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Could White Teeth Help You Land a Job Interview?

Posted January 13th, 2020

A recent, three-part study by Crest® puts numbers to what most of us already knew – white teeth are beautiful and powerful! The study used both qualitative and quantitative measures in multiple settings to determine what effect white teeth can

No Tradesies: Packing Mouth-Healthy Lunches for Kiddos

Posted December 27th, 2019

Breakfast is always being touted as the most important meal of the day—and for good reason! It’s important for families to kickstart their day with nutrients that will help them power through school, work, socializing, sports, homework… does anyone else

An Alkaline Diet for Oral Health

Posted December 13th, 2019

Acids and bases might sound like something from far back in your memory, like middle-school science class, but the concept is still very applicable to every aspect of life today. The foods and beverages you consume daily have a very

Top 5 Causes of Tooth Sensitivity

Posted November 27th, 2019

If you’re one of the 40 million Americans with sensitive teeth, you must be familiar with the painful zing that follows a hot drink, a bite of ice cream, or just a deep breath of cold air. These and other

Is Natural Dentistry a Scam?

Posted November 13th, 2019

What if we told you that gum disease is linked with all sorts of other health issues such as heart disease, diabetes, pneumonia, birth defects, and chronic respiratory illness? If that were true—which it is—wouldn’t you want a dentist who

An Orthodontics Overview

Posted October 27th, 2019

The root word “ortho” means “straight or upright.” Orthodontics— you guessed it – help make your teeth straight. But oh, how it can do so much more! A lovely smile with straight teeth and an even bite is equal parts

Can Bleeding Gums Cause a Heart Attack?

Posted October 13th, 2019

What is the Oral-Systemic Link? You’ve always heard that it’s important to take care of your teeth. Brush and floss every day, and see the dentist for good oral health. But did you know that your oral health could directly

Biofilm: The Most Important Film of the Year

Posted September 27th, 2019

Biofilm is quite literally a “film” or layer of biological matter that forms on teeth, in sink pipes, on river rocks, and more. Biofilm is made of many different things. Think of it as concrete, which contains cement as well

The Good, The Bad & The Crossbite

Posted September 13th, 2019

If your teeth or jaw don’t line up well with each other, you may have crossbite. St. Augustine dentists Dr. Jeremy Gordon and Dr.  Sarah Hutson explain of Gordon Dental Associates explain more about this condition, its effects and what

Dental Sealants Keep Cavities at Bay

Posted August 27th, 2019

A trip to the dentist should be a pleasant experience. That’s what we want for our kids: happy associations with that twice-annual visit to Gordon Dental Associates. Nothing ruins the good feeling at a dental visit faster than the dreaded