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  • Telltale Signs that Your Tooth has a Cavity
    the doctor and our team at Rick K. Harrison, DMD, PA frequently get questions about cavity causes and prevention. You brush twice a day and floss regularly. You rinse with Read more
  • Sleep Apnea and Snoring
    Snoring may not be something you take seriously. You might even laugh or joke about it. But the fact is, anytime you or your partner snore to the point of Read more
  • The Clear Benefits of Invisalign®
    Straighter teeth is something many people desire. A nice smile is one of the most attractive things about a person. However, wearing a mouth full of braces for two, three, Read more
  • Invisalign® and Invisalign Teen® Make You Smile
    Many adults and teens in our Jacksonville Beach, Florida office would love to have their teeth straightened but are unwilling to go through the long and often embarrassing process of Read more
  • Dental Visits Are Not So Bad
    Many people dread going to the dentist. Dental visits have the reputation of being painful and uncomfortable, and it is common for people to compare unfortunate situations such as having Read more
  • I can't stop grinding my teeth! How can a dentist help?
    the doctor will tell you that while you are sleep, your mouth may be very active. If you find yourself waking up with headaches, facial pain, neck aches, or a Read more
  • Getting Ready for Winter
    Winter Is Coming. Okay, that sounded a lot more dramatic in a popular fantasy series. But here in the real world, winter is coming as well, so let’s look at some Read more
  • Halloween: Candy, costumes, and more!
    All Hallows' Eve, more commonly known as Halloween, is a yearly event celebrated on October 31, and one that is anticipated by the young and young at heart all over Read more
  • Fluoride Treatment: Do You Need One?
    Over the past decade, most people have been ingesting less and less fluoride. This is not such a great trend, since fluoride has a history of successfully reducing tooth decay Read more
  • Is Invisalign® Right For You?
    When patients ask the doctor about who benefits from Invisalign clear aligners, the simple answer is this: almost everyone. Unlike conventional braces, they are removable, which makes eating and cleaning Read more
  • What's on your fall reading list?
    How better to spend the fall months than inside by the fireplace with a warm cup of cider and a book in hand? the doctor and our team at Rick Read more
  • DIY Teeth Whitening
    We all want our best and brightest smiles, and today there are many options we can explore at home to make those beautiful smiles a reality. Whether it’s healthy habits, Read more
  • Why Visiting the Emergency Room for Your Dental Problem isn’t a Good Idea
    Emergency rooms are for emergencies, so before you head to the hospital because of a dental problem, you need to ask yourself this question: Is what you're experiencing really a Read more
  • Diet and Dental Health: What to eat and what to avoid
    You are probably aware that guzzling soda and drinking those sugary Starbucks Frappuccinos aren’t particularly good for your dental health. But how much thought do you give to the effects Read more
  • Some Benefits to Giving Your Smile an Extra Boost
    For many individuals, autumn brings with it a number of new beginnings. Fall is the time that many people return to school, get back to the daily grind after an Read more
  • Celebrate Labor Day by Getting Away
    Labor Day honors the contributions that workers have made to this country, and for many Americans, the holiday is a great time to relax at home with family and friends. Read more

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