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Feb 24

When you brush your teeth, do you notice a little pink in the sink? Some people think it’s a sign they’re doing a good job of cleaning  if their gums bleed a little, but this is not the case. Healthy gums shouldn’t bleed! So, however regularly it may happen, it’s important not to ignore it […]

Nov 18

While two dentists in the same area may hold a dental doctorate degree, they may have different care philosophies and offer different services. This blog post discusses a few things to consider when choosing a dentist in Tampa, FL. Are They Accepting New Patients? Before visiting a dentist, call to confirm that they accept new […]

Jul 31

There are many known benefits to choosing certain organic items over regular items but what about when it comes to organic toothpaste? Many patients choose organic toothpaste because there are specific ingredients they don’t want in their toothpaste. These ingredients can include fluoride, sodium lauryl sulfate, and saccharin. What do you know about these ingredients? […]

Apr 15

When the Gentle Dentistry team consults with patients, one topic of utmost concern is often the avoidance of dental problems caused by cavities. Cavities, or tooth decay, are among the most common reasons a patient may need restorative dentistry. By practicing good oral health habits at home and visiting the dentist regularly, most patients can […]

Nov 15

Tampa, FL, patients considering tooth replacement options might be overwhelmed by their choices. They may also want to make a smart decision that will last many years without replacement or other problems. One of the most prominent tooth replacement solutions in dentistry today is the dental implant. Drs. Loc Tong and Angela Rasmussen of Gentle […]

Aug 15

If you just got dentures, then you may be adjusting to their fit and feel. Although dentures can perfect your smile, they can take a little time to get used to. One of the ways that you can ensure your dentures stay in place is to eat foods that aren’t difficult to chew. Even though […]

May 15

The Rolling Stones said it right when they sang about how you can’t always get what you want. However, even though we are big Stones fans, here at our office we want to help you get the exact smile that you want every time. If you have always been dissatisfied with your smile because your […]

Apr 15

Having newly whitened teeth is the best way to spruce up your smile this spring. Here at Gentle Dentistry, we offer both in-office and at-home whitening to help patients like you get a more vibrant white smile in virtually no time. After you leave our office, we encourage you to follow a few tips to […]

Aug 15

One of the first steps of the dental implant process is to remove your tooth or teeth. Once your gums have had time to heal, one of our dentists at Gentle Dentistry will surgically place the dental implant. To ensure that your gums heal properly and that you don’t get an infection, we have created […]

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