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Proper Care for Dental Implants

Dental implants are a great, long-term solution for people looking to replace multiple missing teeth. It is a great teeth replacement option because it has a high success rate, over 98% of implant cases are a success, and they are durable.   Implants, with the proper care, can last a lifetime. There have been cases […]


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Tobacco, E-Cigarettes and your Dental Health

There is a huge push in the media to educate the community on the dangers of smoking. The educational campaign focuses on how smoking, either tobacco cigarettes or e-cigarettes, can cause heart disease, cancer, and problems with your lungs, but it leaves one thing out – how it impacts your oral health. Any type of […]


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Sugar and Periodontal Disease

There are multiple types of periodontal disease. These include gingivitis, periodontitis, aggressive periodontitis, and chronic periodontitis. All of these types of gum disease are linked to sugar. Sugar is a major contributing factor to the gradual deterioration of your oral health.  The Types of Gum Disease — and Why Sugar Causes Problems Gingivitis, the earliest […]


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What to Know about Bone Grafts and Dental Implants

Dental implants are a permanent way to replace missing teeth that offer several benefits over dentures and bridges. Dental implants are anchored in the jaw, which reduces the likelihood of bone loss, and they do not require any special cleaning. However, if you do not have enough bone to support the implant, a bone graft […]


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Recovering from Wisdom Teeth Removal

In the capable and experienced hands of Dr. Jeffrey Brown at Vero VIP Implants & Periodontics, your wisdom teeth extraction will be a highly successful procedure. While Dr. Brown’s expertise is a major part of wisdom teeth removal success, you play a significant role as well. As you recover from wisdom teeth extraction, here’s what […]


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How Long Do Dental Implants Last?

Dental implants can be an excellent option for patients who have lost some — or even all — of their natural teeth. The answer to the “How long do dental implants last?” is actually different based upon the individual patient and situation. Here’s what you need to know about dental implants and their longevity. The […]


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Everything You Need to Know about Tissue Grafting

If your dentist just told you that you need tissue grafting, do not panic – this gum surgery is common, usually causes minimal discomfort, and can help save your teeth. In dentistry, tissue grafting simply means that a dentist takes a bit of gum tissue from one spot in your mouth and transplants it in […]


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What Causes Gum Disease?

Gum disease includes everything from mild inflammation that causes red and swollen gums to severe periodontal disease that puts you at risk of tooth loss. The ultimate cause of gum disease is poor dental hygiene. Gum disease begins when bacterial plaque, the film that forms when bacteria interacts with food particles on your teeth, isn’t […]


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Regular vs. Sugar-Free Gum: What’s the Difference?

While standing in the checkout line at the supermarket you may get the urge to grab a pack of gum. Before you grab just any pack of gum and continue with your checkout, it is important that you read the label and make the right choice by selecting a sugar-free variety instead of a regular […]


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What You Need to Know About Sinus Augmentation

If you want dental implants to replace lost teeth, but your dentist suggested you undergo sinus augmentation first, here is what you need to know. Sinus augmentation, also known as a sinus lift, is a type of surgery that adds bone to your upper jaw. Our Florida periodontist may recommend you undergo sinus augmentation if […]