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  1. How Often Should 50+ yr/olds Visit the dentist?

    With aging comes more routine maintenance. If you’re 50+ years old, you’ll know this is the case beyond just dentistry. But, it does include going to the dentist more frequently for routine checkups, especially if you have dental implants or dentures. Recent data found that 15 percent of people ages 65 to 74 and 22% of those…

  2. What’s the Process for Having a Root Canal?

    The thought of having a root canal done at the dentist makes most of us literally cringe. While we’ll explain in this article the process for having a root canal done, it’s most important to know who is doing the root canal, should you need one. Here at Perdido Bay Dental, Dr. Djuric has been a…

  3. Difference Between Dental X-ray and CT Scans

    Not sure what the difference between dental x-rays and CT-scans are? If you’re going in for a dental cleaning/exam, it’s good to know the difference beforehand, as they are both valuable tools in determining the health of your teeth and gums. It’s also important to know if your dentist even offers CT-scan imaging. Many don’t,…

  4. What is a Dental Intra-Oral Camera?

    Contrary to popular belief, not all dental offices are the same when it comes to technology. Here at Perdido Bay Dental, we use state-of-the-art technology that you won’t find in too many dental practices around Pensacola, or even the country. One of the technologies we use is an intra-oral camera. This camera is a small, handheld…

  5. What to Look for When Finding a Dentist

    It’s important to be choosey when trying to find the right dentist to take care of your teeth. Asking friends and family for a dentist referral can often help you find a good dentist, but there are plenty of things you should consider when trying to find a dentist. Here are a few things to…

  6. What’s the Difference Between Mini and Regular Dental Implants?

    For someone with a missing tooth or multiple teeth, dental implants are a way to address the problem and give a person a full, regular smile. There are two types of dental implants: mini dental implants and regular dental implants. What’s the difference? Mini dental implants  Mini dental implants are an available option for people…

  7. What’s the Process for Dental Implants?

    Dental implants are done when someone is missing a tooth or multiple teeth. The procedure is usually done in steps, and they cannot be completed in one appointment. However, dental implants are usually the most effective and longest lasting solution for missing teeth. The procedure usually goes as follows: The damaged tooth is taken out….

  8. What is an On-Site Dental Lab?

    Most people don’t think that their dentist office has a lab somewhere in the building. But dental offices that have an on-site dental lab can be extremely helpful and help save time for both the dentist and the patient. Here at Perdido Bay Dental, we have a full on-site lab, which helps patients save time…

  9. Are Dental Implants Required to Get Dentures?

    If you need dentures, the type you get will depend on how many teeth you are replacing and where they’re going in your mouth. Dental implants are especially useful for people who are going to wear full dentures. This is because implants provide a foundation and support for the dentures, and something for the removable…

  10. What is Enamel Loss and How Can You Fix It?

    It is a really hot day and you decide to have soda to quench your thirst because it is your daily intake to rejuvenate your energy. The one thing you might not know about the soda that you dearly love is that it is a primary enemy on the tooth enamel. It is one of…