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Wisdom Teeth Facts to Brush By

by GERALD V. CERDAN, DMD   One little known fact about wisdom teeth: While many patients do need to have their wisdom teeth removed, your wisdom teeth can stick around

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Proper Preventative Eye Care

Dr. Tincy Thomas Healthy vision involves several different elements including preventive eye care and appropriate management of existing eye conditions. Prevention begins with your first comprehensive, dilated eye examination. The

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Kickoff Summer with Clean Teeth!

By William Nerestant, DDS With June here, that means the Florida summer heat is back and school is out! We pay a lot of attention to dentist appointments and checkups

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Celebrating Our New Pediatric Center with a Free Summerfest and These Safety Tips

by SANJA COSIC, MD   We have several locations throughout Polk, Highlands, and Hillsborough counties that serve our pediatric patients.  However, at our Avon Park location, we are celebrating our

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Cholesterol and Healthy Eating

By Shiva Seetahal, MD Cholesterol is a word everyone is familiar with but few can easily explain. Most of us are aware that too much cholesterol is bad for the

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A Cautionary Tale for Frequent Biting, Grinding, or Clenching

by GERALD V. CERDAN, DMD Biting and chewing your food.  It’s something we do every day and without thinking.  That’s why when most people have biting issues— where they bite

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Caring for Your Kid’s Teeth

by ARCHANA ANTONY, DDS It’s not easy, but somebody has to do it.  If you have an infant, toddler, or school-aged child, chances are you’ve said this to yourself more

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Diverticular Disease

Dr. Trishanna Sookdeo Diverticular disease describes the formation of small pouches in the large intestinal wall called diverticula. These pouches forms as you become older and many do not know

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Teeth Whitening

By William Nerestant, DDS With the weather getting hotter and hotter, the summer months are right around the corner, and that means wedding season is upon us. Whether you’re the

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Learn About LASIK and Other Refractive Procedures

By David Loewy, MD Refractive surgery is designed to correct myopia (nearsightedness), hyperopia (farsightedness) and astigmatism to effectively reduce dependency on eyeglasses and contacts. The most popular refractive procedure is