Dr. Mark Makram's Blog
June 4, 2018
Ah, summer — the time for popsicles by the pool and long nights under the stars. This is a great time of year, when we get to slow down and just relax for a second. But as tempting as it can be to throw all your cares to the side for a bit while on vacation, that can spell trouble for oral health. You are as vulnerable as ever to tooth decay, gum disease, and other oral health hazards during June, July, and August. Protect your smile with these 4 summer tips from your dentist in North Naples!
May 1, 2018
Did you know that your cosmetic dentist in North Naples can transform your smile from top to bottom? Many patients don’t enjoy the way their smile looks, even if it’s healthy. That’s where smile makeovers come into play. With smile makeovers, you can get exactly the smile you’re looking for. Whether it’s a smile you see from a celebrity or just the one you used to have when you were younger, your dentist can make it happen!
April 3, 2018
Many people don’t realize the versatility that dental restorations can provide. Not only are they great at restoring your appearance, but they protect your remaining teeth and gums from contracting dental disease. Without dental crowns in North Naples, you’d be vulnerable to infection. This only increases the chances of needing a root canal or even tooth extraction.
If you’re hesitant on getting dental crowns, take a moment to learn about the many benefits they provide. According to your dentist, it’s about more than looks; your oral health is at stake.
March 3, 2018
As the grip of winter begins to loosen and the possibilities of spring emerge from its shadows, you begin to reflect on what improvements you’d like to make with yourself. And as you move down your list, arriving at your health, you decide to take a different approach then you have in the past. The change you are considering is to make your oral health prominent in your quest for wellness. Thus, you want to know what you should be doing to protect your mouth, teeth and gums. Thankfully, your dentist in North Naples has 5 simple practices that you can incorporate into your lifestyle to ensure that you meet your goals.
February 21, 2018
If you have one or more missing teeth, you know how frustrating it can be to look at yourself in the mirror and see that gap in your smile. You might also have trouble enjoying your favorite foods like you used to. Fortunately, there are several tooth replacement methods available that are able to restore your smile! Many people have already benefited greatly from dentures in Naples, which come with several significant advantages.
January 10, 2018
They say that beauty is only skin deep, but we beg to differ. Being beautiful is just as much about your attitude as it is about the way you look. With a warm and winning personality, you’re bound to make a lasting impression! But what if you hesitate to show off your inner awesomeness because of some cosmetic flaw, perhaps because you’re unhappy with the way your teeth look? Your cosmetic dentist in Naples, FL can transform your smile and give you the confidence boost you need to conquer anything that 2018 throws at you. Let’s take a look at a few cosmetic services that can help you start the year with a new spring in your step and a new sparkle in your mouth.
December 13, 2017
If you’ve always had fairly good oral health, a toothache might be a foreign experience for you. When that discomfort begins in your mouth, you might even try to ignore it or treat it with over the counter pain medications and hope it goes away. A toothache, though, is nothing to take lightly. It can be a symptom of some serious oral health problems. Your dentist is here to discuss the symptoms of toothaches as well as some potential causes.
November 17, 2017
Can you believe the holidays are right around the corner? It’s many people’s favorite time of year—mainly for food! Dinner parties, sweet treats, and the infamous holiday popcorn tins sold at just about any grocery store are just a few things that make a great holiday season.
With so many great foods that require you to use your teeth, it’s important to stay prepared for a dental accidents—even during the holidays. If your tooth cracked on a popcorn kernel, would you know what to do? Your emergency dentist in North Naples is here to help you.
September 13, 2017
Tom Cruise, Hilary Duff, Zac Efron, Ben Affleck, Miley Cyrus, and Nicholas Cage are just a few of the Hollywood names that come to mind when you think of beautiful smiles. Did you know that these stars didn’t always have the dazzling grins you know them for today? It’s true! In fact, most have relied on cosmetic dentistry, and more specifically porcelain veneers for their dazzling teeth. Would you like to know how porcelain veneers can enhance your pearly whites?
August 8, 2017
Dr. Makram understands that for you the worst part of tooth loss is the affect it has on the appearance of your smile. Of course, he wants you to be satisfied and happy with your smile, so replacement is always recommended. However, you still need to decide which tooth replacement option is best for you. While a bridge, a partial or a full denture all do a fine job, nothing beats dental implants. These replacements substitute for both the root and crown of a missing tooth and are, therefore, the closest imitation of what Mother Nature intended for your smile. Read on to learn more about the many benefits of dental implants in North Naples.