Why Gum Recession Is More Serious Than You Think

I was surprised to hear from my dentist that I had gum recession.  I was also surprised to hear that I was brushing “too hard.”  Too hard?  Shouldn’t I be receiving an A+ for my efforts and enthusiasm?  Well, when he told me I could never get back the gum tissue that I literally brushed […]

Use it or Lose it

The Biggest Flop for your Buck- Your Unused Dental Benefits Have you taken advantage of your insurance to the best of your ability this year? Nobody likes to waste money! Make your insurance work for you- not the other way around. You paid an insurance premium for dental coverage every month this year but whether […]

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Dentist Ocala

Dr. Carter  Dr. Carter, a native of Oklahoma, attended Florida A&M University in Tallahassee, FL for his undergraduate studies. While at the University, Dr. Carter competed on the collegiate level as part of the University’s golf team. He then received his dental training at Meharry Medical College in Nashville, TN, and earned his Doctor of […]

Why use an electronic toothbrush?

People ask whether it is worth it to purchase an electronic toothbrush. Being part of dentistry for the last two decades, coupled with the research and observations of patients throughout the years, the answer is “yes.” This is not an advertisement for any specific brand, but rather an opinion based upon the recommendations of various […]

How long does it take to recover from a root canal?

Going through the experience of a root canal is not as scary as it sounds.  In fact, it is the pathway to get you out of excruciating pain and back to feeling normal again.Tooth pain can creep up when you least expect it. For me, it started off as a slight feeling of inflammation and […]

Is Invisalign right for my child?

The end of the year is a great time to start thinking about starting to straighten your child’s teeth, as a holiday gift, or as a great way to start the year off right. Invisalign is a method that can be used to straighten your teeth using clear aligners and is supervised by a general dentist or […]

National Children’s Dental Health Month

It is important to know that The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD) regularly recommends that children receive their first dental exam no later than one year of age to head off potential early dental problems. Also, The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD) recommends that a child go to the dentist by age 1 or within […]

COVID UPDATE

While it is a sensitive time, dental practices are very excited to get back to their patients. The practices are looking a little different, with increased measures to accommodate social distancing and adequate sanitation.  Now more than ever, the dental practices are ready to help those who are ready get back on track with their dental […]

Introducing Dr. Monica Minjares

We are delighted to introduce our new dentist at Town Park Dental! We are delighted to introduce our new dentist at Town Park Dental! Dr. Monica Minjares started her dental career as a dental hygienist in 2004 and worked in Arizona. But since she wasn’t professionally a dentist, she had to go back to school and […]

Do I need a regular check up?

Regular Dental Checkup……Why even bother? How often do you hear someone comment that they have not been to the dentist in years? Why is it so important to include a routine dental appointment in your health care regimen? With so many changes taking place in our world today, and people more conscious about their health […]