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Tobacco Use is Bad For Your Oral Health — Here’s Why

By now, thanks to public service announcements and the mandatory Surgeon General’s warning on the packaging, most people are aware that smoking and using tobacco products has a negative impact on your overall health.  Smoking and chewing tobacco can increase…


Managing Your Oral Health Over 55

Having good oral health is important no matter what age you are, but you may need to adjust your dental routine as you grow older. It’s a fact that conditions in our mouths change with the passage of time. So…


Refresh Your Smile with Cosmetic Dental Bonding

Are your teeth looking a bit beaten up but you don’t want to undergo complicated and expensive dental procedures to freshen them up? Cosmetic dental bonding may be a simple solution to your various dental issues.  Perkins Dentistry, your Dunnellon,…


Should I Get A Bridge or an Implant?

Dental technology has advanced greatly in the last 30 years and patients with missing or damaged teeth now have several great treatment options available to them. Dental bridges are the longer established method of replacing teeth and filling the gaps…


Give Your Smile A Facelift With Dental Veneers

As we grow older, our teeth naturally begin to display signs of wear and tear from a lifetime of use even if we take care of them as best we can.  These little cracks, gaps, chips, discoloration, and misalignments can…


What’s So Bad About Root Canals?

Root canal: Just the name of the procedure induces feelings of dread in many people. Hower, although root canals have an (unfairly) deserved reputation of being unpleasant, painful procedures, you might be surprised to find out they’re not as bad…


How Do Dental Implants Work?

Dental implants are now one of the leading long-term options for replacing missing teeth as they provide the same functionality and feel of natural teeth. But how long is “long-term” anyway? A dental implant consists of three primary components, all…


How to Choose an Implant Dentist

The procedure of placing a dental implant requires a high level of skill and experience on the part of the dentist for it to be done properly . Sometimes your family dentist may only be diagnosing and coordinating the dental…


Teeth Whitening at Perkins Dentistry

Life has a lot of big moments; moments when you will want to look and feel your best. But maybe your pearly whites aren’t so pearly or white anymore, making you a little self-conscious? Maybe you need a boost to…


What Your Teeth Can Tell You About Your Body

The old saying goes that “the eyes are the window to the soul.” However, to Dr. Carter Perkins of Perkins Dentistry, a dentist in Dunnellon, FL, the mouth can be the “window” to your health. Your mouth can be a…