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Most people don’t realize how interesting and applicable their oral health is to their quality of life. The mouth is known as the gateway to the body and research is consistently coming out with more information on how the mouth and body are connected. We want to make sure our patients are the most up to date and informed in all of Parrish. Stop by twice a month for new articles and tips for keeping your oral health in tip top shape. If you ever have a question or a topic you would like Dr. Schnur and his team to address, send us an email.

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Alternative Text Posted February 13, 2020 / Blog, Dental Health
Dr. Richard Schnur

An Alkaline Diet for Oral Health

Acids and bases might sound like something from far back in your memory, like middle-school science class, but the concept is still very applicable to every aspect of life today. The foods and beverages you consume daily have a very big effect on your oral health and overall health, for better or worse. You can… (Read More)

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Alternative Text Posted January 27, 2020 / Blog, Dental Technology
Dr. Richard Schnur

If You Can’t Stand Dental Floss, You Might Need This

We know a lot of our friends and neighbors aren’t fans of being asked how often they brush and floss, but at Florida Smile Design, we hope you know it’s because we care and want to help you keep your smile healthy and beautiful for life! Getting to know your habits also helps us personalize… (Read More)

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Alternative Text Posted January 13, 2020 / Blog, Dental Services
Dr. Richard Schnur

Is Sedation Dentistry Safe?

We understand that seeing the dentist can be scary. About 50% of people report having some fear about getting dental work done, and sadly, 15% of people avoid dentistry completely because of fear or anxiety. Your oral health is important, and we don’t want anything to keep you from getting the treatment you need and… (Read More)

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Alternative Text Posted December 27, 2019 / Blog, Dental Health
Dr. Richard Schnur

Have You Been Avoiding the Dentist?

We’ve all got our reasons. Money. Time. The fear of pain. Juggling insurance. Facing one more reminder that we really should be flossing more. Any of these might cause us to avoid and put off regular visits to the dentist. Has it been so long since your last dental appointment that you’re not even sure… (Read More)

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Alternative Text Posted December 13, 2019 / Blog, Dental News
Dr. Richard Schnur

Fun Dental Facts – Did You Know?

Dentistry is serious medicine, and daily oral hygiene is a top priority. But teeth can be pretty fun, too—not to mention fascinating. For starters, have you ever seen the full sets of baby teeth and adult teeth present in a child’s head x-ray? Go ahead, look it up. There are tons of interesting dental facts… (Read More)

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Alternative Text Posted November 27, 2019 / Blog, Dental Health
Dr. Richard Schnur

What’s Lurking in Your Saliva?

Saliva. Just the word can conjure an array of images in your imagination. From salivating at a delicious meal to studying Pavlov’s dogs to watching a baseball player spit, life is full of saliva! And that’s a good thing because saliva is very important for oral and overall health. Problems with saliva can lead to… (Read More)

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Alternative Text Posted November 13, 2019 / Blog, Dental Services
Dr. Richard Schnur

Bonding: A Perfect Smile is Always in Style

Whether you’ve never been thrilled with your smile, or it lacks the luster it once had, dental bonding is a multipurpose cosmetic and restorative dental procedure that can be performed on patients of all ages. Bonding has the capability to fill gaps, correct damage, and refurbish the overall structure and look of your teeth. Florida… (Read More)

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Alternative Text Posted October 27, 2019 / Blog, Dental Services
Dr. Richard Schnur

Types for All Stripes: Teeth Whitening

Whiter, brighter teeth are on the top of everyone’s smile wish list – and for good reason! White teeth look young and healthy. The good news is that teeth whitening is one of the cheapest and easiest ways to improve your smile, and the results are almost immediate. If you’re already taking good care of… (Read More)

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Alternative Text Posted October 13, 2019 / Blog, Dental Health, Dental Technology, Patient Care
Dr. Richard Schnur

Dental Inlays & Onlays

Cracked, broken, and decayed teeth require restoration or they will break down further until they become infected and/or require extraction. At Florida Smile Design, our goal is to preserve your natural teeth for as long as possible. Depending on the extent and location of the damage, we will likely recommend an inlay, onlay, or crown…. (Read More)

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Alternative Text Posted September 27, 2019 / Blog, Dental Health, Dental Technology
Dr. Richard Schnur

Stop Tooth Pain & Sensitivity Now!

Why Are My Teeth Sensitive? There are many specialized toothbrushes and types of mouthwash and toothpaste available to those who suffer from sensitive teeth. It is a very common problem that lots of products claim they can solve, but have you ever wondered why it exists? Today, Florida Smile Design would like to explain what… (Read More)

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