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Building A Healthy Foundation For The Future With Comprehensive Dentistry in Sarasota

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What is comprehensive dentistry? Comprehensive dentistry goes further than merely looking at the surface. It involves discovering the root cause of a problem, and more importantly, a long-lasting solution. This kind of approach to dentistry comes in many different aspects; preventative, restorative, and cosmetic. Working from the foundation up, gives you a healthy oral environment that properly supports your desired cosmetic improvements. Much like building a house, you build the foundation first and add the finishing touches last. This skilled dentistry requires a certain sense of experience, skill, and training that only a few dentists can claim to have. Dr....
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Are Dental Implants the Right Solution for Your Missing Teeth?

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Do you hide your smile because of missing teeth? If so, imagine what it would feel like to correct the problem, knowing you could smile again with confidence! Attaining a healthy, beautiful smile again doesn’t just have to be a dream – it could be a reality with dental implants. Why choose dental implants? There are many benefits of dental implants as a solution for missing teeth or even decayed, diseased, or damaged teeth. Dental implants look and feel completely natural, restoring your smile to its original beauty and function. Without compromising the strength of neighboring teeth, implants allow you...
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The Best Way to Tell Someone to Whiten Their Teeth

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We all know that person with the beautiful teeth and yellow smile. Your boss. Your boyfriend. Your sister. We care about people and want them to look their best. But teeth whitening can be a sensitive subject (no pun intended) and treatments can vary in price and effectiveness. Why should people want a fresh, gleaming smile? What’s the best way to break the news? Encourage teeth whitening with a subtle approach According to the American Dental Association, in the past 20 years, teeth whitening has become one of the most popular esthetic dental treatments. The industry has been inundated with...
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Top 10 Dental Emergencies and What To Do About Them

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One of your worst fears is realized: You fell face first onto the concrete, and you felt that front tooth break. Panic mode ensues. What the heck are you going to do now? Don’t panic, we’ve got some answers for you. There are all types of dental emergencies and most of the time, the answer is going to see a dentist as soon as you possibly can. However, until you get to the dentist, there are a few things you can do to ease the pain. Dental Emergencies 101: Without further ado, these are the ten emergencies you’re going to...
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How Can You Choose The Right Cosmetic Dentist For You?

How Can You Choose The Right Cosmetic Dentist For You?
While almost all dentists do cosmetic dentistry procedures, not all have received the same training for producing superlative cosmetic results. Dr. Jill Morris and Dr. Burr Bakke have received the highest level training from the some of the most elite cosmetic dentistry training institutions in the world. But, what makes a great cosmetic dentist? Because we feel you deserve the best dental care possible we are excited to share a new digital download that provides information we know you will want to have – How to Choose the Right Cosmetic Dentist. In our FREE download you will learn the answers...
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Red, Green, and White? Do’s and Don’ts for Maintaining a White Holiday Smile

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For many, the holiday season is filled with family, friends, and, of course, tons of delectable eats! However, consuming certain food and drinks can give your smile a less than desirable shade of Merlot. How can you keep your smile as bright as your holiday spirit? Here’s a handy list of DO’S and DON’TS for this holiday season. DO’S: Chew, Chew, Chew – Look for foods that require a lot of chewing, as these act as natural exfoliants and will help to eliminate stains from your teeth. Eat those Greens – Green vegetables, like spinach, actually create a thin film...
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Ask Your Sarasota Dentist: What are TMJ and TMD?

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The temporomandibular joint, commonly referred to as TMJ, is the joint where your jaw connects with the temporal bones of your skull. Discomfort and problems associated with your jaw and the muscles that control it is referred to as TMD (temporomandibular joint disorder). There is no known cause of TMD, but there are multiple factors that can lead to it: • A past injury • Nighttime grinding of the teeth • Stress, which can cause clenching of the teeth • A misaligned bite Symptoms of TMD: • Pain in your jaw, neck, shoulders, ears, and/or face. • Pain when you...
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Be Prepared to Handle Any Dental Disaster!

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Accidents happen every day. Do you know what to do if you or a family member suffers a dental emergency, such as a broken tooth or sudden, severe swelling? We’ve compiled this list of a few common dental dilemmas and quick steps to take that can help relieve pain, prevent further damage, and possibly even save a tooth. If you have a broken tooth: • Save any pieces of the tooth you can. • Rinse your mouth out with warm salt water. • Apply a cold compress to reduce swelling. • Call us right away at (941)-914-9340. We will do...
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The Tooth Fairy Didn’t Show Up ‐ and 10 Other Reasons to Consider Dental Implants

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As a kid, remember how excited you were for your new “grown up” teeth to arrive? If you’ve lost teeth or are at risk of losing teeth, you can experience that excitement again! Dental implants are the closest thing to your natural teeth, and most patients with one to several missing teeth are good candidates for dental implants. If you are missing one or multiple teeth, are healthy enough to undergo a routine oral surgery, have healthy gums and enough bone to support the implant, you could be a candidate for dental implants. There are some health issues ‐ such...
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Floss With Finesse: 5 Flossing Tips

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It may look like a simple piece of string, but dental floss is so much more! It’s a proven ally in maintaining healthy teeth and gums and helps give your overall health a boost. Do you floss daily? What techniques help you get the most out of your flossing experience, without injury to your gums? Your Sarasota dentist, Dr. Morris & Dr. Bakke has complied a checklist to see if your flossing habits are up-to-par with the standard your smile deserves. The Flossing Dilemma Statistics http://www.statisticbrain.com/oral-hygiene-statistics/ reveal that only 50.5% of Americans follow the recommendation from the American Dental Association...
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