Increased Fluoride Exposure Can Prevent Cavities and Reverse Tooth Sensitivity

As you go about your day, the bacteria living in your mouth and the acidic foods and beverages you consume can deplete a microscopic amount of mineral density from your tooth enamel. On a long enough timeline, this process of demineralization can create microscopic pores and textures that can foster tooth decay and create tooth… Read more »

Be Wary, Sometimes Treats Can be Tricks!

This Halloween season, in an effort to keep our gums and teeth healthy, we will need to navigate through a delectable haunted house of horrors, filled with all sorts of traps to ensnare us, and bewitch our mind. After all, how could something so sweet be so dangerous? Here are some tricks to watch out… Read more »

Enchant Your Smile with Dental Veneers

This holiday season, why not enchant your friends and family with a flawless smile you always wanted? Thanks to dental veneers, having a flawless smile is now achievable. Here at , we understand you may have questions when it comes to popular cosmetic dental procedures. That is why our staff is here to give you… Read more »

A Dental Filling Can Repair Tooth Decay

If a patient has tooth decay, Dr. may recommend a dental filling in , . A dental filling is used to fill the area of a tooth where decay was removed. Dental fillings can also be used to fix broken or chipped teeth, or teeth that are worn down. How is a dental filling placed?… Read more »

The Treatment Method for a Cavity Will Vary by Size and Severity

Most cavities are detected during your regular dental checkup at . If you notice a change in your tooth’s texture or if you experience pain or new sensitivity issues in a tooth between checkups, you should not hesitate to have it examined. The longer you wait to have it repaired, the more likely you are… Read more »

Keeping Bridges Healthy

When our dentist, Dr. installs a bridge, it is designed to completely restore the function and appearance of your missing tooth. While your new bridge is made from materials that are not susceptible to bacteria, it will still need to be brushed and flossed twice a day to prevent gum disease and extend the life… Read more »

A Badly Decayed Tooth Might Need to Be Completely Replaced by a Bridge

If one of your teeth has suffered from extreme or otherwise ignored tooth decay, it can badly damage the pulp or root of the tooth. When this happens the decay and infection might be so extensive that our Gulf Coast Smiles dentist simple can’t save the tooth. It must be extracted to prevent future complications,… Read more »

There are Several Options to Effectively Whiten Your Smile

As you age it’s not uncommon for your teeth to lose their luster, or suffer from significant staining problems. Dr. can help you find the best option for whitening your smile. The depth and degree of staining will go a long way towards influencing the options recommends. Brushing your teeth twice a day with a… Read more »

Things To Know to Take Adequate Care of Your Temporary Crown

Our dentist placed your temporary crown to protect the tooth long enough for the dental lab to complete your permanent crown. It’s important to remember that the temporary crown does not actually restore the full function of the tooth. If the temporary crown comes loose, falls off or is damaged, it could cause significant damage… Read more »

Sport a Sizzling Summer Smile with Our Dental Cleaning

Our team at Gulf Coast Smiles in Cape Coral, Florida, is excited to get your smile ready for summer with a professional dental cleaning and exam. Dr. Mauricio Martinez has found that regular dental cleanings and exams are a fitting complement to daily at-home oral care when it comes to maintaining your healthy smile. The Academy of… Read more »