Chocolate is Good for Oral Health – True or False?

Posted July 13th, 2017

Most of us were taught when we were kids that sweets like chocolate will rot your teeth. While this may remain true for some types of our favorite sweet snack, that doesn’t mean we have to take it off the

Prevention vs. Treatment of Oral Health

Posted June 27th, 2017

The World Health Organization defines health as “A state of complete physical, mental and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity.” Sadly, in our fast-paced culture, many of us settle for less-than-healthy or even truly sick

How Dental Night Guards Can Help You

Posted June 16th, 2017

It’s common to see people wearing mouth guards in St. Augustine during all kinds of sports, such as football, basketball, and boxing, but did you know that lots of folks wear mouth guards at night for their dental health? People

The Best Way to Replace Missing Teeth

Posted May 27th, 2017

We all remember losing our teeth as children and being delighted to find money from the tooth fairy under our pillow, but it’s just not as fun as an adult. According to the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research,

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