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Saundra G. Patient Expert

Daytona Beach, Florida
As an informed dental patient, featured blogger, and consumer advocate, my mission is to educate and help you save your teeth or accept and laugh through the fear, discomfort, and surprises of tooth loss with humor and hope. Got Teeth? A Survivor's Guide: How to keep your teeth or live... Full Bio
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Got Teeth? How to keep your teeth or live without them. by Saundra G. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Dental Health Suffering from periodontal disease? Losing teeth? Gaining a denture? Join the club! 80% of the population has some form of gum disease. You’re in the right place for a ... Read on »
Redheads are more sensitive to tooth pain. by Saundra G. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Dental Health Redheads may be hotheads, but we get colder quicker, bruise more easily, and feel more pain, including sensitivity to tooth pain, teeth cleaning, and periodontal surgery. ... Read on »
My new web site is active. by Saundra G. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Dental Health Hello, everyone. I worked long and hard to get my new Wordpress website up and active. You can visit me at http://www.gotteethguide.com/ where I will continue to ... Read on »
Are your teeth a sign of the economy? by Saundra G. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Dental Health 36% of the people polled skipped dental care or checkups in the past 12 months. The Poll: Care-Cost Consequences The Question: In the past 12 months, becau ... Read on »
Bad breath got you tongue-tied? by Saundra G. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Dental Health Bad breath is often caused by bacteria that remains on your tongue after brushing and flossing. The bacteria that causes problems inside the mouth is the same bacteria tha ... Read on »
Bad breath got you tongue-tied? by Saundra G. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Dental Health Bad breath is often caused by bacteria that remains on your tongue after brushing and flossing. The bacteria that causes problems inside the mouth is the same bacteria that ... Read on »
Are your teeth a sign of the economy? by Saundra G. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Dental Health 36% of the people polled skipped dental care or checkups in the past 12 months. The Poll: Care-Cost Consequences The Question: In the past 12 months, because of the c ... Read on »
New insight for brushing teeth at midlife. by Saundra G. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Dental Health Here's some new information about brushing, flossing, and chewing gum for healthier teeth and gums after the age of 40 when your saliva production diminishes. Edmund ... Read on »
New insight for brushing teeth at midlife. by Saundra G. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Dental Health Here’s some new information about brushing, flossing, and chewing gum for healthier teeth and gums after the age of 40 when your saliva production diminishes. Edmund ... Read on »
Cigarette smoking is an addiction that causes gum disease. by Saundra G. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Dental Health Smoking restricts the blood capillaries in your gums so you can miss early warning signs of gum disease, such as swollen and/or bleeding gums. Gum disease leads to periodo ... Read on »
Cigarette smoking is an addiction that causes gum disease. by Saundra G. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Dental Health Smoking restricts the blood capillaries in your gums so you can miss early warning signs of gum disease, such as swollen and/or bleeding gums. Gum disease leads to perio ... Read on »
Lies people tell their dentist. by Saundra G. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Dental Health Gum disease is a silent, aggressive disease that can damage your gums and take your teeth. The most common lies people tell their dental professionals are: 1. I brush ... Read on »
Lies people tell their dentist. by Saundra G. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Dental Health Gum disease is a silent, aggressive disease that can damage your gums and take your teeth. The most common lies people tell their dental professionals are: 1. I brush ... Read on »
Economic stress can damage your gums. by Saundra G. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Dental Health Stress is a risk factor and an indicator for periodontal disease. You feel stress in your neck, your shoulders, your back, and your gums. It's not all in your mind. R ... Read on »
Economic stress can damage your gums. by Saundra G. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Dental Health You feel stress in your neck, your shoulders, your back, and your gums. Stress is a risk factor and an indicator for periodontal disease.  It’s not all in your mind. Rep ... Read on »
You can control receding gums and periodontal pockets. by Saundra G. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Dental Health Brushing your teeth only removes up to 50% of plaque. Brushing and flossing only removes up to 70% of plaque. You can control receding gums, periodontal disease, and pla ... Read on »
Yes you can control receding gums and periodontal pockets. by Saundra G. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Dental Health Brushing your teeth only removes up to 50% of plaque. Brushing and flossing only removes up to 70% of plaque. You can control receding gums, periodontal disease, and ... Read on »
Denture Cream Consumer Alert by Saundra G. Patient Expert 1 Comment Posted in: Blog Posts in Dental Health Today Good Morning America announced that excessive use of denture cream can cause dizziness and nerve damage and adversely affect your balance and walking. The consu ... Read on »
Denture Cream Consumer Alert by Saundra G. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Dental Health Today Good Morning America announced that excessive use of denture cream can cause dizziness and nerve damage and adversely affect your balance and walking. The consum ... Read on »
Can periodontal laser surgery be done in a mouth with dental implants? by Saundra G. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Dental Health Periodontal laser surgery is used to treat periodontal disease, which affects the gums around natural teeth. Some of those natural teeth (like what's left of mine) have amalg ... Read on »