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Answering Common Questions Before You Get Dental Braces For Your Kid
What is orthodontic care? Orthodontic care is the correct alignment process of the misaligned teeth, using orthodontic tools as necessary.[...]
Root Canal Therapy: Everything You Need To Know
What is a root canal treatment? A root canal treatment is a curative dental treatment. This involves taking the pulp[...]
About Dental Implants And Their Benefits
Dental implants are the strongest form of dental restoration in the field of dentistry. These are titanium posts that are[...]
Why you should choose professional teeth whitening over at-home whitening
Professional teeth whitening is an expensive cosmetic dental procedure, which is why patients don’t consider getting it too often. The[...]
How do I make my child’s diet safe for his or her teeth?
The food you feed your child can have a lasting effect on his or her oral health. In fact, diet[...]
Dental Fear in Children: Brought on by parents?
A study conducted in Washington State in 2004 and another conducted in Madrid, Spain in 2012 both reported findings that[...]
Pregnancy: What should I know about my oral care?
Dr. Franklin Rios and our team at Baymeadows Park Dental know this is an exciting time as you anticipate the[...]
What’s on your fall reading list?
How better to spend the fall months than inside by the fireplace with a warm cup of cider and a[...]
Eating and Invisalign®
One of the greatest advantages to using Invisalign is that it provides maximum results with minimal impact on your everyday[...]
Are you at risk for oral cancer?
Nearly 40,000 people are diagnosed with oral cancer annually in the United States, with more than 8,000 dying every year[...]
Most Valuable Dental Treatments
At Baymeadows Park Dental, we work to find a dental plan that will work best and most effectively for you.[...]
Some Benefits to Giving Your Smile an Extra Boost
For many individuals, autumn brings with it a number of new beginnings. Fall is the time that many people return[...]
Happy Labor Day!
Labor Day is upon us, and that means the non-official end to summer. Before the kids head back to school[...]
Who benefits from Invisalign®?
One problem with trying to answer the question as to who benefits from Invisalign is that the simple answer is[...]
What’s the advantage to Invisalign®?
Invisalign, which we happily provide at Baymeadows Park Dental, is a great alternative to traditional orthodontic treatment if you've been[...]
Invisalign® and Invisalign Teen®
There are so many adults and teens in our Jacksonville office who would love to have their teeth straightened but[...]
What is a crown?
Dr. Franklin Rios and our team at Baymeadows Park Dental hear this question all the time. Millions of people have[...]
What’s the advantage of Invisalign®?
Dr. Franklin Rios and our team know it is natural for you to feel some concern when you need to[...]
Are thumb sucking and pacifier habits harmful for a child’s teeth?
Depending on how long the thumb sucking or constant pacifier use continues, and how aggressively the child sucks a thumb[...]
More Adults Are Opting for Invisalign®
These days it's becoming more and more common to see adults at our Jacksonville office getting their teeth straightened with[...]
Fun Facts for the Fourth
The Fourth of July is a great time to get together with friends and family members for BBQ, games, fireworks,[...]
Teeth Grinding: Not just a bad habit, but a dental concern
Perhaps you don't even know you grind your teeth. Maybe a spouse or loved one woke you up in the[...]
Caring for Your Smile While Wearing Invisalign®
Getting your braces off is exciting. You’ve been working on your new smile for months or years, and it’s time[...]
Invisalign® Q&A
It’s estimated that up to four million people at any one time are wearing braces in the United States and[...]
Healthy Summer Foods
It’s summer—that wonderful time of year when fresh and delicious produce abounds. Dr. Franklin Rios will tell you that your[...]
Caring for Your Smile after Invisalign® Treatment
You have done a lot of work to get the perfect smile. You wore your Invisalign aligner trays and cared[...]
Memorial Day: Parades, remembrance, and the unofficial start of summer!
“The purpose of all war is peace.” - Saint Augustine Fire truck sirens, baton twirlers, marching bands covering patriotic tunes,[...]
How do I handle my child’s dental emergency?
With children undergoing developmental dental changes and engaging in rough-and-tumble activities, dental emergencies can sometimes arise. If your child knocks[...]
Wishing all our moms a happy Mother’s Day!
"Motherhood: All love begins and ends there." - Robert Browning We would like to take this moment to thank all[...]
Summer is Almost Here: Tips for a bright, white smile!
Summer is almost here, which means a season full of vacations, adventures and great memories is just around the corner[...]
What are the benefits of Invisalign®?
A popular option for straightening teeth at Baymeadows Park Dental, Invisalign can be a great method for improving your smile,[...]
Earth Day
The idea for Earth Day was the brainchild of Gaylord Nelson, a senator from Wisconsin. He envisioned an Earth Day[...]
Oral Health for the Young Adult
Young adults often have the reputation of not taking good care of themselves. You may feel invincible, and not realize[...]
April is National Facial Protection Month
The Importance of Facial Protection Americans from all walks of life should mark April as National Facial Protection Month on[...]
Are Dentures Right For You?
For patients who have experienced tooth loss, a well made and properly fitting denture can be life changing. When teeth[...]
Surprising Ways to Prevent Cavities
There are numerous ways to prevent cavities. Some, like brushing your teeth regularly and visiting our Jacksonville office, are more[...]
How to Care for Your Invisalign® Aligners
Is it possible to straighten the teeth without braces? Yes, it is. Welcome to the world of Invisalign aligners. Invisalign[...]
St. Patrick’s Day: Celtic pride, green shamrocks, and lucky charms!
“St. Patrick's Day is an enchanted time -- a day to begin transforming winter's dreams into summer's magic.” Adrienne Cook[...]
Good Nutrition Leads to Healthy Mouths
At Baymeadows Park Dental, we know the most common oral health diseases are tooth decay and periodontal disease (or gum[...]
How to Choose the Best Mouthwash
As we all know, or should by now, the key to maintaining great oral health is keeping up with a[...]
Women’s Medications and Dry Mouth
Women using medication to treat a variety of medical conditions are often unaware of the potential side effects. One common[...]
The Transformation of Valentine’s Day
Did you know the actions leading to the beginnings of Valentine's Day were actually centered on the avoidance of war?[...]
February is Heart Month
The American Academy of Periodontology stresses the importance of good oral health since gum disease may be linked to heart[...]
Tips for Using Invisalign®
More than one patient has come into our office and asked, “What can I do to help my teeth when[...]
The Evolution of the Toothbrush
Oral hygiene has always been an important part of maintaining overall health. For thousands of years, humans have found ways[...]
Dreaming of a stunning smile without using braces?
Most of us aren’t born with a red carpet smile. And if you’ve thought about straightening your teeth but are[...]
The Clear Benefits of Invisalign®
Straighter teeth is something many people desire. A nice smile is one of the most attractive things about a person.[...]
Dental Infections
Dr. Franklin Rios and our team at Baymeadows Park Dental will tell you that dental infections can be very serious;[...]
New Year’s Day Around the World
New Year’s Day marks the beginning of the calendar year in most parts of the world. The holiday is celebrated[...]
The Invisalign® Treatment Process
Invisalign is gaining traction as a sought-after solution for orthodontic problems. Unlike traditional braces, which require the placement of brackets[...]
What exactly is tinnitus?
It’s estimated that about one in every five people is affected by tinnitus, which is a ringing or noise in[...]
Natural Ways to Soothe a Toothache
Toothaches can come in many different forms, but no matter which, they’re always uncomfortable. Dr. Franklin Rios and our team[...]
Thanks to Invisalign®, you can have a perfect smile without metal wires or brackets!
When it comes to straightening your smile, our team at Baymeadows Park Dental knows that having a mouth full of[...]
Thanksgiving
At Baymeadows Park Dental, we love to celebrate the holidays with vigor! Dr. Franklin Rios would love to share some[...]
Dental Implants at Baymeadows Park Dental
One of the services we proudly offer at our office is dental implant placement and restoration.   A dental implant is[...]
Is Your Broken Tooth An Emergency?
When you chip a tooth badly, it can be a very nerve-wracking situation. Dr. Franklin Rios and our team want[...]
Treatment Options for TMD
Temporomandibular dysfunction (TMD) refers to a diverse range of disorders that relate to muscular function in the jaw and face[...]
Cosmetic Dentistry at Cypress Point
At Cypress Point Dentistry, we believe that a beautiful smile is a healthy smile. It’s our goal to help our[...]
November Marks National Diabetes Awareness Month
Diabetes is a chronic disease that increases the risk for many serious health problems, including severe gum disease. November is[...]
The Intriguing History of Halloween
Halloween is fast approaching, and Dr. Franklin Rios wanted to be sure to wish our patients a happy day, no[...]
Toothaches and Abscesses
With Dr. Franklin Rios, emergency dental care is only a phone call away. Dental problems are uncomfortable and should always[...]
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Thank you for taking the time to visit our blog. Please check back often for weekly updates on fun and[...]