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Ever wonder how many teeth certain animals have? How they use them? If they’re any different from ours? Well we have some answers! Let’s take a walk through the wild and discover some fun facts about our animal friends and their pearly whites. Giraffes: These guys have the same amount of teeth as humans do!- […]

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Having a munch on some sugarless gum can have some benefits for keeping your smile spotless! Not only does it remove any food particles from the surfaces of your teeth, but also stimulates saliva production which can promote healthier, stronger teeth and reduce acid levels in your mouth that can cause tooth decay. It even […]

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You may not always think of going the extra mile to clean your tongue but the benefits from doing so may be worth it. The first advantage you get from keeping your tongue squeaky clean is a crisp, clean taste of every morsel you consume! Keeping your taste buds clean and clear can open up […]

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So the day has finally come to get your braces off and you can’t wait to show the world your new smile. But did you think of the important role retainers play afterwards? They avoid any shifting and maintain the position of your straight teeth for your perfect smile to last. We have a few […]

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You may think that baby teeth eventually just fall out and may not need to be repaired if they have any problems, but they definitely play a huge role for eating and future development of permanent teeth. Your baby teeth, or primary teeth, fall out at different times depending on the type of tooth. For […]

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If you are noticing your smile starting to losing its sparkle and shine, its time to take action. First, lets find the source of the staining; what could be causing your teeth to go from dazzling to dull? A huge factor can be certain foods or drinks you are consuming. Some culprits of teeth staining […]

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It is common to take one or two X-rays that highlight the top of your back teeth. These X-rays reveal the upper and lower back teeth, or molars, and teeth infront of the molars, known as the premolars. The purpose of this type of X-ray is to locate any decay forming between the back teeth […]

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Did you know that there are about twenty teeth in your mouth by age two that eventually grow to thirty-two teeth as an adult? Yes, thirty-two! Every set of teeth have a specific function. Let’s take a brief walk-thru of each type of tooth. Incisors Used for cutting and chopping food These are your two […]

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The National Consumer Advisory Board has named Pediatric Dentistry of Florida, Dr. Tim M. Verwest, DMD one of America’s Best Dentist for 2018. This prestigious honor places Dr. Verwest among America’s most respected professionals. Selections are done based on a proprietary assessment of a dentists experience, training, continuing education, and commitment to excellence to ensure […]

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At Pediatric Dentistry of Florida, we want to kick off the new year with your oral hygiene being on point. You may have mastered the art of proper brushing, but do you ever wonder when it’s time to replace your toothbrush? Over a period of time, you might notice the bristles on your toothbrush starting […]

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