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Don’t Let Summer Dry Mouth Get You Down

Many of us get more exercise in the summer, which is good for us. It does have a few risks, though, including becoming dehydrated if we aren’t careful about water intake. Dehydration is just one of several things that can contribute to summer dry mouth. That’s a concern not just because it’s uncomfortable, but because a shortage of saliva can lead to tooth decay. Dry mouth doesn’t have ...

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Fix Minor Misalignment With ‘Instant Orthodontics’ (Photo)

If your smile has a small gap, crowded teeth or slightly crooked teeth, you may think your only option is spending long months wearing braces or another orthodontic treatment. Yet we can often conceal these kinds of issues with dental veneers in our St. Petersburg, FL dentist office. Veneers are often referred to as “instant orthodontics,” and with good reason! You can get veneers in as ...

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Change Your Life With a Full-Mouth Rehabilitation (Video)

If you’ve got multiple broken, missing, or worn-down teeth, you’re probably a good candidate for a full-mouth rehabilitation. This process can take time and may involve different restorative dental services like dental implants, dentures, or dental crowns. Once the transformation is complete, though, your new smile should last for many years. You’ll enjoy many benefits: A smile that ...

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Get White Teeth Fast

Have you got a special occasion coming up where you want your smile to look its bright best? Fortunately, a professional teeth whitening treatment in our St.Petersburg, FL dentist office only takes about an hour. You just relax while the whitening gel does its work! To schedule an appointment for a teeth whitening treatment, call Jeffery Spilman, D.D.S. at 727-645-4727. Unlike some dental practices, we ...

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Should I Get a Sports Mouthguard? (Quiz)

A sports mouthguard is a good idea for any team sport and most individual sports as well. There are so many ways your teeth can get damaged during athletic activities, from a wild throw to a fall on the playing field to a misplaced elbow. If you think you may need a sports mouthguard, take our quiz. Then visit our St. Petersburg, FL dentist office to get fitted for a custom mouthguard. Unlike a ...

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Introduce Kids Gradually to Family Dentist (VIDEO)

Dr. Jeffery Spilman is a family dentist who is comfortable seeing patients of all ages. He wants you – and your whole family – to also be comfortable at our St. Petersburg, FL dentist office. Watch this video for his tips on how to handle your youngest family members’ introductions to the dentist. One of the easiest and best ways to introduce kids to the dentist is to bring them along for ...

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Do You Have TMJ Symptoms? (QUIZ)

Is your jaw sore much of the time, and you aren’t sure why? You may be experiencing TMJ symptoms. Sometimes your temporomandibular joint (TMJ) is the cause of chronic jaw pain. If you have a TMJ disorder, or TMD, Dr. Jeffery Spilman can fit you for a custom mouthguard to relieve your pain. He can also assess you to determine if you have a TMJ disorder. Take this quiz to see if you have TMJ ...

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Soothe Your Nerves With Sedation Dentistry (VIDEO)

If you’re nervous about visiting the dentist, sedation dentistry may be the answer. At our St.Petersburg, FL dentist office we offer two different kinds of safe dental sedation: inhaled sedation or an oral sedative. Whether you’ve got dental anxiety or just want a little help staying relaxed throughout a long procedure, sedation is useful. Watch this video to hear Dr. Jeffery Spilman talk ...

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4 Hacks for Brushing Teeth

Search the word “hacks” on Google and you get a mind-boggling 82 million results. Depending on how many videos you’ve watched or blog posts you’ve read about hacks, you may think they’re the greatest thing ever – or the most overrated. Whatever you think of them, it can be a shock to find there’s a better way of doing a simple task you figured you mastered years ago. Exhibit A: ...

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Get The Right Tooth Replacement Option (PHOTO)

Every smile is different. So the tooth replacement option that was right for your neighbor or coworker might not be right for you. Fortunately the St. Petersburg, FL office of Jeffery Spilman, D.D.S. offers multiple choices for replacing teeth, one of which will be right for you! Your choices include: Dental bridges Dentures, both partial and full Dental implants, which can be used with ...

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Don’t Let Summer Dry Mouth Get You Down

Many of us get more exercise in the summer, which is good for us. It does have a few risks, though, including becoming dehydrated if we aren’t careful about water intake. ...

Read More
Fix Minor Misalignment With ‘Instant Orthodontics’ (Photo)

If your smile has a small gap, crowded teeth or slightly crooked teeth, you may think your only option is spending long months wearing braces or another orthodontic ...

Read More