There are a lot of things we love about being oral health advocates—how could we not when we’re surrounded by smiles? The field of dentistry is one that provides endless opportunities for learning, and we’re happy to share what we know. For example, did you know that your mouth may be home to upwards of 700 different types of bacteria? Those bacteria can travel throughout your body, and your hygiene and dietary habits can be determining factors in whether that’s good news. To learn more about this oral-systemic link and many other topics related to your oral health, follow our blog! We post articles twice a month and would love to have you join the conversation.
There are so many things to be concerned about when you find out you’re expecting. Eating right, taking enough vitamins, getting enough rest, telling your husband there is absolutely no way you are naming your firstborn son Bud Light… but what about your teeth? There’s an old saying—“you lose a tooth for every baby”—but those… (Read More)
Did you know that unhealthy gums might put your brain at risk? Alzheimer’s is a form of dementia, which harms your memory, ability to think, and can cause changes in your personality. It’s very common and usually affects people aged 60 and over. And, Alzheimer’s might be significantly more likely to happen if your mouth… (Read More)
You’ve been hearing it for years – “make sure to visit Florida Smile Design twice a year for your regular cleanings.” Just in case you’ve ever wondered why regular dental cleanings are so important, Parrish dentist Dr. Richard Schnur would like to take this opportunity to let you in on some information you don’t often… (Read More)
We love to talk about the fun and interesting sides of oral health, but today, there is something much more serious on our minds. We care about the health of everyone in Parrish, and as dental care professionals, we feel it our duty to educate you on how to be as safe and healthy as… (Read More)
The dreaded words of warning for anyone who has a tooth extraction: dry socket. A dry socket is a painful complication after a routine treatment like an extraction, but it can be avoided if you’re careful, and it definitely won’t kill you. Read more below from Parrish dentist Dr. Rick Schnur on what a dry… (Read More)
Don’t be Afraid of the Dentist! Florida Smile Design knows that some folks avoid the dentist’s chair like the plague. According to studies at the Dental Fears Research Clinic at the University of Washington, as many as 8% of Americans are too afraid to go to dentists and 20% are too anxious to visit a… (Read More)
Many Parrish residents will lose a tooth at some point in their lives, but that doesn’t mean your smile needs to suffer. There are numerous ways to fix a lost tooth, but today, Dr. Rick Schnur would like to educate you about the best option for a healthy smile that will last a lifetime: dental… (Read More)
Sometimes in life, you just need a do-over. That’s precisely what dental crowns are—a new start for your tooth. Teeth are important players in your life! They’re not only the first responders for your digestive tract, but they can make a great first impression – so you deserve a beautiful, fully-functioning set. If your teeth… (Read More)
Do you have a spouse or loved one that complains about your snoring? Do you wake up in the middle of the night gasping for air? Do you find that you are always exhausted during the day and just can’t seem to ever catch up on sleep? If these symptoms sound familiar, you may be… (Read More)
There’s a lot of hair and makeup that goes into making your favorite stars sparkle on the screen. And while we can’t all hire a professional artist to make us look perfect every day, there is a lasting solution to giving you that perfect Hollywood smile – veneers! Parrish dentist Dr. Richard Schnur is an… (Read More)
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