Achieving Perfection – Bonding vs. Veneers for a Vibrant St. Pete Smile

Veneers in St Petersburg Florida

The evidence is indisputable: there’s nothing quite like a great smile. For those patients wishing to have a vibrant, inviting smile and the confidence that goes along with it, Creating Smiles Dental can help.

For many patients, the condition of their teeth, not just the color, needs to be addressed. This type of fix can be addressed with either bonding or porcelain veneers. Which method is best for you will depend on the condition of your teeth and what you want your outcome to be. Bonding is best used for patients who have minimal pitting and some wear and tear. It’s a great choice to fill cavities without having unsightly … Read the rest

Karen’s Insights from her Duke Energy Tour in St. Pete

I was given an insight on both what it takes to generate electricity and learned a lot about energy sustainability when Creating Smiles Dental was invited by the St. Petersburg Chamber of Commerce to tour the Duke Energy Weeden Island Power Plant. I see even more that Solar Energy is the way of the future but I had no idea it was so close to becoming a reality! Right now there are 2,100 business and private homes in Pinellas which are already using solar energy. The Weedon Island Plant does not utilize much solar energy, but I was impressed that it does use what are called biomass renewables.  These include

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#PlutoFlyBy is Today in St. Pete!!

After almost a decade of “are we there yet” questions, we’re there! The New Horizons spacecraft will be flying by the icy dwarf planet this morning at 7:30am EST. So many questions will be answered with the 7 data gathering instruments including what we’re expecting most, the photos! Some pictures are already coming in, which is exciting. Fascinating geology Pluto, formerly known as a planet, started coming into view when we were still a million miles away. The actual #PlutoFlyBy will be relatively quick, for the mission, since New Horizons will be going super fast, at 30,800 miles per hour. If you’re afraid you’ll miss it, download the app, NASA’s … Read the rest

Studies Show a Great Smile is a Gateway to Improved Self-Confidence


Self-Confidence in St Petersburg


Social media has exploded on the scene, with pictures of selfies and outings with friends being blasted on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and Snapchat, and there seems to be little chance to escape the public eye. This can be very disheartening to those who have a negative self-image. For many, the relentless pursuit for self-improvement is a daily struggle. 33% of patients polled in 2013 by the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery decided that change meant plastic surgery. However, it turns out that they may have been addressing the wrong problem. That same year, USA Today found that 58% of men and 71% of women said … Read the rest

Same Day Dental Appointment at Clearwater’s Gentle Dentist

There are times you need a same day dental appointment. If today is one of those days when you have urgent dental care, and need to see a dentist right way, please give us a call at 727-791-8823.

Dr. Jergins and his ClearWhite Dental team are ready to see you when a same day appointment is on your list of things to do. “We welcome people to call and request a same day dental appointment,” says Dr. Jergins. “We keep our schedule flexible and our hours flexible so that we can get in established patients, and new patients who need same day dentist appointments.”

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