If you have a toddler who has not been to a dentist, we urge you to consider making an appointment today by calling Dr. Wayne C. Harper at 352-867-7181. The best time to start dental check-ups for young children is when their teeth first appear. This may seem a bit early, however it is a […]
Do Veneers Make Teeth Look Bigger?
A well-designed veneer does not make your tooth look larger – unless you want it to. A veneer can correct many cosmetic dental problems and is a minimally invasive restoration. During the placement of some porcelain veneers, an extremely thin layer of enamel is removed from the tooth. If you have teeth with damage, discoloration, […]
Want A Reason To Smile All The Time?
If you are not happy with your smile, we invite you to consider a complete smile makeover. 1. Look and feel younger. 2. Improve your oral health. 3. Increase your confidence. 4. Smile all the time! Hello, I am Dr. Wayne Harper. Welcome to my dental blog. I serve my patients at my dental practice, […]
Dental Sealant Q & A
Q. What are dental sealants? A. Dental sealants are permanent plastic barriers applied to the biting surfaces of teeth. They prevent cavities by filling in the grooves and fissures where food particles are particularly difficult to remove. Most Gainesville pediatric dentists and family dentists offer sealants to their patients. A. Do sealants significantly reduce tooth […]
Dr. Wayne C. Harper Smile Makeovers: It’s Not Just About Your Teeth
I have been creating spectacular smiles at my Ocala cosmetic dental practice since 1985. Each one of my Gainesville smile makeover patients values their new smile almost as much as I value their trust. My loyal patients, along with my dedicated dental team, have made my professional career particularly rewarding. Working as a dentist in […]
Children’s Cavities Are Not ‘Just A Part Of Growing Up’
Today’s dental blog focuses on a preventative treatment often used to help impede the development of cavities in children. Dental sealants are a thin coat of clear resin that is applied to the biting surfaces of teeth, usually the rear molars. The back teeth are more prone to cavities because is difficult to reach them […]