Think you may be suffering from periodontal disease?

Think you may be suffering from periodontal disease? Here are a few common signs to watch for: a) Red, swollen or tender gums or other pain in your mouth b) Bleeding while brushing, flossing, or when eating certain foods c) If you notice your teeth becoming loose or separated If you or a loved one…

To Take Good Care of Your Teeth, Follow These Six Brushing Tips

Brushing everyday is one of the best ways to take care of your teeth. However, it’s not just that simple. For optimal dental care, follow these six tips. Pick the right brush – Not all brushes are the same, and you need to choose one that fits your mouth. Brush the right way – You should hold…

Solving the Issue of Dental Anxiety and Discomfort

Categories: General

Many patients avoid visiting the dental office at all costs, often causing dental issues to become more severe the longer they wait. If you experience fears of visiting the dental office, you are not without options. There are several ways to alleviate anxiety so patients can receive the dental care they need to reach optimal…

Bad Habits Vs Good Habits for Maintaining Oral Health

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Over a lifetime of use, teeth wear down. It’s important to avoid certain habits and maintain others in order to best protect your teeth’s health. Here are some bad habits to watch for and good ones to follow to help keep your teeth healthy for as long as possible. Bad Habits that Harm Oral Health:…

Oral Systemic Connection: the Mouth, the Window to Health

Categories: General

When considering your health, teeth may be the last thing on your mind. However, your oral health can play a larger role in contributing to your overall wellness than you think. Dental health is tied to the body’s overall health, which can be best described using the concept of the oral-systemic link. What is the…

Apples can act like toothbrushes due to their fiber-rich flesh.

Did you know Apples can clean your teeth when a toothbrush isn’t handy? We’ve all heard the expression “an apple a day keeps the doctor away.” But perhaps that should be changed to dentist. In addition to being good for your health, apples are also quite good for your teeth. In fact, if you find…

Welcome to our blog!

We’re excited to announce the official launch of our Emerald Coast Dentistry blog. We’ll be posting helpful dental tips, news from the dental industry, news from our practice, and more about the latest in dentistry. We built our practice on the notion that we’re there for our patients when they need us and we want…