Green Tea & Oral Health

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We keep hearing about all of the benefits of green tea, and believe it or not, there’s yet another benefit to add to the list! Looking for a caffeine boost or a way to cut coffee out of your daily routine? Consider switching out your daily coffee for a cup of green tea instead. As […]

Cosmetic Dentistry Isn’t Just For Celebrities

Increasingly, cosmetic dentistry is all the buzz, from the Hollywood hills to your very own neighborhood. Getting that movie star smile that you’ve always wanted isn’t something that you have to dream about any longer! Thanks to the innovative advances in products such as dental implants, West Palm Beach dentists now have the medical technology […]

What You Might not Know about Yellowing Teeth

When it comes to yellowing teeth, we’re all familiar with the main culprits. Coffee, red wine, and tea do stain the teeth, but there’s another factor that few people are familiar with. That is premature tooth aging. Premature aging is a very common of cause yellowing teeth and if it’s the issue, a simple teeth whitening […]

Did You Know: Adults Get Cavities Too

Most people can’t make it through childhood and into adulthood without experiencing at least a cavity or two (or more!). In fact, over 90% of adults aged 40 and older have experienced tooth decay in their permanent teeth, not just their baby teeth. What many adults don’t know is that being at risk for tooth […]

Brushing – Too Much of a Good Thing is Never Good

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Brushing regularly is considered a necessary component for healthy teeth and gums, but dentists warn that you can brush too much or too aggressively. Over-brushing, known as “toothbrush abrasion,” is something that can lead to sensitive teeth and receding gums. Aggressive brushing can wear down the tooth enamel and damage & push back the gums […]

Invisible Braces – A Great Alternative for Adults Who Want Straighter Teeth

ClearAlign is a clear aligner used to straighten teeth. It is an alternative to traditional metal braces. Similar to other clear aligner brands (like Invisalign) available to dentists or orthodontists, ClearAlign is offered by Palm Beach dentist Dr. Jayroe as a way of straightening clients’ teeth using a series of clear, custom-made, removable aligners. These […]

Still Experiencing Sensitivity After Getting a Crown?

New crown sensitivity can vary from person-to-person, so this can be a difficult question to answer unless you go to the source that knows best—the dentist who placed your crown. And prior to going to your appointment, it is helpful if you have identified as many of the facts and/or triggers for any symptoms you […]

Why Are Wisdom Teeth Called “Wisdom” Teeth?

Why Are Wisdom Teeth Called “Wisdom” Teeth?

Third molars have been referred to as “teeth of wisdom” since the 17th Century and simply “wisdom teeth” since the 19th Century. The third molars generally appear much later than other teeth, usually between the ages of 17 – 25 as a person reaches adulthood. It is generally thought among linguists that they are called […]

Snoring: A Deadly Issue?

Snoring: A Deadly Issue?

While snoring maybe something we laugh about on TV, in real life snoring can actually be life threatening. For some people, snoring can develop into Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA), a condition in which moments are experienced during sleep when breathing completely stops. When you consider that this may happen more than 50 times an hour […]

What To Do If You’ve Chipped a Tooth

Dentists are frequently asked questions about chipping a tooth—“Is it that big a deal? Doesn’t it depend on how big the chip is or if it is painful? If it is just a little chip, it can’t be that bad…can it?” The answers to these questions are variations of the same theme. Yes, chipping a […]