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What is Dry Mouth and How Do I Treat It?

Our body naturally produces saliva to keep our mouth moist, preventing bacteria from growing. We tend to take properly functioning saliva glands for granted, but for many, dry mouth is a serious and frustrating condition. Knowing what dry mouth is and when to visit your dentist in Tampa mean you have a better understanding of [...]

What to Eat if You Suffer from TMJ

Jaw pain, commonly known as TJM, is a problem for millions of patients around the world. If you are reading this article, your Tampa dentist has likely set a plan in place to help reduce pain and manage symptoms, and your diet is a great place to start. What we eat impacts our health in [...]

Treating Halitosis

You may think your chronic bad breath is just a sign of bad hygiene and there is no hope, but really this could be a sign that you suffer from halitosis. Halitosis is the term used by Tampa dentists to describe bad breath. While halitosis can result from poor oral health habits, this can also [...]

Why do Wisdom Teeth Need to be Extracted?

For some, the mouth has enough room for wisdom teeth to grow in without any complications. For others, when wisdom teeth begin to make their presence known, they can cause a multitude of problems. Bringing pain, shifting teeth, and potential for infections, wisdom teeth are not fun. Many Tampa dentists will recommend extracting your wisdom [...]

What to Do if Your Child is Scared of the Dentist

It is completely normal if your child is fearful of visiting your Tampa dentist. For them, getting in a big scary chair and hearing loud tools working away in their mouth is overwhelming and can induce panic. While this type of fear is normal, there are ways to combat this and encourage good hygiene habits. [...]

Recovering from Oral Surgery

If your Tampa dentist has recently told you that you need oral surgery, you have likely started searching the web to find out anything you can. Most oral surgeries are out-patient, meaning you have the procedure in the office and can go home afterward. Without an extended stay in a hospital or doctor’s office, the [...]

Preparing for Oral Surgery

The idea of surgery can strike fear in many patients. For those considering oral surgery, this potentially unknown area of your body can seem overwhelming. Any surgery can send you into a panic, but oral surgery doesn’t have to be one of them. If your Tampa dentist suggests oral surgery, don’t be afraid to ask [...]

Establishing a dental program with your kids

You are a parent concerned with your kids dental health, you have more in common with your Tampa dentist than you think. Many moms and dads—even Tampa dentists—struggle to keep their children’s mouths and teeth clean. Dr. Tindell is a father of two– ages 33, 37. “As you can imagine, there can be a wide [...]

A Brief Overview of Lockjaw

In your lifetime, chances are you have heard a horror story about someone who knows someone that had lockjaw. Without knowing what this really is, lockjaw can sound absolutely terrifying. Picturing yourself unable to open your mouth and communicate what is wrong does not sound like anyone’s wish, and for good reason Your Tampa dentist [...]

Crown vs Veneer

When looking at ways to artificially improve the look of your smile or particular teeth, your dentist may recommend two things: crowns or veneers. If you’re given the option of both, it is important to know the difference so you can make your mouth look just the way you want it. While both a crown [...]