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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.
- 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 […]
- 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.
- The best cure for misaligned dentures or dentures causing mouth pain is generally a denture reline, a relatively simple and affordable procedure that reshapes the gum side of the denture to give it a better fit with the gum line.
- Most people consider summertime as the “fun time” season, but emergency medical professionals call it “trauma season” due to the rise in dental injuries. Here's what to do if you experience a dental emergency.
- No doubt you’ve pulled together your beach body and are ready to sport some great summer colors, but can you accent it all with a beautiful white smile?
- At Gulfside Dental, we want to create an environment that will soothe and calm you. Your dental care visits should be as comfortable, pleasant, and stress-free as possible.
- Gum disease is more common than you think. In fact, one third of American adults have the condition, though over a quarter don’t even realize it until their teeth and jaw are significantly damaged.
- Why Your Metal Fillings Would Need to Go In the past dental fillings were made of an amalgam, or a mix, of silver, tin, copper, and mercury. Yes, many of these older metal fillings contain mercury but there’s no need to be alarmed. Many repeated studies done by the FDA and CDC have shown that […]