling. Endorsed by celebrities including the Olsen twins, Gwyneth Paltrow, and Miranda Kerr, oil pulling is having a moment. But does it actually work and how do you do it? Our Tampa dentist […]