The Benefits of Sugar-Free Gum for Dental Health

Chewing gum after meals not only gives you fresh breath, it also has many oral health benefits. According to the American Dental Association (ADA), chewing sugar-free gum carrying can prevent your teeth from experiencing various dental problems. That may sound odd, but it’s true! Here’s how chewing sugar-free gum can help! Increases Production of Saliva […]

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Should I replace my toothbrush after being sick?

Should you replace your toothbrush after you recover from sickness? Is it really necessary? Some people say that you should, others say that it doesn’t make a difference. Well, it turns out there are several ways to think about it. First, you probably won’t get sick again from your toothbrush… If you just had the […]

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Is it good to use mouthwash regularly or not?

Patients frequently ask their dentists about the benefits of using a mouthwash regularly. However, there is no single, concrete answer to this question. Many dentists believe that a mouthwash is a good addition to your oral hygiene routine, and prevents teeth cavities and dental infections. On the other hand, other dentists are of the view […]

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Some of my front teeth are jagged. What options do I have?

If you’ve noticed that some of your front teeth are not perfectly smooth, you’re not alone! It’s practically unavoidable that the working edge of your teeth (especially your front teeth) will dull over time, and often times tiny imperfections will start to become visible. And while grinding your teeth can speed up this process, even […]

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Dr. Chris Campus is 2017’s Best Dentist

Dr. Chris Campus is InWeekly’s pick for “Best Dentist” for 2017! As you may know, every year InWeekly publishes their┬áBest of the Coast issue, where readers can vote for their favorite restaurant, hair stylist, mechanic, and more! This year, Dr. Campus received the most votes for “Best Dentist” in the Pensacola area. Dr. Campus was […]

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Preventing Gum Recession

Gum recession (also called gingival recession) refers to a condition where the gums recede from their normal position towards the tooth root, thereby partially exposing the root surface. Receded gums with partially bared roots are not only aesthetically unpleasing, the exposed part of the root is also subject to erosion, which can lead to many […]

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Are there risks if I don’t take replace a missing tooth?

Most people will eventually lose one or more of their adult teeth. Whether due to illness, trauma, or age, the odds are against you keeping all your pearly whites your whole life! Most people who lose a tooth get a replacement tooth (such as a crown or bridge) as soon as possible, especially if the […]

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One of my teeth is loose. Is that a problem?

For children, a loose tooth is a common occurrence, and no cause for alarm. For adults, however, a loose tooth can be very troubling. But how big of a problem is it? Will it fix itself, or do I need to come in for an appointment? Is my tooth going to fall out? The short […]

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What are the risks of not having your wisdom teeth removed?

The last permanent teeth to erupt are third molars, or “wisdom teeth.” They normally erupt between the ages of 17 and 25, although they may never erupt in some people. Many people do not even notice when one or all their wisdom teeth appear. But in some people, wisdom teeth do cause serious problems. The […]

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Struggle with anxiety, but need to go to the dentist?

If we’re honest, none of us enjoy or look forward to dental appointments, no matter how much we like our dentist! Some common fears associated with going to the dentist include fear of embarrassment at the poor health of your teeth, fear of pain, fear of needles, etc. These are all very normal. However, for […]

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