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Dentistry for Kids: What the Tooth Fairy Won’t Tell You

Posted November 13th, 2017

Kids are constantly growing and changing, and their mouths are no exception! Throughout childhood, kids lose their baby teeth, gain adult teeth, and they begin to take ownership of their own oral health. From brushing to braces to practicing their smile,

Your Options for Teeth Straightening

Posted October 27th, 2017

Maybe Mona Lisa would have cracked a real smile if she had been more confident in her teeth! All jokes aside, you don’t have to live every day in embarrassment of your own smile. Orthodontic treatments today are much more

Dentists are Doctors, Too!

Posted October 13th, 2017

There are many kinds of doctors out there – Doctors of English, Doctors of Philosophy, Doctors of Medicine, Dr. Pepper… (wink). Of course, when we use the term “doctor”, we most often mean a physician or doctor of medicine. But

Dental Inlays & Onlays

Posted September 27th, 2017

Bite. Crack. Ouch! A cracked or broken tooth is a real problem. Unlike other bones in your body, a tooth will not heal itself and you need to take care of it immediately. Depending on how bad the damage is

The Oral-Systemic Link: Risk Factors for Tooth Decay

Posted September 13th, 2017

Did you know the same plaque that decays your teeth can cause major heart problems? What if you could fight plaque and heart failure both by improving your oral health? Dr. Gordon in St. Augustine is here to tell you

Don’t Eat That: A Healthy Diet for a Healthy Mouth

Posted August 27th, 2017

Some foods will help you grow healthy teeth and keep them forever. Some foods will prevent you from growing healthy teeth, or will harm the ones you already have. You can grow and maintain strong, healthy teeth by eating a

Oral Anatomy 101

Posted August 13th, 2017

Welcome to your mouth! You might be surprised at how many different parts work together to make your mouth work for you. A healthy mouth is necessary for a healthy life. Read more below from Dr. Gordon in St. Augustine

Dental Insurance FAQ: The Basics

Posted July 27th, 2017

We at Gordon Dental Associates understand that dental insurance can be a tricky thing to navigate. Evaluating dental plans and considering deductibles, benefits, which treatments are covered, and the mountain of other information insurance companies provide can be a headache

Chocolate is Good for Oral Health – True or False?

Posted July 13th, 2017

Most of us were taught when we were kids that sweets like chocolate will rot your teeth. While this may remain true for some types of our favorite sweet snack, that doesn’t mean we have to take it off the

Prevention vs. Treatment of Oral Health

Posted June 27th, 2017

The World Health Organization defines health as “A state of complete physical, mental and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity.” Sadly, in our fast-paced culture, many of us settle for less-than-healthy or even truly sick

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