gardensdentalcare | Gardens Dental Care

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Dental Cleanings

ROUTINE PROFESSIONAL DENTAL cleanings by your dental hygienist at Palm Beach Gardens dental office Gardens Dental Care includes scaling, or the careful removal of plaque and tartar from around the gumline. Tartar in particular can only be removed at a professional cleaning, as brushing and flossing alone can’t do the trick. However, if you have symptoms […]

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Smile for Health

“IT TAKES MORE MUSCLES to frown than to smile,” the old cliché goes, so you should smile more to conserve energy. Well, it turns out the cliché is false. Smiling takes at least ten muscles, while as few as six are required for a frown. A better expression would be “smile to burn more calories,” but […]

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Implants

TOOTH DECAY, ACCIDENTS, and sports-related injuries are a few of the most common causes of tooth loss, but thanks to modern dentistry, we don’t need to live with a gap in our smiles. Among the most effective ways to fill in the gaps are dental implants. Implants Versus False Teeth Dentures (whether partial or full) are […]

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Teeth are not Tools

OUR TEETH ARE pretty amazing, and there’s a lot they can do. They chew our food, they provide structural support for the lower third of our faces, they help us speak clearly, and they give us our beautiful smiles. However, many people also find other uses for their teeth, which can be very dangerous. Teeth are […]

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Too Many Too Few Teeth

DEPENDING ON HOW MANY wisdom teeth come in and whether or not they have to be removed, most adults have 28-32 adult teeth. There are a few outliers in either direction, however. Some people have fewer teeth than they should (called hypodontia or congenitally missing teeth), while others have one or more extra (called hyperdontia or […]

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Straight Teeth

TO SOME, IT MIGHT seem like the benefits of having straight teeth are purely cosmetic. And those benefits certainly do exist. Studies have shown that people tend to perceive someone with straight teeth as wealthier, happier, and more dateable than someone with crooked teeth. But there are plenty of other important benefits as well. Consequences Of Crooked Teeth […]

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PLAQUE VS. TARTAR

WE OFTEN GET THE QUESTION from our patients, “What’s the difference between plaque and tartar?” Many people think they are the same thing. There is an important difference between the two, however, and it can help explain just why a daily oral hygiene routine is so crucial, as well as twice-yearly visits to your dentist. […]

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DENTAL X-RAYS

IF YOU COULD HAVE any superpower, what would it be? Would you choose super strength? How about the power of flight? Maybe you’d like the ability to see through solid objects! Although super strength and flight may not come too easily, you don’t have to search far for x-ray vision (in a manner of speaking)! Today, […]

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STATEMENT FROM DR. YATES

YOU’VE BEEN HEARING a lot about flossing in the news these days. Recent articles stating that flossing doesn’t do any good for your oral health have left many feeling shocked and confused. As your trusted dental professionals, we’re here to set the record straight! It all started with an article by the Associated Press stating that the […]

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DENTAL IMPLANTS

IF YOU HAVE EXPERIENCED TOOTH LOSS, you are not alone. In fact, more than 35 million Americans are missing all of their teeth, while 178 million are missing at least one tooth. Here’s the good news: there are solutions for you. Dental Implants Function Much Like Natural Teeth While there are other tooth replacement options, […]

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ATHLETES AND SLEEP APNEA

Did you play high school or college sports?  Was it football or basketball? A New England Journal Medicine Study links pro football players, even younger ones, with sleep apnea.  Sleep Apnea, also known as obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), is a chronic condition that occurs when your muscles relax during sleep, allowing soft tissue to collapse […]

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TOOTHPASTE

OUR NIGHTLY BRUSHING ROUTINE wouldn’t be complete without that minty-fresh toothpaste tingle, right? But toothpaste hasn’t always been soft and minty. Years ago, it was less pleasant to use. Toothpaste Existed As Early As 5000 B.C. The Egyptians created the oldest form of toothpaste known. You see even back then they knew the importance of […]

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SNORING MAY BE DEADLY

As someone who has spent more than 20 years looking into mouths and helping patients achieves optimal dental health, Dr. Yates is stunned to realize the serious health implications of sleep apnea. In 2015, he became a member of the American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine (AADSM) and has attended several continuing education courses on […]