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What Is Prophylaxis?

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 Does Prophylaxis Mean?

The word prophylaxis is Greek for “an advance guard.” Basically, the prophylaxis definition means to fend off or take measures against unwanted consequences. For instance, prophylactic devices such as condoms and drugs prevent pregnancy. In terms of dental hygiene, they protect the mouth against oral diseases.

Generally, prophylaxis refers to a simple but important dental … Read the rest

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Best Dentist Near Me, Dentist in Clearwater

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 most, 10 miles to visit their dentist. Of course, because Dr. Jergins of Clearwater dental office, ClearWhite Dental is such an excellent dentist, many of his patients drive even farther. We truly believe that he is the answer to the best dentist near me!

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If you work or live near our Clearwater dental office, we’d love to have … Read the rest

Clearwater Dentist Dr. Jergins Named a Top Dentist

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. Jergins.

 

 

Dr. Jergins was selected a Top Dentist by his peers. “It really is an honor,” says Dr. Jergins. “I respect my fellow dentists and appreciate their confidence in me.”

There’s lots more that’s new in 2016 at ClearWhite Dental. Dr. Jergins is now your choice for dental implants. Give us a call today at 727-791-8823 for a … Read the rest

Clearwater Dentist, Dr. Jergins Answers, When Does School Start?

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. Jergins, the Clearwater dentist of ClearWhite Dental, wants your children to go back to school with a healthy, beautiful smile. So, here are the Back to School Speicals from the Clearwater dental office of Dr. Jergins. Bring your child in for the best dental care. Let them experience the ClearWhite Dental difference! (And while you’re with them, you can … Read the rest

The Natural Dentist in Clearwater FL is ClearWhite Dental’s Dr. Jergins

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 Dental, Takes the Natural Dentist, Holistic Dentist Approach

1. Mercury Free Fillings

Dr. Jergins uses only mercury free fillings. He can also remove any old amalgam fillings you might have. This also gives your teeth a more natural look, with a tooth-colored filling.

2. Digital X-Rays

Clearwater dentist, Dr. Jergins, is the natural dentist when it comes to dental … Read the rest

You’re Invited! Office Tour of Clearwater Dental Office, ClearWhite Dental

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.

Our dental office is in a peaceful location where you can relax, look out our floor to ceiling windows, and know that you will be well-treated.

 

Our Clearwater dental office reception area offers fresh coffee, cool water, and lots of reading material.

 

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If you walk down the halls, you’ll see rooms set up to give you the best dental treatment in town. Here, you can get teeth whitening, your teeth cleaning, and your full … Read the rest

Clearwater Dentist, Dr. Jergins of ClearWhite Dental Gives Patient iPad!

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 us. It’s as easy as that.

You can also win our quarterly prize for patient referral. Just send your friends and family to us for more entries.

And if you haven’t been in to see us lately, please call us  at 727-791-8823.

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Clearwater Dentist: Learn Morse Code -.-. .-.. . .- .-. .– …. .. – . / -.. . -. – .- .-..

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 = … — .. .-.. .

If you’d like to translate your name, try this Morse Code translator. 

The creation of Morse Code is attributed to Samuel Morse, who in 1836 showed how to transmit information over wires.

Click here for how to learn Morse Code in one minute.

Once you get good at it, say, after the … Read the rest

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

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 your Angel Tree Gift Bag.

2. Choose Gifts. Look at the gift tag for the age and wishes of your angel and choose your gifts.

3. Return to ClearWhite Dental. Bring your Angel Tree bag and tag back to ClearWhite Dental by December 11.

4. Get Your Gift Card! We’ll show our thanks by giving you Starbucks … Read the rest

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 and the bravest, and we are honored to have you stop in our Clearwater dental office any time. You are always welcome at ClearWhite Dental.”

Here are the Veterans Day Facts, as compiled by the Census Bureau, 2013

1. How Did Veterans Day Begin? Veterans Day was originally “Armistice Day.” Amistice Day was first held on November 11, 1919, the first anniversary of the end of World War I.

In … Read the rest

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