Don't Fall for these 5 teeth whitening myths

Don’t Be Fooled by These 5 Teeth Whitening Myths

Pearly white teeth make us look more healthy and youthful, but life brings with it stains — our teeth are constantly being stained by everything from wine and coffee to simple aging. Don’t get us started on the dangers of smoking! It’s no wonder that teeth whitening is currently one of the most popular dental procedures in the country. Since our teeth are so important for our overall appearance and health, we’ve found and debunked the 5 most common myths about teeth whitening.

Myth: You can’t whiten your teeth if you have sensitivity.

Fortunately, there are ways to overcome the potential for discomfort and those with sensitive teeth Read the rest

Crown came off

What to Do When Your Crown Falls Out

Losing a crown is not an unusual occurrence, although the sudden appearance of a detached tooth in your mouth might conjure up memories of baby teeth and tooth fairies. Usually, crowns fall out because of some kind of trauma, nighttime grinding, or decay of the underlying tooth. If your crown came off, don’t panic. We’ll tell you exactly what you need to do.

The Moment of Realization: Oh no! My Crown Came Off!

As soon as you realize that your crown has come off, remove it from your mouth (or find it if it fell out). Did you swallow it? Don’t panic, although that means you will likely need to Read the rest

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Think Your Teeth are Too Crooked for Invisalign? Think Again.

Have you had a consultation for Invisalign and been told you were not a candidate? You should get a second opinion. If you’re wondering who can be treated with Invisalign, the answer is simple. Virtually all cases, no matter how difficult, can be treated with Invisalign. Even if you were turned down in the past, new technology and updated techniques could have you saying goodbye to traditional braces and hello to clear braces.

Wondering why you were turned down? Ready to revisit Invisalign as an option? Here is what you need to know.Read the rest

Clearwater Dentist Introduces a Valued Patient at His Clearwater Dental Office

Dr. Jergins and his team at Clearwater dental office, ClearWhite Dental, had the pleasure of learning more about one of our valued patients, Mary Beth. Mary Beth restyles, refurbishes, and refinishes furniture that she sells at three Clearwater area locations:

607 Vintage Marketplace in Largo

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Vintage Marketplace in Largo.

 

Antiques & Uniques in Palm Harbor

Clearwater dentist shares about Antiques and Unique.

Antiques & Uniques in Dunedin.

Waterside Furnishings in Dunedin

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Waterside Furnishings in Dunedin.

Stop in to see Mary Beth’s handiwork and then, visit us at ClearWhite Dental. We can help you get a beautiful and healthy smile. Dr. Jergins also can give you the best care in dental implants, Invisalign, and teeth whiteningRead the rest

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Early Detection Improves Outcomes of Oral Cancer Treatment

This year, over 40,000 people will be diagnosed with oral cancer. The most frequent instances of oral cancer occur in smokers over 50, though individuals who have contracted the human papilloma virus (HPV) are also at risk. Survival rates — normally around 64% — are dramatically improved with screening and early detection.

In fact, people have an 80-90% chance of surviving cancers that are found at early stages.  Your dentist can conduct a non-invasive screening by visually inspecting the mouth and throat and conducting a gentle palpation of the neck.

Creating Smiles Dental Leads the Way with Early Detection

Dr. Brayer and the team at Creating Smiles Dental are Read the rest

National Dentist's Day becoming a dentist

Happy National Dentist’s Day!

Sunday, March 6, is National Dentist’s Day! To celebrate, we want to give you a glimpse into what it takes to become a dentist.

What Does It Take to Become a Dentist?

She safeguards your mouth from the ravages of your sugar addiction. She helps you to keep your gums healthy and pink. She can even replace a lost tooth. How did your dentist get these superpowers?

A Dental Education

Most dental students begin with a 3 or 4 year Bachelor of Science degree before undergoing a rigorous application process for dental school. As in medical school, first and second year dental students complete biomedical science courses such as anatomy, … Read the rest

Your teeth can make you look younger

Your Smile Can Make You Look Younger, Smarter and More Successful

Surprise! The fountain of youth has been in your dentist’s office all along. A recent survey conducted by Oral B found that a healthier-looking smile makes people look younger.

What’s even more surprising is that cosmetic dental work, and particularly teeth whitening, was found to be more effective in restoring a youthful appearance than a facelift.

It turns out that most people believe that your smile is the first indicator of youth, financial success, and education.

Whiten Your Teeth to Get Hired

Studies show that people are 58% more likely to be hired and 53% more likely to receive larger salary offers after a teeth whitening treatment.

Yes, hiring … Read the rest

Spring Break 2016 Pinellas County School Calendar

Spring break 2016 is almost here according to the Pinellas County school calendar.

Pilnellas County Spring Break 2016 Dates: March 21 – March 25.

That means spring break in Clearwater, Largo, Safety Harbor, Palm Harbor, Dunedin, and St. Pete is just around the corner!

“Now’s a great time to call our Clearwater dental office to make your child’s dental appointment,” says Dr. Jergins of ClearWhite Dental. “We have appointments open that week for cleanings, exams, X-rays, and even teeth whitening. We see all ages of patients, so call us today to schedule an appointment for the Pinellas County student in your family.”

Remember, Dr. Jergins is a Top … Read the rest