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Options for TMJ Therapy in Naples

October 14, 2016

Filed under: Uncategorized — drmakram @ 1:17 pm

What can you do for TMJ therapy in Naples?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…)

Reasons Why Dentists Choose Invisalign Over Metal Braces

August 6, 2016

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Invisalign in NaplesIf 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.

The Benefits of Professional Teeth Whitening

July 7, 2016

Filed under: Cosmetic Dentistry — Tags: — drmakram @ 9:53 pm

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.

Your Family Dentist in Naples Discusses Dental Safety Tips for Kids in Summer

June 1, 2016

Filed under: Family Dentistry — Tags: , , — drmakram @ 7:20 pm

family dentistSchool’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.


Naples Full-Mouth Reconstruction

May 2, 2016

Filed under: Restorative Dentistry — Tags: , — drmakram @ 8:06 pm

full-mouth reconstructionIf 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.


Tooth Extraction in Naples: Aftercare Tips for an Easy Recovery

April 7, 2016

Filed under: Uncategorized — drmakram @ 10:30 pm

Make your tooth extraction go smoothly with these tips for aftercare.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.


Understanding Gum Disease in Naples

March 1, 2016

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Gum disease in naplesRoughly 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.

TMJ therapy in Naples restores function to stressed jaws

February 14, 2016

Filed under: General Dentistry — drmakram @ 2:51 pm

TMJ therapy in NaplesNoisy, sore jaw joints, associated headaches and other symptoms require TMJ therapy from Naples dentist, Mark M. Makram. Learn how you can find relief.

Many individuals suffer from TMJ. More correctly called temporomandibular joint dysfunction, TMJ affects millions of Americans, particularly women of childbearing age. (more…)

Dentures or Dental Implants in Naples

January 11, 2016

Filed under: Dental Implants,Dentures,Uncategorized — Tags: , , — drmakram @ 9:37 pm

dental implants

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.

Afraid of the Dentist? Don’t Worry, Your Naples Sedation Dentist Has You Covered!

December 9, 2015

man relaxed at the dentist's office thanks to his naples sedation dentistman relaxed at the dentist's office thanks to his naples sedation dentistAn 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.

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