General & Cosmetic Dentistry Blog

Teeth Grinding Symptoms & Available Treatment Options

Everyone clenches their teeth when they're frustrated, but for some people, this innocent habit can become a serious condition. If you find yourself suffering from worn-down teeth, a sore jaw, and mysterious headaches, you may suffer from a chronic condition known as...

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Adult Tooth Loss: Prevention and Replacement Options

According to the American College of Prosthodontists, more than a third of Americans experience adult tooth loss. Sadly, most of these losses could have been prevented. Nonetheless, once adult tooth loss has occurred, it's vital to replace missing teeth or else you...

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Preparing for Dental Implant Surgery

If you are missing a tooth or two, your dentist may recommend dental implant surgery to make chewing easier, support your remaining teeth and restore your stunning smile. Dental implant procedure involves the placement of a titanium post that can hold an artificial...

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Wisdom Teeth Removal – To Pull Or Not To Pull

Wisdom teeth have something of a reputation. Everyone immediately thinks of getting your wisdom teeth pulled (or wisdom teeth removal).  Wisdom teeth are known for being potential troublemakers, so dentists everywhere keep a wary eye on them. Wisdom teeth typically...

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Obstructive Sleep Apnea Treatment Options

When people suffer from Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA), they want to find a remedy that brings relief. They want more restful and refreshing sleep!  One of the most common sleep apnea treatment plans includes CPAP or continuous positive airway pressure. To receive the...

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Obstructed Sleep Apnea Symptoms and Causes

Obstructed Sleep Apnea is also referred to as just Sleep Apnea and it is one of the most common sleep disorders that causes shallow or paused breathing during sleep, which can be extremely dangerous.  Most people don’t even know they have sleep apnea, so it is...

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4 Reasons WHY You Should Quit Biting Your Nails

You might be biting your nails if: Do you ever stress over a harrowing situation? You are watching an action/drama movie? First date jitters? A close call on the highway? Some may label these events as “nail-biters”. But that is just a figure of speech. If you...

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Which Flossing Tools are Right For You?

Flossing is one of the best things you can do to care for your beautiful smile and good health. Did you know there are many flossing tools available?  By flossing along with brushing your teeth twice a day, you help to remove plaque build-up and debris adhering to...

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One-Visit CEREC Crowns vs. Traditional Crowns

Your time is important. If you’re like many of our patients, your schedule is full and you’re busy at home and at work. Still you need to take the best care of your health - and that includes your dental health. This is exactly why our caring team at Wekiva Dental...

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Straight Talk About Invisalign and Traditional Braces

For most adults, the ideal beautiful smile is a set of pearly white, straight, well-aligned teeth. While many wish for straighter teeth, the thought of wearing traditional braces has kept many adults from going through the straightening process.  Thanks to modern...

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Proper Tooth Brushing – Step by Step

There’s no shortage of types of toothbrushes and toothpastes on supermarket or drugstore shelves, but these tools and products do not ensure you’re doing an effective job cleaning and caring for your teeth. Whether you use a manual or electric toothbrush, you need to...

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