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7 Ways To Maintain Oral Health During Summer

July 10, 2018

When you think about summer, barbecues, vacations, and swimming likely come to mind. But did you know many of your favorite summer activities could be disastrous for your teeth? Van Dyke General and Implant Dentistry offers these easy general dentistry tips to safeguard your oral…

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Tips For Boosting Oral Health In Florida

June 15, 2018

The State of Florida has a bad wrap for dental health. According to Wallethub’s 2018 research findings, Florida ranks near the bottom at 44 out of 50 states for the worst dental habits, dental care, and overall oral health. In addition, only 38 percent of…

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Better Oral Health Means Better General Health

May 8, 2018

For many years, it was thought oral health and dentistry were a subset of general health. But doctors and dentists have developed a better understanding of the relationship between oral and general health, which has resulted in earlier detection of dental issues and improved treatments…

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6 Tips For A Brighter Smile

March 26, 2018

It’s often said a smile is the first thing people notice about each other. Given the importance of first impressions, it’s no wonder many people work hard to attain dazzling smiles. Dentists with Van Dyke General and Implant Dentistry in Gainesville, FL, offer these tips…

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How To Overcome Your Fear Of The Dentist

February 19, 2018

When people are scared of going to the dentist, their fear can keep them from receiving the preventive care they need. Patients who feel overwhelmed with anxiety may repeatedly postpone, cancel or no-show to their appointments, but this can also increase the anxiety they feel…

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Oral Care & Dentists In Gainesville, FL

January 11, 2018

At Van Dyke General and Implant Dentistry, we take great pride in giving our patients a lifetime of quality dental care through care itself and education. That's why we've put together the following information on general dentistry and the many areas of its impact on…

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How To Help Your Teenager Adjust To Braces

April 9, 2015

As your child becomes a preteen, image is always on his or her mind. Straight teeth are an important part of that image. Of course, braces aren’t just for cosmetic reasons. Straight teeth are easier to clean, and a cleaner, healthier mouth means better overall…

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New Year’s Resolutions For Better Oral Health

April 9, 2015

Boost Your Dental Health With New Year's Resolutions The start of the new year is the perfect time to fulfill your New Year's resolutions. Changing a pattern in your daily routine can generally take 20-30 days of repetitive behavior. Make improving oral health one of…

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Is It Safe To Get Dental Cleanings & X-Rays While I’m Pregnant?

April 9, 2015

Don't Neglect Your Mouth While Pregnant It is safe and actually encouraged by obstetricians for pregnant women to see a dentist. According to The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG), 40 percent of pregnant women in the U.S. have some form of periodontal disease,…

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What To Do During A Dental Emergency

April 9, 2015

Do You Have A Dental Emergency? Call Our Gainesville Dentists! Dental emergencies don’t always come at the most convenient times. One of the many important reasons to maintain regular check-ups with your dentist is to prevent these dental emergencies, however, accidents happen. If you do…

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