teeth whitening, clearwater dentist, clearwhite dental

3 Tips for Teeth Whitening at Your Clearwater Dentist’s Office


Teeth whitening is a big deal to patients, and it’s understandable.  Whiter teeth can brighten your smile and even take a few years off of your face.

“There are things people can do at home for whiter teeth,” says Clearwater dentist, Dr. M. Bradley Jergins. “But if you want professional results that last, please come see us here at ClearWhite Dental.”

In the meantime, here are:

3 Tips for Teeth Whitening

1. Say Cheese!  Yes, cheese can actually help your teeth get whiter and stronger.  Say, calcium, anyone?

2.  Chew on it!  Xylitol found in sugar-free gums keeps your saliva flowing, helping teeth whitening fight off dulling bacteria.

3.  … Read the rest

clearwater dentist, smile

Clearwater Dentist With an Olympic Connection

clearwater dentist, smile

A ClearWhite Dental smile on Paralympic Gold Medalist, Declan Farmer.

When you visit Clearwater Dentist, Dr. M. Bradley Jergins at ClearWhiteDental, be sure to ask him about his nephew, Declan Farmer.  Declan and his U.S. Sled Hockey team won a gold medal at the Sochi 2014 Paralympics.

“Declan is an outstanding athlete,” says Dr. Jergins.  “Not only that, he’s a wonderful young man.”

Declan has Clearwater connections beyond Dr. Jergins, his grandmother lives in Clearwater, as do his aunt and uncle and cousins.

So if you’re looking for a Clearwater dentist to you an Olympic worthy smile, give Dr. Jergins at ClearWhite Dental a call today.… Read the rest

Dental office walks for oral cancer

Dr. Brayer’s dental office walks a 5K for oral cancer

Here is most of our Creating Smiles Dentistry team. Two more participants are not pictured though. 

Dr. Brayer sponsored the whole office as well as our families so we could support the Save The Face Race 5K for oral cancer awareness. We picked up our race packets a couple of days before in anticipation. The shirts are cute, but most of us wore our office t-shirts.

This race was special for us because we diagnosed oral cancer in one of our patients. He is now an oral cancer survivor! He and his wife came to support the cause too of … Read the rest

clearwater dentist, clearwhite dental, dr jergins, whiter teeth, teeth whitening

Clearwater Welcomes ClearWhite Dental

Clearwater has officially welcomed ClearWhite Dental!  Dr. M. Bradley Jergins opened the Clearwater dentist office in early April.

“I am thrilled to be practicing in Clearwater,” says Dr. Jergins.  “We’ve already met so many wonderful patients looking for cosmetic dentistry, dentures, implants, and even orthodontic attention.”

ClearWhite Dental hopes to become your dentist office of choice.  To help you get started on getting your whitest, brightest, and healthiest smile, consider these five tips:

1. Home Care.  Even the best dentist can’t help you reach your full healthy smile potential if you don’t brush and floss at home.

2. Regular Exams.  Cleanings are important, but you’ll also want to see … Read the rest

Pets: Got Doggy Breath? Here’s a cure!

Pet lovers: Got Doggy Breath? Here’s a cure!


You love your pet, right? But honestly, do you practice good oral care and oral hygiene with your pet dog or cat?

At Creating Smiles, we care about the health of your whole family. We know that includes your children as well as your pets. We are now carrying a line of oral health gel for your pets! Just grab a tube on your way out when you get some salivary antioxidant gel for yourself. Remember your pets too!

Your veterinarian will tell you that your pet’s oral health is vitally important. Bad breath is often the first sign of oral … Read the rest

La Bete Noir — Dr. Jergins’s favorite ganache cake ever!

This is the oh-so-good cake that Dr. Jergins loves to make for special occasions.  It originally appeared in Bon Appetit.  The only additional directions Dr. Jergins would add is to include raspberries for an extra festive touch — and of course, to brush and floss after all meals and desserts!  😉



  • 1 cup water
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 9 tablespoons (1 stick plus 1 tablespoon) unsalted butter, diced
  • 18 ounces bittersweet (not unsweetened) or semisweet chocolate, chopped
  • 6 large eggs


  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 8 ounces bittersweet (not unsweetened) or semisweet chocolate, chopped
  • Lightly sweetened whipped cream


View Step-by-Step Directions


  • Preheat oven to
Read the rest

Oral Cancer Kills, we’re doing our part

We screen for Oral Cancer with every exam and every dental cleaning. We take detection and seriously. We simply look and feel for the screening, it is not invasive and there is no discomfort or pain. We do not charge for the initial screening.

We also educate patients to look themselves. If there is anything abnormal, not normal healthy pink, then we should take a look at it.

We follow the Oral Cancer Foundation’s standard of care: Any sore, discoloration, induration, prominent (exophytic) tissue, irritation, hoarseness, complaints of difficulty in swallowing, unilateral earaches, which does not resolve within a two week period on its own, with or without treatment, should … Read the rest