Island Coast Dentistry Blog
August 10, 2019
Did you know that an estimated 1 out of every 3 adults currentlyhas an undiagnosed cavity? In many cases, people don’t feel pain or sensitivity from a cavity until it’s larger, and even then it’s not uncommon to hold off on having it looked at. Unfortunately, waiting to see a dentist in Naples for treatment will only make the situation worse. Keep reading to learn what a cavity is and why it’s so important to have it repaired as soon as you can!
June 22, 2019
If you didn’t have braces as a teenager, it might feel like you missed the boat on straightening your smile. You might feel like you’re doomed to have crooked teeth for the rest of your life. However, the good news is that as long as you have healthy teeth, it’s never too late to straighten them! Let’s examine what exactly Invisalign in Naples is, and what you can expect during treatment.
April 10, 2019
Smiling is so much more than a gesture. It has the power to change your life for the better! It’s a universal type of communication that conveys humor, joy, and warmth. The only catch is that you have to like yours before you want to show it off. In this blog, you’ll learn about some of the science of smiling and the procedures a cosmetic dentist in Naples can do, often in just 1-2 visits, to help you achieve a smile you can be proud of!
March 16, 2019
Do you enjoy spending time at the beach but do not feel confident enough to go often because you are missing one or more teeth? Having visible gaps in your smile can make social interactions in public spaces stressful or embarrassing. Fortunately, dental implants in Naples can help restore both your smile and your confidence – even if you are missing more than a single tooth. Here is some helpful information on various dental implant treatments available that can help get you back to the beach and smiling widely!
February 11, 2019
You have a new set of dental implants in Naples, but you have an important question you need answered: “How should I perform oral hygiene – should I be flossing?” As you continue reading, you’ll find out the answer to that question, and you’ll learn the right way to go about cleaning your teeth so your smile can remain just as healthy as it is aesthetically-pleasing!
January 21, 2019
Whether you have lost a tooth to decay, infection, or trauma, your quality of life was lost along with it. Now, you not only live with low self-esteem, but you also struggle to chew your favorite foods. You have tried conventional treatments to replace your missing tooth, like a bridge, but it did not feel natural. Now, you are wondering if dental implants in Naples will give you the results you want? A dental implant is the next best thing to your real tooth, so your new smile will feel natural. No matter if you are missing one tooth, several teeth, or an entire arch, dental implants can restore your smile.
December 4, 2018
Did you know that your tongue is the strongest muscle in your body? In fact, Thomas Blackthorne lifted a world record 24-pound, 3-oz weight with his tongue alone! However, just because your tongue is strong, doesn’t mean that it’s invincible. Many people notice that their tongue can turn white and textured on the surface. What does this mean and is there a way to prevent it? Keep reading to discover the answers from your dentist in Naples.
November 12, 2018
When you’ve been missing teeth, especially for a long period of time, it can be a life-changing event to have a dental implant placed. They’re long-lasting, durable, reliable and capable of performing all the tasks your natural tooth accomplished. But many people are hesitant about their use because they aren’t sure what to expect from treatment.
Thankfully, dental implants in Naples have come a long way since their conception. To learn what to expect and why you don’t have to worry about feeling pain, keep reading.
October 9, 2018
Are you tired of living with crooked, misaligned teeth? You know Invisalign in Naples can give you the straight smile you want. Although you would like to improve the alignment of your teeth, you are concerned about the cost of the aligners. In most cases, your dental insurance cannot be used to help pay for the treatment because it is considered cosmetic dentistry. Do not let that deter you from investing in your confidence. You have various options to help pay for your new smile.
September 14, 2018
If you’ve been researching the best way to get a beautiful smile, you’ve probably heard that veneers are a great option. While that’s certainly true, there are some cases where a faster and less expensive option will work just as well: cosmetic bonding in Naples. Usually done in just one visit, this procedure involves bonding white filling material to the front teeth to fix various cosmetic flaws. This is the same material that’s used to fill cavities on the back teeth, so it’s quite strong and durable. Having said that, it will also last much longer if it’s well maintained, just like all dental work. Keep reading to learn more about the benefits of this procedure and how you can maintain it over the long-term!