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Updating your Health History May Help Save Your Teeth

Posted May 13th, 2017

Although you might think of your general health and your dental health as two separate categories, they are much more connected than the average St. Augustine resident would suspect. Just like the information you provide to your doctor helps him/her

Relief from Dry, Chapped, & Cracked Lips

Posted April 27th, 2017

We’re no strangers to extreme temperatures and dry weather in St. Augustine, and our lips are proof. Most of us experience chapped lips at some point during the year and it’s not uncommon to see lips that suffer from annoying,

4 Facts about Dental Implants

Posted April 13th, 2017

Most St. Augustine residents will lose a tooth at some point in their lives, but that doesn’t mean your smile has to suffer for the long-term. There are numerous ways to replace a lost tooth, but today, Dr. Gordon would

Veneers – Not Just for the Silver Screen

Posted March 27th, 2017

There’s a lot of hair and makeup that goes into making your favorite stars sparkle on the screen. And while we can’t all hire a professional artist to make us look perfect every day, there is a lasting solution to

Bacteria: The Good, the Bad & the Neutral

Posted March 13th, 2017

Living in a land of antibacterial gels, soaps, plastics and even fabrics, it might surprise you to hear that tons of bacteria live in your mouth every day, and they aren’t all bad! In fact, some play an important role

Choosing the Right Dentist

Posted February 27th, 2017

It’s no secret that St. Augustine residents are careful about how they choose medical professionals for their family, but sometimes it’s not easy to find everything you want in a dentist. We at Gordon Dental Associates understand that choosing a

Fluoride: Good or Bad?

Posted February 13th, 2017

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the fluoridation of drinking water is ranked among the ten greatest public health achievements of 20th century America. However, a quick search of the internet tells us that fluoride is actually

How Dental Sealants Keep Cavities at Bay!

Posted January 27th, 2017

How Dental Sealants Keep Cavities at Bay! If you are a parent, you probably know how difficult it is to get St. Augustine children to brush and floss regularly. On top of that, young children often lack the necessary motor

Diet Soda & Oral Health: What You Need to Know

Posted January 13th, 2017

In today’s calorie-obsessed culture, it can be hard to find the truth among all of the health-conscious noise. Often times, St. Augustine residents are misinformed and mislead about the health benefits of trends like cleanses, sugar alternatives, diets, organic vs.

Fight Gingivitis at Home! 3 Reasons to Floss Every Day

Posted December 27th, 2016

Everybody knows that they should floss every day. But it just doesn’t always happen that way, does it? We know that flossing is harder than brushing for a number of reasons, but we also know how important it is to