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Our blog is here to educate, inform and entertain. Here you will find information on dental procedures, new technology and everyday tips to help you stay healthy. From what to pack in your kids’ lunch to keep their teeth strong, to how to identify risk factors for gum disease. This is your one-stop-education-stop.

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Alternative Text Posted November 13, 2020 / Blog, Patient Care
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A Dental First Aid Kit for Kids

Most homes have a standard first-aid kit—and with the demanding schedules of the average American family today, it’s smart to keep one in your vehicle, too. Whether at home or away from home, active kids like to run, play, climb, and jump off things—and sometimes emergency dental injuries follow. Dr. Collins, Dr. Reiter, Dr. Azer […]

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Alternative Text Posted October 27, 2020 / Blog, Dental Health
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Can Poor Oral Health Cause Diabetes?

Diabetes is a chronic and complicated disease that affects how your body processes sugar—its main source of energy. Diabetes symptoms mostly affect your heart, eyes, nerves, and kidneys, but it can affect your whole body, including your mouth. According to the American Dental Association (ADA), more than 29 million Americans have diabetes, and almost 2 […]

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Alternative Text Posted October 13, 2020 / Blog, Dental Technology
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Cone Beam-What? Translation: Better Dental Experiences

Dr. Collins, Dr. Reiter, Dr. Azer, your trusted Winter Springs dentist, is passionate about finding ways to improve the patient experience and achieve lasting results when it comes to the health and appearance of your smile. This requires continuous learning and investing in the types of advanced technologies that will stand the test of time—because […]

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Alternative Text Posted September 27, 2020 / Blog, Patient Care
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How are Dental Savings Plans Different from Insurance?

Understanding any type of medical or dental insurance can be a challenge, especially for uninsured folks trying to find a plan on their own. According to the National Association of Dental Plans, about 74 million Americans had no dental insurance coverage at the end of 2016. One possible solution is dental savings plans (also called […]

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Alternative Text Posted September 15, 2020 / Blog, Patient Care
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Oral Hygiene for Families on the Go

Today’s families seem to be busier than they were in the past—lots of homework, extracurricular activities, and hopefully, some quality time spent with the family. Here are a few ideas from Dr. Collins, Dr. Reiter, Dr. Azer to make consistent oral hygiene a little more convenient: Brushing teeth in the shower:  as hard as it […]

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Alternative Text Posted July 27, 2020 / Blog, Dental Health
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Gum Disease: More Than Just Gums

Your Mouth: A Picture of Health Did you know that when a dentist looks at your mouth, they can tell a lot more than just how often you’re brushing? It’s true—your oral health is like a window into your lifestyle and habits. Dr. Collins, Dr. Reiter, Dr. Azer at Collins Dental should know. We’ve seen […]

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