Brushing your teeth properly is one of the most important steps to enjoy a smile that lasts for a lifetime. Unfortunately, too many people don’t do a great job when it comes time to clean — or they forget to do it at all. Your dentist in Wesley, Dr. Jay A. Nelson, urges you to brush for two minutes, at least twice a day. But those are just the basics! Keep reading to learn our three not-so-common tips to improve your toothbrushing game.
August 31, 2017
July 21, 2017
Thanks to modern dental materials and techniques, a restoration such as a dental crown can last for 20 years or more. However, most will eventually need to be replaced. The question is how to tell when that time arrives. Whether you’ve a had a bad crown from the start or simply need to replace one that has aged, Dr. Nelson, your dentist in Wesley Chapel can help. Read on to learn about the signs of a crown that needs replacing and how this procedure happens.
June 20, 2017
You love living in Florida – you moved to the area to take the promotion of your dreams and finally live the beachside life you dreamed of your entire life. You and your family are settling in well – you’re enjoying the sunny weather, the great restaurants, and – of course – the sand between your toes. But there’s one aspect of your new life you haven’t quite figured out yet: your dentist. You want someone who’s qualified, who offers a full range of services for your entire family, and who’s close to your home, too. Who should you see? The team at Nelson Dentistry & Dental Sleep Medicine is your choice for a premier dentist near Wesley Chapel – their office in Lutz is just five minutes away from downtown.
May 12, 2017
Did you that stars like Jennifer Aniston, Kevin Hart, and Kelly Osbourne suffer from dental anxiety? That’s right – these celebs make up part of the 15% of Americans with dental fears and phobias. But, if you have this in common with these famous people, you might also share the same bad habit of avoiding oral healthcare at all costs, which just makes dental issues worse. But luckily for you, you don’t have to be in Hollywood to receive stellar treatment for your dental anxiety, especially since Dr. Jay A. Nelson is a respected expert in sedation as your dentist in Wesley Chapel. In this post, he and the team at Nelson Dentistry and Sleep Medicine teach you about the techniques they use to keep you relaxed while caring for your smile.
April 12, 2017
If you are among the 178 million adults in the United States missing at least one tooth, you have probably considered all your options to replace your missing teeth. Among one of those options are dental implants. More than 500,000 dental implants are placed each year because they are permanent and offer a lifelong solution. However, many are concerned about the cost of dental implants. As an implant dentist in Land O’Lakes, Dr. Jay Nelson understands your concern. When it comes to the price you will pay, there really is no easy answer.
April 2, 2017
You’re finally ready to fill in the gaps in your smile, but dentures, partials, and bridges aren’t the right choice for you when it comes to replacing your missing teeth. You’re interested in the gold-standard of treatment: dental implants. But before you restore your smile, you have questions about how the process for these long-lasting, natural-looking artificial teeth work. In this post, find out more on what you can expect from your superior dentist near Wesley Chapel, Nelson Dentistry and Sleep Medicine.
March 15, 2017
You’ve just been diagnosed with sleep apnea and your doctor recommended a CPAP machine – you try to use the it, but the tubing is annoying and your nose and throat are irritated from the air that’s forced into your airway all night long. You don’t want to put your health at risk by not treating this serious condition, but CPAP is not for you. What can you do? You can work with Nelson Dentistry and Dental Sleep Medicine, your dentist near Land O’ Lakes. As a leading expert in dental sleep medicine, you find it’s worth the drive to Dr. Jay Nelson’s office in Lutz, FL to see such a trusted professional and get the care you need. In this post, he educates you on sleep apnea and how dental treatment for this sleep disorder is effective and comfortable.
February 7, 2017
Your son is going to be a Senior next year, and he’s worked his entire high school career to impress a handful of Ivy League colleges. He’s already scheduling interviews with alumni and he’s excited to talk with his connections – but there’s one thing that pulls his self-confidence down: his smile. He’s got a gap in the front and some of the teeth on bottom are rotated and crooked. You want him to have every advantage in the world and for his smile to be perfect – and quickly. And, you want to make sure none of the kids at school know he’s getting his teeth corrected. What are your options? With Invisalign in Lutz from Dr. Jay Nelson, your son’s teeth will help him get accepted to his dream school – giving him even more to smile about.
January 12, 2017
Your quality of life depends on your ability to sleep restfully. For approximately 18 million Americans, their sleep quality is compromised due to sleep apnea. Sleep apnea is a sleep disorder that results from frequent pauses in breathing numerous times per night. An obstruction in the airway is most commonly the cause for the interruptions in breathing. When the disorder is left untreated, it can cause potentially deadly complications. As a result, it is vital to seek treatment from your sleep doctor in 33559.
December 27, 2016
You wake up to the loud whirring of your CPAP machine, and all you want to do is take off the mask. You have this argument with yourself every night: It’d be much easier to fall asleep without the CPAP, but you need it to treat your sleep apnea. You don’t know what to do, but you’re sure this isn’t working. What other solutions are there? One way you can get the peaceful sleep you’ve been missing is with oral appliance therapy from Dr. Jay Nelson. He can help effectively treat your sleep apnea in Lutz without a CPAP machine. (more…)