Category: Cosmetic Dentistry

CAUTION! Internet tooth trends to avoid!

CAUTION! Internet tooth trends to avoid! Social media outlets make it easy for people all over the world to connect and share their knowledge on many topics and specific niches. These topics vary from food and travel to fashion and lifestyle. “Influencers” with a high number of followers typically get paid to share products on…
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February is Children’s Dental Health Month

February is Children’s Dental Health Month February is Children’s Dental Health month! The purpose of this is to encourage the parents or guardians of those under 12 years old to book a dental appointment for their young ones. A trip to the dentist every six months creates a great habit that your child will carry…
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Elementor #2482

Fluoride: Fact vs Myth Everything you need to know about fluoride and your oral health Fluoride, or Sodium Fluoride, is a natural mineral and the key ingredient found in toothpastes and other dental products such as mouthwash, that works to protect your teeth. Why does this happen? Bacteria in the mouth mixes with sugars from…
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Digital Impressions

Digital Impressions- No More Goop! What is a dental impression anyway? Dental impressions provide an imprint of a patient’s upper and lower arches and include dental anatomy of the teeth and soft tissue. Impressions have played an important role in dentistry for many years. Most often, they are used in restorative procedures and are sent to dental…
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How your dentist can help you get a better nights sleep

How your dentist can help you get a better night’s sleep When filling out our new patient paperwork or completing your annual update, our patients are prompted to answer a couple questions about sleep.  These questions are as follows: Have you been told you snore? Are you being treated for sleep apnea? Have you been…
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Meet your dentist, Dr. Rachel Monteiro

Meet Your Jacksonville Dentist Dr. Rachel Monteiro What made you decide to become a dentist? Growing up I wanted to be an architect, but after my first semester of architecture school I quickly realized this was not my passion. I moved back to Florida to continue my education at University of North Florida, and around…
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The Treatment Plan-Your Path to a Healthy Smile

The Treatment Plan-Your Guide to a Healthy Smile As we enter the new year, we each create resolutions to better ourselves. While some resolutions may target finances or travel adventures, others target personal growth and health. On the subject of health, one resolution that should not be overlooked is your oral health. It’s easy to…
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Clear Correct Aligners for a Beautiful and Healthy Smile

Straighter Teeth with Clear Aligners Orthodontics Obtaining a straighter smile and a boost of confidence as an adult does not have to involve traditional metal braces.. At River Oaks Dental Jacksonville, we understand the desire to transform your smile both subtly and effectively. Clear aligner braces like Clear Correct and Invisalign can help you achieve…
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YOUR SMILE CAN SHINE WITH TEETH WHITENING October 15, 2019 You’ve been aware of it for a little while. You may not have wanted to discuss it. You might even feel a little embarrassed about it, but you should know that in time, it happens to most people. Your smile naturally gets darker or yellower…
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GET READY FOR YOUR CLOSE-UP WITH DENTAL VENEERS September 1,2020 If you’ve been to the movies, you’ve seen them. You have probably seen them on television, too, and in celebrity magazines. They are “Hollywood” smiles … and like many things we see on screens big and small, they are creations. Yes, some people who have…
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Coffee, desserts, pizza and pasta, soft drinks, tea, tobacco, wine … All of those things and many, many more foods and beverages add to the stains on your smile. In reality, it’s almost inevitable that your teeth will become yellower or darker as you get older. This could explain why professional teeth whitening is one…
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