What to Do About a Lost Filling or Crown

What to Do About a Lost Filling or Crown

A dental crown sometimes called a “cap,” is a tooth-shaped cover that is placed over a badly damaged tooth. Fillings cover a portion of a tooth, protecting it from bacteria after the decayed portion of the tooth is removed. Crowns and fillings strengthen damaged teeth, restore bite alignment and improve the tooth’s appearance. But, over time a crown can become loose and even fall out, especially if you don’t take proper care of it.  

Common ways people lose crowns and fillings

Crowns and fillings become loose for a number of reasons. A crown is placed over a damaged tooth, and if the tooth continues to decay there may not be Read the rest

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My Tooth is Missing. Should I Get Dental Implants?

If you are missing one or more teeth, you are probably wondering what your options are and what are the benefits and disadvantages of each. Dental implants are one option, but is it the best one for you? We’d like to share the story of one of our patients to help you decide.

Bob was a successful real estate investor, a college graduate, husband, father, and grandfather. He also had severe periodontal disease and was told by several periodontists that he would need to have all of his teeth removed. The disease in his gums was severe enough that he was at serious risk of other health incidents, such as Read the rest

Clearwater Dentist Highlights Cypress Gardens Waterskiing Patient at His Clearwater Dental Office

At our Clearwater dental office, we love our patients! And, we see so many interesting patients at our Clearwater office. One of those is Kim, who skied with the Cypress Gardens Waterski show at Cypress Gardens in Winter Haven Florida. Cypress Gardens is now Legoland, Florida, but the memories of Cypress Gardens lives on!

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ClearWhite Dental patient, Kim, from her days as a Waterski Team Member at Winter Haven’s Cypress Gardens, in Florida.

 

Thanks, Kim, for sharing your great photo and Florida past with Dr. Jergins and ClearWhite Dental!

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Clearwater dental office, ClearWhite Dental highlights one of our wonderful patients, Kim, who was a member of the Cypress Gardens

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Dental Prevention Tips for a Happy and Healthy Smile

4 Dental Prevention Tips for a Happy and Healthy Smile

A healthy smile helps to keep you looking young, energized, and happy. Tooth decay, sensitivity, and other problems can happen to even the most careful of patients due to environmental factors, medications, or habits. Preventing dental concerns before they happen is the best way to ensure your smile stays looking its best. Many preventative measures can help provide you with a healthy smile for life.

Brush Regularly; Brush Well

Everyone knows that brushing your teeth is the single most important way to keep your teeth healthy and clean. Teeth should be cleaned a minimum of twice a day, and sometimes additionally depending on your diet. This helps reduce Read the rest

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Need Same Day Denture Repair? We Have an In-House Denture Lab!

Your dentures will experience a lot of wear and tear over the years. Not just chewing, but acid in certain foods, hot and cold temperature exposure from food and drink, even your saliva works to break down your dentures over time. Dentures also experience stress from teeth grinding, frequent removal and improper care. For these reasons, it isn’t uncommon for dentures to break or become damaged after a few years of use.Read the rest

Botox in St Petersburg and Clearwater Florida

Clearwater Dentist from Clearwater Dental Office, ClearWhite Dental Answers Questions about Botox

If you’re in the Clearwater, Florida area and have questions about Botox Cosmetic and Juvederm Clearwater dental office dentist Dr. Jergins is here to help. First, we want to let you know that Clearwater dentist, Dr. M. Bradley Jergins, of ClearWhite Dental is a provider of both Botox Cosmetic and Juvederm.

“I have seen wonderful results with both Botox and Juvederm,” says Dr. Jergins at his dentist office in Clearwater. “The results are natural, and patients love what they see.”

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You can call Dr. Jergins and talk to his staff to schedule a consultation about Botox Cosmetic and Juvederm.  Here’s what one patient had to say about her Botox session … Read the rest

Denture repair

How to Get Your Dentures Repaired Quickly

Dentures may look tough, but they’re actually vulnerable to damage when not properly cared for. If your dentures break, it’s important to know what you need to do get them repaired quickly and effectively.

Why do dentures break?

Dentures break for a number of reasons. Dentures are made from acrylic or metal (or a combination of the two). They will wear out over time and need to be replaced every few years. Wearing dentures that don’t fit correctly is not only uncomfortable, it can also lead to damage of your dentures. Cleaning your dentures with harsh chemicals can also wear down the acrylic and make them susceptible to cracks or Read the rest

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