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Fluoride Treatment: Do You Need One?

Over the past decade, most people have been ingesting less and less fluoride. This is not such a great trend, since fluoride has a history of successfully reducing tooth decay Read More

Summer Break: An ideal time for wisdom teeth removal

After your son or daughter departs for college, the last thing you want to get is a call or text to learn he or she is in pain. the doctor Read More

Why Baby Teeth Matter

Sleepless nights, crankiness, drooling—how can such tiny teeth cause such a big fuss? But all those uncomfortable days and nights are forgotten when your baby’s first teeth make their appearance. Read More

Memorial Day: Parades, remembrance, and the unofficial start of summer!

“The purpose of all war is peace.” - Saint Augustine Fire truck sirens, baton twirlers, marching bands covering patriotic tunes, colorful floats, costumes, and millions of red, white, and blue American Read More

Nutrition Tips for Healthy Kids’ Smiles

The grown-ups in your life want you to have a healthy, happy smile. That’s why they help you brush and floss, and make sure you come see the doctor for Read More

Summer is Almost Here: Tips for a bright, white smile!

Summer is almost here, which means a season full of vacations, adventures and great memories is just around the corner for our patients at A Brilliant Smile. Everyone wants a Read More

How do I overcome my dental anxiety?

Do you feel anxious before every dentist appointment? If the answer is yes, you are not alone—more than 75 percent of Americans feel anxious when visiting their dentist. Today, the Read More

What’s an intraoral camera?

One of the greatest features our team at A Brilliant Smile offers is the ability to see first-hand how we can help our patients. While X-rays help us detect any Read More

Every Day is Earth Day

During the early days of the environmental awareness movement, those who demonstrated against pollution, toxic chemicals, and the general public health were known as hippies. The early 1970s were a Read More

Pediatric Dental Emergency Know-How

Parents are usually expert at taking care of their children’s injuries. You know how to disinfect a cut, soothe a bump on the head, and apply a bandage faster than Read More

April is National Facial Protection Month

The Importance of Facial Protection Americans from all walks of life should mark April as National Facial Protection Month on their calendars. The American Association of Pediatric Dentistry, Academy for Sports Read More

How do I know if I need dentures?

The choice to get dentures is a permanent decision so there are several important factors you should take into consideration. Many people have teeth that are not able to be Read More

Is There an Act Three for Our Teeth?

Act One: Those 20 adorable baby teeth which begin arriving when you’re about six months old and are probably gone by the time you’re twelve. Act Two: The 32 (if you Read More

Going Green for St. Patrick’s Day?

Happily for all of us who like to celebrate with friends and family, there’s no need to be Irish to enjoy St. Patrick’s Day. Every March 17th, many of us Read More

March is National Nutrition Month!

While you don’t have to wait to start eating right, March is the month the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics asks everyone to pay special attention to what goes into Read More

How can parents help prevent tooth decay?

Children are born with a set of primary teeth – 20 to be exact – that help them learn to chew and speak, and develop enough space in the jaw Read More

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