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 …

The Importance of Regular Dental Care

The Importance of Regular Dental Care

Dr. Joshua Colkmire Dentist Sarasota 1 Comment

A regular check up to with a dentist is always important and highly recommended to get it because it is the way that we can keep our teeth and gums healthy and clean. It is recommended that you get a regular dental checkup at least every six months or so. Here are the reasons why it is very important that …

How Often Should I Floss?

How Often Should I Floss?

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What better way to display a moment of euphoria and happiness than through a smile? A smile can express a thousand words, and it’s always lovely to show pretty and healthy teeth. Thus, that’s why dental health is so important. Our smile is a pivotal focal point of our face, and that’s why it’s essential to keep up with excellent …

Sedation Dentistry for Your Comfort

Sedation Dentistry for Your Comfort

Dr. Joshua Colkmire Sedation 15 Comments

Does the thought of your next dental visit make you break out in a cold sweat? You’re not alone. According to a research released in the Journal of the American Dental Association, approximately 12 per cent of adults are very anxious about dental health and many avoid the dentist completely. They are so afraid of dental visits that they can avoid them for …

Understanding Cosmetic Dentistry

Understanding Cosmetic Dentistry

Dr. Joshua Colkmire Cosmetic Dentistry Sarasota Leave a Comment

While conventional dentistry is concerned with the health of your teeth and gums, cosmetic dentistry concentrates on the aesthetics of your teeth, mouth, and smile. Cosmetic dentistry is not only for celebrities and the rich–a range of choices and price ranges are now available that can help a wider range of people improve their smile. A range of cosmetic dentistry methods can treat …