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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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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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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A Dental Cleaning Isn’t Just a Cleaning
23, Jul 2018

A Dental Cleaning Isn’t Just a Cleaning

You may have heard your dental hygienist refer to your teeth cleaning appointment as a “Prophy” because it is a prophylactic treatment to remove plaque buildup and the bacteria that create an acid...

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3 Reasons Why You Want Regular Dental Checkups
19, Jul 2018

3 Reasons Why You Want Regular Dental Checkups

Having a local dentist whom you trust will make it easier for you to maintain a regular schedule of twice-yearly checkups. If you live in the Boynttwice-yearly area, Jamie J. Alexander, D.D.S. is a lo...

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What are Your Reasons for Delaying a Dental Visit?
22, Feb 2018

What are Your Reasons for Delaying a Dental Visit?

Florida ranked 44th in a recently published statistical study of dental wellness in the United States. Published by t, researchers compared 25 key indicators of dental wellness in the 50 states and Di...

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Oral Health Issue Prevention Is Cheaper than Treatment
20, Feb 2018

Oral Health Issue Prevention Is Cheaper than Treatment

Many people feel that they must have dental insurance in order to afford dentistry. According to the Center for Disease Control (CDC) 36% of adults have gone over a year without seeing a dentist. Don...

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Flossing Alternatives Many Patients Are Choosing
29, Nov 2017

Flossing Alternatives Many Patients Are Choosing

My hygienist and I don’t enjoy belaboring the issue of flossing. We’d like to help you discover the way you can and will best clean between your teeth and inspire you to be consistent. We have see...

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