Blog

How to Clean a Waterpik® Water Flosser
15, Nov 2017

How to Clean a Waterpik® Water Flosser

Many of my patients are now flossing with a water flosser such as Waterpik®. The benefits of this are multiple. The pulsing water not only removes micro food debris stuck between teeth and in gum tis...

Read More..
Sleep Apnea Options for Dental Health Treatments
8, Nov 2017

Sleep Apnea Options for Dental Health Treatments

You’ve been hearing about obstructive sleep apnea for years now, and likely know someone who sleeps with a continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) device. Perhaps, you know someone who sleeps wit...

Read More..
The Future of Implant Dentistry
17, Oct 2017

The Future of Implant Dentistry

Many general dentists are now doing dental implant procedures that used to be done only by specialists. This is because the materials and methods have advanced to the point that more and more patients...

Read More..
Moving Forward After “Dental Loss”
13, Oct 2017

Moving Forward After “Dental Loss”

A dentist whom I greatly admire started what he named his “80/20 Club” more than a decade ago. This celebrates with his patients who have reached the age of 80 and still have 20 or more of their n...

Read More..
A Surprising Cause of Bad Breath
10, Oct 2017

A Surprising Cause of Bad Breath

Have you noticed “bad breath” coming from your own mouth and could think of no reason why? You aren’t suffering from an illness. You aren’t on any new medications. You don’t have dry mouth. ...

Read More..
Come to Us for Peaceful Dental Experiences
28, Sep 2017

Come to Us for Peaceful Dental Experiences

Many patients feel stressed when they contemplate making an appointment with the dentist, and this feeling can increase in the days leading up to the appointment. Good stress in your life is short-ter...

Read More..
The Importance of Using Eye Safety Protection at the Dentist
26, Sep 2017

The Importance of Using Eye Safety Protection at the Dentist

EYE SAFETY IN THE DENTAL CHAIR Boynton Beach dentist Dr. Jamie J. Alexander advocates the wearing of protective sunglasses while you are in the dental chair. You will always be handed protective glass...

Read More..
Restoring Your Dental Enamel
22, Sep 2017

Restoring Your Dental Enamel

Restoring Your Dental Enamel Fluoride varnish can be applied every few months at a low cost to give your teeth a dental enamel boost. Many patients have this treatment in conjunction with their regula...

Read More..
Is Water Consumption Good for Oral Health and Hygiene ?
21, Sep 2017

Is Water Consumption Good for Oral Health and Hygiene ?

Water Consumption for Oral Health The October 2017 issue of Consumer Reports contains an article on the healing power of water. This is a great reminder to us that we need to drink water every day. Wa...

Read More..
Topical Fluoride and Dental Sealants
10, Sep 2017

Topical Fluoride and Dental Sealants

At Jamie J. Alexander, DDS, we help patients have their preferred dental future by taking preventive measures to minimize enamel erosion and future need to restore decayed teeth with fillings or crown...

Read More..
Dental Questions Answered: How Often Should You See the Dentist?
4, Aug 2017

Dental Questions Answered: How Often Should You See the Dentist?

The short answer to one of the most common dental questions is every six months and sometimes more frequently. Here’s why. Dental plaque that leads to gum disease and dental decay can develop over a...

Read More..
Dentist Search: Do you Need Dental Services Elsewhere?
4, Aug 2017

Dentist Search: Do you Need Dental Services Elsewhere?

Are you on an Out-of-State Dentist Search? If you travel and are on a dentist search for dental needs out of state, or if you are moving cross country, one of best people to ask for advice and a refer...

Read More..
Thanking our Patients for Dental Referrals
4, Aug 2017

Thanking our Patients for Dental Referrals

84% of Patients Want a Dentist Who Has Been Referred by Friends, Family, and Co-Workers Wow! A November 2015 consumer survey by Futuredontics found that while much has changed in the dental profession...

Read More..
There is Still a Place for Gold in the Dental Practice
12, Jul 2017

There is Still a Place for Gold in the Dental Practice

Boynton Beach dentist Dr. Jamie Alexander skillfully makes use of gold alloy restorations for durable, long-lasting fillings and partial crowns. Yes, there is still a place for gold in the dental prac...

Read More..
Transitional Treatment with Composite Bonding
11, Jul 2017

Transitional Treatment with Composite Bonding

Boynton Beach dentist Dr. Jamie J. Alexander offers treatment with low-cost dental composite bonding when: Dental composite bonding will result in a lasting dental restoration and/or meet the cosmetic...

Read More..
But…Are Dental X-Rays Really Safe?
11, Jul 2017

But…Are Dental X-Rays Really Safe?

We know you are concerned about the short term and accumulative effect of radiation exposure. You may be wondering about the impact dental x-ray radiation exposure may have on your long-term health, t...

Read More..
Diabetes and Gum Disease: What you can do if you’re Diabetic!
1, Jun 2017

Diabetes and Gum Disease: What you can do if you’re Diabetic!

Our Boynton Beach area dental patients who have diabetes, or are at high risk of developing diabetes, have a fighter in their corner—Dr. Jamie J. Alexander. One of the closest links between oral hea...

Read More..
How Do I Know if I Need a Dental Crown Replacement?
1, Jun 2017

How Do I Know if I Need a Dental Crown Replacement?

Need a Dental Crown Replacement? A dental crown replacement is usually performed for cosmetic reasons and oftentimes to preserve the health of the tooth after the crown becomes worn or gum tissue rece...

Read More..
Baby Growth Stages: Oral Muscle Development
1, Jun 2017

Baby Growth Stages: Oral Muscle Development

Baby Growth Stages: Oral Muscle Development Muscle activity has an impact on the development of jaw and facial muscles and the bone structure on which the muscles place tension. Breastfeeding the chi...

Read More..
Is Fluoride Treatment for Kids Cause for Concern?
18, May 2017

Is Fluoride Treatment for Kids Cause for Concern?

Is Fluoride Treatment for Kids Safe? The use of fluoride toothpaste and mouth rinse is valuable for maintaining healthy teeth throughout life. Fluoride makes teeth more resistant to dental decay and ...

Read More..
A Dental Water Flosser Disrupts Harmful Bacteria
18, May 2017

A Dental Water Flosser Disrupts Harmful Bacteria

A Dental Water Flosser Disrupts Harmful Bacteria The use of a dental water flosser (e.g., Waterpik®) has benefits for individuals who have wire and bracket braces, permanent lingual retainers, bridge...

Read More..
Dental Diagnosis: Unexplained Head, Jaw and Neck Pain
18, May 2017

Dental Diagnosis: Unexplained Head, Jaw and Neck Pain

Dental Diagnosis: Unexplained Head, Jaw and Neck Pain By Jamie J. Alexander, D.D.S., Boynton Beach Dentist If you are an adult with head, jaw, mouth, throat and/or neck pain that has not been diagnose...

Read More..
All About Zirconia Dental Restorations
4, May 2017

All About Zirconia Dental Restorations

You may have heard about zirconia dental crowns. Zirconia is a ceramic material more than ten times stronger than tooth enamel. It can be used to make an all-ceramic crown for a natural tooth or denta...

Read More..
How We Work with Your Dentist Back Home
28, Feb 2017

How We Work with Your Dentist Back Home

How We Work with Your Dental Doctor Back Home Many of our patients live here seasonally or visit Boynton Beach often and have more than one dental doctor. We hang our hat on developing genuine and res...

Read More..
What to do about Dental Problems While Out of Town?
25, Feb 2017

What to do about Dental Problems While Out of Town?

Dental Problems While Out of Town? If you are a patient of Dr. Jamie Alexander, here is the ideal thing you should do if you are out of town and have dental problems. Call here first. Explain what is...

Read More..
Buyer Beware! Finding a Dentist with your Needs in Mind
23, Feb 2017

Buyer Beware! Finding a Dentist with your Needs in Mind

Buyer Beware when Finding a Dentist! Price shopping and finding a dentist you think will save you money may cost you more money, time, and headaches. Here’s why… Many dentists in chain de...

Read More..
Do You Know what Type of Dental Implant you Have?
21, Feb 2017

Do You Know what Type of Dental Implant you Have?

Do You Know what Type of Dental Implant you Have? There are many manufacturers of dental implants and types of dental implant systems. You may have heard a brand name mentioned but not really know wha...

Read More..
Jamie J. Alexander D.D.S., P.A. 2521 South Federal Hwy. Boynton Beach, FL 33435