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Headaches, TMJ, and Dentistry

That ache in your head may stem from your jaw. If your jaw falls out of alignment, you could have temporomandibular joint disorder, or TMD. It's not clear what causes TMD. Read More

Dental Anxiety

If you suffer from dental anxiety, a visit to Dental Solutions of Winter Haven might seem like a daunting prospect. Perhaps you had a bad experience in the past, but Read More

Avoid Brushing After Every Single Meal!

Here is some surprising yet worthwhile advice you might be hearing for the first time: Brushing after a meal can be incredibly bad for your teeth if you do it Read More

Why do wisdom teeth need to be removed?

the doctor and our team at Dental Solutions of Winter Haven get this question a lot. Wisdom teeth are the last teeth to come in, once young people get their Read More

Going Green for the New Year

Does your list of New Year’s resolutions for the coming months include reducing your ecological footprint? If so, let’s ring in the year with some basic—and some innovative—dental ideas to Read More

Resolving to Eat Better in the New Year

It’s a new year, and a resolution found on many lists is learning to be more mindful about healthy food choices. You might have set some of these goals yourself. Read More

Diet and Dental Health: What to eat and what to avoid

You are probably aware that guzzling soda and drinking those sugary Starbucks Frappuccinos aren’t particularly good for your dental health. But how much thought do you give to the effects Read More

What is gingivitis, and how can I treat it?

Gingivitis is an early stage of gum disease that results when bacteria in your mouth cause inflammation in your gums. This is a common condition, and you can treat it Read More

Understanding Dental Insurance Terminology

If you have a hard time understanding your dental insurance plan, particularly the treatments and services it covers, you’re not alone. That’s why the doctor and our team have put Read More

Building Blocks for a Healthy Grown-Up Smile

Even before a baby is born, those tiny baby teeth are already forming. Expectant mothers can help ensure that their children’s baby teeth will be strong and healthy by getting Read More

Thanksgiving

At Dental Solutions of Winter Haven, we love to celebrate the holidays with vigor! the doctor would love to share some unique ways of celebrating Thanksgiving from beyond the Winter Read More

How long will a root canal last?

According to the American Association of Endodontists, root canals have a success rate of over 95% and in most cases they last a lifetime. There are a few factors that ensure Read More

Pediatric Dental Emergency Know-How

Parents are usually expert at taking care of their children’s injuries. You know how to disinfect a cut, soothe a bump on the head, and apply a bandage faster than Read More

November Marks National Diabetes Awareness Month

Diabetes is a chronic disease that increases the risk for many serious health problems, including severe gum disease. November is Diabetes Awareness Month, and it’s a great time for us Read More

The Intriguing History of Halloween

Halloween is fast approaching, and the doctor wanted to be sure to wish our patients a happy day, no matter how you might celebrate this holiday. The Halloween that is Read More

Hypersensitive Teeth

It is common to experience dentine hypersensitivity, with symptoms ranging from moderate to severe. Why does it happen and how do you know if this sensitivity is something to be Read More

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