The Patient’s Guide to CEREC Same-Day Tooth Crowns

Dentistry has come a long way in helping patients experience safer, more comfortable, and more convenient oral health care. On the forefront of innovation is advanced technology of CEREC, or chairside economical restoration of esthetic ceramics. In simpler terms, CEREC allows dentists to create a highly custom dental crown without the need for outside dental […]

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How Can Dental Implants Help Me?

Did you know? If you are missing one or more teeth, dental implants are the most ideal way you can replace them! Because of how they are made, dental implants restore nearly 100 percent of the natural function and appearance of a normal, healthy tooth. In fact, dental implants have so many health benefits, that […]

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What Is a Prosthodontist?

Teeth play a vital role in the health of your mouth, taking on both functional and aesthetic roles. Healthy teeth aid in chewing and speaking, fill out the cheeks, and provide beauty for the smile. If you have ever lost a tooth and needed complicated dental work such as dental implants, your general dentist may […]

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Are You at Risk for Gum Disease? Our Quiz Can Tell You.

February is full of chocolate, roses, and love, but did you know that February is also Gum Disease Awareness month? This month of sweet treats and Valentine’s Day parties is the perfect time to talk about how to prevent gum disease or what to do if you are at risk! Gum disease is a progressive […]

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New Year, New Smile!

As a new year begins, we are provided with a fresh start to build new connections and behaviors. This year, make your smile a priority. It takes only a few minutes each day to develop the healthy habits needed to ensure that your teeth and gums remain decay and disease-free. Good Habits to Develop Brush […]

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What Causes Gum Recession

As you may have guessed, gum disease is the main cause of receding gums. That is the “bad” news. The “good” news is that if you’ve noticed symptoms of gum recession such as increased sensitivity to hot or cold substances or “longer teeth,” that doesn’t necessarily mean you have gum disease. In fact, a host […]

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5 Reasons Not to Fear Dental Implants

If you suffer from tooth loss, you may be feeling the embarrassment or inconvenience associated with missing one or more valuable teeth. Thanks to modern dental technology, your choices for replacing these teeth are now better than ever. One great option is dental implants, which are the only permanent solutions for replacing missing teeth that […]

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Dr. Ada Parra and Dr. Justin Craighead are proud to serve as the only specialist team offering the expertise of both a prosthodontist and periodontist in Gainesville, FL.