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5 Fascinating Facts About Dental Implants in Bonita Springs

July 21, 2020

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Dentist explaining dental implant facts to curious patient

If you have one or more missing teeth, you may have considered dental implants in Bonita Springs as a way to replace them. However, you might hesitate to schedule a consultation with your dentist because you have heard some things about dental implants that concern you. Unfortunately, there is a lot of misinformation floating around out there about this treatment. We are here to set the record straight. In this blog post, we’ll discuss five solid facts about dental implants. After learning them, you might just decide you are ready to find out what they can do for your smile.

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Can You Keep Your Smile Healthy Without Visiting the Dentist?

June 23, 2020

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Some people feel like one dental appointment every six months is far too often. After all, why visit the dentist if there’s nothing wrong with your teeth? And as long as you’re brushing and flossing every day, you should be able to keep your smile safe and healthy on your own, right? However, skipping these visits for any reason – whether it’s nerves, embarrassment, or a general sense of inconvenience – could have more dire consequences than you think. What will happen to your teeth if you avoid your dentist in Bonita Springs? Read on to learn more about the consequences.

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6 Important Safety Protocols Your Dentist is Following During COVID-19

May 26, 2020

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Dentist sterilizing dental medical instruments with an autoclave

Near the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, most dental practices closed their doors to all but emergency cases. Now, more and more dentists are getting ready to see patients for regular checkups and cleanings again, but health and safety remain top concerns. To give you and other patients the peace-of-mind and clinical excellence you deserve, dentists in Bonita Springs are following a strict safety protocol to stop the spread of COVID-19 and other infectious agents. Worried about your next visit? Put your mind at ease by learning about 6 ways your dental office is protecting you.  

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When Do You Need to See the Emergency Dentist?

April 29, 2020

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Everyone will experience some kind of dental care concern every once in a while, such as toothaches or sensitive teeth. Most of these issues should be examined as soon as possible, but they might not require immediate attention. So with that in mind, how will you know when you absolutely need to see the emergency dentist? Keep reading to learn more about the nature of dental emergencies and how you can recognize them; that way, you won’t make the mistake of ignoring pain that could eventually turn into something much worse.

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Choosing Foods for a Healthier Smile

March 10, 2020

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woman enjoying healthy meal during national nutrition month

March is National Nutritional Month, which makes it the perfect time to think about how your eating habits are affecting your health. While you are considering how your food choices are impacting your weight, your heart, your energy levels, and other aspects of your systemic health, you should also think about how what you eat can affect your smile. In this post, we’ll discuss some types of foods that can bolster both your oral and overall health.

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Why Gum Disease Can Negatively Impact Your Heart Health

February 25, 2020

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a tablet that reads “Gum Disease” and is surrounded by syringes, a stethoscope, and a pair of glasses

Valentine’s Day isn’t the only notable thing during February. In fact, it’s also American Heart Association Month and Gum Disease Awareness Month. Why do these two matter? The reason is that your gum and heart health are closely connected and when one becomes a problem, you can often find that the other will closely follow. To provide a bit of insight on the connective link and what you can do to stay healthy, hear from a dentist who wants to help you take back control of your oral and overall health.

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Moving? 3 Questions to Ask Your New Dentist!

February 15, 2020

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woman question marks

Fortunately, there are many more people moving to our beautiful area of Florida than are moving away. This is good for all of us. At the same time, we do have patients leave us from time-to-time. Just last week, a patient’s question about how to find a great dentist in Jacksonville got me thinking. What questions would I ask if I was looking for a dentist who provides the same level of quality and service we strive to provide here at Pelican Landing Dental?

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New Year, New Eating Habits — Dieting and Oral Health

January 28, 2020

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variety of healthy foods

Every year, countless people resolve to lose weight, and an effective weight loss plan almost always includes significant dietary changes. Often, such positive adjustments do much more than allow your body to shed some excess pounds. Making smart choice about what you eat can also have a big, positive effect on your oral health. A dentist is here talk about some foods that can help your waistline and your smile.

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Dental Insurance Is Set to Expire, Get Seen Today!

December 20, 2019

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A person having their dental exam completed.

If you have dental insurance through your employer, you should know that the benefits that you currently have are unlikely to be available to you once the new year is here. In fact, January 1st is the most common day where dental insurance benefits reset, leaving any money you paid for them on the table. While dental insurance can make treatments more affordable, they don’t count for much if you don’t use them! When you schedule for an appointment today, here’s how you can benefit.

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The Most Common Types of Dental Diseases

November 26, 2019

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Toothache

What kind of diseases pose the biggest threat to your smile? By far, the most common forms of dental disease are dental decay and gum disease; about 92% of adults over the age of 20 have suffered from dental decay at some point in their lives, and it has been estimated that nearly half of Americans have some form of periodontitis (the most severe form of gum disease). If you want to keep your pearly whites safe, read on to learn more about these dental diseases and how they can be treated.

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