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Chewing Gums Pros & Cons

People often think chewing gum as an acceptable substitute for brushing your teeth during the day. It’s a convenient, portable option to freshen your breath when you’re on the go and don’t have the time or supplies for a proper tooth brushing. But do the pros of chewing gum outweigh the cons when it comes… Read more »

Back-to-School Dental Checklist

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Having a beautiful and healthy smile is a priority all year long, but especially during the back to school season. Back-to-school preparation usually means new school clothes and supplies, but your child’s teeth are often overlooked. At Park Avenue Dental, we’re excited to serve the people of Gainesville and help keep their smile healthy all… Read more »

10 Ways to Help Your Child Build Good Dental Habits

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We all know the importance of a good dental hygiene routine, but sometimes it can be a challenge to build the habit, even for adults. If you help your child build good dental habits at a young age, it will make it easier to maintain those habits as they grow. Helping your child now will… Read more »

Sensitive Teeth: Causes & Remedies

Sensitive teeth are becoming a growing problem in the United States. The Academy of General Dentistry reports that 40 million adults suffer from sensitive teeth. If you are curious about tooth sensitivity and the causes and remedies, read on to learn more.

Can a Dental Night Guard Help Your TMJ?

If you are experiencing chronic pain in your jaw, your dentist may prescribe a dental night guard to treat your condition. While TMJ disorder can be treated in a variety of ways, the most common and effective treatment is a dental night guard. What is TMJ Disorder? TMD stands for temporomandibular disorder, which is related… Read more »