Four Tips from St. Pete Dentists to Help Alleviate the Discomfort of TMJ

Four Tips To Help Alleviate The Discomfort of TMJ

Do you suffer from frequent headaches? Feel a “popping” or “clicking” sensation in your jaw when you eat or talk? Deal with regular aches and pains in and around your jaw and lower ear? If so, you may have what is known as TMJD – or, temporal mandibular joint disorder.

What Is TMJD?

TMJD is a serious, and often progressive condition resulting from mechanical stress to the jaw and its surrounding muscles. It’s often caused by of an injury to the joint – usually, an injury you don’t even recall. For example, simply having your mouth extended too wide for too long a time (even here at the dentist), or

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St. Pete Sun Keeps Scurvy and Gingivitis at Bay!

Vitamin C Keeps Scurvy And Gingivitis At Bay!

Ahoy, Matey! May is here! The sun is out, the snow is gone, and it’s time to get outside and explore the open water like we just did on our office cruise last weekend. Be it a lake or pond, river or ocean, you owe it to yourself to sink your senses into this wonderful gift of nature. In the warmer parts of the country, the boat docks are opening en masse’, so don’t forget to pack sunscreen, a fishing pole, and a big basket of fruit rich in Vitamin C as you prepare to set sail. Fruit? Why Fruit? Trust us, you’re gonna’ want to have some on hand…

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St. Pete’s Creating Smiles Dental Office Cruise 2015

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The whole Creating Smiles Dental team went on its first cruise and it was refreshing, relaxing and fun. Some of us brought our families. We ate delicious food, saw fantastic shows together each night, relaxed by the pool while the kids jumped in, slid in, and splashed away. We got to talk outside of work and get to know one another even better. Our bonds grew and the love for good friends and family was evident. We cruised to Cozumel, Mexico. We all got off of the ship. Some of the activities we did included swimming with dolphins, visiting Tulucan and the ruins, eating authentic Mexican food, snorkeling in caverns, … Read the rest

Please Call 727-791-8823 to Schedule Your Visit. And Here’s Why ClearWhite Dental is the Best Place for Your Dental Visit

There are lots of great places to visit in Clearwater, Florida, and we certainly can’t compete with the grouper sandwich at Frenchy’s or a full-scale musical performance at Ruth Eckerd Hall; but if  you’re looking for whiter teeth, cosmetic dentistry, or a make-your-mouth-feel-wonderful teeth cleaning, ClearWhite Dental is the best place for your dental visit!

Here are 5 Reasons Why ClearWhite Dental is the Best Place for Your Dental Visit in Clearwater FL

1. Free coffee. (And a chai tea latte for our tea lovers!) Come early to your appointment and enjoy a free cup of coffee — don’t worry, we have toothbrushes and toothpaste if you want to brush … Read the rest

Ask a Dentist in St Petersburg and Clearwater Florida

5 Questions to Ask a Dentist

These 5 questions to ask a dentist  will help you make a good choice for your dental care.

5 Questions to Ask a Dentist When You’re Choosing a Dentist

These questions can be asked by phone, or even by a visit to the dentist office before you make an appointment.

 

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Clearwater FL dentist, Dr. Jergins, shares 5 Questions to Ask a Dentist.

1. What’s your website address? Though this may seem like an odd first question to ask a dentist, you’ll actually glean a lot of information by visiting the dentist’s site. Most sites have an about section where you can learn about the dentist’s education and personal interestsRead the rest

St. Pete’s Best Dentist, Dr. Brayer, Featured in the News

St. Pete’s Dr. Cindy Brayer of Creating Smiles Dental Fights Oral Cancer with Screenings at Save the Face Race

Dr. Cindy Brayer, DMD, PA and Creating Smiles Dental join the Oral Cancer Foundation at the Save the Face Race where they will walk, run and do free oral screenings.

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St. Pete’s Oral Cancer Walk/Run for Oral Cancer Awareness Reminders

The OCF Walk/Run for Awareness-West Coast, FL

is right around the corner!

Here are a few reminders to help you be prepared on event day:

  • Parking will be FREE until 12pm the day of the event
  • Registration opens at 6am
  • 5K Walk/Run begins at 8am
  • Don’t forget to bring cash!! There will be many great raffle prizes which include:
    • $50 Giftcard to The Melting Pot
    • $50 Giftcard to Hooters
    • $300 Tooth Whitening – Dr. Quesada-Fox
    • $200 Melita Coffee Basket
    • $260 Aveda basket
    • $50 Giftcard to Starbucks
    • $50 Giftcard to Gennaro’s Italian Restaurant
    • Deep Tissue Massage from Indulgence Day Spa
    • $50 Giftcard to The Hurricane Bar & Grill
    • Electric Toothbrush –
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Your Dentist in Clearwater FL on Why Oral Hygiene and Dental Health are Important

It’s easy to think of good dental health as mainly contributing to good oral hygiene. But Clearwater dentist, Dr. Jergins, agrees with the late Surgeon General, C. Everett Koop, who said, “You’re not healthy without good oral health.”

Here are 3 Reasons Why You Want Good Oral Health

(The Journal of the American Dental Association gave these three reasons in its March issue.)

1. Good Oral Health Reduces Overall Medical Care Costs

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If you take care of your teeth — get regular teeth cleanings, visit your dentist regularly for checkups, don’t put off dental maintenance — you have a better chance of staying healthy overall. Bad oral health … Read the rest