Know the Signs & Symptoms of Oral Cancer
18, Apr 2022

Know the Signs & Symptoms of Oral Cancer

“As the nation observes the 15th Annual Oral Cancer Awareness Month in April, dentists across the country are reminding patients that regular oral cancer examinations are the best method to detect o...

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What Is Tooth Enamel and Why Is Protecting It So Important?
9, Mar 2022

What Is Tooth Enamel and Why Is Protecting It So Important?

Enamel is the hard outer covering of a tooth. Enamel protects the inside of your teeth from infection and injury. It insulates tooth roots from painful temperatures. It provides strength so your teeth...

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5 Dentist-Approved Toothache Pain Remedy Options
25, Feb 2022

5 Dentist-Approved Toothache Pain Remedy Options

“There are many causes of dental pain,” says Dr. Jamie J. Alexander of Boynton Beach, Florida. Sometimes a toothache is the result of sinus pressure, but often it is a sign of damage to the tooth....

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Sedation Medication for Dental Treatments – What Are Your Options?
26, Jan 2022

Sedation Medication for Dental Treatments – What Are Your Options?

Boynton Beach, Florida dentist Dr. Jamie J. Alexander understands why dental patients feel anxiety about dental appointments, and he offers a choice of two safe sedation options. “We strive to make ...

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Dry Mouth – A Window to Your Health
18, Sep 2021

Dry Mouth – A Window to Your Health

Dry mouth (Xerostomia) annoys many people and is characterized by a feeling of dryness or stickiness in the mouth. “The problem can lead to a higher risk of dental caries, yeast infection, periodont...

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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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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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