Dental care can be self care

Dental Care Can Be Self Care

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The first thing people notice about you is your smile! It radiates your personality and your joy. It expresses who you are. It is one of the first things that you can prioritize as you establish self care routines. But it is also one of the easiest to accomplish every day. Dental care can be self care, so you can …

The Benefits of Braces

The Benefits of Braces

Dr. Joshua Colkmire Braces, Oral Health Leave a Comment

You probably know a fair number of people with braces on their teeth. But these people are older than you would think. More than 4 million Americans are already wearing braces, and one quarter of them are adults according to recent reports. What do braces do? Braces can straighten teeth in a number of different ways. First they can straighten misaligned teeth. Second, …

Consider a "Smile Makeover" in the New Year!

Consider a “Smile Makeover” in the New Year!

Dr. Joshua Colkmire Cosmetic Dentistry Sarasota, Dental Implants Sarasota, Oral Health, Teeth Whitening Leave a Comment

It’s the beginning of a whole new decade and if you’ve been considering getting a smile makeover what a better time then now to inquire into the potential of your amazing smile!  Perhaps you have been wondering what a smile makeover could offer.  It’s a process of improving the appearance of the smile through one or more cosmetic dentistry procedures, …

Understanding Jaw Pain

Understanding Jaw Pain

Dr. Joshua Colkmire Jaw Health, Oral Health Leave a Comment

If your having throbbing jaw pain, it’s probably hard to focus on much else. There are so many reasons why your jaw could be giving you trouble. Whether you’re experiencing a dull ache, lingering soreness or a stabbing sensation, pain in your jaw and face can be frustrating and, in some cases, even debilitating. Your facial or jaw pain could …

All About Periodontal Disease

All About Periodontal Disease

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Periodontal or gum disease is an inflammatory condition of the gum and bone support surrounding the teeth. Most adults suffer from some form of periodontal disease: 47.2% of adults aged 30 years and older have some form of periodontal disease. Periodontal disease increases with age, 70.1% of adults 65 years and older have periodontal disease. The two most common periodontal …

Choosing the Right Toothbrush

Choosing the Right Toothbrush

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Choosing the right toothbrush for you is a critically important thing to do. Here’s some information about the different toothbrush types and how you can choose between them. Disposable There are some pros and cons to choosing disposable toothbrushes. On the pro side, you have cost. They are quite cheap, usually only a dollar or two. Another pro is that …

All About Root Canals

All About Root Canals

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Picture this, you are chomping away on nuts and cheese when suddenly you hear a loud crack. You know what’s happened but you dare not move your tongue around in your mouth to make a dreaded discovery. After a sigh and deep breath, you discovered the cracked or broken tooth. Heart ache sets in at the thought of signs that you …

Does Candy Really Cause Cavities?

Does Candy Really Cause Cavities?

Dr. Joshua Colkmire Tooth Issues Leave a Comment

A common narrative that kids are fed growing up, is the concept that eating too much candy will cause their teeth to obtain cavities, or even worst, fall out. While too much of anything isn’t a good thing, it is extremely important that ideas like these are explored for validity, to make sure that children and adults alike are looking …

All About Cavities

All About Cavities

Dr. Joshua Colkmire Tooth Issues Leave a Comment

Good dental health requires daily tooth brushing and regular trips to the dentist for routine cleanings. Along with good eating habits, your teeth will cause you no problems, but sometimes you miss parts of your routine, and trouble starts. It might start as an ache when eating certain foods or sudden sharp pain when biting down into something firmer. What …