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Got a Question? Your Dentist in Ocala Says Ask the Hygienist!

April 5, 2018

Filed under: Uncategorized — drweldon @ 3:20 pm

A woman having her dental exam.If you’ve ever waited to ask your dentist in Ocala questions during your dental visit, you’ll want to take this advice from them today. In many ways, your dental team is just as capable of answering any questions you may have, so you don’t have to wait for your dentist to get the professional information you want. For example, your hygienist can help your children improve their oral health, recommend the right mouthwash or toothpaste for your teeth, or explain how to make your teeth whiter.

Here are a few questions to ask your hygienist during your next visit.

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Knocked out a Tooth? Your Emergency Dentist Helps Save Your Smile!

March 22, 2018

Filed under: Uncategorized — drweldon @ 4:55 pm

woman with mouth painHuman teeth are pretty tough, and healthy pearly whites are firmly attached to your jawbone via ligaments. However, just because nature creates a secure home for your smile doesn’t mean that an accident can’t knock one of those chompers clean out of your mouth. Hard hits during contact sports, falls, and other incidents could mean that you suddenly find that one of your teeth is no longer where it belongs. What should you do in such a situation? Your emergency dentist in Ocala is here to guide you.

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Dear Dentist in Ocala, Why Do My Gums Bleed?

March 15, 2018

Filed under: Uncategorized — drweldon @ 4:19 pm

surprised man looking at toothbrushWe all know that icky metallic taste that comes when we bite our cheek too hard or end up with a nick on our tongue. Ow! Sometimes, though, you might notice that your gums are bleeding even when they haven’t suffered an obvious injury. Your dentist in Ocala is here to talk about why this happens and how you should handle such situations.

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Your Dentist in Ocala Can Find More than Just Dental Problems

February 21, 2018

Filed under: Uncategorized — drweldon @ 9:07 pm

dental examThere is no question that your dentist in Ocala is your best friend when it comes to preventing, diagnosing, and treating issues that threaten your oral health. But did you know that problems in your mouth can actually point to other serious health conditions? The human body is full of fascinating connections; what happens in one area can have significant consequences for other areas. Therefore, when your dentist examines your mouth, they may be able to alert you to issues in your body that weren’t aware of, including:

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How Does Botox in Ocala Work to Improve Your Appearance?

February 15, 2018

Filed under: Uncategorized — drweldon @ 8:22 pm

botox injectionBotox at your dentist’s office? What? Yes, Dr. Weldon offers Botox in Ocala to help you regain the youthful glow that you’ve been missing. This treatment might not be able to turn back the clock in a literal sense, but it can help you look your best no matter how many decades of life experience you have. Let’s take a closer look at Botox and how it may be able to make you love what you see in the mirror.

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Your Dentist in Ocala Wants to Help You Lose Weight!

January 26, 2018

Filed under: Uncategorized — drweldon @ 8:52 am

woman smiling happyDid you know that having good oral health can help your overall body feel better? So much so that you can actually lose weight? Your dentist in Ocala is here to help you reach your new body and smile goals with this week’s blog post regarding losing those extra pounds and improving oral health all at the same time.

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Ocala Dentist Gives 5 Reasons Your Breath Smells Bad

January 6, 2018

Filed under: Uncategorized — drweldon @ 11:53 am

woman sleepingEveryone wakes up with morning breath, but some people have it worse than others. Why is that? Your Ocala dentist is here to explain all about it—and how to improve it if you have dragon breath each time you get up in the morning.

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Why Would I Need Root Canal Therapy in Ocala?

December 22, 2017

Filed under: Uncategorized — drweldon @ 10:43 am

woman with a toothacheRoot canals have quite a reputation in dentistry, but they are a common restorative procedure your dentist may recommend for a tooth that is severely decayed or injured but can still be rescued. Believe it or not, if you need root canal therapy in Ocala, that’s actually a reason for celebration — it means your complete smile will remain intact. Keep reading to find out why this procedure is usually needed, and why it is preferred over extraction.

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A Children’s Dentist in Ocala’s Take on Gummy Vitamins

December 20, 2017

Filed under: Uncategorized — drweldon @ 2:47 pm

portrait of a happy familyYou want to help your child be as healthy as possible, and eating well is a big part of that. Vitamins can help fill in the nutrition gaps that their picky eating habits may create. If your child is like most, they love the gummy ones — but your children’s dentist in Ocala wants you to know that these sticky options may be causing problems for their tooth enamel. Keep reading to find out more, including a better alternative. We’re here to help!

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Knocked Out Tooth? Call the Emergency Dentist in Ocala

November 27, 2017

Filed under: Uncategorized — drweldon @ 6:57 pm

happy family posing outsideIt could have been a sports injury, or maybe an accidental fall. Whatever caused it, knocking out a tooth is one of the most common dental emergencies we treat. It’s also one of the more frightening ones to experience if you don’t know what to do next. Taking the right steps after a knocked out tooth can mean the difference between saving it or not — and calling the emergency dentist in Ocala should be at the top of your list if it happens to you.

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