Oral Health and Heart Health
24, Jun 2016

Oral Health and Heart Health

The connection between your oral health and the health of your heart Studies point to cardiovascular disease (CVD) markers increasing when heart patients develop periodontal disease and CVD markers de...

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See A Dentist When You’re Pregnant
16, Jun 2016

See A Dentist When You’re Pregnant

Should I see the dentist while pregnant? Absolutely, yes! In fact, the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists recommends an oral exam be included in the first prenatal visit and that pren...

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Dental Care and Diabetes
8, Jun 2016

Dental Care and Diabetes

What You Need to Know About Dental Care and Diabetes Diabetes and periodontitis are both inflammatory conditions. If you have both, they are chronic conditions that affect each other. When you have hi...

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The Cause of Swollen Gums
6, Jun 2016

The Cause of Swollen Gums

What are the causes for swollen gums? When plaque accumulates on the surface of your teeth, the bacteria in the plaque, and the acids that the bacteria produce as they feed on the carbohydrates you ea...

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Non-Surgical Treatments For Gum Disease
31, May 2016

Non-Surgical Treatments For Gum Disease

What is scaling and root planing, and how are they used to treat gum disease? Scaling and root planing are standard procedures for the non-surgical treatment of gum disease that has advanced below the...

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Swelling In The Mouth And Gums
23, May 2016

Swelling In The Mouth And Gums

Don’t Be Alarmed! Swelling Is a Natural Part of the Healing Process The soft tissues of your mouth can become injured in a number of ways, which include: via an accidental cut, a burn, a viral s...

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Protect Teeth All-Year Round
12, May 2016

Protect Teeth All-Year Round

In Honor of April’s National Facial Protection Month, Dr. Alexander Reminds His Patients and Their Children to Protect Themselves This past month, dentists across the US and five of the nationâ€...

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Do I Need A Tooth Extraction?
4, May 2016

Do I Need A Tooth Extraction?

No one likes hearing it, but sometimes a tooth extraction is the only option. Many times, Boynton Beach patients seek the care of Jamie Alexander, D.D.S. because they have suffered trauma to a tooth o...

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Benefits of an Electric Toothbrush
18, Apr 2016

Benefits of an Electric Toothbrush

Is an electric toothbrush better than a manual one? Jamie J. Alexander, D.D.S. says yes! There’s a good reason you’re seeing more power toothbrushes at pharmacies and supermarkets. While not all p...

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TMJ vs. TMD/TMJD
8, Apr 2016

TMJ vs. TMD/TMJD

What is the difference between TMJ and TMD/TMJD? TMJ is the abbreviation for the temporomandibular joint that allows your lower jaw to open and close, and move smoothly from side to side. Muscles atta...

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