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Call Now for an Appointment Today!

(239) 774-3017
4680 Cardinal Way, Ste 201, Naples, FL 34112

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It can be difficult sifting through all of the information online to get answers about dental topics. That is why Gulfside Dental’s Dr. Christopher McCash, DMD and Dr. Patricia Botero, DMD have created this blog that offers reliable information about services, procedures, and general oral health. After discussing almost every topic in dentistry with patients over the years, Dr. McCash and Dr. Botero understand that people are curious about many aspects of modern dentistry. We know you want great oral health, and, hopefully, this blog will provide helpful tips to achieve that.

Our blog should provide visitors with an introduction to a wide variety of dental topics from custom dentures to the latest dental advances. While the information in these articles may not be completely comprehensive, we hope that you will post your questions online or ask one of our highly experienced dental professionals the next time you visit us. Whether online or in our office, we enjoy sharing our knowledge with you because it means you are active participants in maintaining your oral health.

We encourage you to visit us online regularly. We are constantly adding new topics, and you might learn important lessons on how to avoid getting that new cavity or how to prevent a painful visit to the emergency dentist. Please share this information with family and friends, so that they too can enjoy their smile for years to come.

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  1. Modern dentures are made of state of the art materials, and custom made in Gulfside Dental’s on-site denture lab to create a comfortable and natural looking fit.
  2. Preservation of tooth structure has not always been a priority among dental professionals engaged in restorative procedures, and only emerged as a key standard of dental care in the past few decades
  3. Fortunately, the negative impacts of tooth loss can be remedied by dentures, with removable partial dentures serving as the primary standard of care for partial tooth loss. Naples, Florida-based Gulfside Dental has been customizing removable partial dentures for its patients since 1982.
  4. Regular dental check-ups are essential to the maintenance of your teeth and healthy gums. So, if you haven’t been to the dentist in a while, scheduling a dental exam and cleaning should be among your first “new year, new smile” priorities.
  5. The adage that “you are what you eat” may not be exactly true, but what you eat can have an impact on your oral health. And, with the holidays fast approaching, the related adage of “mind your sweet tooth” may come to mind first, as excess sugar consumption can lead to tooth decay. For the […]
  6. While flossing has long been part of oral health hygiene thought to reduce the incidence of gum disease and cavities, U.S. agencies recently had to backpedal on making official claims to that effect due to a significant lack of rigorously researched scientific evidence. In short, U.S. agencies are now only allowed to state that flossing […]
  7. Most dental check-ups are conducted in conjunction with a regular dental preventive teeth cleaning, usually on an annual or bi-annual basis. However, sometimes patients coming in for a regular cleaning are informed that their teeth need a “deep cleaning,” and, instead of receiving their usual regular cleaning, may be referred to a periodontist or set […]
  8. Crossbite is a condition in which the upper teeth do not align correctly with the bottom teeth, and, while not common, can lead to other dental problems if not addressed.

Gulfside Dental


4680 Cardinal Way, Ste 201
Naples, FL 34112

(239) 774-3017

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