Yearly Archives: 2017

3 Of The Worst Drinks For Your Teeth This Holiday Season

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No matter what your plans are for the holiday season, most of us will be indulging in drinks during the festivities. While you may not think about it at the time, alcoholic beverages can actually be extremely damaging to your smile. Many of them have an extremely high sugar content… Read More»
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Right Person For The Right Job- Exploring The 9 Dental Specialties

Choosing the right dentist is extremely important. You want to make sure your smile is in the right hands. Knowing the difference in the 9 different dental specialties is a key piece to making the right choice for you or your family. At Altschuler Periodontic and Implant Center, our Gainesville… Read More»

Taking Halloween Too Far – A Dental Horror Story

Americans will spend at least 2.3 Billion dollars on candy this Halloween. While one night of indulging in candy isn’t going to instantly cause cavities, there are ways to take your Halloween celebration so far that it jeopardizes your oral health. These two stories illustrate what happens when trick-or-treaters take… Read More»

The Psychological Problems with Missing Teeth

Empty sockets cause a wide range of physical problems, but the mental consequences can be just as devastating. While the obvious problems of pain and additional difficulty in chewing and speaking are significant for some patients, for others, the insecurity and damage to the patient’s self-image missing teeth causes can… Read More»

2 Cases Where New Dental Implants Changed People’s Lives

Dental implants have the power to restore crucial functions to those with missing teeth. Equally important is that dental implants can put a rest to the insecurities that come from living with missing teeth. Whatever your main reasons for looking into dental implants treatment, they can fully-restore your smile and… Read More»

3 Surprising Ways Cardio Workouts Impact Your Oral Health

It’s midway into the summer and many people are striving to keep up with their exercise routines. Whether you choose to hit the gym, run outside, or engage in some other intense form of exercise, your body will thank you for putting in the extra effort. However, intense exercise causes… Read More»

Keep a Dentist in Your Pocket with These 3 Dental Apps for Adults

From electric toothbrushes to x-rays, there are numerous ways that technology has enhanced the oral care process. One way that is easily overlooked is in the free apps that can be downloaded you’re your smartphone. Providing a wide range of dental knowledge, these apps can provide the oral care info… Read More»

Want to Upgrade Your Smile this Summer? Here’s How We Can Help!

What was the last thing you did to benefit your smile? As the part of you that is seen by the most people on a daily basis, taking care of your smile is a vital component of staying fit and attractive. While some could benefit from a professional tooth whitening,… Read More»

Tools of the Trade: Choosing the Right Toothbrush

When it comes to the best treatments for your smile, it can boil down to something as simple as choosing the right toothbrush. From the make and model to the feel of the bristles, these features can provide a world of changes to your oral health. We explore how to choose the best toothbrush for your needs, as well as cosmetic dental treatments available for those where the consequences of poor brushing have been too far gone.