It’s surprising to think that just a couple months ago, your child was excited to get off the bus and enjoy their summer break. Now, they’re already looking forward to going back to school, and you’re buried under a list of things you need to do before their first day. There’s one thing that you probably forgot to put on your back-to-school to-do list though, a checkup and cleaning with your dentist in Fort Lauderdale! Making sure your child is healthy before you send them off to do their best in school can prevent possible distractions and give you peace of mind you need as a parent. Read on for four reasons to move their semi-annual dentist appointment to the top of your to-do list before school starts again. (more…)
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August 20, 2019
July 12, 2019
You might be a pro at remembering to brush and floss your teeth every single day. That’s great, but it isn’t all you need to do to be sure that your oral health stays in good shape. You also need to see your dentist every six months for a regular checkup and cleaning. It might be scary, but the risks of skipping your appointments can get a lot scarier down the road. Let’s look at 4 bad things that can happen if you avoid seeing your dentist in Fort Lauderdale.
May 6, 2019
You’re excited about the warmer weather and going out with your friends more often, but summertime means more pictures being taken and meeting new people. You’re embarrassed by your grin and feel like you have to hide it. There’s good news though, your dentist in Fort Lauderdale offers 3 cosmetic services that can repair your smile so you can unabashedly let it shine. This summer, boost your self-confidence and enjoy socializing by getting a refreshed smile. Read on to learn about 3 solutions for discolored and damaged teeth. (more…)
September 1, 2017
Five Signs You Might Have Sleep Apnea… and One Thing You Can Do About It
At one point in time, maybe even only a few years ago, sleep apnea was not well-known among the public. Now, thankfully, public awareness of sleep apnea is much higher. After all, it is a dangerous condition, and because it is a disease that affects sleep, many people who have sleep apnea aren’t even aware of it.
If you suffer from sleep apnea, you will temporarily stop breathing during the night—up to hundreds of times! The health implications are quite serious, as sleep apnea is linked to many cardiovascular diseases, including high blood pressure, heart failure, stroke, and heart arrhythmias. So if you have sleep apnea, it’s important to get treatment.
So what are some signs or risk factors for sleep apnea?
August 15, 2017
A Brief History of Grills
“I got my mouth looking something like a disco ball
I got the diamonds and the ice all hand set
I might cause a cold front if I take a deep breath
My teeth gleaming like I’m chewing on aluminum foil”
– Grillz, Nelly (featuring Pall Wall & Ali & Gipp)
Grills (or grillz) are, if not popular, at least fairly recognizable these days. Made of precious metals (gold and platinum being the most common) and often studded with diamonds, most grills are removable and worn over the front teeth. But where do they come from?
Although many people would point to Nelly and his 2005 song, “Grillz,” as the starting point for the trend, they’re actually much older than that. (And no, we’re not just talking about rappers like Slick Rick, Flavor Flav, and Big Daddy Kane from the 80s and 90s, either). We’re talking ancient history.