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Help Your Family Drink More Water [Infographic]

Get your family to drink more water with help from Smiles of Punta Gorda! Our Punta Gorda, FL family dentist and entire team know the dental benefits of drinking enough water. It helps prevent dry mouth, and it washes away bacteria that cause gum disease and tooth decay. Drinking it in place of sugary drinks can help prevent decay too. And like other things that are good for your teeth, ...

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Make Your Smile Your Summer Project [Photo]

Summer gives us a little time to take care of the house, clean the garage, and do some much-needed landscaping. Why not make your smile your summer project this year? It’s not too late. We have cosmetic dental solutions and restorative solutions that can improve your smile in less time than you might expect. For example, dental veneers from Smiles of Punta Gorda can take just two visits to ...

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Simple Ideas for Healthy Snacks for Kids

If you have kids, summertime probably means they’re watching TV at home, playing outside more, going on trips, going to camp, and enjoying sports. That sure is true for many of our Smiles of Punta Gorda team members who are parents! No matter what summer looks like for your family, it’s a good time to catch up on other things besides all these activities. That includes taking a good look ...

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Are Clear Teeth Aligners Right for Me? [quiz]

If you’ve always wanted a straight smile but haven’t committed to orthodontic treatment because you don’t like the idea of metal braces, clear teeth aligners may be a good choice for you. Invisalign aligners are made of comfortable clear plastic that is practically invisible. Chances are, no one will even realize you’re straightening your teeth! Even better, you can take the aligners ...

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Dad Wants Invisalign for Father’s Day!

While you were growing up, you knew that you could count on your dad. He wasn’t perfect, but his heart was always in the right place. You knew that he was willing to do anything, willing to make personal sacrifice, to help you live your best life. One of those sacrifices may have been his own smile. We don’t mean to say that he never smiled. We would bet that he did. But maybe, ...

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Look Closely At Cosmetic Dentistry In Punta Gorda, FL! [PHOTO]

Getting a great-looking smile is easier than you might think. Especially when you put your cosmetic dental treatment in the hands of our talented team at Smiles of Punta Gorda! Look closely at the before and after images in today’s photo blog if you want to see an example of what we do every single day! Clearly, our brand of cosmetic dentistry proves that a few changes can make a huge ...

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The Dangers of Gum Recession [video]

Have you noticed pockets between your teeth and gums? Do your teeth appear longer than  before, do they feel loose in your mouth, or have you been experiencing pain and sensitivity? Gum recession is when your gums begin to pull away from your teeth due to periodontal disease, injury, or another reason. Watch this video from the ADA to learn more about this condition and its dangers. For ...

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Is Your Diet Tooth & Gum Friendly? [quiz]

Perhaps you’re doing a great job brushing and flossing, but if you down a sugary soft drink afterward, your oral hygiene efforts are for naught. The diet and dental health connection is real. The right foods deliver essential nutrients and help keep the mouth clean. The wrong foods promote bacterial growth and the proliferation of harmful acids. To learn more about diet and dental health in ...

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7 Reasons to Choose Dental Implants

Dental implants are the breakthrough that has revolutionized the question of how best to replace missing teeth.   Implants have a host of advantages over dentures and dental bridges. Here are seven reasons why people in the Punta Gorda, FL are should consider dental implants from Smiles of Punta Gorda to replace one or more missing teeth.   Dental Implants Won’t Move, ...

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Why Dental X-Rays Matter [video]

You’re probably familiar with the dental X-ray process. But do you know their purpose during your cleaning and exam? These images enable us to visualize problems that aren’t visible to the naked eye, including abscesses, impacted teeth, cysts, decay between teeth, and more. Watch this video from the American Dental Association to learn more about X-rays. Then schedule your next cleaning ...

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Help Your Family Drink More Water [Infographic]

Get your family to drink more water with help from Smiles of Punta Gorda! Our Punta Gorda, FL family dentist and entire team know the dental benefits of drinking enough water. It helps prevent dry mouth, and it washes away bacteria that cause gum disease and tooth ...

Read More
Make Your Smile Your Summer Project [Photo]

Summer gives us a little time to take care of the house, clean the garage, and do some much-needed landscaping. Why not make your smile your summer project this year? It’s not too late. We have cosmetic dental solutions and restorative solutions that can improve your ...

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