Meet Your Bilingual Dentist

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We at Hancock Dental are so glad that you’ve chosen us as your dental care provider in Clermont, FL. Dr. Shovon Kasem and his staff greet you with warmth when you arrive at Hancock Village Dental, and we chose a bilingual staff so that all patients can feel as welcome and supported as possible while […]

National Dentist’s Assistants Week

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Dental assistants are like the engine that keeps a dental office running. They are responsible for making sure patients are comfortable, cleaning teeth, taking x-rays, and a variety of other tasks, but rarely do they get the appreciation they deserve. That is because so many people only think about the actual dentist and don’t really […]

What to Do About a Toothache

Toothaches can be caused by a variety of problems. You may have a piece of food stuck between your teeth or been recently bumped or hit in the mouth. In severe cases, your toothache may be caused by a severe cavity, infection in your gum or an abscess. Regardless of the reason for your toothache, […]

National Children’s Dental Month

With National Children’s Dental Month coming up in February, it’s time for parents (and their kids!) to learn about some important and helpful dental care tips. The team here at Hancock Village Dental is pleased to provide Clermont, Florida dental patients with the best in family dentistry. Here’s what you need to know as we […]

Sugar Awareness Week: Not So Sweet

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Before adding that extra packet of sugar to your coffee or eating another donut for dessert you may want to think about what will happen to your teeth and oral health. Consuming too much sugar can cause all types of dental problems from teeth sensitivity to cavities. In honor of Sugar Awareness Week, we will […]

2018: Your New Year’s Teeth Resolutions

When you make your new year’s resolutions for 2018, don’t forget about the health of your mouth. Improving your oral hygiene routine, getting regular checkups and getting the dental work you’ve been putting off performed can help improve your health and your self-esteem. 1. Rededicate Yourself to Good Oral Hygiene Practicing good oral hygiene is […]

Are Electric Toothbrushes Better?

The key to maintaining tooth and gum health is removing as much plaque as possible before it turns into tartar, which is a calcified substance that forms just under the gum line and can only be removed via a professional cleaning. When it comes to brushing your teeth, you can choose between a manual or […]

What Smoking Does to Your Teeth

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Millions of Americans are smokers, and smoking is well-known for causing serious health risks. Some of the common health risks you’re probably familiar with are lung cancer and emphysema, but smoking can have a negative impact on your teeth, too. If you’re having a tough time kicking this habit, take a closer look at how […]

How Do I Choose the Right Kind of Toothpaste?

Take a stroll down the oral care aisle at your local store and you’ll find a huge selection of toothpastes. The choices can be overwhelming. There are whitening toothpastes, options that offer tartar control, toothpastes with fluoride, and even all-natural options. How do you make up your mind? Here are a few tips, suggestions, and […]

Are Dental X-Rays Safe?

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Dental x-rays are often used by dentists as a diagnostic tool, and they’re considered very safe for patients. Most dentists today use digital x-rays, which only have low doses of radiation, ensuring you’re only exposed to a fraction of the radiation you’re exposed to when you have other types of imaging done. If you’re worried […]