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Treatment for TMJ Pain: Are you one of the many TMJ sufferers? If you are affected by Temporomandibular joint (TMJ) disorder, you know how the pain and discomfort can affect your sleeping habits and quality of life. The Temporomandibular, or jaw, joint connects the lower jaw bone to the skull. TMJ disorder is often associated with jaw clicking, locking […]

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Dental Implant Myths Dispelled: Dental implants look like real teeth and are the perfect solution for numerous people. There are over three million people who currently have implants, and most experts have that number increasing to five hundred thousand each year. So, you think everyone who needs them would get them, right?  Unfortunately there are a few myths that stop some […]

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How Bad is Smoking for Your Teeth?: Smoking can cause a number of health issues for you and your loved ones. What you might not realize is the negative effect it can have on your teeth. Smoking reduces your mouth’s natural ability to ward off infection. This puts you at risk for a number of dental problems. Stained Teeth Discolored teeth are […]

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Interesting Dental and Teeth Facts: Here are ten interesting “did you know” facts about teeth and dentists from your friends at Gainesville Dental Associates. What hand you write with will typically determine what side you chew your food on. If you’re right handed, you’ll more than likely chew on the right side of your mouth. If you’re left handed, you […]

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Should I have My Wisdom Teeth Removed?: If you’re reading this article your dentist has probably recommended your wisdom teeth be removed. Your first response after hearing that news was probably: “ugh. Do I really have to?”.  To help answer this question and educate you on the removal process, we’ve included a some informative facts and information below. There isn’t a “perfect age” to […]

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Advocating for Healthy Teeth in Washington: The best way to learn is by doing. And that’s exactly what a group of student dentists did. The first of its kind, the American Dental Association and the American Student Dental Association co-hosted an ADA Dentist and Student Lobby Day in Washington DC March 26–26. The two organizations brought together more than 1000 dentists, […]

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Ask Gainesville Dental Associates: Teen Tongue Piercing: My 16 year old son wants to pierce his tongue. He’s asked before and I’ve always said no. But would it really be that terrible? Help me, Gainesville Dental Associates. Should I let him pierce his tongue? Signed, Worried for My Son’s Teeth Dear Worried, There’s good reason to be. The best answer I can […]

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Best Dentist in Gainesville? It’s Dr. Faline Davenport!: Dr. Faline Davenport is Gainesville’s best dentist! We know that. You know that. Now all of the Washington DC metropolitan area can say it’s true. Washingtonian magazine has added Gainesville Dental Associates’ own Dr. Faline Davenport to their list of the region’s very best doctors — and with distinction. Visitors to this most valuable of […]

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Need OTC Relief from Tooth Pain? Your Gainesville Dentist Knows Best: Ow! When tooth pain strikes in the middle of the night, and you can’t sleep; and you can’t call your Gainesville dentist until the morning, but you need relief now, you’re asking — begging the question: Help me, Gainesville Dental Associates! What over-the-counter pain medication is best for a toothache? Dental professionals have a wealth […]
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