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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 December 27, 2019 / Blog, Dental Health
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Gingivitis: Are Your Gums Trying to Tell You Something?

Gingivitis, very simply, is an inflammation of your gums. (Any time a medical term ends with “itis” it means inflammation.) Gingivitis varies in severity and can look a few different ways. Very bad gingivitis leads to periodontal (gum) disease. Gingivitis is common and affects many, rather, most adults. But with good oral hygiene and the […]

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Alternative Text Posted December 3, 2019 / Blog, Dental Health
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Dental Friends with Benefits

At Collins Dental our goal is to make your dental visits as pleasant as possible. Part of this effort includes taking the complication out of utilizing your insurance benefits. Collins Dental knows there can be confusing terms and stipulations in insurance plans that can be a barrier between you and the care you need. We […]

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Alternative Text Posted August 27, 2019 / Blog, Dental Health
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The Good, The Bad & The Crossbite

If your teeth or jaw don’t line up well with each other, you may have a crossbite. The Winter Springs dentists of Collins Dental explain more about this condition, its effects and what you can do to treat it below. A Good Bite In a perfect world, your teeth would all be straight, and your upper […]

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Alternative Text Posted August 13, 2019 / Blog, Dental Health
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Sugar: Teeth’s Worst Nightmare

People in the United States eat more sugar than any other country in the world. (Fortunately, we also have some of the best dentists in the world.) You hear it all the time: “sugar rots your teeth.” But is it true? What exactly does sugar do to your teeth and why is it so bad? […]

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