Blog Archive

Our dental practice is thriving Jul 6th, 2020

Thankful for Community Support in Opening  We are blown away by your support as we returned to full dentistry. It looks a little different around here since you are now greeted with smiling eyes instead of our usual bright toothy smiles. We have been wearing masks and thank you for...

We are ready to schedule you! May 5th, 2020

Creating Smiles Dental friends,  We appreciate all of our patients and families for being understanding and supporting us during the last 6 weeks of downtime due to the COVID 19 pandemic.  We hope this letter finds you and your family in good health. Our office is taking many precautions to ensure the safety...

Is this a dental emergency? Apr 8th, 2020

Patients are wondering if they have a dental emergency or not. Here is the list right from the American Dental Association, (ADA), on what is considered a dental emergency. Feel free to call us though because we are more than happy to talk to you! We are answering the phones...

What Is Tooth Sensitivity? Mar 30th, 2020

If you have ever experienced an odd sensation in a tooth or teeth, you may have wondered if something is going on in your mouth. You may have wondered — what is tooth sensitivity? It’s important to understand what is tooth sensitivity, so you’ll know if this is your problem....

Creating Smiles Dental Coronavirus Updates Mar 17th, 2020

First of all, thank you for being our loyal patients at Creating Smiles Dental. We love seeing your smiles come through our doors and know that we are at least a part of helping create them. We have great pride in the services we provide and feel that everything we...

Are My Gums Receding? Mar 14th, 2020

Gum disease is a widespread problem in the United States. In fact, according to the American Academy of Periodontology, approximately 64.7 million Americans have periodontitis, which is a form of gum disease. In addition, gum disease may begin with gingivitis but if not corrected progresses to periodontitis. This condition involves receding...

Your Health and Safety and Coronavirus Concerns Mar 11th, 2020

Regarding Coronavirus (COVID-19) How We Protect You Hygiene is at the core of our day-to-day practice and we would like you to know that we adhere to the strict guidelines set out by the American Dental Association (ADA), and the Centers For Disease Control (CDC). We continue the following precautions: ...

How Fast Can I Straighten My Teeth? Feb 27th, 2020

Have you wondered “how fast can I straighten my teeth?” Orthodontics and a perfect smile used to take years to accomplish. Monthly appointments, painful adjustments, and that adorable metal smile were the hallmarks of attaining straighter teeth. But that is no longer the case. If you have a graduation on the horizon,...

Emilie and Sarah are Back to Work Feb 22nd, 2020

Emilie and Sarah are back! Emilie took over being our office manager when Sarah moved away. She does so many tasks so well and does them with a smile. We call her our “Sunshine Pumper” whether answering the phone, calling patients, or welcoming patients when they walk in, she is...

We’re Going Paperless Feb 22nd, 2020

We’re going paperless in our St. Petersburg office, and so are you! We’re in this together. Instead of us giving you a clipboard for your 6 month updates, you finally have digital options. Now you can check over what we have in our system and only update what’s new. Jesseca Allen has...

Teeth Talk Tuesday TV Feb 18th, 2020

When you’re here, you ask us questions and we love answering them one-on-one with you. Many of our patients continue the conversation from home via email or social media. In order to reach more of you, we recently jumped on the IGTV bandwagon. Almost every Tuesday we release a new informative video!...

Is Cosmetic Dentistry Right For You? Feb 11th, 2020

Want to know is cosmetic dentistry right for you? Your smile is the first thing people see when they speak to you, and studies have proven that improving your smile can make you look and feel younger, more successful, and more confident. If you are unhappy with any aspect of...

What Are Cavities? Jan 30th, 2020

Cavities are one of the most common problems you can have with your teeth. In fact, the CDC estimates that more than 90 percent of Americans over the age of 20 have at least one cavity. For many of us, cavities were the stuff of our adolescent nightmares. But an hour in...

How To Prevent Tooth Decay Jan 15th, 2020

Nothing makes a great first impression like a radiant smile. But your teeth take quite a beating from day to day, chewing through meals and snacks with a pressure of up to 200 pounds per square inch per bite, enduring the harsh tannins of coffee and wine and the acidic fructose of...

Healthy Teeth During The Holidays Dec 21st, 2019

Halloween and Thanksgiving have passed. Winter’s holiday feasts are right around the corner. From eggnog to Santa’s cookies to jelly donuts, the month of December offers tooth-rotting temptation for all of us. December is dreadful for your dental health. Learn how to maintain healthy teeth during the holidays. If you...

What Are Dental Emergencies? Dec 11th, 2019

Are your teeth in jeopardy? Any dental problem that requires immediate attention because of possible tooth loss or severe pain? To answer in the form of a question, “what are dental emergencies?” What Are Dental Emergencies? Not every toothache is an emergency, but a few different types of dental emergencies...

Importance of Dental Hygiene Nov 18th, 2019

Oral health affects your overall health. As such, the importance of dental hygiene cannot be overstated. Like other parts of your body, your mouth is filled with bacteria. Although most of the bacteria are harmless, it can accumulate and create problems throughout your body. Other forms of bacteria can lead...

How to Get Rid of Cavities Nov 4th, 2019

Have you ever wondered how to get rid of cavities? In addition to professional care, there are several ways to eliminate and prevent cavities from coming back. Your dentist can usually detect cavities during a routine checkup. You may also feel some pain or sensitivity around the affected tooth. Understanding...

What Is Prophylaxis? Oct 19th, 2019

When it comes to oral health, you should take preventive measures to avoid disease. In fact, that’s what prophylaxis is all about. However, what is prophylaxis, and what does it have to do with dental hygiene? Learning more can give you peace of mind during your next dental checkup. What...

Thank You for the Donations Sep 22nd, 2019

Thank You for the Donations As you know Hurricane Dorian decimated the islands of The Bahamas. On The Upwind Flying Club along with other members and community organizers are once again taking to the skies to help. On The Upwind Flying Club has already been flying needed goods and supplies...

How to Get Rid of Gingivitis Sep 20th, 2019

Finding out you have gum disease is a shock. But the good news is that gingivitis, the first stage of gum disease, is treatable. Learn how to get rid of gingivitis, to return your gums and teeth to their best health. Even more importantly, early treatment prevents the disease’s progression...

Dental Restoration Procedures Aug 25th, 2019

If you are having any type of problem with your teeth, then you may want to consider a dental restoration. Dental restoration procedures will help you maintain healthy teeth, gums, and mouth. Restorative dentistry in St Petersburg FL has the various types of dental restoration you need to ensure your oral health is...

How to Fix Receding Gums Aug 15th, 2019

If you’ve noticed your gums beginning to pull away from your teeth, then you may wonder how to fix receding gums. When receding gums become a problem, you may need the help of periodontal health in St Petersburg FL. What are Receding Gums? Gum recession is the process where the gums...

How To Prevent Cavities Jul 9th, 2019

How to prevent cavities is very easy with the right information. Many people believe that you cannot reverse cavities. However, in this article, you will learn how to prevent cavities naturally, with or without general dentistry services in St Petersburg FL. Why Do Cavities Form? Cavities occur due to foods containing...

Types of Dental Crowns Jun 24th, 2019

Did you know that the first dental crown placement occurred around 160 A.D? It was first implemented by Etruscans, a civilization that existed in a region which now is central Italy. However, there are now various types of dental crowns available today. Dental crowns are a tooth-restoring apparatus that help...

Smiles that Spark Joy Jan 31st, 2019

We are here to help you with the smile that will spark joy in your life. With the “KonMarie” movement, so many people are finding joy and peace. Marie Kondo is a best selling author who has helped people get organized. She has her clients pull everything out and hold...

In House Dental Insurance Jan 30th, 2019

Tired of dealing with your dental insurance? Ask about our In-Office Dental Insurance! We have found that many patients are wanting to cut the ties of dealing with a middle man. Dental insurance companies have one goal: to make money. They deny everything they can and offer only the minimum coverage...

4 Resolutions for a Healthy Smile This Year Jan 16th, 2019

Are your teeth not as white as they used to be or are you suffering from chronic bad breath? Maybe you’re smiling through a painful toothache? This can be the year that you improve your dental health and take back your smile. Follow these four oral health tips so you...

Dentist Shopping? Your Local Family Dentist is a Great Choice Jan 7th, 2019

Searching for a dentist is a lot different than picking the next restaurant you dine at. Dental care is important and vital to your health, so you don’t want to blindfold yourself and point to a random care provider from a list your insurance company gives you. Also, while a “big...

The Most Common Dental Emergencies and What to Do Nov 11th, 2018

About Them You never know when a dental crisis will strike. Even patients who practice good oral hygiene may find themselves in a dental emergency without warning. If something happens to your teeth, keep calm and follow these instructions for the most common dental emergencies. An Adult Tooth Falls Out...

Simple Oral Hygiene Instructions and Tips for Adults Oct 16th, 2018

Recent figures report that almost half of all Americans over age 30 show signs of gum disease, and more than 90 percent of adults have some level of tooth decay. Those are two very good reasons to keep your mouth healthy and happy. And it goes without saying that oral hygiene starts with...

How to Clean and Care for Your Dentures Oct 4th, 2018

Dentures are a great option to restore a smile impacted by tooth loss or damage. They give you back your smile and can make eating and speaking easier. It’s important to properly clean and care for your dentures to keep them looking and feeling good for years to come. Just...

What You Should Know About Repairing Damaged or Broken Dentures Sep 9th, 2018

You know to treat your dentures with care, but even the most cautious person can’t prevent every accident. Sometimes things just break, even dentures. Here is what you should know about repairing damaged or broken dentures. Stay calm and call your dentist. Though broken dentures are considered a dental emergency,...

5 Things to Know When Getting Adult Braces Aug 20th, 2018

Everyone can appreciate a nice smile, both for the personal confidence and the possible health benefits. A big part of a healthy smile is having straight teeth. Unfortunately, the thought of braces for adults causes many people to settle for leaving their mouths the way they are. It doesn’t have to...

How Do I Know if I Need Dentures? Jul 29th, 2018

You might think that dentures are only for older people, but that isn’t completely true. Tooth loss and dental problems are a fact of life for people of all ages, and dentures may become something you have to deal with sooner than expected. What Are Dentures? Let’s start by taking...

Invisalign is a Great Alternative to Braces for Adults Jul 22nd, 2018

When it comes to getting braces, the first thing that typically comes to mind is teenagers with a bunch of metal in their mouths. However, there are lots of adults that need braces — either for their first time or to correct their teeth shifting after having braces as a...

Confidence Boosting Reasons to Take Care of Your Teeth Jun 13th, 2018

You know that taking care of your teeth and gums pays big dividends in the health department, and it can keep your teeth and gums happy and healthy. But you may not realize how your oral health can impact — either positively or negatively — your self-esteem and confidence. Here...

How to Handle a Dental Emergency Apr 15th, 2018

Dental emergencies can happen unexpectedly, but you may not know exactly what to do if your smile is suddenly in danger. What constitutes a dental emergency, and what should you do if you’re faced with one? Dental Emergencies, Defined Not every toothache is an emergency, but there are a few...

Health Risks of Not Taking Care of Your Smile Apr 11th, 2018

Everyone knows that taking care of your dental health benefits your teeth and gums. Regular dentist visits as well as daily care at home are the keys to good dental hygiene. But did you know that your dental health has serious impacts that reach far beyond your mouth? Here are...

What to Expect During an Invisalign Consultation Mar 6th, 2018

Invisalign is an excellent choice for those looking to perfect their smile. If you’re looking into Invisalign and what it can offer to you, we have good news — Creating Smiles Dental offers a 100 percent free Invisalign consultation. Let’s take a look at what you can expect during an...

How Long Will it Take to Straighten My Teeth? Jan 2nd, 2018

A perfect smile used to take years to accomplish, most often with uncomfortable metal braces that aren’t always the most aesthetic choice. Regular appointments, painful adjustments, and that “adorable” metal smile were the hallmarks of attaining straighter teeth — and even a rite of passage. Thankfully, that is no longer...

My Teeth Shifted After Braces. Will Invisalign Really Work? Dec 19th, 2017

There are many people that have had traditional, metal braces in the past and unfortunately, some have found that their teeth shifted back into their original position after a period of time once their treatment was over. This is, of course, the opposite of your goal after going through an...

How Long Does Invisalign Last? Dec 12th, 2017

Invisalign is a popular alternative to traditional metal braces for both teens as well as adults. The treatment program utilizes clear, nearly-invisible aligners and a doctor-backed treatment plan customized specifically for each patient. If you’re considering Invisalign, you may wonder how long the treatment period lasts, and how long-lasting the...

How Does Invisalign Work? Nov 7th, 2017

Many people want straighter teeth, but they don’t want the ugly metal brackets and the discomfort that comes with traditional orthodontic work. If you fit this description, you may want to consider Invisalign. Invisalign aligners are virtually invisible, include no metal and are custom made for your teeth. They work in a series...

Swollen Gums: Causes, Treatment & Prevention Sep 19th, 2017

Swollen gums can be a minor problem, or it can indicate a much more serious issue. Let’s take a look at the causes of swollen gums, why it happens, how to prevent it, and why you need to visit a dentist on a regular basis. Cause of Swollen Gums There...

Clearwater Dental Office Open, School Dates, Power Outage Information, Restaurants Open Sep 10th, 2017

Ready to Care for You After Hurricane Irma: Clearwater Dental Office Open, School Dates, Power Outage Information, Restaurants Open Everyone at our Clearwater Dental office hopes all of our wonderful patients and their families and friends are safe. ClearWhite Dental WILL re-open on Wednesday, September 13. Please call our office in Clearwater...

Signs of Gum Disease: How to Identify Symptoms & Prevent Aug 23rd, 2017

Gum disease is not only uncomfortable and worrisome — it can lead to serious issues if left untreated. Here’s how to recognize the symptoms of gum disease, how to prevent it, and what happens if it’s left to advance on its own. Gum Disease Symptoms There are quite a few...

Best Dentist Near Me, Dentist in Clearwater Jul 30th, 2017

How do people choose a dentist nearby? Many people look at Google reviews (You’ll love ours!). Others search online for a dentist near me or find a dentist near me. People also consider how long it will take them to drive to their dentist’s office. Most people will travel, at...

Bleeding Gums: What It Means & When To See a Dentist Jul 23rd, 2017

Bleeding gums can be alarming to experience. Here’s why it can happen, what you can do about it, and how seeing a dentist can help. Causes of Bleeding Gums Bleeding gums can be a symptom of gingivitis or inflammation of the gums. Often, bleeding may happen while brushing or flossing,...

Clearwater Botox Before and After Photos at Clearwater Dental Office May 17th, 2017

Patients at our Clearwater dental office are loving the results of their Botox treatments at ClearWhite dental.  We wanted to share these botox before and after photos of one of our satisfied patients. She took the photos herself — so thank you to her! Her first photos show thee before and...

Patient of Clearwater Dentist Holds Book Signing in Clearwater May 13th, 2017

We’ve said it before and we’ll say it again, our Clearwater dental office has the best, the most talented, and the most interesting patients in Clearwater and beyond! “It really is a pleasure to learn about the wonderful patients who visit our office,” said Dr. Jergins of ClearWhite Dental. Most recently, we...

What is a Periodontist? May 9th, 2017

Now that we have a periodontist, Dr. Cecilia Perera, working right alongside our other doctors here, our patients have asked us what it is that a periodontist (or “periodontic specialist”) does. Here is your answer. The Periodontist’s Area of Specialization A periodontist, in the simplest terms, is a dentist who specializes...

Botox Special for Mother’s Day Month from Clearwater Dentist, Dr. Jergins May 7th, 2017

It’s a Botox special at ClearWhite Dental! Happy Mother’s Day from Clearwater dental office, ClearWhite Dental and Dr. Jergins! For the month of May we are offering a Mother’s Day month Botox gift with treatment. Call and schedule your Botox appointment at our Clearwater dental office through May 31, 2017 and we’ll give you...

Congratulations on Countryside High School Graduation from Clearwater Dentist, Dr. Jergins Apr 24th, 2017

Congratulations Countryside High School graduates! As you receive your Countryside High School diplomas at Tropicana Field on May 16, 2017 from 7:30 a.m. to 9:00 a.m., we at Clearwater dental office, ClearWhite Dental, wish you the best! “I do wish the Countryside High School graduates much success and happiness in their...

Botox Flash Sale at Clearwater Dental Office, ClearWhite Dental Apr 10th, 2017

We’ll help you achieve your ultimate image through Botox. If you’re looking for botox near me to address your crows feet, frown lines, or just to look more rested, call our Clearwater dental office today for our remaining Botox Flash Sale appointments for April. Call 727-228-2517 or Text 727-202-5514 to...

What to Do About a Lost Filling or Crown Mar 27th, 2017

A dental crown sometimes called a “cap,” is a tooth-shaped cover that is placed over a badly damaged tooth. Fillings cover a portion of a tooth, protecting it from bacteria after the decayed portion of the tooth is removed. Crowns and fillings strengthen damaged teeth, restore bite alignment and improve the tooth’s appearance. But,...

My Tooth is Missing. Should I Get Dental Implants? Mar 27th, 2017

If you are missing one or more teeth, you are probably wondering what your options are and what are the benefits and disadvantages of each. Dental implants are one option, but is it the best one for you? We’d like to share the story of one of our patients to help...

What Are Dental Crowns and How Do They Work? Feb 23rd, 2017

Dental crowns are a prosthetic device used by dentists to help protect, restore, or cover a damaged tooth. If your dentist has informed you that you need a dental crown, and you aren’t quite sure what to expect, let us help. What is a Dental Crown? A dental crown is a prosthetic device,...

Clearwater Dentist Highlights Cypress Gardens Waterskiing Patient at His Clearwater Dental Office Feb 22nd, 2017

At our Clearwater dental office, we love our patients! And, we see so many interesting patients at our Clearwater office. One of those is Kim, who skied with the Cypress Gardens Waterski show at Cypress Gardens in Winter Haven Florida. Cypress Gardens is now Legoland, Florida, but the memories of Cypress Gardens...

4 Dental Prevention Tips for a Happy and Healthy Smile Feb 15th, 2017

A healthy smile helps to keep you looking young, energized, and happy. Tooth decay, sensitivity, and other problems can happen to even the most careful of patients due to environmental factors, medications, or habits. Preventing dental concerns before they happen is the best way to ensure your smile stays looking its...

How Does Laser Teeth Whitening Work? Feb 1st, 2017

White, bright smiles are generally associated with youthfulness and beauty. As we age, our teeth can change colors and lose their brightness due to age, eating habits, smoking, and even medications. There are many ways to brighten teeth that are safe and effective. Is laser teeth whitening right for you? Let’s...

Need Same Day Denture Repair? We Have an In-House Denture Lab! Jan 17th, 2017

Your dentures will experience a lot of wear and tear over the years. Not just chewing, but acid in certain foods, hot and cold temperature exposure from food and drink, even your saliva works to break down your dentures over time. Dentures also experience stress from teeth grinding, frequent removal and improper...

What to Do if Your Temporary Crown Falls Out Jan 10th, 2017

Temporary crowns are used to protect your tooth and prevent shifting while a permanent crown is made in a dental laboratory. They are customarily made of plastic, shaped to your tooth by your dental assistant and set with a temporary adhesive. A temporary dental crown is supposed to come off when your...

Clearwater Dentist Answers Questions About Botox Jan 5th, 2017

If you’re in the Clearwater, Florida area and have questions about Botox Cosmetic and Juvederm Clearwater dental office dentist Dr. Jergins is here to help. First, we want to let you know that Clearwater dentist, Dr. M. Bradley Jergins, of ClearWhite Dental is a provider of both Botox Cosmetic and...

How to Get Your Dentures Repaired Quickly Dec 21st, 2016

Dentures may look tough, but they’re actually vulnerable to damage when not properly cared for. If your dentures break, it’s important to know what you need to do get them repaired quickly and effectively. Why do dentures break? Dentures break for a number of reasons. Dentures are made from acrylic or...

Why Are My Teeth Sensitive? Dec 8th, 2016

Millions of Americans suffer from sensitive teeth. If you’ve ever taken a bite of ice cream or a spoonful of hot soup and experienced a sudden discomfort in one or several of your teeth, you know that teeth sensitivity can be painful. What causes sensitive teeth, and what can you...

Dr. Brayer’s Invisalign Experience Nov 29th, 2016

Dr. Cindy Brayer, the owner of Creating Smiles Dental, decided she was ready to take a step towards straightening her teeth. “Over the years, I noticed my teeth were shifting and becoming more crowded,” she shared. With her skill and knowledge, she was fully aware of the options available to her in...

A Wonderful Patient Testimonial for Clearwater Dental Office Dentist, Dr. Jergins Nov 28th, 2016

Our Clearwater dental office has the most wonderful patients! We want to thank Rosa for her kind words in her patient testimonial about ClearWhite Dental and Dr. Jergins. When you’re looking for a family dentist in Clearwter, FL, give us a call. Now, hear Rosa share why she loves ClearWhite...

Looking for a Dentist Near Me? Nov 24th, 2016

Lots of people who look for a dentist in Clearwater, Florida, type into their search bar, dentist near me. Well, we want to encourage you to look beyond a dentist near me to Dr. Jergins of ClearWhite Dental. His Clearwater dental office is a five star dental office in Clearwater that...

Should You Invest in an Electric Toothbrush? Nov 9th, 2016

Keeping your teeth healthy and clean between doctor visits is generally as simple as purchasing a toothbrush, a pack of dental floss, a fluoride mouth rinse, and a tube of toothpaste. Generally speaking, you should be able to toss all of these items into your cart for less than $20....

Invisalign for Teens: Hannah’s Story Oct 19th, 2016

Hannah is an ambitious and responsible thirteen year old. As a junior thespian with a passion for theater and the arts, she dreams of the time she can spend on stage. Hannah became very self-conscious about her smile. “I had a gap in my teeth and it prevented me from...

Why You Should Keep an After Hours Dentist on Speed Dial Oct 12th, 2016

When an emergency strikes, don’t be caught off guard. An emergency dentist is specially trained to handle dental concerns, injuries, and surgeries and is available to see patients during after hours and weekends. Having an emergency dentist on speed dial can help you get the care you need quickly. When...

How to Make Toothbrushing Fun for Children Oct 5th, 2016

Is it difficult or near downright impossible to get your child to brush their teeth? Getting kids to brush their teeth can be a truly stressful moment. You know it’s good for them, but kids just don’t seem to get it. In order to get them to be healthy (and happy),...

Your Smile Design by, Dr. Jergins, a Top Clearwater Dentist Oct 2nd, 2016

Looking for a smile design you can love? Choose Clearwater’s gentle dentist, Dr. Jergins,  for the best in Clearwater dental care. “Helping our patients achieve dental health is our top priority,” says Dr. Jergins of Clearwater dental office, ClearWhite Dental. “But along with that dental health, we want to offer them a smile design that will give...

Good Teeth and Job Hunting Success: The Surprising Connection Sep 21st, 2016

You’re ready to look for a new job. How exciting! This is the time to polish your resume and get ready to put your best foot forward. But before you send out your first cover letter, you’ll want to polish your teeth and put your best smile forward. It pays to...

How to Prepare Your Nervous Child for the Dentist Sep 7th, 2016

It’s time to take your child to the dentist! In a perfect world, they would be jumping for joy, excited at the thought of getting their teeth cleaned. But most likely, you’re dealing with tears, temper tantrums, and feeling pretty bad for your kid. So how do you prepare your child for...

Help! My Adult Tooth Fell Out! Aug 17th, 2016

The loss of a tooth is magical for children. The tooth, hidden underneath their pillow as they sleep, results in a visit from the tooth fairy and some sort of reimbursement for the trade. However, losing a permanent tooth as an adult can feel like a nightmare. Reasons Why Your...

We Hear it Every Time: Do I Really Need to Floss? Aug 3rd, 2016

If you floss every day, you can stop reading now and give yourself a pat on the back. But the reality is less than 30% of the population flosses daily. About 37% of the population sometimes floss, and a whole 32% never floss. With these high numbers of people avoiding flossing,...

Is Cosmetic Dentistry Right For You? Jul 12th, 2016

Your smile is the first thing people see when they speak to you, and studies have proven that improving your smile can make you look and feel younger, more successful, and more confident. If you are unhappy with any aspect of your smile, or if you want to know if...

How Fast Can I Straighten My Teeth? Jul 12 Jul 11th, 2016

Orthodontics and a perfect smile used to take years to accomplish. Monthly appointments, painful adjustments, and that adorable metal smile were the hallmarks of attaining straighter teeth. But that is no longer the case. If you have a graduation on the horizon, an upcoming wedding planned, or a trip scheduled,...

Clearwater’s Gentle Dentist, Offers Teeth Cleaning for Children for $59 Jul 10th, 2016

Come to Clearwater dental office, ClearWhite Dental for your children’s teeth cleaning and pediatric dental care needs. Dr. Jergins is a family dentist and a great dentist for your child, beginning at age 2.  So if you’re wondering, where’s a children’s dentist near me, give our office a call. Dr. Jergins can...

Dental Patient Praise and Great Review for Clearwater Dentist, Dr. Jergins Jun 29th, 2016

Thanks to Jason, our wonderful Clearwater dental office patient who gave Dr. Jergins rave reviews for removing his wisdom teeth. At our Clearwater office, we strive to make every patient feel valued. So thanks, again, Jason for the great review! And if you’re looking for a great dentist in Clearwater,...

Why Flossing During Pregnancy is So Important Jun 29th, 2016

If you are pregnant or hoping to become pregnant, congratulations! You are probably overwhelmed with planning and preparing yourself. Everything from nursery designs, to baby clothes, to how to care for your child are all on your mind. Of course, your primary focus will be concerning your health. It’s best...

Clearwater Dentist Says Congrats to Clearwater Countryside Swimmer Earning Olympics Spot! Jun 28th, 2016

Congratulations to Clearwater Countryside swimmer Melanie Magalis. Melanie earned a spot on the 2016 USA Olympic Team to compete at the summer olympics. You can read more about Melanie’s accomplishment here.  And from all of us at Clearwater dental office, ClearWhite Dental, congratulations, Melanie! In our book, you’re already a winner....

Do Quick Braces Really Work? Jun 21st, 2016

No more waiting years for straight teeth. No more feeling like you spend all your free time at the orthodontist. With today’s dental technology, you can have the smile you deserve in mere months. If you’ve grown up with the idea that teeth take a long time straighten or that you...

What are the Different Methods of Tooth Whitening and Bleaching? Jun 14th, 2016

Thanks to technological advances, we no longer have to be plagued with stained or discolored teeth. We now have more options to obtain a bright white smile. With so many choices, which method of teeth whitening and bleaching is the best option for you? We all have different needs that...

What KöR Whitening Is and How It Can Improve Your Smile Jun 7th, 2016

A beautiful white smile expresses youthfulness and health. With age, eating habits, and medications, sometimes our teeth begin to dull and darken. There are so many products on the market that guarantee a whiter smile. Many times the results are disappointing or inconsistent. Perhaps you’ve tried teeth whitening at home...

Is Invisalign Right For Your Teen? May 31st, 2016

Between sporting events, hanging with friends, class assignments, and social lives, teenagers today have busy schedules and face greater challenges when it comes to confidence. Imagine being able to give your teenager straighter teeth and a more confident smile the day they walk across the graduation stage, all without the hassle...

Dental Care Basics for Infants and Toddlers May 24th, 2016

There’s so much to consider when you are pregnant or have very young children. Doctor checkups, growth charts, and developmental milestones become a part of your daily life. One aspect of your baby’s health that can sometimes get overlooked is dental health. When should dental care for your child begin?...

Pregnancy and Dental Health: What You Need to Know May 17th, 2016

Welcoming a new child into your family is an exciting and busy part of life. Mothers-to-be have so much to think about, and sometimes things like dental care get overlooked in the chaos that major life changes can bring. The hormones that affect your body during pregnancy can affect your...

What Your Teeth Can Tell You About Your Overall Health May 10th, 2016

Dental care is no longer simply about cavities, teeth whitening, or gum disease. A growing body of evidence suggests that your teeth and overall health are tied together in many ways. The health of your mouth is a strong indicator of the overall health and wellness of the rest of...

10 Helpful Tips to Keep Your Family’s Smiles Healthy May 3rd, 2016

There are so many reasons why you cherish your family’s smiles. Keeping them clean and healthy through regular dental care will help them avoid painful toothaches, gum disease, and other medical problems. Don’t brush off how important healthy teeth and gums are to your family’s health. Fortunately, our family dental tips...

A Wonderful Patient Review for Clearwater Dentist Dr. Jergins! Apr 29th, 2016

Clearwater dentist, Dr. Jergins wants to thank his wonderful patient, Bev, for this kind review. At our Clearwater family dental office, we value each of our dental patients who visit our Clearwater dental office. Whether they are coming to our dental office for dental implants, teeth whitening, or a teeth cleaning, we offer...

Help! I Broke My Tooth! Apr 26th, 2016

Teeth can be damaged in many ways, including a traumatic fall or crash, sports injuries, or simply chewing on something. A broken tooth is an unpredictable and inconvenient event that can happen at any time. When a broken tooth happens to you or someone in your family, how do you...

Meet the Newest Tool in Orthodontic Tech! Apr 19th, 2016

NEWEST ORTHODONTIC TOOL: PROPEL As a patient-focused practice, we are continuously looking to provide faster, more effective orthodontic treatment options. We are excited to introduce PROPEL technology to our practice, which can significantly reduce your treatment time. If you are considering orthodontics or Invisalign to straighten your teeth fast, now may be the perfect...

All Smiles at the 2016 Oral Cancer 5K Apr 14th, 2016

This year’s Oral Cancer Foundation 5K Run/Walk for Awareness was a huge success! We all enjoyed walking and running on the beautiful St. Petersburg beach, and we were moved by the powerful story shared by Eva Grayzel. At Creating Smiles, we are passionate about oral cancer prevention, so we look forward supporting...

Does Laser Teeth Whitening Really Work? Apr 11th, 2016

Just as every smile is unique, the results of teeth whitening can vary from patient to patient. Laser whitening treatment can lighten teeth by several shades, providing results in less than 20 minutes. Is laser teeth whitening the right option for you? Let’s find out. How Laser Teeth Whitening Works A dentist-provided treatment includes...

$88 Teeth Cleaning from Clearwater’s Gentle Dentist Apr 5th, 2016

$88 New Patient Teeth Cleaning Special from Clearwater’s Gentle Dentist — Dr. Jergins. We look forward to seeing you. Our $88 New Patient Special Offers You: Teeth Cleaning — for whiter teeth and a healthier smile! Digital X-Rays — quick and comfortable! Dental Exam — Dr. Jergins, a top Clearwater dentist, will provide a thorough...

Don’t Be Fooled by These 5 Teeth Whitening Myths Mar 27th, 2016

Pearly white teeth make us look more healthy and youthful, but life brings with it stains — our teeth are constantly being stained by everything from wine and coffee to simple aging. Don’t get us started on the dangers of smoking! It’s no wonder that teeth whitening is currently one of the most popular...

What to Do When Your Crown Falls Out Mar 21st, 2016

Losing a crown is not an unusual occurrence, although the sudden appearance of a detached tooth in your mouth might conjure up memories of baby teeth and tooth fairies. Usually, crowns fall out because of some kind of trauma, nighttime grinding, or decay of the underlying tooth. If your crown came off,...

Think Your Teeth are Too Crooked for Invisalign? Think Again. Mar 15th, 2016

Have you had a consultation for Invisalign and been told you were not a candidate? You should get a second opinion. If you’re wondering who can be treated with Invisalign, the answer is simple. Virtually all cases, no matter how difficult, can be treated with Invisalign. Even if you were turned...

Clearwater Dentist Introduces a Valued Patient at His Clearwater Dental Office Mar 10th, 2016

Dr. Jergins and his team at Clearwater dental office, ClearWhite Dental, had the pleasure of learning more about one of our valued patients, Mary Beth. Mary Beth restyles, refurbishes, and refinishes furniture that she sells at three Clearwater area locations: 607 Vintage Marketplace in Largo Antiques & Uniques in Palm...

Early Detection Improves Outcomes of Oral Cancer Treatment Mar 10th, 2016

This year, over 40,000 people will be diagnosed with oral cancer. The most frequent instances of oral cancer occur in smokers over 50, though individuals who have contracted the human papilloma virus (HPV) are also at risk. Survival rates — normally around 64% — are dramatically improved with screening and early detection. In...

Happy National Dentist’s Day! Mar 3rd, 2016

Sunday, March 6, is National Dentist’s Day! To celebrate, we want to give you a glimpse into what it takes to become a dentist. What Does It Take to Become a Dentist? She safeguards your mouth from the ravages of your sugar addiction. She helps you to keep your gums...

Your Smile Can Make You Look Younger, Smarter and More Successful Mar 3rd, 2016

Surprise! The fountain of youth has been in your dentist’s office all along. A recent survey conducted by Oral B found that a healthier-looking smile makes people look younger. What’s even more surprising is that cosmetic dental work, and particularly teeth whitening, was found to be more effective in restoring...

Spring Break 2016 Pinellas County School Calendar Mar 1st, 2016

Spring break 2016 is almost here according to the Pinellas County school calendar. Pilnellas County Spring Break 2016 Dates: March 21 – March 25. That means spring break in Clearwater, Largo, Safety Harbor, Palm Harbor, Dunedin, and St. Pete is just around the corner! “Now’s a great time to call our...

Join Our Oral Cancer Fight Feb 26th, 2016

Walk, run, cheer, or donate. Or do all four. Creating Smiles Dental is one of the sponsors of the Oral Cancer Foundation 5K Walk/Run for Awareness again this year. As in previous years, the race is going to be on Pass-A-Grille Beach. There will be race T-shirts, goodie bags from the...

National Children’s Dental Health Month Feb 25th, 2016

February is National Children’s Dental Health Month. I, a dental hygienist of 10+ years with Creating Smiles Dental, have done many dental health presentations. I have done them for my own older kids and since most of their classmates are the same from year to year, I took a year...

7 Things Brides-to-Be Should Know About Invisalign Feb 24th, 2016

There are so many decisions to make between “Yes!” and “I do.” The venue, the dress, the flowers, and where to seat the family black-sheep, Aunt Sally. (Sorry, we can’t help you with that one.) With all those decisions to make, the last thing you need to worry about is...

Dental Emergency and No Insurance? 5 Things You Need to Know Feb 18th, 2016

Dental emergencies are just that – emergencies. A broken tooth may seem like nothing more than an uncomfortable cosmetic problem, but broken teeth are at high risk for infection. If left untreated, infections can spread to the blood and brain. Prompt attention to dental emergencies can be lifesaving. Go to your dentist...

How to Get the Perfect Wedding Smile Feb 11th, 2016

On your wedding day, you should be all smiles – and hopefully that smile is white and dazzling. After all, this is an event where lots of pictures will be taken, and you’ll be looking back at them for years to come. With all the focus on you, you’ll want...

Straightening Your Teeth Just Got Easier — and Faster Jan 28th, 2016

Straightening Your Teeth Just Got Easier — and Faster Did you make a resolution to improve your teeth this year? That’s a smart decision — straight teeth can completely transform your smile in a beautiful way. Having straight teeth does more than just look good — it’s also better for...

A Kind Patient Gives a Great Review to Clearwater Dentist, Dr. Jergins, of ClearWhite Dental Jan 20th, 2016

The above photo is of Clearwater dentist, Dr. Jergins, and his wonderful patient, Renee. We love our patients here at ClearWhite Dental, and are so pleased when the truly experience the ClearWhite Dental difference. Our Clearwater dental office strives to treat all of our patients like family, so we are...

Clearwater Dentist Dr. Jergins Named a Top Dentist Jan 15th, 2016

Happy 2016! Dr. Jergins and all of us at Clearwater dental office, ClearWhite Dental, wish you the very best! At our office, the gingerbread land designed by Dr. Jergins’s wife and daughter is making way in our reception area for something very special — a Top Dentist Honor for Dr....

Dr. Cindy Brayer Shares Tips For Keeping Your Teeth Healthy Dec 30th, 2015

Hi! My name is Dr. Cindy N. Brayer and it is extremely important to me that my patients understand the importance of keeping their teeth healthy. Sometimes I hear patients say that their busy lifestyle keeps them from making their appointment for a regular checkup and business is often used as an...

St. Pete Dentist Reveals 3 Simple Teeth Whitening Tips Dec 28th, 2015

Three Easy Teeth Whitening Tips Over time, the enamel on our teeth begins to thin and the dentin, or the inside part of our teeth, can look darker. Incorporate drinks like coffee or wine, and staining foods, and our teeth can discolor. Smoking and tobacco are the quickest culprits to stain your...

Solutions for Broken, Crooked or Cracked Teeth Dec 11th, 2015

You Can Smile Again and Fix Issues with Your Teeth In the past, people with crooked teeth had to live with them for the rest of their lives suffering all kinds of associated indignities. Fortunately, today cosmetic dentistry can align crooked teeth with various procedure even on an outpatient basis....

It’s Always A Time for Giving in St. Pete! Nov 25th, 2015

It is the time of year when all Americans regardless of faith reflect upon the many blessings this great nation offers and the things we are thankful for. For many of us, and especially for Creating Smiles Dental, it is the right time of year to take the opportunity to...

Aloe Vera – Nature’s first aid plant for your mouth? Nov 19th, 2015

When we think of aloe vera, most often we think of a scorching sunburn and the instant cooling relief that application of the plant brings. Aloe vera accelerates healing and can reduce pain and discomfort, but not just for your skin! According to the Academy of General Dentistry, this unique...

Be an Angel and Get a $5 Starbucks Card! Nov 15th, 2015

Be an Angel and we’ll give you a $5 Starbucks gift card! Is your Starbucks gift card balance down to zero? No problem! Just give, and you’ll get! We are an official pick up and drop off point for the Salvation Army of Clearwater and Upper Pinellas County. Just stop...

Handling Dental Emergencies in St. Pete Nov 4th, 2015

Two things bring dental visits to mind; we either remember our regularly scheduled cleaning appointments every six months to maintain optimal oral health or we get a sudden burst of pain that brings us to our knees. The first is easily solvable and we never think twice until it is...

Shine With Invisalign! Oct 29th, 2015

Creating Smiles Dental is excited to host an information event next week about Invisalign, and we think you will be excited, too! On Thursday, November 5th from 6 to 8 PM at our St. Pete location, we are having a “Shine With Invisalign” forum, giving our clients and future patients a great...

St. Pete Dentist Encourages Healthy Options Today for Better Oral Health Tomorrow Oct 15th, 2015

As Halloween approaches, Creating Smiles makes every effort to educate our younger patients on the importance of making healthy eating choices. The old adage “an apple a day keeps the dentist away,” holds value, since our patient load in children and adolescents seems to spike with cavity issues every fall....

St. Pete Dentist’s Advice on How to Best Care for Teeth with Braces Oct 1st, 2015

You have made the leap to a straighter, more brilliant smile by getting braces, either the traditional kind or the trendy Invisalign.  With that decision comes many little idiosyncrasies, with the most common concern being how to best care for and clean my teeth? At Creating Smiles, we believe in...

Is Being Social With Your St. Pete Dentist Weird? Sep 23rd, 2015

Our real live (sometimes silly) hygienists answer questions in real time on our new Facebook group. We want our patients to feel comfortable in our office. We want to provide complete oral health which will help with overall quality of life. This does not simply begin and end with you...

Who Says You Can’t Wear White After Labor Day? Sep 22nd, 2015

Food. Fashion. Fun. The trifecta of flavor that makes Labor Day one of the most celebrated days of the year. It’s a well-deserved day off from work, and honored as a national holiday since the days of President Grover Cleveland – that’s over a century ago! It also begins the...

Professional Perception and a Brilliant Smile; Studies Show Relevance Sep 10th, 2015

The powerful relationship that a brilliant smile personifies undoubtedly indicates success. Consider the high stakes and opportunities that may be lost on a first impression if insecurity in your smile conceals your personality. Believe it or not, your smile is a powerful body language tool that speaks volumes about your abilities,...

Invisalign Treatment Provides Many Benefits Aug 27th, 2015

INVISALIGN ISN’T THE PERFECT SOLUTION FOR EVERYONE, BUT if you’re a good candidate, there are LOTS of reasons for choosing Invisalign—and they’re not all simply about going metal-free! Clear, removable Invisalign trays are a less invasive orthodontic treatment method. With Invisalign technology, your teeth can be straightened without causing inconveniences to your...

Creating Smiles Dental, back at the Back To School Care Fair Aug 25th, 2015

Creating Smiles Dental, serving in the community Our team was represented again at the annual Back To School Care Fair put on by the Junior League of St. Petersburg at the Enoch Davis Center. The flyer for the event announced some of the free services that were provided by local...

Componeers: A Brilliant, Economical Smile at Your St. Pete Fingertips Aug 13th, 2015

Componeers are a brilliant and affordable choice for those individuals who long for the perfect smile, yet have always believed it was unattainable. Dr. Brayer at Creating Smiles Dental in St. Pete is proud to bring this option to her practice to best serve the needs of her patients. Having a...

Tiffany’s Adventure: Vertical Ventures St. Pete Aug 4th, 2015

What do I do with my 4 kids on a rainy day? I take them climbing, of course! My kids’ happy place is climbing our tree, but our grass is soggy and the tree is probably slippery, plus it starts raining again and in order to watch them, not only...

Clearwater Dentist, Dr. Jergins Answers, When Does School Start? Aug 3rd, 2015

Happy back to school for the 2016 – 2017 school year! If you’re wondering, “When does school start?” Here are your Back to School dates and Back to School Calendar for Pinellas County and Pasco County, and back to school Specials from ClearWhite Dental for your Clearwater Dental needs. Dr....

Introducing The Solea Laser – Cutting Edge Dental Technology in St. Pete Jul 26th, 2015

Dr. Brayer is excited to announce a major new addition to her practice, the Solea laser in July 2015. Lasers have been used for years for dental procedures; however, this particular model is a major advancement in dental laser technology. The Solea laser allows for fast, quiet and precise operation. It is...

Achieving Perfection – Bonding vs. Veneers for a Vibrant St. Pete Smile Jul 22nd, 2015

The evidence is indisputable: there’s nothing quite like a great smile. For those patients wishing to have a vibrant, inviting smile and the confidence that goes along with it, Creating Smiles Dental can help. For many patients, the condition of their teeth, not just the color, needs to be addressed....

Karen’s Insights from her Duke Energy Tour in St. Pete Jul 15th, 2015

I was given an insight on both what it takes to generate electricity and learned a lot about energy sustainability when Creating Smiles Dental was invited by the St. Petersburg Chamber of Commerce to tour the Duke Energy Weeden Island Power Plant. I see even more that Solar Energy is the...

#PlutoFlyBy is Today in St. Pete!! Jul 14th, 2015

After almost a decade of “are we there yet” questions, we’re there! The New Horizons spacecraft will be flying by the icy dwarf planet this morning at 7:30am EST. So many questions will be answered with the 7 data gathering instruments including what we’re expecting most, the photos! Some pictures are...

Same Day Dental Appointment at Clearwater’s Gentle Dentist Jul 8th, 2015

There are times you need a same day dental appointment. If today is one of those days when you have urgent dental care, and need to see a dentist right way, please give us a call at 727-228-2517. Dr. Jergins and his ClearWhite Dental team are ready to see you when...

Studies Show a Great Smile is a Gateway to Improved Self-Confidence Jul 8th, 2015

Social media has exploded on the scene, with pictures of selfies and outings with friends being blasted on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and Snapchat, and there seems to be little chance to escape the public eye. This can be very disheartening to those who have a negative self-image. For many, the...

Drs. Brayer and Phane Lead a St. Pete Beach Beach Clean Up Jun 21st, 2015

Drs. Brayer and Phane and the Creating Smiles Dental team lead a beach clean up on Pass-A-Grille beach last Saturday evening. We had a Facebook event and invited patients, friends, and other health care professionals in the community. Dr. Anne Hermann of Hermann Wellness came with her family. We handed...

How to Help Tooth Pain Jun 10th, 2015

“Ouch!” When you’re having throbbing tooth pain, you want to find out how to relieve it — fast!  So we’re here to tell you how to help tooth pain. Unfortunately, we can’t offer you a one-size-fits-all approach, because when you’re dealing with health matters, a professional needs to evaluate your tooth pain....

St. Pete Invisalign – The Effective Alternative to Traditional Braces Jun 10th, 2015

Your smile is one of the first things people notice when they meet you. A wide beaming smile is inviting and friendly, and can open doors to a positive interaction. If your teeth are crooked, chances are, you spend most of your time trying to hide your teeth. Did you...

Two Great Gifts in St. Pete for a Healthy Father’s Day Jun 9th, 2015

With the ushering in of a hot St. Pete summer this month, we also have the great joy of welcoming yet another “Funky Tie Day.” Or perhaps you know it as “The Aftershave Day”? We are of course referring to “Father’s Day,” when each year we gather together in celebration...

Dental Service Project: St. Pete Beach Clean Up Evening Jun 9th, 2015

School’s out for the summer! Are you trying to come up with ways to get your kids outside, or to be more productive, or have you wished there was a service project that was okay for kids? Well Dr. Brayer and Dr. Phane seem to be able to find ways...

How Can Your St. Pete Dentist Help You Fight Aging? Jun 3rd, 2015

We all think about aging. It’s obvious in our hair, our skin, and the way our bodies feel. Now, what about your teeth — how can your dentist help you fight aging? Antioxidants for Dental Health If you are concerned about aging, you have likely heard about antioxidants. You probably...

What You Need to Know About Composite Fillings and Mercury Fillings Jun 2nd, 2015

Every week, we get questions in our Clearwater dental office about composite fillings and mercury fillings. “Are mercury fillings safe?” our patients want to know. “What is a composite filling?” they ask. “Our patients also ask us about removing mercury fillings,” says Dr. Jergins, of ClearWhite Dental. “Before I  remove...

St. Pete Dentist’s – Red Nose Day May 28th, 2015

Red Nose Day Results As you all know, May 21 was Red Nose Day, and we wanted to see you with your red noses on! We were touched by how many of our patients joined in with us for this wonderful cause. Creating Smiles Dental, in St. Pete, has donated...

Festive Fun on Cinco de Mayo May 13th, 2015

Creating Smiles Dental has festive fun before the patients arrive. After the morning meeting, the Creating Smiles Dental team took a photo with sombreros and maracas. They enjoy one another and it shows. They continued the good spirits with their patients who liked taking photos with the Cinco de Mayo...

Brushing Without Toothpaste: Should You Even Bother? St Pete Dentist Says… Apr 30th, 2015

And 8 steps on the proper way to brush your teeth. It’s happened to all of us. You’re unpacking your travel bag after a long trip, and you’re dyin’ to get to bed. Eager to brush up and hit the rack, you grab your toothbrush, and aim for the toothpaste....

Four Tips from St. Pete Dentists to Help Alleviate the Discomfort of TMJ Apr 29th, 2015

Do you suffer from frequent headaches? Feel a “popping” or “clicking” sensation in your jaw when you eat or talk? Deal with regular aches and pains in and around your jaw and lower ear? If so, you may have what is known as TMJD – or, temporal mandibular joint disorder....

St. Pete Sun Keeps Scurvy and Gingivitis at Bay! Apr 29th, 2015

Ahoy, Matey! May is here! The sun is out, the snow is gone, and it’s time to get outside and explore the open water like we just did on our office cruise last weekend. Be it a lake or pond, river or ocean, you owe it to yourself to sink...

St. Pete’s Creating Smiles Dental Office Cruise 2015 Apr 28th, 2015

The whole Creating Smiles Dental team went on its first cruise and it was refreshing, relaxing and fun. Some of us brought our families. We ate delicious food, saw fantastic shows together each night, relaxed by the pool while the kids jumped in, slid in, and splashed away. We got to...

5 Questions to Ask a Dentist Apr 10th, 2015

These 5 questions to ask a dentist  will help you make a good choice for your dental care. 5 Questions to Ask a Dentist When You’re Choosing a Dentist These questions can be asked by phone, or even by a visit to the dentist office before you make an appointment....

St. Pete’s Oral Cancer Walk/Run for Oral Cancer Awareness Reminders Apr 9th, 2015

The OCF Walk/Run for Awareness-West Coast, FL is right around the corner! Here are a few reminders to help you be prepared on event day: Parking will be FREE until 12pm the day of the event Registration opens at 6am 5K Walk/Run begins at 8am Don’t forget to bring cash!! There...

St. Pete’s Best Dentist, Dr. Brayer, Featured in the News Apr 9th, 2015

St. Pete’s Dr. Cindy Brayer of Creating Smiles Dental Fights Oral Cancer with Screenings at Save the Face Race Dr. Cindy Brayer, DMD, PA and Creating Smiles Dental join the Oral Cancer Foundation at the Save the Face Race where they will walk, run and do free oral screenings. Click...

Your Dentist in Clearwater FL on Why Oral Hygiene and Dental Health are Important Mar 31st, 2015

It’s easy to think of good dental health as mainly contributing to good oral hygiene. But Clearwater dentist, Dr. Jergins, agrees with the late Surgeon General, C. Everett Koop, who said, “You’re not healthy without good oral health.” Here are 3 Reasons Why You Want Good Oral Health (The Journal of the American Dental Association gave...

The Natural Dentist in Clearwater FL is ClearWhite Dental’s Dr. Jergins Mar 27th, 2015

The natural dentist in Clearwater FL you can trust, is ClearWhite Dental’s Dr. Jergins. “We take a natural, holistic approach in our dental office,” says Clearwater dentist, Dr. Jergins. “It begins with using mercury free fillings, and also informs the way we treat our patients.” 3 Ways Clearwater Dental Office, ClearWhite...

You’re Invited! Office Tour of Clearwater Dental Office, ClearWhite Dental Mar 26th, 2015

You’re invited to our office! Please come by any time just to say hi, grab a free cup of coffee, and, if you do need a dental appointment, you can make one right there. Every treatment room at ClearWhite Dental has a lovely view of nature to relax you. Our...

Clearwater Dentist, Dr. Jergins, Serves as Examiner for Florida Board of Dentistry Mar 16th, 2015

Clearwater dentist, Dr. Jergins of ClearWhite Dental is very respected in his field. Dr. Jergins recently served as an Examiner for the Florida Board of Dentistry. Dr. Jergins has represented Clearwater in this role many times, most recently in Gainesville at the University of Florida’s College of Dentistry. Dr. Jergins, after the...

Training Day in St. Pete Mar 10th, 2015

We took most of the day off for CPR, OSHA, HIPPA, and xylitol training. What a productive fun day in sunny St. Pete.

Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) Facts Mar 9th, 2015

Obstructive sleep apnea is a potentially serious sleep disorder in which breathing repeatedly stops and starts during sleep from which about 1 in 5 Americans suffer. Many people do not deal with this condition because they have gotten used to it, the others in their house have given up on...

Xylitol Quick {Prevention} Facts from Your St. Pete Dentist Mar 9th, 2015

Bacteria in the presence of xylitol cannot make biofilm that can become plaque Now in CAMBRA protocol for infants-adults in caries prevention. For dry mouth say Xylitol is moisturizing, hydrating, and soothing Xylitol is a natural 5-carb sugar that bacteria cannot metabolize: this interferes with bacteria’ss ability to produce toxins....

Emergency Dentist Provides Relief from Tooth Pain Mar 5th, 2015

Nothing is more annoying than raging and reoccurring toothache. Due to unbearable pain, a toothache affects a person’s moods and potency to do everyday tasks. Teeth pain is common to adults and children, with tooth decay as the common cause. Our emergency dentist gives easy at-home remedies that provide relief...

An Oral Cancer Story Feb 16th, 2015

April is Oral Cancer Awareness month. Here is an oral cancer story of a registered dental hygienist and her personal experience with it. The original article can be found here: http://www.dentaltown.com/Dentaltown/Article.aspx?i=337&aid=4621  Our office is going to run and walk the 5K for Oral Cancer Awareness again in April with the Save The Face...

Clearwater Dentist, Dr. Jergins of ClearWhite Dental Gives Patient iPad! Jan 22nd, 2015

Dr. Jergins of ClearWhite Dental in Clearwater, presented an iPad to our wonderful patient Jill,  recently. Jill won the iPad in our Facebook drawing. If you’d like to enter, here’s how: the next time you’re in our Clearwater dental office, simply pull up our Facebook page on your smartphone and like...

To Premed or Not to Premed? Jan 17th, 2015

“Premed” is the term we use when talking about patients taking premedication, also known as prophylactic antibiotics, or taking a certain amount of antibiotics an hour before a dental appointment where we may go under the gum line. Exams do not require the antibiotics in the system, but most other...

Clearwater Dentist: Learn Morse Code -.-. .-.. . .- .-. .– …. .. – . / -.. . -. – .- .-.. Jan 11th, 2015

January 11 is Learn Your Name in Morse Code Day. That’s why Clearwater dentist, Dr. Jergins, has translated his office name into Morse Code. -.-. .-.. . .- .-. .– …. .. – . / -.. . -. – .- .-.. = ClearWhite Dental. Here’s the word, smile in Morse Code = …...

Clearwater Dentist Gives Options for Missing Teeth Jan 7th, 2015

If you’re missing teeth — or have one missing tooth — it can be embarrassing. It can also be a practical concern because it’s more difficult to eat. Having missing teeth also affects dental health as bone loss and shifting of your remaining teeth takes place the longer you have the...

Wonders of Xylitol: re-post from RDH Magazine Jan 6th, 2015

The sweet alternative offers many dental benefits by Susan Clark, RDHEF *Originally published by RDH Magazine in April 2011 but is still valid. It be found here: http://www.rdhmag.com/articles/print/volume-31/issue-4/features/wonders-of-xylitol.html or click here. We at Creating Smiles Dental are stressing prevention more than ever and would like to bring articles to our patients that...

Happy New Year!!! Set Dental Health Goals Too Jan 3rd, 2015

Dental Health Goals to set and keep It’s a new year so start the year off on the right foot with some dental health goals, too. Do you set financial, spiritual, educational, social, career, personal, health, and dental goals? Make it a point to keep your preventative exam and preventative...

Family Promise Cardboard Box City Photos and Update Dec 31st, 2014

What a great year it was for Family Promise of Pinellas County! As you know, Dr. Brayer, her husband, and their 3 young children spent the night in Family Promise’s Cardboard City to raise money for the homeless families here in Pinellas County. Dr. Brayer’s kids asked for donations from...

Start the new year off with some defense for you and your kids: xylitol Dec 31st, 2014

As we prepare to send our students back to school whether it is down the street or away in a dorm, let’s keep in mind the easy, safe and natural ways we can protect them and their oral health. Xylitol does several things to help create a healthy mouth providing healthy snack options, reducing acid and plaque in...

10 New Year’s Resolutions for a Beautiful Smile from Clearwater Dentist Dr. Jergins Dec 30th, 2014

Happy New Year from all of us here at ClearWhite Dental! To get your New Year off on the right foot, here are 10 New Year’s Resolutions for a Beautiful and Healthy Smile. 1. Brush, Brush. Brush your teeth at least two times a day. Brush first thing in the morning to...

St. Pete Dentist for the New Choice Card for Veterans Dec 8th, 2014

New Choice Card for Veterans can be used at our dental office! As of November 5th 2014, some veterans can take advantage of the choice program with their new choice card which is for veterans. With this card, if their zoned veteran’s administration facility can not see them for their...

How to Be an Angel and Get a Starbucks Gift Card from Clearwater Dental Office, ClearWhite Dental! Nov 17th, 2014

Here’s how to be an angel! Stop by our office and bless the Salvation Army’s Angel Tree Program, and ClearWhite Dental will bless you with a $5 Starbucks gift card! Here’s all you need to do: 1. Stop by ClearWhite Dental. Choose a child’s wish tag from our Angel Tree and pick up...

Join By Quitting. The Great American Smokeout 2014 Nov 16th, 2014

Join some of our other patients by resolving to quit smoking on Thursday for the National Great American Smoke Out 2014. Are you ready for the Great American Smokeout? On Thursday, November 20, 2014, thousands of Floridians across the state will resolve to quit using tobacco. The Great American Smokeout is a wonderful...

Food and Toy drive Nov 14th, 2014

Creating Smiles Dental donates to food and toy drive We at Creating Smiles Dental along with our patients and others in our community are collecting non-perishable foods like boxes and cans as well as Toys for Tots items for our food and toy drive. We will collecting food mostly for Thanksgiving...

10 Veterans Day Facts from Clearwater Dentist, Dr. Jergins, and ClearWhite Dental Nov 9th, 2014

10 Veterans Day Facts from Clearwater Dentist, Dr. Jergins, and ClearWhite Dental We dedicate these Veterans Day Facts to all of our patients who have served our country. “Our thanks will never be enough for all you have done for our country,” says Dr. Jergins. “You are truly the best...

Amazing Pumpkin Carvings From Dr. Jergins of ClearWhite Dental Oct 31st, 2014

Dr. Jergins of Clearwater dental office, ClearWhite Dental, put his artistic skills to work back in 2004 to carve some amazing pumpkins of the presidential candidates of that year — George W. Bush and John Kerry. “I started thinking about how their names could be tweaked a bit to fit right...

10% off for Veterans Oct 30th, 2014

Creating Smiles Dental offers 10% off for Veterans November is a time for thanksgiving. We want to than those who serve our country and those who have served our country. We offering 10% off of everything for veterans in the month of November. We will also be accepting donations for...

Creating Smiles Dental supports Family Promise Oct 30th, 2014

On November 14th 2014, Dr. Brayer, of Creating Smiles Dental, and her family of 3 children are going to be sleeping in cardboard boxes to help fight homelessness. The week of November 9th is Homeless Awareness Week. This event takes place that week. Families are willing to give up their own...

The Best Halloween Jokes — Updated! Oct 29th, 2014

Happy Halloween from Dr. Jergins and the ClearWhite Dental team! We thought you’d enjoy some Halloween jokes. And, don’t miss Dr. Jergins’s jack-o-lantern carvings with a 2004 political twist! How are VAMPIRES like false teeth? They both come out at night! Why does a VAMPIRE brush his teeth three times a day? To prevent BAT breath!...

15 Signs You Should See a Dentist, from Clearwater Dentist, Dr. M. Bradley Jergins Oct 24th, 2014

Most of us know that it’s important to see our dentist for regular cleanings and exams. But beyond that, when do you need to see a dentist? Clearwater dentist, Dr. M. Bradley Jergins of ClearWhite Dental shares his advice: “The American Dental Association has come up with a list of 15 signs...

Complimentary Denture Consultation by Clearwater Dentist, Dr. Jergins Oct 22nd, 2014

We believe in beautiful, healthy, comfortable smiles! That’s why Clearwater Dentist, Dr. Jergins of ClearWhite Dental, is offering complimentary denture consultations. “It really is a pleasure for me to meet with denture wearers and talk about what they really want out of their dentures,” says Dr. Jergins. “Maybe they want a...

Dr. Brayer volunteers again Oct 21st, 2014

Dr. Brayer Volunteers at Gulf Coast Dental Outreach Dr. Brayer volunteers a couple of times a year with Gulf Coast Dental Outreach, GCDO. She provides free dental services to patients who qualify financially. This specific patient values his dental health so much that he rides his bike up to Dunedin...

National Dental Hygiene Month and sugar free Orbit gum Oct 10th, 2014

It is National Dental Hygiene month and Wrigley is sponsoring the American Dental Hygienists’ Association in helping dental hygienists in promoting oral and systemic health. Here is one article about the research behind chewing sugar free Orbit gum.  Independent research supported by Wrigley funding has continued to have an impact...

Toothpaste Update by Creating Smiles Dental Oct 9th, 2014

Tiffany, our hygienist, shows blue specs in her home toothpaste Toothpaste Update Dental Buzz published an article warning dental professionals and consumers about many Crest Toothpastes 6 months ago. Since then, and with the help of the concern being spread via social media outlets, Proctor & Gamble (P&G) has decided to remove it...

Operation Christmas Child with Creating Smiles Dental Oct 8th, 2014

The Creating Smiles Dental team is collecting Operation Christmas Child shoebox gift boxes. Good News. Great Joy. Turn in by November 7th. We like to help local charities and do good in our own community in St. Petersburg, but Dr. Brayer heard about the good that comes from giving gifts to children...

Clearwater Dentist, Dr. M. Bradely Jergins Introduces Some Very Special Patients… Oct 8th, 2014

Thankful Thursday honors two of Clearwater Dentist, Dr. M. Bradley Jergins’, most special patients. “I have known Mr. and Mrs. B practically my entire life,” says Dr. Jergins. “They have always been so kind and supportive of me over the years. Every time they walk into ClearWhite Dental, I know...

Open Enrollment, October news Oct 4th, 2014

Open Enrollment Open Enrollment for many companies occurs in October. Are you happy with your insurance? Are you certain that we still take it? As we continue to grow and expand, we are going out of network with some insurance companies. We still accept it, but the reimbursement checks go...

You Can Have a Beautiful Smile! Here’s How! Oct 3rd, 2014

Dr. Jergins says one of the best parts of his job is giving people a beautiful smile — not just an attractive smile, but one that gives them confidence. “I have had people cry tears of joy because they could now live without wanting to hide their teeth,” says Dr....

New Extended Hours for Creating Smiles Dental Oct 2nd, 2014

New Extended Hours for Creating Smiles Dental You probably already know that we have added new doctors. Dr. Brayer and Dr. Nguyen are still here working and smiling and enjoying dentistry as always. Click on our “About Us” tab to meet our other providers including our specialists. We provide comprehensive...

Who Needs to Wear a Mouthguard? Sep 27th, 2014

Who needs to wear a mouthguard? I used to think that only boxers wore mouth guards, but I was wrong! Let’s hear what Dr. Jergins has to say on the subject of mouth guards. “The most obvious use for mouth guards is in sports, especially for children,” says Dr. Jergins of...

We Have the Nicest Patients! Sep 21st, 2014

Dr. Jergins says it best, “We have the nicest patients!” Each day, ClearWhite Dental welcomes friends (yes, we think of every patient as a friend) into our family. We offer them the best care in a professional and personalized setting. “We offer something special,” Dr. Jergins continues. “We take time...

Look! Someone From The U.K. is Joining ClearWhite Dental! Sep 19th, 2014

Look! A wonderful person from the U.K. is joining the ClearWhite Dental team!  “We are thrilled to welcome, Dee, our new Office Manager to our Clearwater dental office,” says Dr. Jergins. “She’s lived in the U.S. for many, many years, but was raised in England.” We’d love for you to meet...

How to Choose a Dentist — 5 Tips for Finding the Right Dentist Sep 12th, 2014

How to choose a dentist? That’s a very important question when you’re set on finding the right dentist. Of course, we’d like for you to call Dr. Jergins of ClearWhite Dental. You can choose him with confidence, and we’ll tell you why at the end of this post. Okay, back to how...

OSHA Training Time Sep 11th, 2014

OSHA Training Time We are always continuing to learn, to grow our practice, and to stay up to date with everything. We only have to do CPR training every other year, but we do it every year anyway. All of our providers get way more than the required number of...

Fun Teeth Trivia and Interesting Dental Trivia and Facts… 110 and Counting! Sep 3rd, 2014

How well do you know the world of teeth? Take a look at 110 items of teeth trivia and fun dental trivia and facts. We cover everything from animal teeth trivia to dental history trivia. (Thanks for the trivia, Clearwater dentist, Dr. Jergins of ClearWhite Dental!) After you make it...

Should You Stop Flossing? Aug 31st, 2014

Dr. Jergins of ClearWhite Dental recently came across a dentist on the web who is telling his patients to stop flossing their teeth. Here’s what the New York doctor said… Yep, you read that right: I’m a dentist and I’m suggesting that you throw away your floss.  The dentist goes on to...

Happy Labor Day from the ClearWhite Dental Family! Aug 28th, 2014

ClearWhite Dental wishes you and your family a happy Labor Day weekend! While you’re enjoying your long weekend, Dr. Jergins and his Clearwater dental office team found some interesting links from around the web for you to check out. World record for teeth cleaning! Smile! 6 signs you have a good sense...

Another Wonderful Patient Review for ClearWhite Dental and Dr. Jergins Aug 28th, 2014

We are thankful, today, for another great patient review. This one is from our wonderful patient, Linda. In fact, when you visit our Clearwater dental office, we hope it’s on a day when Linda is there too.  “Linda is the kind of person who lights up a room,” says Dr. Jergins. “We...

The Best Key Lime Pie is Baked Right Here in Clearwater! Aug 27th, 2014

Dr. Jergins and his staff enjoyed a truly spectacular treat this week — the best key lime pie in the nation, that happens to be baked right here in Clearwater, FL! “My wife and I had the pleasure of going to the Sunset Grill for lunch,” Dr. Jergins said. “To top off our wonderful...

Creating Smiles Dental gets nominated for the ALS ice bucket challenge Aug 26th, 2014

Creating Smiles Dental was nominated to donate the www.alsa.org and to do the #alsIceBucketChallenge by dental hygienist Tiffany of Fishy Face Photography. This challenge raises awareness to amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, ALS, more known by the term, Lou Gehrig’s Disease. It affects the nerves until a person becomes paralized while the mind...

Another Great Google Review for Clearwater Dentist, Dr. Jergins and ClearWhite Dental… Thank You! Aug 23rd, 2014

Boy! What a great feeling to go to our Google Plus page and see another wonderful patient review for ClearWhite Dental. We are so appreciative of these very kind words from our patient, Scott…  I have been a VERY SATISFIED patient of ClearWhite Dental since Dr Jergins took over. He kept most of the...

Clearwater’s Family Dental Office Aug 22nd, 2014

Looking for a dentist for your entire family? Want the perfect family dental office in Clearwater? You’ve come to the right place! Clearwater’s ClearWhite Dental offers the best in dental care for children and adults. “We are able to see all ages of patients,” says Dr. Jergins of Clearwater Dental office, ClearWhite...

Clearwater Dentist, Dr. Jergins with Another Thankful Thursday! Aug 21st, 2014

It’s all about our patients. ClearWhite Dental and Dr. Jergins wants to do our best to please them and take the very best care of them. And that’s why we love Thankful Thursday. It gives us the chance to say thanks to our very special patients, like Doug. “Doug is one of...

Clearwater Dentist Notes School Calendar for Pinellas County… Good Luck! Aug 16th, 2014

Clearwater Dentist, Dr. Jergins of ClearWhite Dental took note of the Pinellas County School Calendar. “The calendar says that the children go back to school on August 18. And for all of the kids heading back… and the parents too!… we say good luck!” Dr. Jergins has two children of...

Clearwater Dentist Reviews For ClearWhite Dental Aug 14th, 2014

Clearwater Dentist, Dr. Jergins of ClearWhite Dental, is thankful for the kind words and reviews of our patients. “It is truly an honor to meet so many wonderful people at our Clearwater office,” says Dr. Jergins. “They really do brighten my day.” We wanted to thank our patients who recently posted...

Emergency Dentist, Clearwater, Florida Aug 12th, 2014

Emergency dentist in Clearwater, Florida, needed!  Quick!  Look no further than Clearwater dentist Dr. Jergins, of ClearWhite Dental, when you have a dental emergency. Toothache…  Chipped tooth… Filling fell out… Broken dentures… Tooth extraction… Denture Repair… No matter what your dental emergency, call ClearWhite Dental first for a free emergency...

Kid Friendly Beach Clean Up With the Little Explorers Aug 12th, 2014

Kid Friendly Beach Clean Up It’s so important to teach our kids to serve others, but it’s difficult to find service projects that are friendly to toddlers. So, Creating Smiles Dental is partnering with Little Explorers for another beach clean-up! The kids had the most fun of anyone at our...

Clearwater Dentist Says: Eat, Sleep, Smile Aug 7th, 2014

This weekend, let’s keep it simple, shall we? ClearWhite Dental, your Clearwater dentist, wishes you a wonderful weekend!

Clearwater Dentist and Thankful Thursday Aug 7th, 2014

Here at ClearWhite Dental, Dr. Jergins and the team at his Clearwater dental office appreciate so much their wonderful patients.  So today on Thankful Thursday, we want to say thank you to Jean, a special patient who brightened our day this week with her kind words… “Dr. Jergins is a very...

Clearwater Dentist Recognizes National Fresh Breath Day With Tips for Fresh Breath Aug 6th, 2014

Happy National Fresh Breath Day!  Here at ClearWhite Dental in Clearwater, Florida, we want our breath to be as fresh as a breeze blowing in from one of our sandy white beaches.  If that’s the kind of fresh breath you want, there are things you can do to get it....

Free Second Opinion By Clearwater Dentist, Dr. Jergins Aug 3rd, 2014

At ClearWhite Dental in Clearwater, Florida, Dr. M. Bradley Jergins is happy to give you a free second opinion. “We see many patients who just want to know if they have other options for their treatment,” he says. “We don’t charge for giving a second opinion, it’s our way of...

New Patients Welcome Here at Clearwater Dentist, ClearWhite Dental! Jul 30th, 2014

Clearwater Dentist, Dr. M. Bradley Jergins says that meeting new patients is like meeting new friends, or even new family members. “Since we treat every new patient like we would want our own friends and family to be treated, they really do feel like part of our ClearWhite Dental family,”...

Clearwater Dentist says, “Thanks for Voting!” For Declan Farmer! Jul 23rd, 2014

Clearwater Dentist, Dr. Bradley Jergins had words of praise for his patients last week, “What kind patients we have!” he said. “They took time out of their busy schedules to vote for my nephew, Declan Farmer, in the ESPY race for Best Athlete With a Disability.  Their votes helped give Declan the...

Alex’s Lemonade Stand in St. Pete Jul 19th, 2014

Local kids set up an Alex’s Lemonade Stand in St. Pete One of our patients, Jodi McGregor, had a charity lemonade stand here in St. Pete. We’re sad we missed it but here’s the link where you can still donate if you would like. You can choose to donate on behalf of...

Reminder: Dental Benefits Deadline Jul 19th, 2014

Reminder: Did you know that the deadline for your 2014 dental benefits is in December?  We strongly recommend that you to call the office at 727-220-5402 to get your appointments scheduled. Even if you do not have time for a month or two or three, get it scheduled now! Our office gets...

July Newsletter for Creating Smiles Dental Jul 17th, 2014

FREE fluoride treatments for the month of July! Now is the time to schedule your dental hygiene appointment with one of our amazing dental hygienists. Call for yourself first, then for the rest of your family. We’re talking about your mom, your dad, your cousin, your spouse, since they do...

Creating Smiles Dental Plans a Beach Clean Up 2014 Jul 15th, 2014

Beach Clean Up 2014 Join Creating Smiles Dental in a beach clean up evening. On Saturday August 2nd 2014, the Creating Smiles Dental team and their families and friends will be picking up trash from the southern most part of Madeira Beach, the beach across from John’s Pass Village and Boardwalk, 12901...

Clearwater Dentist’s Nephew Up for ESPY — Vote Now! Jul 9th, 2014

Clearwater Dentist, Dr. Bradley Jergins of ClearWhite Dental, wants to congratulate his nephew, Delcan Farmer, on his nomination for an ESPY award! “Declan is an outstanding athlete,” says Dr. Jergins. “His play in the Sochi Paralympics was great to watch. He’s too humble to say it, but he’s a big reason Team USA won the...

Oral Health and Prevention Explained Jun 24th, 2014

Creating Smiles Dental explains prevention Prevention is a big buzz word. But do you know exactly what Dr. Brayer and her educated capable staff are helping you prevent? There are four dangers as discussed at last November’s Prevention Summit and they are as follows: Oral Cancer Periodontal Disease (gum disease) Caries (cavities...

July is Our Prevention Month! Jun 24th, 2014

Creating Smiles Dental is offering FREE fluoride treatments for the month of July! Now is the time to schedule your dental hygiene appointment with one of our amazing dental hygienists. Call for yourself first, then for the rest of your family. We’re talking about your mom, your dad, your cousin,...

Clearwater Dentist Makes Going to the Dentist “Fun!” Jun 23rd, 2014

At Clearwater dentist office, ClearWhite Dental, we love all of our patients.  So it makes us especially happy when they let us know how much they love us! Recently, a wonderful patient of Dr. Jergins’, Donna, brightened our office with her kindness, enthusiasm, and praise for Dr. Jergins and our...

Call A Top Clearwater Dentist, Dr. Jergins! 727-228-2517 Jun 16th, 2014

Did you know that Clearwater Dentist, Dr. M. Bradley Jergins, is one of only five Clearwater cosmetic dentists recognized on the by Top Dentists? “It really is an honor to be listed among these great Clearwater dentists,” says Dr. Jergins. (Learn more about Dr. Jergins here!) Dr. Jergins was first recognized...

Clearwater Dentist Welcomes On Top Of The World Residents Jun 6th, 2014

Clearwater dentist, Dr. Jergins, is conveniently located near On Top Of The World in Clearwater… and he’s glad he is! “It’s been such a pleasure meeting the residents of On Top Of The World,” says Dr. Jergins. “They are so interesting to talk to, and I can tell when I visit...

ClearWhite Dental is Your Clearwater Family Dental Office Jun 1st, 2014

Clearwater dentist, Dr. Jergins, says his office, ClearWhite Dental, is a true Clearwater family dental office. “We see patients of all ages,” says Dr. Jergins.  “From age 3 to age 93, our patients are very special to us, and we are equipped to treat children and adults.” Another great thing about Dr....

Clearwater Dentist Dr. Jergins Announces Win It Wednesday! May 28th, 2014

Clearwater Dentist Dr. M. Bradley Jergins has an announcement — this Wednesday, and every Wednesday, is a Win It Wednesday! “We value our patients so much, and want to meet new patients,” says Dr. Jergins, “so we want to offer them something fun from ClearWhite Dental.” This week, Dr. Jergins...

Do I Really Need Regular Dental Check Ups? May 23rd, 2014

So, your teeth look good, they’re not hurting you, and you’re wondering if you really do need to go the dentist for regular check ups. Can’t you just go every couple of years?  Well, the short answer is, no, says Clearwater Dentist, Dr. Jergins of ClearWhite Dental. “Even if your teeth...

Clearwater Dentist at ClearWhite Dental: 7 Benefits of Dental Implants May 20th, 2014

7 Benefits of dental implants At our Clearwater dental office, ClearWhite Dental, we want you to be confident about the dental treatment decisions you make. So before you type, dentist near me, into your search bar, go beyond your dentist in Clearwater search and ask who the best dentist in...

Clearwater Dentist, Cosmetic Dentist, Artist May 19th, 2014

Clearwater dentist, Dr. M. Bradley Jergins is an artist.  That’s one reason you can trust him as your cosmetic dentist. “I really do treat every case as I would approach completing a work of art,” says Dr. Jergins.  “Every patient deserves great dentistry that will give them a healthier smile, and...

7 Simple Ways to Improve Your Smile, By Clearwater Dentist, Dr. Jergins May 15th, 2014

Clearwater dentist, Dr. M. Bradley Jergins of ClearWhite Dental says there are 7 Simple Ways to Improve Your Smile. “There really are things you can start doing today for whiter teeth, healthier gums, and a nicer smile,” says Dr. Jergins. So look over the list and see which ones you can...

Can a Better Smile Increase Your Salary? May 13th, 2014

Clearwater dentist, Dr. M. Bradley Jergins of ClearWhite Dental is commenting on a recent article where social scientist Malcolm Gladwell commented on the importance of attractive teeth. “Mr. Gladwell spoke about teeth in an interview with the British press.  He said that  people will be judged more and more by their teeth,” says Dr....

Clearwater Dentist says, “Happy Mother’s Day!” May 9th, 2014

Happy Mother’s Day, from Clearwater Dentist, Dr. M. Bradley Jergins, of ClearWhite Dental. “We want to wish every mom and grandmother, a very happy Mother’s Day,” says Dr. Jergins. “We hope you feel appreciated and loved on your special day.” We’ve included a photo of Dr. Jergins’s mother in this post....

7 Things You Might Not Know About Clearwater Dentist, Dr. Jergins May 6th, 2014

Clearwater dentist, Dr. M. Bradley Jergins, is not only a wonderful  and caring dentist, he’s also an interesting guy! Here are 7 Things You May Not Know About Clearwater Dentist, Dr. Jergins He’s ridden an Olympic bobsled He’s lassoed rodeo calves He sat in JFK’s private Senate office He’s visited Beethoven’s...

Veneers and Lumineers in Clearwater, Florida May 6th, 2014

Veneers and Lumineers might make you think of a vintage folk band!  But Clearwater Dentist, Dr. Bradley Jergins, says they are far from vintage. “Porcelain veneers and Lumineers are used to improve the appearance of teeth that are discolored, chipped, worn, or slightly crooked,” says Dr. Jergins.  “They can even be used...

3 Tips for Teeth Whitening at Your Clearwater Dentist’s Office Apr 28th, 2014

Teeth whitening is a big deal to patients, and it’s understandable.  Whiter teeth can brighten your smile and even take a few years off of your face. “There are things people can do at home for whiter teeth,” says Clearwater dentist, Dr. M. Bradley Jergins. “But if you want professional...

Clearwater Dentist With an Olympic Connection Apr 27th, 2014

When you visit Clearwater Dentist, Dr. M. Bradley Jergins at ClearWhiteDental, be sure to ask him about his nephew, Declan Farmer.  Declan and his U.S. Sled Hockey team won a gold medal at the Sochi 2014 Paralympics. “Declan is an outstanding athlete,” says Dr. Jergins.  “Not only that, he’s a wonderful...

Dental Office Walks For Oral Cancer Apr 26th, 2014

Dr. Brayer’s dental office walks a 5K for oral cancer Here is most of our Creating Smiles Dentistry team. Two more participants are not pictured though.  Dr. Brayer sponsored the whole office as well as our families so we could support the Save The Face Race 5K for oral cancer...

Clearwater Welcomes ClearWhite Dental Apr 23rd, 2014

Clearwater has officially welcomed ClearWhite Dental!  Dr. M. Bradley Jergins opened the Clearwater dentist office in early April. “I am thrilled to be practicing in Clearwater,” says Dr. Jergins.  “We’ve already met so many wonderful patients looking for cosmetic dentistry, dentures, implants, and even orthodontic attention.” ClearWhite Dental hopes to...

Pets: Got Doggy Breath? Here’s a cure! Apr 21st, 2014

Pet lovers: Got Doggy Breath? Here’s a cure! You love your pet, right? But honestly, do you practice good oral care and oral hygiene with your pet dog or cat? At Creating Smiles, we care about the health of your whole family. We know that includes your children as well...

La Bete Noir — Dr. Jergins’s favorite ganache cake ever! Apr 19th, 2014

This is the oh-so-good cake that Dr. Jergins loves to make for special occasions. It originally appeared in Bon Appetit. The only additional directions Dr. Jergins would add is to include raspberries for an extra festive touch — and of course, to brush and floss after all meals and desserts! INGREDIENTS CAKE 1 cup water...

Oral Cancer Kills, we’re doing our part Apr 7th, 2014

We screen for Oral Cancer with every exam and every dental cleaning. We take detection and seriously. We simply look and feel for the screening, it is not invasive and there is no discomfort or pain. We do not charge for the initial screening. We also educate patients to look...

Spring Newsletter| Dental Implants Information | Run for charity with us Mar 26th, 2014

Dental Implants Information | Run for oral cancer with us in the Save the Face Race We are now offering 10% off of dentures AND our new implant supported dentures! Oh, maybe you have not yet heard that we place the implants right here in our office to support crowns, bridges, and finally full...

Heart Health and risk factors for American Heart Month Feb 10th, 2014

Did you know that some risk factors for heart disease are preventable and some are not? We want you to have a healthy heart and are taking this opportunity for American Heart Month to give you some pointers. Risk factors you can change Blood Pressure Cholesterol Amount of Sleep Amount...

Is Alzheimer’s Really Linked to Poor Dental Health? Feb 5th, 2014

The Media loves a good headline. And, it seems, so do we. Unfortunately, in hyping-up the message into a single sound-byte, much of the important details tend to fall on the cutting-room floor. The result can be a story that is misleading at best, or entirely false, at worst. Recently,...

Volunteering with GCDO Jan 28th, 2014

Dr. Brayer and her staff are committed to their community and volunteering with GCDO, or Gulf Coast Dental Outreach. This program is such a good service to Pinellas County. A pool of volunteer dentists and paid and volunteer support staff members see patients on most Fridays. It is a normal practice Monday-Thursday...

Our Big Screen TV Winner is… Jan 2nd, 2014

Our Big Screen TV Winner is Jackie Wilmot! Congratulations!! She is a wonderful patient who deserves this big 50 inch Plasma Television. This summer we started doing some fun games for our patients. Instead of spending all of our advertising budget on an outside source, we decided to give back...

Win a Cruise for Two Jan 1st, 2014

Dr. Brayer loved seeing how excited Jackie was to win the big screen TV last December. Click here to see the smiles! Her next game is to see who will win the cruise for two out of Tampa! We announced it with our holiday cards. HAPPY HOLIDAYS!! CRUISE into the New Year… WIN...

3D True Definition Digital Scanner Nov 26th, 2013

The 3D True Definition Digital Scanner The 3D True Definition Digital Scanner is better than you would think! Not only does it eliminate the need for the bulky impression material stuffed in your mouth, it is more accurate and can provide better imaging for other procedures! We mainly use it...

Help us send a care package to the troops. Nov 2nd, 2013

Help us thank these 5 soldiers in Afghanistan. Bring in your left over Halloween candy and we will send it to them for you. Include a thank you note from your kids if you would like! These guys are over there fighting for our freedom, let’s show them how we appreciate them....

In-Office Dental Insurance with Dr. Brayer, your St. Pete Dentist Oct 21st, 2013

Tired of dealing with your dental insurance? Ask about our In-Office Dental Insurance! We have found that many patients are tired of dealing with a middle man. Dental insurance companies have one goal, to make money. Insurance companies deny everything they can and offer only the minimum coverage to you. The plans often...

Got Dry Mouth? Dr. Brayer has an answer! Oct 4th, 2013

Got Dry Mouth?  Here’s the answer (and a research article on topical antioxidants) Dry mouth is also known as xerostomia. Many conditions as well as medications cause your mouth to be more dry. This can be irritating of course, but can cause other issues to arise. Having a low level...

St Petersburg Dentist Answers PerioSciences Questions Aug 8th, 2013

PerioSciences and antioxidants are getting a lot of attention within the dental community. We have recently added several products and services in this area and would like to share some of the common questions. Are Antioxidants found in saliva? Yes. Salivary antioxidants are part of your body’s natural defense system...

St Petersburg Dentist Introduces PerioSciences Aug 8th, 2013

Oral health means much more than just a beautiful smile, clean teeth and fresh breath. Research has shown a connection between your oral health and overall systemic health. St Petersburg Periodontist Recommends: PerioSciences oral care products feature powerful antioxidants in a dental gel, antioxidant toothpastes, and antioxidant mouth rinses. We recommend...

St Petersburg Dentist Introduces a New PerioSciences System Aug 8th, 2013

PerioSciences offers a system of powerful antioxidants in AO ProToothpaste and AO ProRinse for patients who prefer natural, organic products. Free of alcohol, fluoride, sodium lauryl sulfate, parabens, and artificial sweeteners, the products are environmentally friendly and naturally healthful. After your dental procedure… Whether you’ve had gum surgery, a root...

St Petersburg Dentist Answers What Are Antioxidants? Aug 8th, 2013

An emerging indication for oral disease Health and wellness claims for antioxidants have increased in recent years. More and more products are appearing that claim to heal or enhance something, thanks to the amazing power of antioxidants. Consumers and health care professionals do well to examine the products and the...

Our Dental Hygienist’s volunteer day in St. Petersburg, FL Aug 6th, 2013

Our Dental Volunteer Day in St. Petersburg Our dental hygienist, Tiffany Feger, RDH, BASDH, volunteered again by doing free dental screenings and free fluoride treatments at The Junior League’s annual Back To School Care Fair last Saturday. This year it was at a new location so instead of having dental chairs, the...

Win A Flat Screen TV! Jul 17th, 2013

What would you do with a brand new big screen TV? Would you put it in your living room? Would you give it as a gift? Refer some friends to our office for your chances to win one then tell us what you would do with it! Share this post...

Stop using denture cream! Jul 9th, 2013

St. Pete Dentist says NO to denture cream Nobody should use denture cream. Ever. Period. Dr. Nguyen, arguably the best St. Pete dentures dentist, specializes in designing, repairing, creating, re-lining, and adjusting full and partial dentures. He has held true to his conviction that nobody should ever use denture cream. He, Dr....

Good Dental Care Brings a Smile to Your Face Jun 17th, 2013

There are many people who are unhappy with their appearance in the world today. Some peoples’ teeth may have been unattractive for their entire lives, whereas others’ teeth may have aged and slowly become unattractive. For these reasons, many people decide to look into cosmetic dentistry. Cosmetic dentistry could be...

Why There is a Need for Cosmetic Dentistry Procedure Jun 16th, 2013

We all know that in order to avoid further heartbreak and pain in the future, we must regularly and zealously go to our dentists every year and have our teeth checked and cleaned. But for some people, they need to do more than just take care of their teeth. They...

Gum Disease: What You Need To Know Jun 14th, 2013

Gum disease, or periodontal disease is not an enjoyable experience! If you want to avoid gum disease, or if you already have it and want to fight it, read this article. Symptoms of Gum Disease How do you know if you have gum disease? Here are some of the symptoms...

What to Look for when Choosing a Cosmetic Dental Practice Jun 13th, 2013

There is one thing that holds true no matter the country you live in; a fear of dentists, no matter their type, is deep within the majority of us, and there seems to be very little we can do about it. The mere thought of a masked individual sticking their...

Straightening Your Teeth May Be Good for Your Health Jun 12th, 2013

Straightening your teeth can work wonders on your smile, but did you also know it may help lower your risk of developing serious diseases? “Crooked, crowded or unevenly spaced teeth are harder to keep clean and tend to harbor more food and bacteria,” said Dr. Jacqueline Fulop-Goodling, an orthodontics specialist...

Get A Beautiful Smile With These Tips Jun 11th, 2013

Teeth whitening uses restorative techniques to make teeth return to their normally white color. Teeth whitening can be done at home with over-the-counter items or natural methods. Whitening can also be done by a dental professional. To choose the whitening method that is right for you, use the tips in...

What You Need to Know When Getting Cosmetic Dentistry Jun 10th, 2013

Although cosmetic dentistry is not as invasive as cosmetic surgery, it is still something that you need to think about hard before committing. It is after all something that is pretty expensive and very complicated to go through. Here are some of the things that you need to consider when...

How to Take Care Of Sensitive Teeth Jun 9th, 2013

As millions of people all around the world know, sensitive teeth can make life in general a nightmare. Sensitive teeth comes with pain and discomfort that can make eating or drinking your favorite foods a painful experience. Although you may suffer from sensitive teeth, you can rest assured that they...

How To Get Kids To Brush Up On Proper Oral Hygiene Jun 8th, 2013

Though parents may have reason to smile at the recent improvements in dental care in the United States, tooth decay is still one of the most common childhood diseases, according to the American Dental Association (ADA). It is five times as common as asthma in 5-17-year-olds, according to the association....

7 Steps For Keeping Teeth Healthy For A Lifetime Jun 7th, 2013

A smile can last a lifetime-if you take care of it. For that reason, it’s important for parents to instill good oral health habits in children as early as possible. According to U.S. Surgeon General Richard H. Carmona’s “National Call to Action to Promote Oral Health” report, children lose more...

The Basics Of Brushing Your Teeth Jun 6th, 2013

Brushing and flossing are something we all learn at an early age. The proper way to brush your teeth takes less than 2 minutes, although many people tend to spend much longer, or much less. Most adults tend to spend less than a minute, which isn’t enough time to clean...

Effective Cosmetic Dentistry Jun 5th, 2013

Cosmetic dentistry is one of the most popular and sought after medical professions these days. Many people mainly aim to look good and appealing through undergoing aesthetic dental procedures. If you are considering having dental care just to make your smile look better and more noticeable, cosmetic dentistry is right...

Teeth Whitening for Dads! Jun 4th, 2013

Dr. Brayer offers Teeth Whitening for Dads at $100 off!Dr. Brayer is one of the best St. Petersburg cosmetic dentists. She hopes to help all of her patients and their dads as a part of her Father’s Day promotion. Dr. Brayer loves working with her dad, Dr. Nguyen. Dr. Brayer...

St Petersburg Dentist Explains Root Canals Jun 4th, 2013

A root canal is a dental procedure that all of us are familiar with. Root canals are something we all dread, although when someone else is getting the procedure most of us find it to be somewhat amusing. When someone asks for a root canal on the other hand, most...

Dental Implants as Part of Cosmetic Dentistry Jun 4th, 2013

Dental implants are one of the most popular services and products in cosmetic dentistry. They are teeth-like materials that are attached permanently to the gums to act as replacement for missing teeth. Dental implants are more like dentures, but are different in that they are permanently fixed into gums and...

St Pete Dentist Gives Steps to Win the War Against Gum Disease May 31st, 2013

A lack of good dental hygiene can cause you to lose more than your teeth. It can be life-threatening. Recent studies show that gum disease, an infection of the tissues that support your teeth, is linked to three main killers: heart disease, diabetes and respiratory disease. Unfortunately, gum disease is...

Teeth Whitening for Mother’s Day! May 8th, 2013

Teeth Whitening promo for Moms It’s almost Mother’s Day! Dr. Brayer is a wonderful mother of her three beautiful kids. As most of you know, her own mother is our office manager. We appreciate them as good examples of mothers.We would like to honor more mothers and help them smile a...

Dr. Cindy Brayer is Prepared for Dental Emergencies Apr 21st, 2013

Dr. Cindy Brayer is prepared for dental emergencies Dr. Cindy Brayer has her office get re-certified in Cardio Pulmonary Recessutation, CPR each year even though the guidelines only require that we take the course every other year. Our certifications last for two years but we know that sometimes there are...

St. Pete Dentist Discusses Taking Care Of Sensitive Teeth Apr 5th, 2013

As millions of people all around the world know, sensitive teeth can make life in general a nightmare. Sensitive teeth comes with pain and discomfort that can make eating or drinking your favorite foods a painful experience. Although you may suffer from sensitive teeth, you can rest assured that they...

A Welcomed Addition to Dr. Brayer’s Family Apr 4th, 2013

Welcome to Dr. Brayer’s Dental Office Family, little baby H! Congratulations to our front desk coordinator, Leslie on her perfect sweet baby girl! We miss Leslie while she is out on maternity leave. Did you know that there have been about two babies born each year at Dr. Brayer and...

St Petersburg Dentist Discusses Oral Complications of Diabetes Apr 3rd, 2013

People who suffer from diabetes must be extra vigilant when it comes to taking care of their teeth. Diabetics do not process sugars and starches from their systems effectively and this causes their blood glucose levels to remain high. The condition of high blood glucose is called glycemia. It can...

St Petersburg Dentist Talks Oral Hygiene/ Dry Mouth 101 Apr 3rd, 2013

Your St Petersburg dentist talks about Oral Hygiene – What is Dry Mouth? Everyday, the human mouth produces three pints of saliva that are used for a number of reasons. It is the saliva that prevents tooth decay and cleans plaque and excess food from the teeth. Apart from neutralizing...

St Petersburg Dentist, Dr. Cindy Brayer’s First Office 5K Apr 2nd, 2013

Dr. Cindy Brayer signed herself, her family, and her staff up for the downtown St. Pete 5K race February was National Children’s Dental Health Month. We did some things in our office, but we also signed up for a local downtown St. Petersburg race! Pediatric Services of Florida’s 10K/5K Suncoast...

Preserving Your Baby’s Dental Health Apr 1st, 2013

When it comes to caring for an infant, most parents are well aware of the need for routine pediatrician visits as part of their baby’s health care regimen. What’s less well-recognized is the importance that early and regular dental care plays. For optimal oral health, the American Academy of Pediatric...

St Petersburg Dentist Shares Tips For Keeping Your Teeth Extremely Healthy Mar 16th, 2013

Dr. Cindy N. Brayer –St Petersburg Dentist Hi my name is Dr. Cindy N. Brayer and it is extremely important to me that my patients understand the importance of keeping their teeth healthy. Sometimes I hear patients say that their busy lifestyle keeps them from making their appointment for a...

St. Petersburg Dentist Volunteers in Our Community Mar 14th, 2013

Dr. Brayer, a St. Petersburg Laser Cosmetic Dentist and her staff volunteer in Pinellas County, FL Tiffany Feger, RDH, BASDH, one of our registered dental hygienists, volunteered again at Gulf Coast Dental Outreach. She cleaned a number of patients including performing four quadrants of scaling and root planing. Gulf Coast Dental...

St Petersburg Dentist Reveals 3 Simple Teeth Whitening Tips Mar 13th, 2013

Dr. Cindy N. Brayer – St Petersburg Dentist Over time, the enamel on our teeth begins to thin and the dentin, or the inside part of our teeth, can look darker. Add staining drinks such as coffee and foods such as dark berries and our teeth can greatly discolor. Smoking or...

St Petersburg Dentist Can Perfect Your Smile The Painless Way Mar 13th, 2013

Dentist. The very word evokes memories of noisy drills and aching jaw muscles – and pain. It’s hard enough to force yourself to go for just routine maintenance, but for cosmetic dentistry? Even people who want to improve the look of their teeth and enhance their smiles hesitate when faced...

St Petersburg Dentist Talks About Dental Anxiety Mar 12th, 2013

There are people who would rather endure the excruciating pain of a toothache than pay their dentists a visit. According to the Academy of General Dentistry, about 25 million Americans refuse to get dental treatment due to fear. Millions of people prefer to live with their dental problems to avoid...

St Petersburg Dentist Talks About Bad Breath Mar 12th, 2013

Bad breath, or halitosis as it is called in medical terms, is a very common problem. often times people affected by it may are not aware that they suffer from bad breath. Having bad breath could be really embarrassing and sooner or later, friends and acquaintances will become uncomfortable because...

St Petersburg Dentist Talks About Dental Hygiene Mar 12th, 2013

Hello all you wonderful people out there. Have you ever thought, “If I had known then what I know now…” or “If I had my life to live over again I would change…”? Actually there is not too much I, personally would have done differently. But there is definitely one...

Showering our employee with baby gifts (St Petersburg Dentist 33710) Mar 11th, 2013

Last Saturday, Dr. Brayer threw our patient coordinator, Leslie, a baby shower at our local St. Petersburg Panera Bread on 4th Street. Dr. Brayer is a pro at throwing showers since it seems we have about two babies per year at our office! We played some baby shower games and...

The Importance of Dental Insurance Mar 11th, 2013

It may often go overlooked, but dental insurance is something that every individual needs to think about. In the event of a sudden toothache, the need for a regular checkup or cleaning and even possibly oral surgery, dental insurance is a must. Dr Brayer, wants you to know that coverage is available...

How to Get Rid of Bad Breath Mar 11th, 2013

So why do we get bad breath and how the heck can we get rid of it? These are two very common and very important questions that we have all had to ask ourselves at some time or another. The reason it is such an important thing to figure out...

How to Avoid Bad Breath Mar 11th, 2013

Bad breath can be a serious issue. No one wants to be known as having bad breath. However, brushing regularly and mouthwash may not always be effective. Here are some tips on avoiding bad breath. If you are suffering from bad breath, brushing and rinsing your mouth may not be...

Common Adolescent Oral Health Problems Mar 11th, 2013

Adolescents face many oral health problems which may require them to visit a dentist or any other healthcare professional. Irregular teeth growth is a common problem and adolescents with braces are a common sight. Another problem is wisdom teeth extraction or the removal of the third molar. Dental cavities are...

St Petersburg Dentist Shares All About Tooth Decay Mar 11th, 2013

In order for tooth decay to be developed in a tooth, that tooth must have acid producing bacteria around it, along with food for the bacteria to feed upon. Teeth that are susceptible to decay will have little to no fluoride in the enamel to fight the plaque. Fluoride can...

St Petersburg Dentist Explains Halitosis Mar 11th, 2013

Halitosis also known as bad breath is one of the problems which many people face. It gives out a disgusting feeling when you encounters such a person with bad breath. The origin of the word halitosis is derived from a Latin word. Bad breath as we must have learnt in...

Solutions for Broken, Crooked or Cracked Teeth (Mar 05) Mar 5th, 2013

You Can Smile Again and Fix Issues with Your Teeth In the past, people with crooked teeth had to live with them for the rest of their lives suffering all kinds of associated indignities. Fortunately, today cosmetic dentistry can align crooked teeth with various procedure even on an outpatient basis....

St Petersburg Dentist Shares Emergency Relief Of Tooth Pain Mar 5th, 2013

Many Different Causes of Tooth Pain and Toothaches When it comes to toothaches, there are many different things that can cause a toothache. A toothache can come at any given time, even though you may not expect it. The pain can be unbearable at times, and you’ll do practically anything...