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Do Dentures Preserve Your Jawbone? Find Out!

August 27, 2020

Filed under: Uncategorized — drjones @ 8:07 pm
Woman smiling with dentures in Vero Beach

Are you missing teeth? If so, your jawbone is at risk of shrinking because it is no longer getting the stimulation it needs from your natural, healthy teeth. You may have dentures in Vero Beach as a replacement, but is this solution preserving your jawbone to keep it healthy and strong? Read to find out the answer!


4 Reasons Your Child’s Dental Visit Should Be on Your Back to School Checklist

July 9, 2020

Filed under: Uncategorized — drjones @ 8:14 pm
Young boy smiling on first day of school

Back to school season is not for the faint of heart. Now throw in a pandemic and the potential of distance learning and your tank is truly running on empty. Since your calendar is jam-packed with to-dos, it can be tempting to postpone your child’s routine visit until after the school year has started. However, your dentist in Vero Beach is sharing four reasons you should reconsider.


3 Reasons You Should Still Go To Your Dental Appointment

June 14, 2020

Filed under: Uncategorized — drjones @ 1:30 pm
person with a mask on walking through a downtown area

During the COVID-19 pandemic, we’re becoming used to feeling safer with a mask over our mouth and nose and being a safe six feet apart from one another. That’s why the thought of coming to their dentist in Vero Beach has many people on edge, because they can’t take these precautions. Fortunately, your dentist is implementing a variety of protocols in order to prioritize your health and stop the spread of the virus. That way, you can visit their office for dental care and won’t have to worry about a slew of issues arising down the road. Read on to learn about three reasons you shouldn’t put your dental appointment on the backburner, even during the COVID-19 crisis.


I Damaged My Dentures During Quarantine! What Should I Do?

April 16, 2020

Filed under: Uncategorized — drjones @ 6:57 pm
Pained man with hand on cheek has damaged dentures

The best way to lower your risk of COVID-19 is to limit your trips outside and practice social distancing. To encourage these safety tips, nearly all non-essential businesses have temporarily closed, including dental offices. So where should you turn If your dentures are damaged or broken during quarantine? Your Vero Beach dentist explains what steps to take next in order to keep both yourself and your smile safe.


Is Your Dental Issue an Emergency? A Dentist Can Provide Clarity

March 20, 2020

Filed under: Uncategorized — drjones @ 12:23 am
A man in pain debating on visiting an emergency dentist.

It’s no secret that we are currently living in uncertain times. Pandemics like COVID-19 are making it very difficult to even run basic errands, let alone get dental appointments completed. Of course, if you’re experiencing a dental emergency, it can be even more difficult to know exactly what to do next. If you are experiencing dental problems but aren’t sure if you should visit the dentist directly, you’ll want to keep reading. With help from an emergency dentist, you can obtain some much-needed clarity on what classifies as a “dental emergency.”


The Truth Behind Teeth in a Day: Fact or Fiction?

February 19, 2020

Filed under: Uncategorized — drjones @ 7:19 pm
Older woman at home, smiling after teeth in a day

When living without teeth, you’ll naturally want to be able to repair your smile as soon as possible. With normal dental implant procedures, it could be months before you receive new teeth; however, you may have heard commercials about a procedure that promises teeth in a day (sometimes referred to as All-on-4). Is this really possible, or is it too good to be true? What can you actually expect from this type of treatment? Read on to learn more about the reality of teeth in a day.


4 Ways You Can Keep Your Teeth Healthy Over the Holidays

December 10, 2019

Filed under: Uncategorized — drjones @ 3:41 pm
a young woman smiling while wearing a Santa hat

Are you planning to travel to see family and friends this holiday season? While this is a time for fun, excitement, and making memories, it is also a time for sugar, starch, and a host of other things you probably don’t consume any other time of year. If you want to make sure your smile is ready for 2020 and that big New Year’s Eve party awaiting you when you return home, let a dentist share 4 ways you can keep your teeth healthy while visiting grandma this year.


Risks of Over the Counter Teeth Whitening: Why You Should Find a Safer Smile Solution

November 25, 2019

Filed under: Uncategorized — drjones @ 4:14 pm
Teeth whitening

What’s the best way to get a brighter smile? Should you see your dentist for professional teeth whitening, or are you better off relying on store-bought products? Whitening strips that can be used at home might seem more convenient, but if you’re not careful, you could actually end up hurting your pearly whites! Read on to learn more about the risks of over the counter products and why professional teeth whitening is the safer solution.


How a Night Guard Could Save Your Smile

October 18, 2019

Filed under: Uncategorized — drjones @ 7:00 pm
night guard for bruxism

Discussions about protecting the teeth usually center around things like brushing, flossing, and avoiding excessive amounts of sugar. Certainly, all of those habits are essential if you want to maintain a healthy smile. But you must also take measures to safeguard your teeth from the devastating consequences of bruxism. Let’s discuss what bruxism is, why it is so dangerous, and how night guards offer a simple way to prevent bruxism’s long-term complications.


Learn How Tooth Loss Can Lead to High Blood Pressure in Postmenopausal Women

September 7, 2019

Filed under: Uncategorized — drjones @ 10:33 pm

Do you understand how tooth loss can negatively impact more than just your oral health? Apart from weakening your jawbone and causing a potential shift in your teeth, it can also lead to problems developing within the body. If you are a postmenopausal woman, this can mean you are at risk of developing high blood pressure. How so? Listen to a dentist who explains what researchers have discovered regarding the link between these two conditions.  

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