Has Your Toddler Had A Dental Exam?

Categories: General Dentistry
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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 […]

Dental Sealant Q & A

Categories: General Dentistry
dental sealants Ocala

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 […]

Why Is Dry Mouth Dangerous For Ocala Dental Patients?

Categories: Oral Health
Why Is Dry Mouth Dangerous For Ocala Dental Patients?

Hello, welcome to the Dr. Wayne Harper – New Directions In Dentistry blog. Today we are going to talk about Dry Mouth, an unpleasant condition that can actually endanger the oral health of Ocala dentistry patients. Reduction of saliva flow resulting in a dry mouth is a more common problem among older Ocala adults; however, […]