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Alberto J. Lamberti, DMD Blog

What’s Causing Your Gums to Recede?

January 18, 2024

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A closeup of gums that have receded

If something’s wrong with your gums, you might think they’d stand out more. Wouldn’t the tissues ache, bleed, or change color? That said, some problems can make your gums recede. This recession is often subtle but presents a real threat to your oral health. Luckily, you can prevent and manage the matter with dental care. Your Boca Raton dentist will even explain how. So, here’s a primer on what causes gums to recede and how dentistry can fix the pink tissues.

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How Does Poor Oral Health Affect Your Metabolism?

January 11, 2024

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An illustration of a fictional person’s metabolism

If you’re like most, you link bad oral care to dental problems. Fair enough – an unclean mouth will cause cavities, gum disease, and worse. Still, neglecting your teeth and gums doesn’t just harm them. The truth is that poor oral health also affects your metabolism. Unless you act, your mouth problems will damage the rest of your body. Your Boca Raton dentist can explain the matter further; here’s a primer on how an ailing mouth can lead to a weak body.

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Dental Determination: 3 New Year’s Resolutions to Enhance Your Smile

December 19, 2023

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Resolutions written on decorative paper on a wooden background

With a new year right around the corner, now is the perfect time to set goals for self-improvement in the coming months. Many people tackle their health at the start of January by hitting the gym every day or drinking more water, but don’t forget your teeth! Your dental condition impacts your overall well-being, so it’s important to care for your smile. If you’re making resolutions, keep reading for 3 ideas that will keep your grin strong this season and beyond!

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Coronation Day: How Teeth Are Prepared for Dental Crowns

December 13, 2023

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Crown

People usually think crowns belong on kings and queens, but teeth can wear them as well. Dentists use dental crowns to restore teeth to their original size, appearance, and function after damage due to infection or injury or dental procedures like root canals. However, it can be daunting to not know what to expect during the procedure if you’ve never received a crown before. Here’s what you can expect to happen when receiving a dental crown.

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How Can I Get Some Sleep While I Have a Toothache?

November 17, 2023

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Woman has toothache in bed

Many people looking forward to a good night’s sleep suddenly realize that they have a nasty toothache while getting ready for bed. While that would certainly be unpleasant at any other time of day, it can be especially distressing when you’re trying to get some sleep. Here are a few tips for getting some sleep with a toothache before you can call your emergency dentist in the morning.

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What Is the Process of Getting Veneers Like?

November 10, 2023

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Lady smiles

Have you ever wondered why so many Hollywood stars have seemingly flawless teeth? You might be relieved to read that they weren’t all born with them. Porcelain veneers are the open secret behind the perfect smiles of the stars, and they are available at your local dentist’s office. If you’ve been thinking about getting them, you’d probably like to know how the procedure works. Here’s a step-by-step guide to getting porcelain veneers.

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Ouch! Here Are Some Foods That Can Easily Chip Your Teeth

October 13, 2023

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Popcorn

America is known for offering a wide variety of foods at grocery stores and restaurants. While it’s certainly delightful to have so many options for meals and snacks, there are some foods out there that can be dangerous to your smile if you are not careful. Nobody wants to be enjoying themselves while carelessly munching away on something only to hurt their teeth in the process. Here’s a brief list of foods that can damage your teeth and a few tips for enjoying them while keeping your smile healthy.

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A Feast to Remember: How Dental Implants Enhance Your Thanksgiving Experience

October 8, 2023

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Thanksgiving feast on a table

Thanksgiving is a time for family gatherings, expressions of gratitude, and most importantly, indulging in a sumptuous feast. However, for individuals grappling with dental issues, this festive occasion can often be a source of discomfort and anxiety. This blog explores how dental implants can transform the Thanksgiving experience, making it more enjoyable for those who have previously had to navigate the holiday with caution.

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What To Do If Your Tooth Is Knocked Out

September 26, 2023

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Wooden toy model of a mouth with toy teeth that can be taken in our out all on a peach background

No one wants to have a dental emergency, but accidents do happen. Anyone who’s ever had a tooth knocked out for whatever reason knows the panic and fear that come with it. Thankfully, your dentist is there to help you through it! Keep reading to learn about 5 steps you can take if you ever find yourself in this unfortunate circumstance.

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4 Facts You Need to Know About Oral Cancer

September 12, 2023

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Woman in orange shirt in dentist's chair while they go look together at an x-ray of her teeth

When you think of oral health, you likely think of standard practices like brushing and flossing your teeth every day. These habits are intended to be preventative care to help avoid pitfalls like cavities or gum disease that can cause major issues if left untreated. Did you know, though, that oral cancer is also a major cause for concern? Keep reading to learn 4 facts that everyone should know!

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