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Invisalign

It’s Never Too Late to Start Orthodontic Treatment

Would you love to straighten your teeth and make a change to your smile but feel that you are too old for orthodontic treatment? Gone are the days of being too old when it comes to your oral health. We encourage all of our patients, at any age, to make the changes they would love to see with their smiles. If you are interested in straightening your teeth, we offer a popular orthodontic treatment that has been loved by many of our patients of all ages — Invisalign®.

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Cosmetic Dentistry

Are You a Candidate for Dental Implants?

Have you experienced tooth loss and are deciding which tooth replacement option will best benefit your lifestyle? We know that it can be overwhelming to determine a selection that will fit all your requirements, but we might have the solution. Although we offer a number of tooth replacement options to our patients, dental implants are a popular choice among many of our patients. You may be a great candidate for this long-lasting, permanent tooth replacement solution.

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General Dentistry

Why Repair a Cracked Tooth?

September signifies the end of summer and the beginning of the fall season. Although we are still feeling the heat in Jacksonville Beach, the signs of fall are all around. There is no shortage of pumpkin spice flavoring, apples, and fall decor. One popular treat that is enjoyed around this time are caramel or candy apples. Although delicious, these sweets are a dentist’s worst nightmare. Aside from the high sugar content that sticks to teeth and can lead to cavities, caramel can be a culprit of another damage-causing emergency — a cracked tooth. While the enamel on the outside of your teeth is the strongest substance in the body, it isn’t indestructible.

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General Dentistry

What to Know About a Root Canal

At Parker and Pennington Dentistry, our goal is to provide the very best care for our patients that promotes the overall wellness of their oral health. One of the many ways we do this is to return your mouth back to full function after trauma or decay. When the outer layer of the tooth, also known as the enamel, experiences decay, we typically recommend a filling to remove the cavity. You might be surprised to learn that your tooth also has an interior. The interior of the tooth is called the pulp, and when it becomes infected, we recommend a root canal.

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Parker & Pennington Dentistry

Do You Grind When You’re Stressed?

Have you recently learned that you grind your teeth while sleeping or during times of stress? This harmful habit can cause your teeth to show signs of premature wear and can eventually lead to issues such as cracked teeth. We would hate for our patients with perfectly healthy teeth to experience discomfort and need costly treatments that could have been easily prevented. We offer a customized device that can help eliminate the wearing of teeth due to grinding. Read on to learn about this helpful device.

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Parker & Pennington Dentistry

Welcome to Jacksonville Beach, Florida!

At Parker and Pennington Dentistry, we often think about how lucky we are to work and serve a community like Jacksonville Beach. This amazing city has so many wonderful things to offer, making it a favorite travel destination among people from all over the country. In fact, a short drive will lead you to the Atlantic Ocean and beautiful beaches. Let us take you on a tour of our wonderful city!

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