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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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)Continue Reading »
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)Continue Reading »
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)Continue Reading »
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)Continue Reading »
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)Continue Reading »
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)Continue Reading »
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)Continue Reading »
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)Continue Reading »
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)Continue Reading »
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)Continue Reading »