When evaluating a patient’s candidacy for dental implants, your dentist in Land O’ Lakes knows one lifestyle habit, in particular, can make a big difference — smoking. You need to be in good oral and overall health for dental implants to anchor properly in the jaw, and that just may not happen if you habitually light up.
March 8, 2018
February 5, 2018
When you think of Invisalign, what’s the first thought that comes to mind? Is it a straighter smile? Is it the clear aligners used to get you there? When we think of orthodontic treatments, it’s common for a straightened, more attractive smile to come to mind first. However, Invisalign in Lutz does more than give you the smile you’ve always dreamed of. By straightening your teeth, you improve your bite and increase your chances of keeping your overall health intact as well.
Since most people don’t realize this, your dentist wanted to give a breakdown of the benefits straight teeth can offer you for years to come.
January 15, 2018
Dental implants are often touted as the best way to replace missing teeth — and all the hype is true. They’re sturdy, natural looking, and beneficial for your health. But where you go to get your implant restorations can make a big difference in the way they look and feel. You want an experienced, caring hand to place your restorations in your mouth so you can walk away feeling like a million bucks. That’s why we encourage you to visit your dentist near Wesley Chapel to complete your journey to a new, amazing smile.
December 19, 2017
Your teeth are important for more than just chewing and speaking. They also play a role in your self-esteem and how others view you. To ensure that you always look and feel your best, you have made the choice to visit your dentist in Wesley Chapel for a professional whitening treatment. Your teeth have become several shades whiter to restore their appearance; however, you are concerned about how long the results will last. Do not worry. With the right aftercare, you can help to reduce the development of new stains.
November 10, 2017
We’re getting ready to close the lid on 2017 and, if you’re anything like us, you’re thinking about the resolutions you’ll make in the New Year. Rather than choosing something you’re not sure you will really commit to (like, oh, making it to the gym every day or reading two books a month), choosing something like Invisalign in Lutz can help you enjoy truly lasting results.
October 30, 2017
Age 6 is a big year for children. It’s when they start learning how to tie their own shoes, read on their own, and it’s also usually when they start to lose teeth and get their first few visits from the tooth fairy.
September 25, 2017
Last year, a trend involving using activated charcoal to whiten the teeth exploded on the internet. Everyone wants to have a pristinely white smile, and this method is as cost-effective as they come, so what’s not to love? Plenty, according to your dentist in Wesley Chapel. While this DIY treatment might seem harmless, it can actually do quite a bit of damage to your teeth and make you vulnerable to many other serious dental problems. (more…)
September 19, 2017
You’re an adult with crooked teeth—there’s no getting around that fact. Others probably don’t mind or even notice, but you certainly do. You’re always self-conscious about people seeing your teeth, especially when you meet them for the first time, and it’s particularly worrisome at work. You’d love to have them straightened, but the absolute last thing you want to do is attract more attention to your teeth with bulky metal braces. If this sounds remotely familiar, then Invisalign in Wesley Chapel is perfect for you. With this sleek and subtle treatment, you can effectively fix your crooked, crowded, or gapped teeth without having to deal with a mouthful of metal. (more…)
August 31, 2017
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.
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.