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  • Who Needs a Mouthguard?
    What is a mouthguard? A mouthguard or mouth protector is a protective appliance that covers the teeth and gums to prevent or reduce injury to the teeth, gums, jaws, and Read more
  • Whitening a Discolored Tooth from the Inside Out
    If you have discolored teeth, the cause is often staining on the enamel surfaces from foods, beverages, or smoking. But tooth discoloration may also originate deep within the root of Read more
  • When is it Time For a Root Canal?
    Could those pesky symptoms be a sign that it’s time to see your Hollywood, FL dentist? Whether you are suffering from a serious cavity or a sports-related injury has caused a Read more
  • What's Trending This Year on the Wellness Front
    As we’ve just wrapped up a seven-part series on the seven dimensions of wellness (check it out if you haven’t yet on the Parker Dentistry blog), we thought it only Read more
  • What's the Link?
    Your mouth is a window into what’s going on in your body. According to the Academy of General Dentistry, 90% of systemic diseases show signs and symptoms inside of your Read more
  • What's In Your Toothpaste?
    What do burnt eggshells, crushed bones, brick dust and ox-hoof ashes have in common? Are they things you discovered in your kid's pocket? Ingredients in a witches brew? Funky organic Read more
  • What's Causing Your Toothache? The Answer Determines Your Treatment
    Pain has a purpose: it tells us when something's wrong with our bodies. Sometimes it's obvious, like a cut or bruise. Sometimes, though, it takes a bit of sleuthing to Read more
  • What Your Skin Needs You to Eat
    Healthy skin requires love and care from the outside as well as from the inside.  We can protect our skin from the harmful rays of the sun with mineral sunscreen and Read more
  • What Our Office Can Do About Your Snoring or Sleep Apnea
    Snoring and Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) is a condition that occurs when the upper airway (back of your throat) collapses or is blocked, causing significant airflow disruption. A person with Read more
  • What is Sleep Apnea?
    It is estimated that nearly 18 million Americans or 1 in every 15 people suffer from sleep apnea. Sleep apnea is a serious and chronic health condition that is also Read more
  • What is Pediatric Conscious Sedation?
    In dentistry (as well as other branches of medicine) pediatric conscious sedation is becoming more widespread than ever — but some people aren’t yet familiar with this beneficial therapy. Conscious Read more
  • What is Inflammation?
    “Inflammation is the body’s attempt at self-protection; the aim being to remove harmful stimuli, including damaged cells, irritants, or pathogens-and begin the healing process” (Nordqvist, 2015).  Our bodies are quite Read more
  • What Is A Veneer?
    A veneer is a cosmetic dental procedure that we use in some situations to correct discolored teeth, small spaces or gaps between teeth, small chips or oddly shaped teeth, and Read more
  • What Is A Crown?
    A dental crown is a tooth-shaped “cap” or cover that we place over a tooth that is badly damaged from trauma or decay to restore its shape, strength, size and Read more
  • What Is A Baby Tooth Worth?
    For most people, raising kids is an expensive proposition. (A recent estimate by the U.S. Department of Agriculture puts the average tab at almost a quarter of a million dollars Read more
  • What Could Be Causing Your Temporomandibular Disorder (TMD)?
    When treating Temporomandibular (jaw joint) Disorder (formerly known as Temporomandibular Joint Disorder, TMJ), we feel we have two equally important challenges facing us. First, we must start your treatment by Read more

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