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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…


How to Stop Bad Breath

Halitosis Happens. It’s a fact that bad breath can happen to anyone. Research shows that 50 percent of all adults report having had bad breath -- also known as halitosis -- at some point in their lives. Dr. Carter Perkins…


4 Reasons to Choose Dental Implants

Are you missing teeth due to tooth decay or gum disease? Or maybe a sports injury or auto accident cost you a tooth or two? Dental implants are a good option for adults of all ages, no matter how you lost…


Preventing and Treating Cavities

Our teeth are important to us. With them we eat which nourishes our bodies and helps us grow strong and stay healthy. They’re the bricks that build our smile which is a big part of making a good first impression…


Is Charcoal Toothpaste Safe or Effective?

Activated charcoal has recently become popular as an ingredient in many healthcare, including face wash, makeup, and even toothpaste. Charcoal-based toothpastes claim that it naturally whitens your teeth. However, do these toothpastes actually work like they say? Is charcoal a…


5 Steps to Better Flossing

Even if you’re already brushing twice daily as recommended by Dr. Perkins and Dr. Barth at Perkins Dentistry in Dunnellon FL, you may not be doing enough to stave off tooth decay and gingivitis (gum disease). Although brushing is an…


Lighten Up with Teeth Whitening

Are you about to say “I do” to the person of your dreams with everyone you know watching? Maybe you have that interview for the job of a lifetime coming up? Or maybe you’re about to walk across the stage…


Know Your Risk For Gum Disease

Gum disease is a progressive bacterial infection of the gums. If left untreated, gum disease may lead to bone, tissue, and tooth loss. Taking preventive action and scheduling a regular visit to the dentist may help you avoid gum disease. At Perkins Dentistry,…