April 7, 2021
Spring has already come around again. It is great to feel the weather change, but something else is here now as well – pollen! You certainly aren’t looking forward to your seasonal allergies. You have already started stocking up on tissues and medicines to help so that you can be ready when the big wave hits. However, you probably didn’t know just how much allergies affect your oral health. Continue reading to learn about the dental problems caused by allergies and what you can do to limit them.
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March 1, 2021
If you remember high school English class, you may have read a Shakespeare play called Julius Caesar. That’s where the phrase “the ides of March” came from, meaning a gloomy month when several negative events seemed to occur at the same time each year. However, you might associate march with something positive – like all of the holidays that come with yummy food! These foods might be delicious, but they can pose a risk to your dental health if you’re not careful. Here are a few March holidays to watch out for – and how to celebrate them without putting your smile in harm’s way.
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February 4, 2021
Since February is here, you probably have one main date on your mind – Valentine’s Day! However, there is more than just one reason to think of your heart this month. February is American Heart Health Month. There is no better time to think about your cardiovascular wellbeing than now. One of the ways that you can work to keep your heart in excellent health is by taking care of your smile. The two have more in common that you know. Continue reading to learn more about their relationship and what you can do to keep both your smile and heart in excellent shape!
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January 11, 2021
Are you happy with your smile? Many people find themselves insecure as a result of their teeth not appearing exactly how they’d like. Whether you have discoloration, a few misshapen teeth, or don’t like the gaps that are apparent when you show off your smile, porcelain veneers may be the solution. There are all sorts of potential benefits of porcelain veneers in Cocoa Beach that you may have not even thought about. Here are just some of them.
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December 21, 2020
The holidays are in full swing, which means the new year is right around the corner. If you have oral health problems that need to be addressed, like getting a root canal in Cocoa Beach to take care of a severely damaged or infected tooth, it’s important to get it done before your plan renews. On January 1st, 2021, your dental insurance maximum and deductible will reset, requiring you to spend more out of pocket and waste any remaining benefits that you still have. Read on to learn why you should invest in root canal therapy before the new year.
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November 19, 2020
When you think about what makes a smile healthy, you probably think about teeth that are free of cavities and gums that do not have periodontal disease. But there’s one dental health problem that very few people think about – oral cancer. This type of cancer can form in any part of the mouth, like your tongue, lips, gums, cheeks, or the roof or floor of your mouth. More than 30,000 cases of oral cancer are diagnosed every year, and several thousand of those patients do not live more than five years after their diagnosis. To keep your mouth healthy, it’s important to recognize the signs of oral cancer in Cocoa Beach and learn how you can reduce your risk.
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October 13, 2020
Are you avoiding getting those fillings your dentist said you needed at your last checkup? Maybe it’s hard to find time in your schedule, or maybe it seems silly to get fillings when your teeth don’t hurt. Nonetheless, you shouldn’t put off your treatment any longer than you have to. Not only will these simple restorations prevent painful complications in the future, but they can end up saving you money as well! Read on to find out why you should get all the fillings you need before the year ends.
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September 5, 2020
Moving can be stressful to say the least, and there are tons of things to do. Unfortunately, some important things can be missed during the transition. Recently in an appointment, a patient told us that she is moving to northern Florida. We never like to see patients leave but understand that she wants a dentist closer to home. We encouraged her to make sure caring for her smile isn’t forgotten in the busy move. She asked us, “How can I find an exceptional dentist in Orange Park?”
In this particular case, we were happy to know a trustworthy dentist in the area she was moving to. Dr. Matthew Nawrocki provides the same high-quality care that she has enjoyed here. But what about any other patients who are moving? This question got us thinking about what to look for in a dental practice after a move. Here are just a few features that we recommend at Nawrocki Dental for your next dental home if you’re moving away from Cocoa Beach.
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August 11, 2020
Dental offices have always been considered a safe and healthy place to visit. But now with COVID-19 sweeping the globe, your dentist in Cocoa Beach is taking additional steps to ensure visitors avoid contracting dangerous bacteria, viruses, and other pathogens that can cause illness. How are they doing this? Apart from wearing personal protective equipment and increasing time spent on disinfecting and sanitizing, they’re also installing air purifiers to ensure fresh, clean air is pushed throughout the office. Find out what makes this piece of equipment necessary and how it’s keeping you safe during your appointment.
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July 27, 2020
Whether you’re battling a headache, healing from a broken leg, or took certain antibiotics to prevent infection, you could be faced with a multitude of side effects, all negatively impacting your smile. Researchers have spent decades learning about the link between medication and oral health. From increased tooth discoloration as an adult to tooth decay to shifting teeth, these are just a few of the dental problems you could face because of prescriptions you previously or currently take. Read on to learn more about this connection and what you can do to save your smile.
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