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Ever Wonder About Yawning?
25, Nov 2019

Ever Wonder About Yawning?

Experts have recently published research in the academic journal Current Biology that suggests “contagious yawning” is triggered automatically by an area of the brain responsible for motor functio...

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High Rates of Oral Diseases Discovered Among Athletes
18, Nov 2019

High Rates of Oral Diseases Discovered Among Athletes

In August 2019, Science News reported on a study that points to a problem that even non-athletes will want to know about. The findings, first published in the British Dental Journal, highlight potenti...

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String Floss + Waterpik = No Bleeding Gums
11, Nov 2019

String Floss + Waterpik = No Bleeding Gums

Boynton Beach dentist Jamie J. Alexander says, “I’ve written about the value of water flossing with a Waterpik® and about how to clean your Waterpik before, but today, I am truly excited to repor...

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What’s the Rush When it Comes to Getting a Dental Treatment?
4, Nov 2019

What’s the Rush When it Comes to Getting a Dental Treatment?

Patients may wonder if they really need treatment now. They may ask themselves, “What’s the rush?” That’s one thing my Boynton Beach patients don’t have to ask. If I think treatment will be ...

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Does Teeth Bleaching Make Your Teeth Hurt?
28, Oct 2019

Does Teeth Bleaching Make Your Teeth Hurt?

Does Teeth Bleaching Make Your Teeth Hurt? Patients who have their teeth bleached in a dental office or do at-home bleaching may run into sensitivity issues. A recent study published in the Journal of...

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Experiencing and Treatment for Tight Jaw Muscles
8, Aug 2019

Experiencing and Treatment for Tight Jaw Muscles

It is very common for patients to experience tight jaw muscles. “But just because it’s a common problem, doesn’t mean living with tight muscles is healthy, and it definitely doesn’t mean you j...

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How Dentistry Improves Addiction Recovery Efforts
2, Aug 2019

How Dentistry Improves Addiction Recovery Efforts

Barely any families go untouched by physical and emotional disorders. Many families have multiple members suffering from a variety of disorders, among them substance use disorder. “This is a problem...

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Looking for a New Dentist and Dental Home
10, Jun 2019

Looking for a New Dentist and Dental Home

Dr. Jamie J. Alexander and his care team strive to make every patient feel so comfortable that they feel positive about dental visits. Patients may even look forward to visits. Feeling comfortable, me...

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Why Do I Need Dental X-Rays?
7, Jun 2019

Why Do I Need Dental X-Rays?

When you visit Dr. Jamie J. Alexander at his Boynton Beach, Florida dental practice for the first time, his goal is to get to know you and your oral health at a high level. X-rays are an important par...

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How Oral Bacteria Influences Your Dental Health Longevity
5, Jun 2019

How Oral Bacteria Influences Your Dental Health Longevity

Dr. Jamie J. Alexander, a local Boynton Beach, Florida dentist, reminds everyone, who wants to stay healthy and live a long life, to have their teeth cleaned and their oral health evaluated at least e...

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Will I get a Teeth Cleaning During my First Dental Visit?
3, Jun 2019

Will I get a Teeth Cleaning During my First Dental Visit?

When a new patient asks, “Will I get my teeth cleaned at the first visit?” the answer is maybe. Initial Teeth Cleanings at Our Dental Practice At our Boynton Beach, Florida dental practice, Dr. Ja...

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April is National Facial Protection Month
22, Apr 2019

April is National Facial Protection Month

Every April, National Facial Protection Month works to raise public awareness and remind parents, coaches and athletes, to play it safe while playing sports. The Academy for Sports Dentistry (ASD), Am...

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Dentistry for All Ages in Boynton Beach, FL
18, Apr 2019

Dentistry for All Ages in Boynton Beach, FL

Jamie J. Alexander, D.D.S., and his team have expertise in the oral health needs of our Boynton Beach and Delray Beach area neighbors throughout all phases of their life. We care for all ages of patie...

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Antibiotic Prophylaxis Prior to Dentistry
22, Feb 2019

Antibiotic Prophylaxis Prior to Dentistry

The preventive measure of taking an antibiotic prior to dental procedures is referred to as “antibiotic prophylaxis.” When it is medically indicated, Jamie J. Alexander, D.D.S., in Boynton Beach, ...

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Resolve to Floss for Better Dental Care
21, Feb 2019

Resolve to Floss for Better Dental Care

Your local Boynton Beach and Delray Beach dentist, Dr. Jamie J. Alexander, wants you to floss daily. Almost all patients not only need this reminder, they also need to resolve to floss every day. Why?...

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Why Patients Choose Dr. Alexander for Cosmetic Dentistry
20, Feb 2019

Why Patients Choose Dr. Alexander for Cosmetic Dentistry

Boynton Beach and Delray Beach dental patients, who have come to know Dr. Jamie J. Alexander through his family dental practice, have learned firsthand about the personalized attention he gives them a...

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Advances in Cosmetic Dentistry
19, Feb 2019

Advances in Cosmetic Dentistry

Cosmetic dentistry is now part of everyday treatment because fillings, crowns, bridges, and dentures can be routinely and predictably made to look like natural teeth. Great strides in dental materials...

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Do you Need a Dental Implant or Bridge?
3, Dec 2018

Do you Need a Dental Implant or Bridge?

“One missing tooth or two adjacent teeth are often by replaced with crown and bridge treatment, but more and more Boynton Beach patients are electing to have implant treatment,” says Dr. Jamie J. ...

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The Answers to Your Wisdom Teeth Questions
29, Nov 2018

The Answers to Your Wisdom Teeth Questions

The Answers to Your Wisdom Teeth Questions What are wisdom teeth? These are the third and last set of molars to erupt at the back of the mouth. Technically, they are your “third molars,” but they ...

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Techniques Utilized to Ease Dental Pain
27, Nov 2018

Techniques Utilized to Ease Dental Pain

Dentist Jamie J. Alexander of Boynton Beach, FL, has a long history of NOT prescribing opioids to dental patients except in a limited way in rare circumstances. “For years I’ve known from publishe...

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About Reshaping Teeth and More
25, Oct 2018

About Reshaping Teeth and More

This is Dr. Jamie Alexander, your Boynton Beach Dentist, and I am back at my desk today, musing about the start of another season. It’s the end of October with Halloween around the corner. I know my...

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Are Same-Day Crowns a Good Idea?
19, Sep 2018

Are Same-Day Crowns a Good Idea?

Same day crowns… that seems convenient If you are deciding which dentist to go to in Boynton Beach, FL, you may be considering one that does same day crowns. “Same day” or “one-visit crowns”...

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Growing Children and Teens Frequently Need New Sports Mouth Guards
17, Sep 2018

Growing Children and Teens Frequently Need New Sports Mouth Guards

“School has started and a new season of sports,” says Dr. Jamie Alexander, Boynton Beach’s local dentist. “As an advocate of protecting children from mouth injuries, I would like to remind the...

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Scaling and Root Planing Treatment (Deep Cleaning)
13, Aug 2018

Scaling and Root Planing Treatment (Deep Cleaning)

“Last month, I blogged about the causes of gum disease,” says Dr. Jamie J. Alexander of Boynton Beach, FL. “This month, I would like to talk honestly with patients about a treatment they dislike...

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What is Nitrous Oxide?
9, Aug 2018

What is Nitrous Oxide?

Boynton Beach dentist, Dr. Jamie Alexander, offers nitrous oxide to patients who want to feel relaxed and happy during certain dental procedures. But, what is nitrous oxide? Nitrous oxide is both safe...

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Addressing Cracks in Teeth at Boynton Beach Dentistry
30, Jul 2018

Addressing Cracks in Teeth at Boynton Beach Dentistry

Cracks in tooth enamel are often vertical and so fine that patients do not notice them. You may have a hairline fracture that is not visible to the naked eye. It may not even show up on an x-ray. Unle...

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The Importance of Comprehensive Treatment Planning
27, Jul 2018

The Importance of Comprehensive Treatment Planning

I believe that comprehensive treatment planning is essential for every patient. And, when it comes to extensive dentistry, comprehensive treatment planning becomes even more important. What is extensi...

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