We all know that uncomfortable feeling of heartburn, whether it’s from a fatty burger or other foods that can trigger the reaction. It can be annoying to deal with once in a while, but if you’ve been getting heartburn regularly, it can lead to serious health complications – including, surprisingly, in your mouth. Here’s what you need to know about acid reflux and how it could affect your oral health.(more…)
Weldon General and Cosmetic Dentistry Blog
May 6, 2019
April 10, 2019
According to the Oral Cancer Foundation, over 50,000 Americans will be diagnosed with oral cancer this year. Dentists serve on the frontline of the battle against oral cancer, as they are often the first to notice the early signs and symptoms of the disease in a patient’s mouth during routine checkups.
Have you visited a dentist in Ocala recently? April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month, so there is no better time than now to learn about how an oral cancer screening can help you beat this deadly disease.(more…)
March 23, 2019
Every day, millions of Americans missing natural teeth rely on dentures to eat, speak and smile like normal. Indeed, a majority of Americans over the age of 55 wear full or partial dentures, according to the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey. However, just like a car needs the right level of oil and gas to keep running smoothly, dentures also must fit properly in one’s mouth to feel comfortable and function properly. Do your dentures frequecntly
February 15, 2019
Dental implants have become an incredibly popular replacement solution for their longevity, health benefits, and their consistency. They’re titanium posts that are placed in your jawbone to act as artificial tooth roots. They have an incredibly high success rate of about 95%, but when they do fail, what causes it? Keep reading to learn about the factors that influence your dental implant success in Ocala and how you can enjoy a long-lasting and healthy smile.(more…)
January 25, 2019
Now that the new year is underway, you feel compelled to enhance every aspect of your life. One area that you’d like to see improvements in is the appearance of your teeth. Have no fear, though, because whether you have chipped, stained, crooked or decaying ivories, you can turn things around with a smile makeover in Ocala. Read on to learn about the process!(more…)
December 3, 2018
You may have heard that the mouth is the area of the body that heals the fastest after an injury. That’s a good thing, considering that it needs to be healthy so you can comfortably eat and drink! But even though your mouth will heal quickly, it’s still understandable to feel alarmed after sustaining an injury to the soft tissues. The first step is to contact an emergency dentist in Ocala to get advice over the phone or schedule the first available appointment. In the meantime, keep reading for additional information about these types of dental emergencies and how to handle them until you can get professional care.(more…)
November 4, 2018
When dental disaster strikes, do you know what to do? Dental emergencies can be nerve-racking and painful, but they’re even worse if you don’t know what to do after. Whether you bite down on a hard piece of popcorn and crack your tooth, or your son gets his tooth knocked out playing football, there are some steps you can take to minimize damage and pain. Keep reading to learn the answers to dental emergency FAQ’s in Ocala so you’re prepared for a wide-range of dental disasters.
October 10, 2018
Dental emergencies are not nearly as common as traditional emergencies. However, many people aren’t sure what constitutes as a dental emergency. Furthermore, it’s common for people to visit the emergency room for a dental issue, only to find that their issue cannot be treated the way it should be. This is mainly because there is no dentist working in the ER, leading to wasted time and higher medical bills.
That’s why this dentist has created a dental emergency FAQ in Ocala you can refer to so you can stay prepared!
September 6, 2018
According to the American Dental Association, individuals should be brushing their teeth for at least two minutes at a time. In some cases, people can benefit from brushing for three minutes if they’re more vulnerable to decay and gum disease. However, you shouldn’t be brushing any longer than that, as doing so does not work to remove more plaque.
Additionally, brushing for too hard can lead to problems that permanently damage your teeth and gums, according to a dentist in Ocala.
August 16, 2018
We all know what snoring is — it’s a disruptive habit that can take away from the quality of sleep of the snorer and anyone around them. But when it comes to what causes snoring, there’s often some confusion. Identifying the cause of snoring can help you get help to stop the problem and regain your quality of sleep. And sometimes, that means sleep apnea treatment in Ocala. Keep reading to learn more about snoring and what you can do about it. The doctor is in!