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By Oral and Facial Surgery Center
November 10, 2018
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At the first-ever Players Weekend in August 2017, Major League Baseball players wore jerseys with their nicknames on the back. One player — Cleveland Indians shortstop, Francisco Lindor — picked the perfect moniker to express his cheerful, fun-loving nature: “Mr. Smile.” And Lindor gave fans plenty to smile about when he belted a 2-run homer into the stands while wearing his new jersey!

Lindor has explained that he believes smiling is an important part of connecting with fans and teammates alike: “I’ve never been a fan of the guy that makes a great play and then acts like he’s done it 10,000 times — smile, man! We’ve got to enjoy the game.”

We think Lindor is right: Smiling is a great way to generate good will. And it feels great too… as long as you have a smile that’s healthy, and that looks as good as you want it to. But what if you don’t? Here are some things we can do at the dental office to help you enjoy smiling again:

Routine Professional Cleanings & Exams. This is a great place to start on the road toward a healthy, beautiful smile. Even if you are conscientious about brushing and flossing at home, you won’t be able to remove all of the disease-causing dental plaque that can hide beneath the gum line, especially if it has hardened into tartar, but we can do it easily in the office. Then, after a thorough dental exam, we can identify any problems that may be affecting your ability to smile freely, such as tooth decay, gum disease, or cosmetic dental issues.

Cosmetic Dental Treatments. If your oral health is good but your smile is not as bright as you’d like it to be, we can discuss a number of cosmetic dental treatments that can help. These range from conservative procedures such as professional teeth whitening and bonding to more dramatic procedures like porcelain veneers or crowns.

Tooth Replacement. Many people hide their smiles because they are embarrassed by a gap from a missing tooth. That’s a shame, because there are several excellent tooth-replacement options in a variety of price ranges. These include partial and full dentures, bridgework, and dental implants. So don’t let a missing tooth stop you from being Mr. (or Ms.) Smile!

If you’d like more information about oral health or cosmetic dentistry, please contact us or schedule an appointment for a consultation. You can also learn more by reading the Dear Doctor magazine articles “Beautiful Smiles by Design” and “The Impact of a Smile Makeover.”

October 01, 2018
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We understand its still hot and hard to believe.. so just imagine. Soon that cool crisp air will reach Tallahassee and the childhood excitement for this 2018 holiday season will stir the butterflies in our tummies. Its time to celebrate and be thankful for getting slightly past the start of this busy season. This goes out for everyone feeling the changes in their routines such as students with school starting as well as all sport players and fans feeling the anticipation and excitement for their teams this season.

Lets stop for one moment. Dont rush these last few months of 2018. Begin to experience as many opportunities with loved ones that bring joy and excitement. With so much happening and the holiday rush, Dr. Tolley and the OFSC staff wish that everyone stay safe and mindful. We always have our clinical team here for those dental and facial injuries from sports accidents. At our practice, we offer a full scope of oral and maxillofacial services and promise you the best care possible. Call our office for questions and to schedule a consultation.

We hope that you enjoy every minute of this Autumn and dont forget about the fair coming soon! So celebrate this wonderful new change in seasons by looking for the cold front and once it arrives, grasp your favorite holiday latte in both hands. Close your eyes while holding it up to your lips and feeling the steam hit your cold pink nose. As your body shivers you open your eyes. What a wonderful life we get to live.