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Have a Toothache-Free Holiday and a Smiley New Year!! (Part 2)

Planning and preparation are paramount to have a stress-free, happy like a belly full of jelly, Holiday. Make sure you have dinner ready in time, and an extra plate setting in case you get an unexpected guest. And if you happen to be traveling, don’t forget to pack the gifts!

You may have sent you dentist a Holiday Greetings card, but you are probably not planning on having his office number on speed dial, right? And your dentist is a nice fellow, he surely needs some family time too.

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Have a Toothache-Free Holiday and a Smiley New Year!!

Planning and preparation are paramount to have a stress-free, happy like a belly full of jelly, Holiday. Make sure you have dinner ready in time, and an extra plate setting in case you get an unexpected guest. And if you happen to be traveling, don’t forget to pack the gifts!

You may have sent you dentist a Holiday Greetings card, but you are probably not planning on having his office number on speed dial, right? And your dentist is a nice fellow, he surely needs some family time too.

Tags: South Miami Family Dental Family Dental Care #BetterOralHealth Dental Care #Happy Holidays

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Smoking, Your Mouth, and Your Health

#NovemberSmokeFreeAwarenessMonth #BetterOralHealth #TobaccoFree

This November, Become Tobacco Free, for you and your family´s health

There are no ifs, ands, or "butts" about it: smoking can be detrimental to oral health. Beyond the bad breath and yellow teeth, do you really know what you're getting yourself into by smoking every day? Probably not.

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Alina Morse, is a fifth grader, who lives in Michigan with her family. So far, a normal little girl, but her ingenious mind, eager curiosity and health concerns helped to create a lollipop made with plant-derived sugar alternatives, that helps to reduce the risk of cavities.

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7 Dental Hacks to Protect Your Child's Smile - Part Two

Take notes, tired parents! If you've all but emptied your bag of tricks to get your little one to brush and floss regularly, there are still a few more cards you can put up your sleeve to help keep smiles cavity-free.

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7 Dental Hacks to Protect Your Child's Smile - Part One

Take notes, tired parents! If you've all but emptied your bag of tricks to get your little one to brush and floss regularly, there are still a few more cards you can put up your sleeve to help keep smiles cavity-free.

Tags: South Miami Family Dental Family Dental Care Family Dental Tips Dental Care Your Oral Heatlh Alvaro Ordonez DDS Children Dental Care

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Parent's Cheat Sheet: 5 Steps to Solving the Sweets Problem

Trick or Treat! Here comes Halloween and with it, a non-stop, cavity-inducing sugar high. We all know that sweets play a harmful role in tooth decay. But this doesn’t mean that your child is destined for a long list of dental problems. Here's how taking certain steps can prevent tooth decay from hijacking your family's oral health.

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How exactly dental bonding works?

Fix Chips, Cracks, and Other Problems with Dental Bonding

Teeth chip, crack, decay, and discolor over time. All too often, people accept this and their "new" (less than improved) smile. But with dental bonding, you don't have to.

Dental bonding is a common procedure in which a tooth-colored resin is applied (or "bonded") to teeth with a special light. It can restore or enhance your smile without the high cost of veneers or other alternatives.

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When is time to change my fillings?

Still flashing a bit of silver when you smile? Cavities can happen to anyone, but the whole world doesn't have to know about them! If you've been living with old, discolored fillings, there's never been a better time to have them replaced.

Find out how new fillings can benefit more than your looks, and about all the options that are now available.

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Do you know the advantage of having the best dental implant specialist with us?

Dental Implants related procedures offer the advantage of a naturally looking and functional smile. But patients tend to be confused about the process. It takes three phases to have your smile back.

When the process of implants relays in one sole doctor, and all the phases are done under the same roof, the patient have a bonus on the results.

What is that bonus?

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Implants. Understanding Dental Veneers

Have you ever looked in the mirror and wished you could enhance the color, shape, size, or length of your teeth to achieve your perfect smile? With veneers, you actually can!

So, what exactly are veneers, what problems do they fix, what is the process for applying them and what advantages are associated with this solution? Read on to find out.

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Dental Implants Before and After facts

One in five people is afraid of going to the dentist. No matter what's the case, fear to the dentist, money issues or you simply think you don't need it. Let´s see what implants can do for your smile.

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Decisions, Decisions: Do I go for a Dental Implant?

Yes! This is my sincere recommendation to most of our patients. But for many of us health decisions are not that simple. “It’s not that easy”, this is what I get from most of them. Many thoughts can echo in our minds when it comes to dental implants: “surgery for sure is painful”, “my husband will flip over when I show him the fees”, “I can’t be without teeth during the process”, and so on.

Reality is that today’s modern dentistry offers a solution to most of these setbacks. Let’s do some homework here so that in any event you are better informed to make the best decision.

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How to Recognize and Prevent Gum Disease

Gum disease affects approximately half of all Americans. While that's a startling statistic, what's more notable is that most cases are preventable. The good news is that preventative care is simple and, by taking care of your smile daily, you can ensure you don't become part of the statistic above.

Understanding Gum Disease

When teeth aren't kept clean, bacteria starts to grow in the mouth. Bacteria can cause inflammation and, over time, lead to the development of gum disease. Gum disease doesn't usually cause pain or discomfort as it begins to develop, making it more difficult to recognize at first.

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Understanding Dental Care for Diabetes

What does oral health have in common with diabetes?

A lot when you consider that high blood sugar can affect your entire body including your teeth and gums.

Diabetes, when uncontrolled, compromises white blood cell functionality. Because white blood cells are the body's main defense against bacterial infections in the mouth, this makes understanding dental care for diabetes imperative.

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