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What are Canker Sores Caused By and What Should One do About Them?
22, Jun 2021

What are Canker Sores Caused By and What Should One do About Them?

“From time to time, my Boynton Beach dental patients ask me about small sores in their mouths,” says Jamie J. Alexander, DDS. “Most commonly they are small, shallow ulcers (lesions) in the mucou...

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Neck and Head Pain – Conditions of the Head, Neck, and Jaw
18, Jun 2021

Neck and Head Pain – Conditions of the Head, Neck, and Jaw

Many conditions can cause discomfort in the jaw, head, and neck. In our Boynton Beach, Florida dental practice, Dr. Jamie J. Alexander has the expertise to accurately diagnose and treat Temporomandibu...

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Planned Dentistry | Establishing Your Dental Treatment Plan
14, Jun 2021

Planned Dentistry | Establishing Your Dental Treatment Plan

As we age, our teeth can undergo a lot of wear and tear. Tiny fractures creep into tooth enamel that can expand, weakening the tooth structure. When this occurs portions of a tooth can easily and with...

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Health Centered Dentistry in a Happy Place
10, Jun 2021

Health Centered Dentistry in a Happy Place

I just read an article in one of the dental trade journals – Dentistry Today. The author is Dr. Maggie Augustyn who practices general dentistry in Elmhurst, IL and the title of the article is ‘...

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Are the COVID-19 Vaccines Safe?
26, Apr 2021

Are the COVID-19 Vaccines Safe?

Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, Dr. Jamie J. Alexander of Boynton Beach, Florida has been working to put your health and safety first by taking extra steps to prevent the spread of COVID-19 in our d...

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Oral Cancer Awareness Month is April
23, Apr 2021

Oral Cancer Awareness Month is April

Dr. Jamie Alexander in Boynton Beach, Florida hopes you’ll be aware of the first symptoms of oral cancer so you can call us between dental visits for an immediate examination. If you observe any of ...

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Custom Sports Mouth Guards
22, Apr 2021

Custom Sports Mouth Guards

For a custom mouth guard for athletics in the Boynton Beach area of Florida, you can call Boynton Beach dentist, Jamie J. Alexander, DDS. What’s a Custom Mouth Guard? Custom mouth guards are fab...

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88% of Patients Are Now Returning to the Dentist
21, Apr 2021

88% of Patients Are Now Returning to the Dentist

Are you wondering, “should I go to the dentist”? In February 2021, the ADA News reported on a survey conducted by the American Dental Association Health Policy Institute during the week of...

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Bleeding Gums May Signal You Need Vitamin C
19, Apr 2021

Bleeding Gums May Signal You Need Vitamin C

Recent news about research done by the University of Washington reminds us that bleeding gums may be the result of low vitamin C, and not always a sign that you just need greater attention to oral hyg...

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New Year’s Greetings
22, Feb 2021

New Year’s Greetings

January and February are a busy time of year for dental offices, but we did not want the month to pass without wishing you a Happy New Year. At Jamie J. Alexander, D.D.S., we are grateful for being ab...

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Is Root Canal Treatment Painful?
19, Feb 2021

Is Root Canal Treatment Painful?

Tooth pain is indicative of a problem that is likely to advance. So, the faster you seek treatment, the less uncomfortable you will become prior to treatment. When a tooth becomes painful, the nerves ...

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All-Ceramic Crowns
18, Feb 2021

All-Ceramic Crowns

If you had teeth crowned with conventional porcelain on metal (PFM) restorations, you may notice some gray showing through and a dark line at the base of the crowns where metal is showing. “All-cera...

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Why We Measure Gum Tissue
17, Feb 2021

Why We Measure Gum Tissue

Gum tissue measurements are an essential diagnostic procedure for determining if you have inflammation in the gum tissue surrounding teeth, for determining the extent of the disease, and whether the s...

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Finding Life Balance During Coronavirus
16, Feb 2021

Finding Life Balance During Coronavirus

Our adult patients are reporting sustained stress over months of working from home while monitoring and helping their children do online school while worrying about exposure to COVID-19, and chronic l...

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A Letter to my Patients About Dental Check-Ups
10, Nov 2020

A Letter to my Patients About Dental Check-Ups

Dear Patients, Lately, I’ve been losing sleep over our patients who have delayed their six-month check-up. I worry because, when patients do come in late, after months away from the dentist, they ar...

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More Cracked Teeth During Pandemic
4, Nov 2020

More Cracked Teeth During Pandemic

By Jamie J. Alexander, DDS, Your Boynton Beach Dentist In September, USA TODAY ran a story on the status of oral health during the pandemic. By interviewing dentists, including one of my Pankey Instit...

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Are You Losing Sleep During the COVID Pandemic?
12, Oct 2020

Are You Losing Sleep During the COVID Pandemic?

One of the things we are hearing in our Boynton Beach, FL dental practice is that our patients are coping with increased stress and fatigue. Sleep quality is a factor. If you are sleeping less soundly...

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Tips to Help Stop Tooth Decay
1, Oct 2020

Tips to Help Stop Tooth Decay

“During coronavirus, some of our families had to delay visits to the dentist, and now we are seeing more dental decay,” says Dr. Jamie J. Alexander of Boynton Beach, Florida. “Regular checkups a...

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Dry Mouth? Bad Breath? Stress?
13, Jun 2020

Dry Mouth? Bad Breath? Stress?

Are you experiencing periods of dry mouth? Have you or others noticed a change in your breath odor? These might be outward signs that the current COVID19 outbreak is raising your stress levels. Anxiet...

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A Few Changes We’ve Made to Our Dental Practice to Better Keep You Safe
8, Jun 2020

A Few Changes We’ve Made to Our Dental Practice to Better Keep You Safe

We are all about health at Dr. Jamie J. Alexander’s dental practice in Boynton Beach, Florida. We know that COVID-19 has made everyone scrutinize the ways they may be exposed to the microscopic viru...

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Emotions & Immunity
3, Jun 2020

Emotions & Immunity

Mood elevation boosts the immune system. Many studies have shown that experiencing negative moods several times per day for extended periods of time raises the levels of inflammation biomarkers in blo...

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Emergency Dental Treatment During COVID19
21, May 2020

Emergency Dental Treatment During COVID19

During this stage of the COVID19 pandemic, patients should only visit the dentist if they have a dental emergency. But patients want to know the answer to this big question: What constitutes a dental ...

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Oral Hygiene While Feeling Sick
18, May 2020

Oral Hygiene While Feeling Sick

“It’s more important than ever right now to boost your body’s immunity to viruses,” says Boynton Beach dentist Dr. Jamie Alexander. “We’ve been posting immune system boosting tips, like st...

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Immune Boosting Foods to Incorporate Into Your Diet
13, May 2020

Immune Boosting Foods to Incorporate Into Your Diet

A healthy balanced diet will help you stay well. Certain foods are particularly good for boosting the immune system. These include blueberries, dark chocolate, turmeric, salmon, tuna and other oily fi...

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Healthy Mouth = Greater Immunity
11, May 2020

Healthy Mouth = Greater Immunity

Maintaining a healthy mouth is essential for maintaining the health of the rest of your body. And, for establishing immunity to illness. Why? “The food we take in, the water we drink, the air we bre...

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My Approach to Dental Implants – By Jamie A. Alexander, DDS
27, Jan 2020

My Approach to Dental Implants – By Jamie A. Alexander, DDS

Those of you who are my patients know that I do a very thorough examination and develop an individualized plan to improve your oral health or maintain in its tip-top condition. When you come in after ...

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Is Root Canal Treatment Painful?
24, Jan 2020

Is Root Canal Treatment Painful?

Tooth pain is indicative of a problem that is likely to advance. So, the faster you seek treatment, the less uncomfortable you will become prior to treatment. When a tooth becomes painful, the nerves ...

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