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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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 ...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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Are You Looking for a Florida Dentist?
15, Feb 2017

Are You Looking for a Florida Dentist?

Looking for a Florida Dentist? Say that you have a dentist elsewhere and need a dentist when you are in the Boynton Beach area. Many of our patients live here seasonally or visit often and have more t...

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Alcohol and Gum Disease
23, Dec 2016

Alcohol and Gum Disease

How Alcohol Can Cause Gum Disease If someone you know has a problem with alcohol, there are four keys reasons why they may need special dental care and treatment for any long standing periodontal dise...

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FDA: Homeopathic Teething Tablets Warning
7, Dec 2016

FDA: Homeopathic Teething Tablets Warning

The FDA warns against the use of homeopathic teething tablets and gels. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is warning consumers that homeopathic tablets and gels used for teething may pose a risk ...

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Nicotine Addiction Myths and Facts
30, Nov 2016

Nicotine Addiction Myths and Facts

Learn the Myths and Facts about Nicotine Addiction Many of the dental patients at my practice in Boynton Beach, FL unfortunately have a nicotine addiction. Their smoking or chewing tobacco habits get ...

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Why You Need Routine Dental Cleanings
11, Oct 2016

Why You Need Routine Dental Cleanings

Routine dental cleanings, and why they are so important “There is real danger in allowing dental plaque and calculus to build up on your teeth. Plaque is a sticky film of bacteria, saliva and food d...

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Start Your Smile Makeover Today
28, Sep 2016

Start Your Smile Makeover Today

What goes into a smile makeover? The simple answer to this question is: “It depends,” say Dr. Jamie Alexander of Boynton Beach, FL. “If you have generally healthy teeth and gums and good tooth a...

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Dental Cleanings: What They Do for You
22, Sep 2016

Dental Cleanings: What They Do for You

When you come to Jamie A. Alexander, DDS, in Boynton Beach, FL, for routine dental cleanings you will benefit in many ways. A routine dental cleaning, also known as a “prophylactic cleaning,” is a...

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What’s The Best Mouthwash?
19, Sep 2016

What’s The Best Mouthwash?

Which type of mouthwash best fight tooth decay? “Therapeutic fluoride mouth rinses help fight dental decay by reducing the film of bacteria that forms on teeth,” says Dr. Jamie J. Alexander of Boy...

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About Efficiency and Better Dental Cost
14, Sep 2016

About Efficiency and Better Dental Cost

How Expertise Results in Greater Dental Cost Efficiency  If you want to have a beautiful, healthy smile for the rest of your life, you can count on Jamie J. Alexander, D.D.S., in Boynton Beach, to he...

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Pregnancy and Teeth Cleaning
8, Sep 2016

Pregnancy and Teeth Cleaning

Teeth cleaning is a pregnancy priority! Jamie J. Alexander, DDS, in Boynton Beach, is a family dentist, who takes special care of pregnant patients. You may not know this but many pregnant women exper...

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What is a Deep Dental Cleaning?
30, Aug 2016

What is a Deep Dental Cleaning?

What is a Deep Dental Cleaning and how does it help your Tooth Roots? Dr. Jamie J. Alexander of Boynton Beach, South Florida offers a deep dental cleaning for patients who need a more extensive dental...

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Choosing Your Dental Floss
25, Aug 2016

Choosing Your Dental Floss

What type of dental floss is right for you? The first thing is to select a dental floss with the American Dental Association (ADA) seal of approval. Nylon dental floss has many strands of nylon that c...

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Back-to-School Dental Check-Ups
23, Aug 2016

Back-to-School Dental Check-Ups

It’s that time of the year – time for your back-t0-school dental visit! In Palm Beach County, the first day of public school this year was on August 15. It may be time for your child’s b...

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