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 to include their kids in service projects. Last summer, Dr. Brayer’s kids set up a neighborhood lemonade stand and donated their earnings to the Oral Cancer Foundation! Follow her on instagram to see pictures of her and her kids making sandwiches for homeless shelters and other wonderful and fun events. Being so involved can be a lot of work, so … Read the rest
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 of Dads of all stripes, to thank them for everything they have done and continue to do for us. It’s a grand day, worthy of grand hugs and grand gifts. Certainly gifts better than a tie – after all, these days, a lot of people don’t even wear ties to the office! So in the spirit of dentistry, and all… Read the rest
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 hands in our mouths, with or without the high-pitched, spinning sound of a drill, is enough to make even the most courageous among us as squeamish as a baby. So the attempt to search for a cosmetic dentist, even with the striking outcome we know awaits us, can be more dreary than looking for any other type of doctor.
Knowing … Read the rest
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 regular checkup and business is often used as an excuse for the neglect of their personal dental care. Plaque build up, bacteria and painful dental issues are the result of poor dental care. Today I am going to share tips to help you keep your teeth beautify and healthy.
It only takes just a few minutes a day to … Read the rest
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 chewing tobacco is the worst offender of staining teeth. Some people are born with dark or yellowish dentin; that cannot change. Medications can make our teeth look darker, particularly when we are growing up. Tetracycline is an antibiotic that can discolor a child’s teeth and affecting their smile.
There are ways to whiten your teeth without visiting a dentist. … Read the rest
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 with the prospect of applying veneers.
Traditional veneers usually involve the drilling or grinding of sensitive tooth structure, often requiring an anesthetic and painkillers after the procedure. Because the tooth structure is destroyed, veneers are irreversible.
St Petersburg dentist can perfect your smile the painless way. A newer alternative called Lumineers by Cerinate provides a painless way to straighten teeth … Read the rest
People begin to learn about dental health from a very young age, when teeth first begin to grow. But in spite of such early awareness, many people fail to maintain good dental health through their adult life. Good dental health comprises brushing and flossing your teeth every day, and regular visits to a dentist or dental hygienist as well. Besides, people supplement their dental care with the use of products like mouthwash or advanced mouth care systems. You should keep in mind that the lack of adequate dental care practices will result in cavities and gum disease which are much more costly to treat that the cost of regular dental … Read the rest