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Aug
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Jun
20
Protecting Yourself Against Oral Cancer

If there were a quick and painless way to identify pre-cancerous cells in the mouth of someone you loved, would you want them to try it? What if that person were you? The truth is, as uncomfortable as it may be to even think of the word “cancer,” thinking about it, and thus detecting itearly, is key. That’s why, if you haven’t been to the dentist in a while, you should schedule a visit, because while the oral exam that accompanies your cleaning may not be noticeable to you, it’s often your earliest line of defense in the detection of oral cancer. Lets take a quick look at a few of the risk factors and symptoms, and consider a few options you may have to help reduce risk. Keep in mind that no list is exhausti...


May
18
How to Know if You Have a Cavity

According to the National Institutes of Health, the most prevalent health condition after the

common cold is tooth decay.

It’s more than likely that if you haven’t already had a cavity, you will develop at least one in your

lifetime.

So, how do you know if you have a cavity? Well, depending on the severity of your tooth decay,

you may experience a variety of symptoms. Here are some of the accompanying symptoms that

go along with tooth decay.

• Nothing (in the early stages)

• A toothache or spontaneous tooth pain

• Tooth sensitivity

• Pain (slight or severe) when eating something sweet, hot, or cold

• Staining (brown, black, or white) on the surface of your tooth

• Visible holes in your tooth. Tho...


Oct
04
Dental Implants Explained by Dr. Matthew Yantorni

Dental Implants Explained by Dr. Matthew Yantorni

Dental implants are designed to provide a foundation for replacement teeth that look, feel, and function like natural teeth. Dr. Matthew Yantorni explains how our practice digitally plans our implant cases and how that improves our patients experience and results.


Aug
09
What is a CEREC crown?

What is CEREC actually?

CEREC is a technology that makes it easy to fabricate aesthetic ceramic crowns or partial crowns in a single visit. With no need for temporary restorations, your crown treatment can be completed in a single appointment. Give us a call so you can discuss CEREC with your dentist at Lake Nona Dental Group.


Jun
21
Jun
01
Have you put off dental care because of dental anxieties?

Are you apprehensive about going to the dentist?
Have you put off dental care for years because of dental anxieties?

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May
16
Apr
05
The Benefits of Fluoride

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Know What Fluoride Does For The Teeth

Learning what fluoride does for the health of your teeth will increase your knowledge of oral care and help you become more aware of how to identify plaque and prevent it from becoming a cavity.

Plaque's Effect On Tooth Enamel

Tooth enamel is hard yet porous. Plaque on the surface of your teeth can produce acids that seep into the pores (rods) of the enamel and break down its internal structure. This process, called demineralization, can create a weak spot in the tooth that may become a cavity if left untreated.

Tooth Decay

Decay often begins on biting surfaces, between the teeth, on exposed roots and around existing fillings. Untreated, decay spreads into the tooth, may infect the pulp and can destroy the tooth structure.

The Role Of Fluoride

Fluoride helps prevent tooth decay by slowing the breakdown o...


Mar
30

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