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Dental Implants – A Security System for Your Smile

Posted December 13th, 2018

Your mouth is an intelligent system made to work with every piece doing its part. When you’re missing a tooth, the empty spaces are more than unsightly; they can be dangerous. Your other teeth, your gums, and even the bones

Oral Health Tips at Every Age

Posted November 27th, 2018

A few things are equally important for your oral health, no matter what your age or stage of life. Good nutrition, brushing and flossing habits, visiting the dentist and a little fluoride are always (always) the essentials – you won’t

Is it Time to Straighten?

Posted November 13th, 2018

When to Straighten Your Teeth There are a lot of reasons to straighten your teeth, and there are a lot of ways to do it. But you may not know that there are many unique times in your life when

Gum Disease – More Than Just Gums

Posted October 27th, 2018

Your Mouth: A Picture of Health Did you know that when a dentist looks at your mouth, they can tell a lot more than just how often you’re brushing? It’s true: your oral health is like a window into your

Fun Dental Facts – Did You Know?

Posted October 13th, 2018

Dentistry is serious medicine, and daily oral hygiene is a top priority. But teeth can be pretty fun, too – not to mention fascinating. For starters, have you ever seen the full sets of baby teeth and adult teeth present

Did George Washington Really Have Wooden Teeth?

Posted September 27th, 2018

When he became the first president of the United States, George Washington had only one real tooth left! You heard right—just ONE. Everyone has heard something about this great man and his dental history, but if you heard that Washington

A Guide to Cavity Prevention

Posted September 13th, 2018

Imagine this – you have come to see Dr. Gordon for a cleaning and routine check-up. The cleaning goes well, but then Dr. Gordon tells you that you have a cavity. You’ve been dreading the possibility of this news and

How Baby Teeth Help Mouths Grow Up Right

Posted August 27th, 2018

Every parent remembers seeing their baby’s first teeth emerge, watching the rest pop up, and finally cheering as their child loses their first baby tooth, all in the blink of an eye! In fact, baby teeth come and go so

Have You Been Avoiding the Dentist?

Posted August 13th, 2018

We’ve all got our reasons. Money. Time. The fear of pain. Juggling insurance. Facing one more reminder that we really should be flossing more. Any of these might cause us to avoid and put off regular visits to the dentist.

The Tooth About Teeth Grinding

Posted July 27th, 2018

Headaches in St. Augustine are a dime a dozen. We all know the frustration of having your day interrupted by throbbing, shooting pains in the head. If you suffer from frequent headaches that never seem to go away, Dr. Gordon