Category Archives : Dentist


9 Bits of Dental Advice from Us To You

Dental appointments should happen regularly. However, in between those appointments, you’re responsible for continuing and maintaining your care schedule. We see a lot of issues within our practice where clients show up after a few months with serious problems. Sometimes, these problems could be avoided by following our advice when it comes to taking care […]

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Brace Yourself for a Diet Change – Foods to Avoid with Braces

Braces are a part of life for many people. Very Well Health mentions that just about 3 million American and Canadian teens have braces. Braces are complicated mechanical devices, but they are a necessity for many of us to ensure our teeth grow correctly. Some people may think that braces are just for show. However, […]


DENTAL IMPLANTS IN ROYAL PALM BEACH

According to the user manual, a healthy adult has a full set of 32 teeth. 16 uppers and 16 lowers. Life being the way it is, though, there’s very often some attrition as the years go by. In fact,  about 70%  of American adults in the 35-44 age group have lost at least one tooth.  […]

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WISDOM TEETH IMPACTED TOOTH

WISE WORDS ON WISDOM TEETH

A long time ago, people grew up faster than they do nowadays. That is, if they were lucky enough to grow up at all.  By the age of 20, a person was taken as a full-fledged adult. There wasn’t much choice. Life was a lot tougher then. Lifespans were shorter. Parents expected their offspring to […]


I SHOULD BECOME A DENTIST!

When would you guess it is that patients say “I should become a dentist!”? That’s right, when paying the bill. This is something the front-office staff hears every day.  They’ve got a library of comebacks, too. “Oh, you like to torture people, too?”, and, “So they’ll make fun of you in sitcoms and movies?”.  After […]

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TONGUE IN CHEEK

You’ve heard the expression. When everyone’s lost in the details, and nobody’s paying attention to the main thing, what do we say?  “Everyone’s ignoring the 800-lb. gorilla in the room.” That’s kind of like how it is with tongue care. Not that our teeth are mere details, far from it. The doctors who care for […]


DEEP CLEANING

The routine cleanings patients get at the Anderson Dental office are called deep cleanings when the dentist or hygienist goes, well, deep. Deep below the gumline, that is. Right down to the roots of the teeth. In fact, a full-bore deep cleaning includes what’s called root planing. As with regular cleanings at the dentist’s office, […]

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JOINT SESSION: TMD

The subject is jaws. No, this won’t be about giant man-eating sharks. We’ll discuss, instead, the temporomandibular joint. That giant term for is nearly as scary as the movie shark, so let’s call it the TMJ, as the pros do. It’s where the jawbone (mandible) joins the temporal bone of the skull.  TMJ disorder, or […]


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ELECTRIC TOOTHBRUSHES

About one-third of  Americans use electric toothbrushes of some type. Some believe a powered toothbrush cleans better than a manual brush with flossing. Others find them more convenient, or more pleasing in some other way. Electric toothbrushes are a well-established oral hygiene option. Hence, it’s well worth a review of the technology, their safety, and […]