Although a sports-type drink was invented decades earlier in the United Kingdom to provide energy for those who were ill, the first true sports drink was invented at the University of Florida in 1965 to address the unique physical challenges faced by top athletes—Gatorade, named for the team, the Gators. Specifically, the Gators’ coach noticed.. read more →

20 Feb 2016
February 20, 2016

How Dry Mouth Affects Your Oral Health

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As its name indicates, dry mouth, or xerostomia, is a condition that occurs when you do not generate as much saliva as normal. Dry mouth has many causes, from medical conditions to certain medications. It is surprisingly common, but should be treated as soon as possible. Symptoms of Dry Mouth If you have ever suddenly.. read more →

06 Jan 2016
January 6, 2016

Types of Partial Dentures to Consider

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If you are missing one or more teeth, you might wonder what your options are for replacing them. Full dentures are only appropriate for those who have no remaining healthy teeth. Individual implants, in which each implant supports a single crown, are a possibility but are cost-prohibitive for many people. Partial dentures are the usual.. read more →

If you are unhappy with your current smile, cosmetic dentistry can help. From veneers to bonding, and bridges to dental implants, modern techniques can completely revolutionize your smile. However, a complete smile makeover will transform your entire look in ways you might not have considered. To be sure you are happy with the results, sit.. read more →

06 Jan 2016
January 6, 2016

Is Composite Bonding Right for Me?

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Composite bonding is an inexpensive procedure that can improve your smile in as little as one appointment. A putty-like resin containing tiny pieces of glass is used to fill in gaps, reshape teeth, or cover discolorations. Durable and aesthetic, composite bonding is a popular choice, but like any dental procedure, it is not right for.. read more →