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

Sugar: Teeth’s Worst Nightmare

Posted December 13th, 2017

People in the United States eat more sugar than any other country in the world. (Fortunately, we also have some of the best dentists in the world.) You hear it all the time: “sugar rots your teeth.” But is it

Warning Signs of Impacted Wisdom Teeth

Posted November 27th, 2017

Nicknamed for the fact that they come into your mouth (and your life) by the time you are finally mature and supposedly “wise”, wisdom teeth are simply molars in the far back of your mouth. Whether or not these molars

Dentistry for Kids: What the Tooth Fairy Won’t Tell You

Posted November 13th, 2017

Kids are constantly growing and changing, and their mouths are no exception! Throughout childhood, kids lose their baby teeth, gain adult teeth, and they begin to take ownership of their own oral health. From brushing to braces to practicing their smile,

Your Options for Teeth Straightening

Posted October 27th, 2017

Maybe Mona Lisa would have cracked a real smile if she had been more confident in her teeth! All jokes aside, you don’t have to live every day in embarrassment of your own smile. Orthodontic treatments today are much more