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Dental Health – Dr Dennis Lichorwic, a general, family & cosmetic dentist, offers dentistry with cleanings, teeth whitening and implants.

Dental Insurance FAQ: The Basics

At The Center for Cosmetic & Family Dentistry, we understand that dental insurance can be a tricky thing to navigate. Evaluating dental plans and considering deductibles, benefits, which treatments are covered, and the mountain of other information insurance companies provide

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Sleep Apnea in Children

You may think being exhausted simply comes with the territory of being a parent (and it does), but there may also be a serious medical condition causing your child to wake up often throughout the night – sleep apnea. Sleep

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The Oral-Systemic Link: Risk Factors for Tooth Decay

Did you know the same plaque that decays your teeth can cause major heart problems? What if you could fight plaque and heart failure both by improving your oral health? Drs. Lichorwic, Skinner, Baya, Dubois, & Perone in Destin &

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Bacteria: The Good, The Bad & The Neutral

Living in a land of antibacterial gels, soaps, plastics, and even fabrics, it might surprise you to hear that tons of bacteria live in your mouth every day, and they aren’t all bad! In fact, some play an important role

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Gum Disease & Birth Defects

What is Gum Disease? The short answer: Gum disease is a common gum infection that can become very problematic, but you can prevent it! The long answer: all the tissues in your body have a self-defense mechanism called “inflammation.” When

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Breastfeeding & Dental Work

If you’re a new mom or about to be one, you’re likely already used to putting your needs second to the needs of this beautiful new little person in your life – but maintaining good oral hygiene is still important

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Oral Health Tips at Every Age

A few things are equally important for your oral health no matter your age or stage of life. Good nutrition, brushing and flossing habits, visiting the dentist and a little fluoride are always (always) the essentials. And you won’t ever

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Updating your Health History May Help Save Your Teeth

Although you might think of your general health and your dental health as two separate categories, they are much more connected than the average Destin & Panama City Beach resident would suspect. Just like the information you provide to your

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Is it Time to Straighten?

When to Straighten Your Teeth There are a lot of reasons to straighten your teeth, and there are a lot of ways to do it. But you may not know that there are many unique times in your life when

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Diet Soda and Dental Health: What You Need to Know

In today’s calorie-obsessed culture, it can be hard to find the truth among all of the health-conscious noise. Often times, Destin & Panama City Beach residents are misinformed and misled about the health benefits of trends like as cleanses, sugar

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