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Want to know more about your dental health? You're in the right place. Welcome to the Ocean Dental Blog!

This is where we will regularly update our patients on what's new and exciting at our practice and in dentistry at large.

This blog will provide information on advances in dental technology, oral home care health tips, news about our practice, and more! We hope you will read and respond to the array of engaging topics here, from health, beauty, technology, and family.

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“it's a smile, it's a kiss, it's a sip of wine ... it's summertime!” ― Kenny Chesney

“it's a smile, it's a kiss, it's a sip of wine ... it's summertime!” ― Kenny Chesney

“it's a smile, it's a kiss, it's a sip of wine ... it's summertime!” ― Kenny Chesney... How poetic, and more importantly that Kenny Chesney recognized it is the smile that comes first.

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“Time is the most valuable thing a man can spend.” Laertius Diogenes

“Time is the most valuable thing a man can spend.” Laertius Diogenes

“Time is the most valuable thing a man can spend.” Laertius Diogenes... Here in our office time is ever present.

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There are so many different toothbrushes on the market today. How do I know which one is the right one for me?

There are so many different toothbrushes on the market today. How do I know which one is the right one for me?

Walk down the dental product isle in any drugstore, pharmacy or supermarket and the choices can be overwhelming.

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Why do my gums bleed when I brush and floss?

Why do my gums bleed when I brush and floss?

This unfortunately is an all too common problem and generally means that gum disease (gingivitis/periodontitis) is present.

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What does my dental plan cover?

What does my dental plan cover?

This is perhaps one of the most complex questions we are asked on a daily basis and unfortunately there is no simple answer.

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Why do I need to come every 6 months for exam and cleaning?

Why do I need to come every 6 months for exam and cleaning?

Dentists recommend regular exam and hygiene (cleaning) appointments so we can help you maintain a healthy mouth through a preventive program.

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Are x-rays really necessary?

Are x-rays really necessary?

X-rays allow your doctor to see any underlying issues, between the teeth and under the gums, that are not visible with the naked eye. With-out them we cannot really diagnose the state of your oral health.

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Why do my old silver fillings look black?

Why do my old silver fillings look black?

Our office has elected to no longer use silver (amalgam) fillings for our patients, following many studies and concerns related to the mercury they contain.

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