Brown & Nawrocki Restorative & Cosmetic Dentistry Blog

It’s Never Too Late for a Brand-New Smile!

January 9, 2023

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Growing older has plenty of benefits: well-earned wisdom, deeply rooted relationships, and not caring what others think as much as you did when you were younger. But as the years go by, there are certain things you may want to fine-tune…like your pearly whites! There is no upper age limit for cosmetic dentistry, which means there are many treatments available to upgrade your smile. Read on to learn more about how age is not a factor when it comes to improving your teeth.


3 Tips for Recovering from Oral Surgery Over the Holidays

December 8, 2022

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Are you excited for the holiday season? With the food, festivities, and fun holiday movies, who wouldn’t be? It isn’t called the “most wonderful time of the year” for nothing! Even so, for people who are currently recovering from oral surgery or about to undergo a procedure, the holidays may look a little different. So that you can continue to heal properly throughout all the chaos this time of year brings, here are three tips for recovering from oral surgery during the holidays.


6 Frightening Facts About Oral Health

October 16, 2022

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Other than brushing and flossing, you probably don’t spend much time thinking about your mouth. However, your oral health is a complex system that’s vital for your overall wellness. While you might believe your teeth and gums are healthy, there are some alarming facts you may not know. Here are 6 frightening stats about oral health.


How Close to an Event Should You Whiten Your Teeth?

September 30, 2022

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If you have a wedding, graduation, birthday party, or another special event coming up, you may be on the lookout for the perfect outfit. Though what you wear is an important part of your appearance, so is your smile. Many people like to whiten their beams before going to a special event so they can look their best in photos. So, how close to an event should you whiten your teeth? Keep reading to learn the answer as well as what methods to use.


A Few Good Tips for Choosing the Best Cosmetic Dentist

September 15, 2022

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Even if you’re eager to beautify your smile, you shouldn’t just jump into dental treatment. Before anything else, you’ll want to find the right cosmetic dentist for you. Otherwise, you likely won’t get the gleaming results you want. Then again, how are you supposed to choose between all the available dentists in your area? Talk about decision paralysis! Well, your Ormond Beach dental practice is here to help you out. Read on to learn four tips for choosing the best possible cosmetic dentist.


What Are My Options to Fix Small Teeth?

August 4, 2022

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A squirrel’s teeth never stop growing which makes them naturally inclined to chew and keeps their choppers honed to a reasonable length. That seems like a lot to have to deal with, but some people face the opposite predicament. They have teeth considered to be too small and wish they would start growing once again. Teeth that develop small or only appear littler than average are the sign of a condition called microdontia. This can affect a single tooth or all of them. Keep reading to learn some reasons adults can have small teeth in Ormond Beach and ways your dentist can help.


4 Celebrities Who Have Dental Implants

June 9, 2022

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Celebrities aren’t that different from other people in the world. They can and do have the same problems anyone might experience— including dental issues. Whether it’s yellow teeth, cavities, or chipping, there’ll be someone famous who’s suffered it. Some have even had to replace their teeth with dental implants. Can you imagine?

To prove it, here’s a summary of four well-known celebrities with dental implants. Keep them in mind the next time you wonder if stars are like the rest of us.


Invest Your Tax Refund in Better Oral Health

April 11, 2022

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1. Harness the Power of Prevention

The American Dental Association recommends a cleaning and checkup at least twice a year, but 42% of adults don’t see their dentist as often as they’d like. Various factors delay routine appointments, but the cost is a leading concern. You might feel your money could be better spent elsewhere because you don’t have any current dental concerns. Despite your intentions to save money, you’re opening the door to a costly dental emergency.

Your toothbrush and floss aren’t enough to keep your smile healthy. You also need a cleaning and checkup to stop common dental issues from occurring in the first place, like tooth decay and gum disease. As a result, you are less likely to need an expensive procedure later. Research shows every $1 spent on prevention can save up to $50 on restorative and emergency care. 

If you have dental insurance, you can see your dentist twice a year for minimal expense. Sacrificing part of your tax refund to cover a copay is a small amount to pay to preserve your natural smile and reduce your overall dental costs. 

2. Treat Existing Dental Problems

Did you know 50% of adults have gum disease while another 26% have untreated cavities? Many people are aware the issues are there; however, they forgo dental care because of the cost. Sadly, the problem will continue to worsen until it requires urgent attention. 

You can save yourself from an unplanned trip to the dentist by treating any dental concerns. If you’ve been putting off a filling, root canal, extraction, or another procedure, now is the time to rehabilitate your smile. Your dental insurance can pay up to 80% of the cost after meeting your deductible. You won’t have to worry about a large bill while avoiding the pain and hassle of a dental emergency later. 

3. Achieve the Smile of Your Dreams

If you’ve always wanted a picture-perfect smile, your tax refund gives you the means to reach your goals with cosmetic dentistry. You’ll boost your confidence, look younger, and add a professional edge to your appearance. You can’t put a price tag on the benefits associated with an attractive, confident smile.

Don’t waste your tax refund on a frivolous one-time purchase. Invest in a happier, healthier future with a trip to your dentist. 

About Dr. Kimberly Dennis

Dr. Dennis earned her dental degree from the University of Florida College of Dentistry before pursuing higher education in Prosthodontics at the Texas A&M College of Dentistry. She is a member of various professional organizations, including the American College of Prosthodontists and the American Dental Association. If you’re ready to put your tax refund to good use, contact our office today.

4 Valentine’s Day Dental Gifts

February 16, 2022

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With Valentine’s Day around the corner, there isn’t much time left to decide what kind of gift you want to get for your loved one. You could stick with the classic flowers and chocolates, but why not think outside of the box by giving them presents that will promote a happy, healthy smile? Read on for ideas for Valentine’s Day dental gifts that are sure to make them smile!


What Are New Year’s Resolutions for a Healthy Smile?

December 4, 2021

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When you find a resolution that can potentially do both, now you’re on to something. When you commit to improving your oral health, it can improve your overall quality of life and save you a pretty penny when it comes to paying for dental treatments after you’ve developed problems. You can alter your daily regimen, and before long you’ve changed a problematic behavior without even thinking about it.

Keep reading for suggestions on New Year’s resolutions for a healthy smile from your dentist in Ormond Beach.

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