Dr. Wayne C. Harper Guide To Healthy Tooth Enamel

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Dr. Wayne C. Harper Guide To Healthy Tooth Enamel

Here at Dr. Wayne C. Harper, we want your teeth to last a lifetime! Tooth enamel is one of the hardest parts of the body, but it is non-renewable so it is important not to not neglect or abuse our teeth. Daily teeth and gum care is the best way to protect tooth enamel. Even […]

Ocala Endodontics

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Have you ever heard the phrase ‘I’d rather have a root canal’ to describe something painful or unpleasant? At Dr. Wayne C. Harper, we perform root canal (endodontic) therapy routinely for our Ocala dentistry patients and many report minimal discomfort. Gainesville root canal procedures have advanced significantly in recent years. For many Florida root canal […]

Saliva And Ocala’s Dental Health

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Saliva And Ocala

Hi. I’m Dr. Wayne Harper. Welcome to my Ocala dental blog. Today we’ll be looking at the complexity and importance of your saliva. Though most people in the Marion County, Fort McCoy, or The Villages areas may think it’s gross, saliva is essential to dental health as well as digestion. Saliva is mostly water, but […]

What Is Lurking Under Your Gumline?

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Hello Ocala residents! Your overall oral health depends not only on healthy teeth but also healthy gums. Proper oral hygiene helps keep both your teeth and gums in good shape. When brushing, hold your toothbrush at a 45-degree angle with the bristle tips aimed at the line where the tooth and gum meet. The bristles […]

Soda Spells Double Trouble For Fort McCoy

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Soft drinks, soda, pop. No matter what you call it, it seems that these days it’s the dietary villain of choice. Today in the Dr. Wayne C. Harper Dental Blog, we are going to give you yet another reason to avoid this ubiquitous drink. For dental health, soda deals a double punch of damage with […]

Attack Of The Gummi Bear

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Here at the Ocala dental blog, we never like to be the bearers of bad news, but we are dedicated to our patients’ oral health. So, today we offer an essential warning about a lesser-known danger of sticky candy. Most Marion County, Fort McCoy, and The Villages residents probably know that sugar is not your […]

Are You Getting Your Dose Of D?

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Most Gainesville people know that vitamin D is important for healthy teeth and bones, but many of us fail to get adequate amounts. Today’s article is a friendly reminder to our patients – especially expectant mothers – about the importance of vitamin D. Here is a sampling of vitamin D findings from around the web: […]

Modern Dentistry With No Oxen Hooves In Ocala

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Modern Dentistry With No Oxen Hooves In Gainesville

Hi, my name is Wayne Harper. My team and I at Dr. Wayne C. Harper have been providing excellent dental care for our patients in Florida since 1985. One of the vital habits of good oral health is daily tooth brushing with an effective toothpaste. There is a wide variety of toothpastes available. I recommend […]

Energy Drink Warning For Fort McCoy

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Hello. I’m Dr. Wayne Harper. Welcome to my Fort McCoy dental blog. Today’s topic is energy drinks and the damage they can cause to your teeth. I am seeing more and more Fort McCoy teens and adults with tooth enamel erosion caused by frequent consumption of sport drinks. Most of these Fort McCoy dentistry patients […]

“Don’t Take Stress Out On Your Teeth, Ocala”

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Don't Take Stress Out On Your Teeth Ocala

Hello, I’m Dr. Wayne Harper. At my Ocala practice I have noticed more and more of my patients with stress-related dental issues. Ocala men and women may not think about it, but stress can do a number on your oral health. Mouth sores, clenching and grinding, periodontal disease, and poor oral hygiene can all be […]