Dr. Mark Makram's Blog
October 14, 2016
You’re sitting looking at your half-eaten sandwich in disbelief. Your jaw feels like you just completed one of those eating challenges on TV. The kind that features a burger with 20 patties and enough fries to feed a family of 4. Yours is just a simple sandwich and some apple slices, but you can feel your jaw throbbing nonetheless. You might be suffering from TMJ pain, or pain in the jaw joints. The question now is what can you do about it? Dr. Makram wants you know about your options for TMJ therapy in Naples. (more…)
August 6, 2016
If you have always wanted a straighter smile, you have an alternative to traditional metal braces. Invisalign has quickly become the preferred orthodontic treatment among both patients and dentists. Invisalign is a discreet treatment that uses clear aligner trays instead of wires and brackets. As a result, you will have a nearly invisible treatment while getting the straighter smile you have always wanted. As your dentist for Invisalign in Naples, Dr. Mark M. Makram recommends Invisalign to his patients due to the exceptional benefits the treatment offers.
July 7, 2016
Tooth discoloration is a common complaint with more than 32 percent of people concerned about the appearance of their teeth. When your teeth begin to discolor, many choose to turn to over-the-counter whitening kits because they are affordable and convenient; however, only a little over 50 percent of people see any type of results and the results don’t last. The only effective way to whiten your teeth to your desired results is with professional teeth whitening. Professional teeth whitening in Naples will give you a brighter, whiter smile with lasting results in as little as one appointment.
June 1, 2016
School’s out for the summer! And with the end of the school year comes more family leisure time, more time to play outside for the kids and less time it seems to pay attention to the health and safety of those precious little smiles. To get the summer off to a good start, Naples family dentist Dr. Makram would like to offer some tips on how parents can best protect their children’s teeth and smiles.
May 2, 2016
If you’re embarrassed to even look at your smile in the mirror, then we can only imagine what you must feel when you’re with friends and family. There’s absolutely no reason to feel that way. Dr. Makram and his team offer full-mouth reconstruction in Naples, so you can confidently and comfortably speak and chew again.
April 7, 2016
Receiving the news that you need a tooth extracted can bring on a number of different emotions! There may be fear or dread about the procedure, and you may feel anger, frustration, or even depressed about losing a tooth or having to go through the recovery process. Whatever your feelings may be, if you need a tooth extraction in Naples, look no further than Dr. Mark Makram to guide you through the process. For almost two decades now Dr. Makram has been helping patients restore their smiles and he can definitely help you! Here are some tips for an easy and smooth recovery.
March 1, 2016
Roughly 80 percent of the U.S. population suffers from gum disease (periodontal disease). Gum disease occurs when bacterial begins to cause an infection in the gum. In its early stages (gingivitis), it is easily treatable without any long lasting implications. However, when left untreated, gingivitis can progress to periodontitis. When left untreated, it can result in tooth and bone loss. As a reputable dentist, we provide treatment for gum disease in Naples.
February 14, 2016
Noisy, sore jaw joints, associated headaches and other symptoms require TMJ therapy from Naples dentist, Mark M. Makram. Learn how you can find relief.
January 11, 2016
Tooth loss—whether one or several teeth—can lead to a number of difficult situations, ranging from eating and talking to an impaired sense of self-confidence. Therefore, Dr. Makram recommends replacing your missing teeth as soon as possible. Of course, there a few options when it comes to tooth replacement. You and Dr. Makram will decide whether dentures or dental implants are the best choice for you.
December 9, 2015
An estimated 15% of US adults experience dental phobia or anxiety every year. If you’re one of the 40 million patients who avoid or neglect oral health because of fear, Dr. Mark Makram and his Naples, FL team invite you to give us a chance. We work hard to make every patient feel comfortable in our office, and confident with any dental procedure we recommend. For those who suffer from severe anxiety, we also offer a full range of sedation dentistry services. Dr. Makram is trained in dental sedation, and administers nitrous oxide, oral conscious, and intravenous (IV) sedation in the comfort of his Naples, FL dental office.