First-Aid Tips for Severe Dental Trauma

Sometimes a hard fall or an accidental blow to the mouth can carry enough force to cause significant dental trauma. This might cause damage to your gums, teeth, and other soft oral tissues. In a moment like this you will likely need to seek emergency treatment from a dentist like... Read more »

A Quality Dental Guard Can Protect Your Teeth

Some people develop a problem with grinding their teeth as they sleep. This condition, which is known as bruxism, can pose a significant threat to the integrity of your teeth and the overall function of your mouth. Sometimes the force exerted by clenching your jaw muscles and grinding your teeth... Read more »

Dentistry Year-in-Review: Cosmetic Dentistry

If you would like to dramatically improve your smile, look no further than cosmetic dentistry. Numerous cosmetic dentistry treatments exist to dramatically enhance your smile by restoring broken teeth, replacing lost or missing teeth, and giving your smile an improved color and shine. If you are looking for a tooth... Read more »

Adding Antiseptic Mouthwash to Your Oral Hygiene Routine Might Help with Gum Disease Prevention

The American Dental Association advocates a consistent daily oral hygiene regimen based on brushing your teeth each morning and night as well as remembering to thoroughly floss your teeth at least once per day. This is intended to clear away plaque buildup, sugar residue, and trapped food particles. If they... Read more »

How Dental Crowns are Made

Developing dental crowns is a cool yet often time-intensive service. We love teaching our patients about dental topics, so we’ve organized this info for you to support you as you find out more about how dental crowns are formed. Please give us a call if you have any additional questions... Read more »

Night Guards: Creation Process

If you deal with morning headaches or jaw soreness, you are perhaps suffering from bruxism, also referred to as nightly teeth grinding. We can make you a special mouth guard (known as a night guard) that you wear as you sleep in order to prevent any teeth from grinding or... Read more »

Your Routine Cleaning & Exam

Dr. Jennifer Ortega and our team recommend that you visit us for a dental cleaning in Winter Park, Florida, at least twice a year. Even if you brush and floss perfectly, professional cleanings are needed so that tartar buildup can be removed and so that our dentist can detect any... Read more »

Successful Smiles Feature Oral Emergency Treatments

Have you ever suffered from an oral emergency? Oral emergencies can arise at any time and can be the result of numerous ailments. Although oral emergencies cannot be completely prevented, there are effective treatment plans to help minimize recovery time and ensure a greater chance of success should an accident... Read more »

Some Types of Toothpaste Can Be Formulated to Address a Special Dental Need

Brushing your teeth and flossing at least once each day is a necessary preventative measure against the development of dental caries and periodontal health problems. Applying toothpaste to your soft-bristled toothbrush helps maximize its ability to remove food particles, plaque, and sugar residue from the faces of your teeth. A... Read more »

Care for Your Child After IV Sedation by Using Our Tips

IV sedation is a safe and great tool that can help your child feel comfortable, calm, and relaxed in the dental chair. If you decide this is the best sedative for your child during a dental treatment, Dr. Jennifer Ortega and our dental team are happy to give you the... Read more »