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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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Do You Have Gum Disease Symptoms? (quiz)

Perhaps more than any other dental condition, even a cavity, it’s important to discover gum disease in its earliest stages. In early stages, called gingivitis, it’s easy to eliminate with a simple dental cleaning or a special deep cleaning called scaling and root planing. In more advanced stages, called periodontitis, it’s much more difficult to treat. And it can even cause you to lose ...

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Want a Stable Bite? Get Snap On Dentures With Mini Implants (video)

Lower dentures are more prone to slippage than uppers. There is less natural suction to keep them in place, and your tongue can dislodge them. Watch this video to hear Dr. Jeffery Spilman describe a solution that can give you more stability for your smile: snap on dentures with mini implants. Because mini dental implants are less invasive than full-sized implants, Dr. Spilman can usually place ...

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Spring Is Time to Spruce Up Your Smile in St Petersburg, FL

When spring arrives, you probably begin shedding layers of clothes. You may also put more thought into your appearance. Whether it’s losing a few pounds or getting a pedicure, you want to look good. What about your smile? Unlike your abs or your toes, it’s a highly visible part of your appearance no matter what you’re wearing! In fact, it’s the first thing many people notice about you. ...

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Don’t Neglect Your Gums! [VIDEO]

Gum disease is extremely common among adults in the U.S. — despite the fact it’s largely preventable! Regular flossing helps minimize your risk of gum disease, as can routine checkups and cleanings. And at the office of Jeffery A. Spilman, DDS, we can rehab infected gums with the help of non-surgical gum disease treatment. Watch this video, in which Dr. Spilman talks about gum health. ...

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Restore Your Smile With Judgment-Free Care [PHOTO]

At the office of Jeffery A. Spilman, DDS, we can help you achieve a healthier, more attractive smile even if your teeth are in a state of disrepair. And we’re more concerned about the future of your dental health more so than past habits, so you’ll feel great knowing that our office is a judgment-free zone! Check out this smile transformation! If you’re missing teeth, we partner with a ...

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Jaw Pain? Could Be A TMJ Disorder [VIDEO]

Do you experience a strange popping sensation whenever you open your mouth wide? Or does your face ever feel inexplicably tired? If so, you could be living with a TMJ disorder, or dysfunction of the temporomandibular joint. That is the hinge-like structure that connects your jaw to the sides of your skull. At the office of Jeffery A. Spilman, D.D.S., we try to get to the root of your TMJ ...

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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. ...

Read More
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: ...

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