Did 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.
Weldon General and Cosmetic Dentistry Blog
January 26, 2018
January 6, 2018
Everyone 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.
December 22, 2017
Root 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.
December 20, 2017
You 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!
November 27, 2017
It 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.
November 15, 2017
It’s both a fun and trying time when your baby starts teething. You love to see those first pearly whites emerge, but you also know it doesn’t feel good. Fortunately, there are some steps you can take to reduce discomfort when your baby is teething — your children’s dentist in Ocala has the top 5 below. Is one of your favorite stop-teething tips not mentioned here? Please don’t hesitate to let us know about it next time you come in!
October 20, 2017
If you’re thinking about getting porcelain veneers, you want to make sure you’re making the right decision — and one way to do that is to compare the advantages and potential considerations of the procedure you’re thinking about getting. Your dentist in Ocala understands and wants to help you be completely informed on the pros and cons of any potential treatment.
October 15, 2017
You can slather on all the sunscreen you want to keep your facial skin from wrinkling with time, but there’s really no way to completely prevent the signs of aging. Sure, SPF 50+ helps, but facial tissue is under a constant barrage from the elements. To help reverse the tell-tale signs of years gone by, there are options like Juvederm and Botox in Ocala.
September 26, 2017
Every time you turn around, there’s a new “fad”—even for teeth! Whether it’s a celebrity rocking a diamond-encrusted grill or a cheap DIY toothpaste that “ensures” life-changing whitening results—how are patients supposed to know what’s good for their teeth and what to avoid?
Your dentist in Ocala wants to warn you about a few fads that you should think twice about before trying.
September 16, 2017
Believe it or not, tooth enamel is the toughest layer that your body has. It’s here to protect teeth from damage from typical dental wear and tear like chomping, biting, crunching, and grinding. This protective layer also acts as an insulator to protect your teeth from hot, cold, and acidic substances.
Without strong tooth enamel, your smile would be subject to a number of dental problems. Your dentist in Ocala wants to explore the depths of tooth enamel so that patients can truly understand why it’s so important to preserve it.