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Dental Implants: Why They're the Best Option for Replacing Missing Teeth Sep 1st, 2019

It's easy to ignore a missing tooth or two, especially if they aren't affecting your smile. But, your teeth play a vital role in your overall health, appearance, and self-confidence, so replacing them is important. At Higgins Dental in Jacksonville, Florida, our team recommends dental implants for several reasons. Dental...

How to Handle Common Dental Emergencies Before Reaching Our Office Aug 9th, 2019

If you’ve ever had to deal with a loose permanent tooth, a painful abscess, or cracked enamel, you know that few things in life are as bothersome or unsettling as an unanticipated dental emergency. And while it’s certainly comforting to know that top-notch urgent dental care isn’t far away, you...

Your Headache Could Be TMJ: Learn How A Night Guard Can Help Jul 16th, 2019

Headaches can crop up for many reasons, but persistent and unexplained headaches, especially in the morning, may stem from a temporomandibular joint (TMJ) disorder. This very long name describes the very small joints on either side of your jaw that attach your lower jaw to your skull. When they’re under...

Professional Teeth Whitening is the Quickest Way to Instantly Look Younger Jun 17th, 2019

With Botox®, dermal fillers, and aesthetic lasers, you have many treatment options to help you defy aging. But before you subject yourself to needles and painful treatments, you may want to consider professional teeth whitening, which can brighten your smile in less than an hour and shave years off your...