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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

Smile: It’s Good for You!

Posted July 13th, 2018

Your smile is more powerful than you may know. Scientists have studied many aspects of smiling, such as how it affects your brain, your health, and your overall experience of life. Even the situation you’re in and the people around

Diabetes & Oral Health: What Your Dentist Sees

Posted June 27th, 2018

It’s no secret that diabetes is a health condition that must be treated because of the problems it can cause throughout the body—including your mouth.  Almost 26 million children and adults in the U.S. suffer from diabetes, according to the

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

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