John Russo Blog
October 22, 2018
Dental insurance provides an excellent opportunity to keep your teeth and gums healthy. By preventing issues, like tooth decay, from developing in the first place, you reduce your long-term costs for care. Unfortunately, one-third of adults do not see their dentist in Orlando twice a year despite the American Dental Association recommending semi-annual appointments for a cleaning and checkup. If you are among those who delay seeing their dentist until after a problem arises, you are placing your oral health at risk. Not to mention, you are not using your dental benefits, throwing thousands of dollars down the drain every year.
September 4, 2018
There are no guarantees in life, but if someone told you that you were doing something with a 98% chance of success, you would probably feel pretty good about it! If you’ve been thinking about getting dental implants in Orlando, you’ll be glad to know that the success rate actually is 98% – but that’s not the whole story. Since an estimated 500,000 implants are placed each year, a 2% failure rate works out to 10,000 failed implants annually, which is less than ideal. The good news is that there’s a way to increase the chance of success above the already-high 98% rate: computer-guided technology. Keep reading to find out how this helpful tool can make it even more likely that your implants will be successful!
July 7, 2018
Dental implants in Orlando come with a long list of benefits. They can improve your oral health, save your bone structure, and help you eat a nutritious diet. But their advantages go even further than that. When you decide to replace your missing teeth and regain your lost smile, you may find that you are happier as you go about your daily life. How can implants boost your emotional well-being?
June 15, 2018
If you are getting dental implants in 2018, you can most likely expect that to be one of the most major purchases of your year. Dental implants cost a lot because you get a lot in return — like a sturdy, long-lasting tooth replacement option that promotes oral and overall health for a lifetime to come.
May 18, 2018
Dental implants are truly the most lifelike option for tooth replacement. When you choose to have an implant, you are replacing both the root and crown of a missing tooth. In this way, your smile is restored, jaw health is maintained and adjacent teeth are not impacted the way they are with a bridge or partial. In some cases, your dentist may opt for computer-guided dental implants in Orlando. This procedure increases a success rate that is already quite high—98 percent! Read on to learn more about dental implants and the Carestream 8100 3D for computer-guided precision.
February 5, 2018
Instead of buying that box of chocolates or flowers, you can invest that money towards something that can benefit you and your child. How about a new toothbrush and a full bottle of your favorite toothpaste? The American Dental Association uses February to celebrate Children’s Dental Health Month, so why not take the time to talk to your kids about oral health?
To kick things off, your children’s dentist in Orlando has come up with 5 ways to practice oral care and celebrate the month right. Think of it this way: a dollar spent on prevention is dozens more saved in treatment costs, so make your month worth it!
January 1, 2018
The sad fact is that most New Year’s Resolutions don’t survive for more than a couple of weeks into January. People get excited about their goals, and they might even spend a lot of money on the tools and equipment that they think will help them get there. But they might expect too much of themselves and soon give up on what they hoped to accomplish. Why not be among the proud few who stick to their resolutions? You can do so by setting small, reasonable goals that benefit you in a big way. For example, you can recommit to your oral health. Your family dentist suggests four ways in which you can care for your smile in 2018:
November 27, 2017
Your dentist wants to help you repair your smile, especially when you’re missing teeth. One of the best ways you can fix a smile with missing teeth is to replace them with dental implants from your dentist in 32803.
If you know anything about dental implants, you know they must be surgically placed. Learn more about the process of getting dental implants here.
October 1, 2017
While most people know that dental insurance is a great way to save on their dental care, what many are not aware of is that most policies have something called an annual maximum. This is the highest dollar amount of care per person, per year a plan will cover, and it actually resets at the beginning of each year. This means if you have not met your maximum by the time January 1st rolls around, all that extra money will not carry over and basically be lost. This is just one of many reasons you should try to use your dental benefits before the end of the year, and today, we’re going to share 3 more. (more…)
August 28, 2017
If you are like one-third of adults, you probably do not like how your teeth look. Every time you look in the mirror, you are left feeling disappointed while you also struggle with daily insecurities. Although you have probably considered cosmetic dentistry in the past, you are not too sure which procedures are right for you. You have heard many great things about porcelain veneers in Orlando, but are they right for you? If you are ready to transform your smile, there is an easy way to help determine if veneers are the best choice.