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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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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Oral Health Complications of Cancer Treatment
31, Jan 2018

Oral Health Complications of Cancer Treatment

The National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research reports that oral complications occur in almost all patients receiving radiation for head and neck malignancies, in approximately 80 percent ...

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What Should a Healthy Tongue Look and Feel Like?
24, Jan 2018

What Should a Healthy Tongue Look and Feel Like?

A Healthy Tongue Is… If your tongue is healthy, it is pink. The papillae (“taste buds”) are small. It isn’t sore. Your tongue is one of the most used and pliable organs of your body. In fact, ...

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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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How to Clean a Waterpik® Water Flosser
15, Nov 2017

How to Clean a Waterpik® Water Flosser

Many of my patients are now flossing with a water flosser such as Waterpik®. The benefits of this are multiple. The pulsing water not only removes micro food debris stuck between teeth and in gum tis...

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Sleep Apnea Options for Dental Health Treatments
8, Nov 2017

Sleep Apnea Options for Dental Health Treatments

You’ve been hearing about obstructive sleep apnea for years now, and likely know someone who sleeps with a continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) device. Perhaps, you know someone who sleeps wit...

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Moving Forward After “Dental Loss”
13, Oct 2017

Moving Forward After “Dental Loss”

A dentist whom I greatly admire started what he named his “80/20 Club” more than a decade ago. This celebrates with his patients who have reached the age of 80 and still have 20 or more of their n...

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A Surprising Cause of Bad Breath
10, Oct 2017

A Surprising Cause of Bad Breath

Have you noticed “bad breath” coming from your own mouth and could think of no reason why? You aren’t suffering from an illness. You aren’t on any new medications. You don’t have dry mouth. ...

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Jamie J. Alexander D.D.S., P.A. 2521 South Federal Hwy. Boynton Beach, FL 33435