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Don’t Make These Common Flossing Mistakes Apr 1st, 2022

You’ve probably heard it over and over again: “You need to floss every day!” Despite these reminders, only about 16% of Americans floss at least once daily. Worse yet? An estimated 8% never floss at all. Unfortunately, skipping this important task can lead to plaque and tartar buildup. Nearly 50%...

How to Care for Your Mouth After Undergoing a Tooth Extraction Mar 1st, 2022

Proper care after tooth extraction will have your mouth feeling better, faster. Here at Family Dental Care, our dentists will support you before and after your procedure. Whether you're having wisdom teeth removed, having a decaying tooth pulled, or preparing for orthodontia, our West Palm Beach, Florida clinic is behind...

When Tooth Extraction Is the Best Course of Action Feb 1st, 2022

There are some instances when a tooth extraction is the best way to maintain your oral health. Overcrowding is one such situation.  At Family Dental Care, Dr. Sujay Trivedi and Dr. Michael Prestcott encourage our patients to preserve their natural teeth in most cases, and when that’s not possible, we...

Help! My Teeth Are Yellow Jan 1st, 2022

You aren't alone if you want to take your smile from dull and yellow to bright and white. According to research, the top thing people wish they could change about their smile is the color of their teeth, with 90% of patients surveyed adding tooth whitening to their dental wishlist....

3 Common Reasons for Losing Bone Tissue in Your Jaws Dec 1st, 2021

Your mouth provides many functions, including speech, breathing, and being the starting point of your digestive system. And when it comes to keeping your mouth healthy, protecting your dental health means a lot more than caring for your teeth. Anything that damages your teeth can do damage to your gums...

I’m Nervous About Having a Root Canal Nov 1st, 2021

Few things instill more fear in people than the two words “root canal.” However, they don’t have to. Instead, people often leave these appointments feeling better than they did when they arrived. When a tooth becomes decayed, damaged, or infected, a root canal may be necessary to save your tooth....

Crowns Vs. Bridges: What’s the Difference and Which is Best For You? Oct 1st, 2021

Did an old filling fall out while you were eating dinner? Perhaps the problem is a missing tooth; your old tooth had to come out after a root canal. On the other hand, perhaps part of your tooth broke off while you were eating a handful of nuts.  When you...

Understanding the Different Types of Dentures Sep 9th, 2021

Contrary to what you may have heard, dentures can provide a natural-looking alternative to missing or damaged teeth and bring a great deal of ease to your life. Thanks to advanced technology, dentures are no longer clumsy “false teeth” that have a ghoulish look. They’re also a lot more common...

What Does a Smile Makeover Entail Aug 10th, 2021

It’s no surprise that a gorgeous smile is regarded as an attractive and beneficial trait. A sparkling bright smile is linked to an increase in success and a boost in confidence. People rate others who have a beautiful smile as more attractive and approachable.  Today, there’s no better way to...