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Five benefits of tooth-colored dental fillings

At some point in one’s life, they will often experience a cavity. When this happens, patients need to visit their dentist to get a definitive diagnosis and to speak to a professional about treatment. Treatment is often done with the use of a filling. Fillings are the standard method by which dentists will treat cavities….

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What foods and beverages should you avoid for a healthier smile?

Taking care of the smile is incredibly important to extend the lifespan of the teeth and gums. This includes not only brushing and flossing every day, but visiting the dentist regularly. In addition, patients can take even more steps in protecting their smile from decay and disease—enjoying a healthy diet. Dr. Gonzalez and her associates…

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Why you should visit a dentist who offers oral cancer screenings

At Gonzalez Dental Care, our professionals provide Pembroke Pines, Florida area patients with a wide selection of services. Additionally, Dr. Gonzalez offers routine oral cancer screenings during each recall visit for a cleaning and evaluation. Oral cancer is a serious problem, and can be a life-threatening condition if not diagnosed and treated in the earliest…

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Can composite resin dental bonding be removed?

Dental bonding, which is a material made of composite resin, is commonly used in the area of cosmetic dentistry. Dr. Gonzalez of Pembroke Pines, FL often uses dental bonding to repair a broken tooth or restore the smile by covering imperfections. This allows the patient to enhance the appearance of  one or more teeth and…

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When to choose partial dentures to replace missing teeth

If you have a missing tooth, don’t believe that there is nothing you can do to restore your smile in an affordable way! There is a solution available that can often be within reach for patients on a financial budget that restores function and beauty—the partial denture! What is a partial denture? Dr. Gonzalez and…

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This is how to save a knocked out tooth

According to the American Association of Endodontists, over five million teeth are knocked out each year in patients of all ages. However, a knocked out tooth doesn’t mean permanent loss. With proper emergency action, patients of the Pembroke Pines, FL area can save their tooth and have it replanted by an emergency dental professional. Dr….

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What are 4 foods that are bad for your teeth?

Taking care of the smile is more than just brushing and flossing. In fact, dentists find that educating patients on proper nutrition and diet is also helpful in ensuring patients protect their teeth and gums from harmful foods and beverages that can speed up the formation of tooth decay and periodontal disease. Dr. Gonzalez and…

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Always ask these 8 questions when going to the dentist

When it comes to your oral health and wellness, it is important that you play an active role in keeping your smile beautiful and healthy. This includes asking your dentist the right questions when you visit. Dr. Gonzalez of Gonzalez Dental Care in Pembroke Pines, Florida encourages patients to take the time to talk to…

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How often should I brush my teeth to protect my smile from cavities and periodontal disease?

At Gonzalez Dental Care, our providers are ready and willing to help patients achieve their oral health goals. In doing so, it is vital that patients take care of their smile with daily brushing and flossing. Many patients who visit our practice in Pembroke Pines, Florida often ask their dentist what they should be doing…

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How dental bonding is used in today’s dental practices

Dental bonding is a unique cosmetic procedure that is used by the dentists at Gonzalez Dental Care in Pembroke Pines, Florida to repair or reshape one or more teeth in the smile. This bonding material is made of composite resin, which is made to match the appearance of the patient’s natural tooth enamel. When applied…

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