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To Be or Not to Be Sugar-Free: The Facts About Artificial Sweeteners

Posted June 13th, 2018

Originally created for people unable to consume regular sugars, alternative and artificial sweeteners have become extremely popular in St. Augustine in all kinds of different products. From chewing gum to diet soda, Dr. Gordon wants you to know which of

Lemon Juice – The Good, The Bad, & The Sour

Posted May 27th, 2018

In a great tale of opposites, lemon juice can be both acidic and basic, or alkaline. Read on to find out why people are talking about this, and what it means for your oral and overall health. What Is pH

The Importance of Dental X-Rays

Posted May 13th, 2018

The technology of dental medicine is advancing by the minute. There are now sophisticated techniques for diagnosing and tracking oral cancer, correcting crooked teeth in less than a year, treating periodontitis (advanced gum disease) without surgery, and much more. Yet,

Do Whitening Strips Actually Work?

Posted April 27th, 2018

Whitening strips are among the most popular health and beauty products. Brightening up your pearly whites is a great way to give your smile a boost, and with all the over-the-counter options, there’s no reason not to pick one up

Veneers Can Give You Back Your Smile!

Posted April 13th, 2018

Having a great smile is a privilege that everyone in St. Augustine should enjoy. The confidence that comes from having genuine pride in your pearly whites is irreplaceable. However, many of us struggle with imperfections in our teeth. Broken, chipped,

Teaching Your Kids to Brush and Floss

Posted March 27th, 2018

As a parent, you will have numerous opportunities to teach your children valuable skills and each one will yield priceless memories. Your child’s first step, your child’s first word, your child’s first bike ride, your child’s first unassisted brushing and

Get Your Beauty Sleep Back with Sleep Apnea Treatment

Posted March 13th, 2018

Do you have a spouse or loved one that complains about your snoring? Do you wake up in the middle of the night gasping for air? Do you find that you are always exhausted during the day and just can’t

I’d Rather Have a Root Canal

Posted February 27th, 2018

Have you ever heard someone say, “I would rather have a root canal”? Most of us in St. Augustine are used to hearing root canals compared to some genuinely unpleasant circumstances, but Dr. Gordon would like to set the record

Professional Dental Cleanings Make a Big Difference

Posted February 13th, 2018

You’ve been hearing it for years – “make sure to visit Dr. Gordon twice a year for your regular cleanings.” Just in case you’ve ever wondered why regular dental cleanings are so important, we at Gordon Dental Associates would like

Mouthguards – Do They Really Work?

Posted January 27th, 2018

Sore jaw? Restless nights? Play sports? If any of these apply to you, you might be surprised to hear that you could use a mouthguard! Functions of Mouthguards Mouthguards are solid pieces of plastic that keep your teeth and jaw

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