Best Way to Care for Your Teeth After Eating or Drinking

Our Tampa dentists receive a lot of questions about preventing dental problems. While one of the best things you can do to prevent dental problems is to see your dentist at least twice a year, there’s a lot you can do on a daily basis to protect oral health, including these suggestions for the best […]

How to Overcome Your Fear of the Dentist

Fear of the dentist keeps many people from biannual checkups, but that can also harm you in the long run if oral health problems develop. Whether you have dental anxiety or you’re the parent of a child who shows fear of visiting the dentist, let our Tampa dentists offer advice to reduce dental anxiety. Identify […]

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Beauty Is Not Always Pain: Botox for Migraines

While you may be used to hearing about Botox for cosmetic reasons, the procedure can have health benefits, too. If you suffer from migraines, Botox treatments may offer relief. Here’s what to know about using Botox to treat migraines. Botox for Migraines: Who Should Try It? Botox is a neurotoxin, which is derived from a […]

Dental Implants & How Crucial Teeth Replacement Really Is

If your teeth are missing or damaged, you may have considered replacing them for cosmetic reasons. But did you know there are medical reasons to consider replacing damaged teeth with dental implants? Learn what dental implants are and how they benefit you. What is a Dental implant? Dental implants are replacements for your natural teeth. […]

How Medication Can Affect Your Mouth

Medications can affect your oral health, even if the drugs have nothing to do with your mouth. Learn common side effects of many medications and how our Tampa dentist can help. Dry Mouth Perhaps the most common side effect of medication is dry mouth, in which your mouth feels dry due to a lack of […]

Why You Need to Visit the Dentist

You know you need to visit the dentist every six months, at a minimum, but do you know why that is? Brush up on the importance of regular dental visits not only for your oral health, but your overall health. Keep Your Teeth and Gums Healthy Most people try to keep up with brushing and […]

Poor Oral Health Linked to Higher Blood Pressure

A new study shows that your oral hygiene is linked to your blood pressure. The study, which was published in Hypertension, the journal of the American Heart Association, indicates that people who have high blood pressure benefit more from medication to control their condition if they have good oral health. Scientists reviewed both the medical […]

Alzheimer’s & Periodontitis

A new study makes some groundbreaking claims, demonstrating that long-term exposure to periodontitis mimics the effects of Alzheimer’s. Learn what the latest link between dental health and overall health means for you. The Link Between Periodontitis and Alzheimer’s In the new study, scientists used mice that were given chronic periodontitis, and another control group of […]

Getting to the Root of the Root Canal

A new documentary on Netflix makes some startling claims about root canals — including the claim that root canals can lead to chronic conditions, such as heart attacks or cancer. The documentary is pseudoscience: its conclusions rely on a scientific experiment that dates back to 1900, in which a woman was cured of arthritis after […]

Adult Wisdom Teeth Removal

Adult wisdom teeth removal becomes more painful and difficult with every passing year. If you didn’t get your wisdom teeth out as a child, here’s why you should have those teeth removed sooner rather than later, to prevent pain and oral health problems. Adult Wisdom Teeth Problems Wisdom teeth can cause problems whether or not […]