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

Teeth Grinding, Clenching, and Bruxism

Posted January 13th, 2018

There is a good chance you have heard Dr. Gordon or someone else at Gordon Dental Associates mention the term ‘bruxism’ and discuss the problems it can cause for your oral health. At the office, we talk about a lot

Senior Dentistry: Embrace Healthy Aging

Posted December 27th, 2017

Someone once said, “Do not regret growing older. It is a privilege denied to many.” How true! It can be disorienting and frustrating to watch your health change with age, but you don’t have to accept poor oral health and