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What Are My Options for Crooked Teeth?

Are you self-conscious about showing your teeth in public because of crooked teeth? Have you considered braces but were worried about having braces as an adult? You might be surprised to know that metal braces are not the only method…


What Are My Teeth Whitening Options?

Teeth whitening is a common cosmetic dental procedure, and many patients request this procedure prior to big events such as weddings, graduations, or even job interviews. Having brighter, whiter teeth helps you make a good first impression, and Dr. Don…


Is Sedation Dentistry Right For You?

About 15% of Americans avoid seeing their dentist because they’re afraid of the dentist. These individuals would rather endure painful, infected, or damaged teeth than go to a dentist, or if they do make an appointment, they dread it for…


Signs of Gum Disease

Periodontal disease, or gum disease or periodontitis, is a common dental condition that affects over half of American adults and is the leading cause of tooth loss in the developed world. Beyond tooth loss, some of the risks of gum…


3 Reasons to Restore Your Smile

If you deal with crooked, overcrowded, chipped, or broken teeth, you might be considering restoring your smile. But what are the reasons to fix teeth beyond cosmetic? You might be surprised to learn that some issues that seem cosmetic actually…


How to Care For Your Toothbrush

Your toothbrush spends a lot of time in your mouth, so you need to make sure it’s cleaned and stored properly. You also need to know when to swap it out for a new one! Dr. Donald J. Alexander and…


Why Do My Teeth Hurt?

When you’re in pain, you want to know the reason why. There are many reasons why your teeth may hurt, but there are a few common reasons you may want to know while you’re awaiting your appointment with Dr. Donald…


Back to a Cavity-Free School Year

It’s that time of year again: kids are groaning, parents are rejoicing, and everyone’s trying to get out the door at once. While you’re settling into your back-to-school routine, make sure a visit to Dr. Donald J. Alexander and Dr.…


Can My Dentist Treat Sleep Apnea?

If you or a loved one suffers from sleep apnea or struggles with snoring, you might want to meet with Dr. Donald Alexander, dentist and the founder of The Sleep Therapy Center of North Florida. Dr. Alexander is one of…


Are Your Headaches Linked To TMJ?

Are you experiencing consistent headaches, especially in the morning? Most patients would be surprised to learn that certain type of headaches may be linked to a dental concern called TMJ disorder. TMJ disorder is classified as a  dysfunction of the temporomandibular…