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Am I Having A Dental Emergency? [INFOGRAPHIC]

A dental emergency can totally derail a big night out or your family vacation. At the office of Dr. Jeffery A. Spilman, D.D.S. in St. Petersburg, FL, we want to relieve the pain and repair the damage quickly so you can get back to the things you love. We see our existing patients right away!…Read More

Dental Veneers Can Whiten Teeth When Bleaching Fails [VIDEO]

When it comes to getting a beautiful smile, nothing gets the job done quite like dental veneers. These thin but durable shells are bonded to your tooth to conceal dental imperfections, such as broken teeth, wear, and even discoloration that bleaching procedures can’t address. “You can bleach and bleach a patient who’s had tetracycline staining,…Read More

3 Myths About Root Canals Debunked

Somewhere along the line, root canals got a bad reputation. But the truth is that a root canal treatment can save a severely infected or abscessed tooth that might otherwise need to be extracted. A root canal procedure consists of removing infected dental pulp, which is the inner part of a tooth that contains nerves…Read More

Don’t Let Gum Disease Haunt You This Halloween [VIDEO]

Even though candy is one of the hallmarks of Halloween, it doesn’t have to spell disaster for your teeth and gums! After the trick-or-treating is over, a thorough cleaning at the office of Jeffery A. Spilman D.D.S. can remove bacteria and lingering food particles from the gumline for improved oral health. Check out this “retro”…Read More

5 Foods That Damage Your Smile [INFOGRAPHIC]

Brushing and flossing are only part of what keeps your teeth healthy and beautiful — you also have to watch what you eat. Certain foods and drinks can spell disaster for your smile. But don’t worry! If you’ve overindulged, Jeffery A. Spilman, D.D.S. in St. Petersburg, FL offers a wide range of high-quality dental services…Read More

Lay A Sturdy Foundation For Your Smile Makeover

If you’re looking to dramatically transform your smile, it’s tempting to jump right into cosmetic treatments. But if you have gum disease, cavities, severely broken teeth, or other dental damage, it’s important to address your oral health first. While a root canal or deep cleaning may not sound as exciting as one-hour whitening or other…Read More

Take Control Of Your Smile With Patient Education [VIDEO]

At the office of Jeffery A. Spilman D.D.S., we want to empower you to take control of your oral health. Our team of dental professionals will not only take you through the basics of hygiene; we’ll also educate you about how medications and lifestyle choices can affect your smile. Patient education and preventative dentistry are…Read More

Learn The Benefits Of Getting Veneers [infographic]

It seems like everyone in St. Petersburg, FL is getting veneers these days. And with good reason! Veneers are a great way to revamp your smile. This painless procedure involves placing thin porcelain shells over your teeth. You can have one tooth done or many – it’s up to you! When you come see us…Read More

We Can Help With Your Gum Disease Treatment, Prevention (video)

Four out of every five people have or will have gum disease during their lives, according to the American Dental Hygienists Association. Many people don’t realize that they have it. In the video below, Jeff Spilman, DDS, points out that avoiding regular dental cleanings is a big factor in why patients develop periodontal disease. If…Read More