Blog Articles

What Is Dental Occlusion And why Is It Important?

There’s more to dentistry than fixing cavities. Dental occlusion, sometimes referred to as your "bite," describes how your upper teeth and lower teeth come together when you close your mouth. Proper occlusion is important to your oral health.
Mar 20th, 2023

Can Dental Implants Change My Life?

The benefits of dental implants to patients regardless of age is undeniable. Implants maintain bone density, remove dietary restrictions associated with some restorations, and are most like your natural tooth in both feel and appearance.
Mar 6th, 2023

Can I Fix My Teeth With Dental Bonding?

Restore your imperfect or damaged teeth and smile with confidence with dental bonding. Select a top rated cosmetic dentist in Fort Lauderdale for beautiful, natural-looking results.
Jan 16th, 2023

Why Do I Need Dental Clearance Before Surgery?

Before surgery, you may be instructed to see your dentist to ensure good oral health and rule out any dental infection or gum disease which may lead to bacteria entering the bloodstream causing post-operative complications.
Dec 5th, 2022

You've Paid for Your Dental Insurance - Now Use It!

For most dental insurance plans, your dental benefits do not roll over from year to year. If you do not use them, you lose them. Don’t throw your money away by missing out on valuable dental care before the end of 2022. Call Excellence in Dentistry today.
Nov 14th, 2022

Happy Halloween from your dentist in Fort Lauderdale

Halloween is the scariest holiday -for your teeth! From sticky candies pulling out fillings or dislodging your dental crown to hard candies breaking or chipping teeth, Halloween can be hard on your teeth! Your Fort Lauderdale dentist wants to enjoy safely.
Oct 31st, 2022

Keep your heart healthy by visiting your Fort Lauderdale dentist.

Even if you brush and floss like a champ, you still need your twice yearly professional dental cleanings and dental exams to maintain your oral health as well as your cardiovascular health. Select the best dentist in Fort Lauderdale as your dental provider
Oct 3rd, 2022

How long does a dental crown last?

A dental crown is used in both restorative dentistry as well as cosmetic dentistry. A crown covers your entire tooth structure to protect it, strengthen it, and enhance its appearance. Select an excellent dentist for the highest quality dental crowns.
Sep 19th, 2022

Teeth Whitening and How to Maintain Your White Teeth

Whether you want a stunning white smile for an important social event or just want to brighten your smile, professional teeth whitening at your Fort Lauderdale dental office can rejuvenate your smile. Keep your teeth white by following these tips.
Aug 19th, 2022

Why See Your Dentist Every Six Months? !

Your preventative dental healthcare is a partnership between you and your dentist in Fort Lauderdale. Together with your at-home oral health routine, regular visits to your dentist prevent dental disease and protect your smile AND your health.
Aug 1st, 2022

Your Oral Health Routine and Your Life Expectancy Are Linked

We all try to eat healthy, exercise, get adequate sleep and eliminate unhealthy habits to improve the quality of our lives and increase our life expectancy. One factor to increasing your longevity is far more important than just clean pearly whites.
Jul 8th, 2022

Are you ready to transform your smile with cosmetic dentistry?

Cosmetic dentistry has benefitted innumerable people. Teeth whitening can brighten a dull smile; porcelain veneers can cover chipped or misaligned teeth; clear aligners can straighten crooked teeth. Cosmetic dentistry can help you achieve a beautiful smile
Jun 19th, 2022

Senior Dental Care: An Essential Component of Healthy Aging

Dental care is essential for all ages. Oral health is closely linked to your overall health and as we age, maintaining good oral health is a vital link to staying healthy. Your dentist in Fort Lauderdale wants to help you keep a healthy, beautiful smile.
May 30th, 2022

All On Four Dental Implants are Better Option Than Dentures.

Dental implants are unquestionably the ideal solution to replace missing teeth, regardless if you are missing a single tooth or all of the teeth in an arch. All on four implants are a revolutionary new option to replace your denture and restore your smile.
May 10th, 2022

How Important is Replacing Missing Teeth?

Teeth are important for eating, as well as maintaining our facial appearance. When teeth are extracted, it can set off a cascade of problems starting with inadequate ability to bite and chew. Excellence in Dentistry can help you replace missing teeth.
Apr 13th, 2022

Cosmetic Dentistry - How to protect your investment

Have you considered cosmetic dentistry but are afraid it will not be a lasting investment? To achieve long-lasting results, step one is selecting the best cosmetic dentist in Fort Lauderdale. Here are some other tips to a long-lasting investment.
Mar 15th, 2022

Is sparkling water bad for your teeth?

Giving up soda and replacing it with sparkling water seems like a great idea. Reducing sugar and calories is great for your waistline. If your swap to sparkling water is to protect your teeth, you may be disappointed to know it is also bad for your teeth.
Mar 9th, 2022

Facts about Wisdom Teeth and Wisdom Teeth Extraction

Having your wisdom teeth extracted may sound scary, but it is actually a relatively simple procedure done in your dentist's office. The key to having a good experience with your procedure is finding a dentist with years of experience in extraction.
Mar 1st, 2022

Got a cavity? What happens if you put off getting a dental filing?

Has your dentist in Fort Lauderdale told you that you need a dental filling, but you thought “My tooth doesn’t even hurt, why should I bother fixing something if it’s not a problem?” Waiting until your tooth hurts is a bad plan for several reasons.
Feb 23rd, 2022

Can my Keto Diet affect my dental health?

If you have decided to loose weight in the New Year, maybe you have heard of the Keto Diet. Besides weight loss, a keto diet can impact your oral health in both positive and negative ways.
Jan 26th, 2022

Do I need Fluoride Treatment as an Adult?

Fluoride treatment has been proven to be effective in cavity prevention. Fluoride treatment, whether gel, foam , varnish or rinse solution, strengthens your teeth's enamel. Because it is antimicrobial, it reduces cavity-causing bacteria too.
Jan 20th, 2022

Comprehensive dental care for your family in Fort Lauderdale.

Dr. Nancy Rotroff and Dr. Gerard Wasselle provide comprehensive dental care for your entire family. Whether you are searching for a general dentist or a cosmetic dentist in Fort Lauderdale, select Excellence in Dentistry for the very best in patient care.
Jan 4th, 2022

During a first impression what does your smile say about you?

A first impression is the immediate evaluation people make after meeting new people. A healthy and warm smile has a powerful impact in other's perception of you in that first meeting whether professionally or personally. What does your smile say about you?
Dec 14th, 2021

Good oral hygiene involves more than just brushing your teeth.

According to the American Dental Association (ADA), most Americans ignore the importance of flossing, either doing it sporadically or not at all. Your dentist in Fort Lauderdale wants you to know why flossing regularly is important to your health.
Sep 23rd, 2021

My dentist told me I need a crown...

If you need a dental crown(s), selecting the best cosmetic dentist in Fort Lauderdale will assure a natural looking restoration. The doctors at Excellence in Dentistry have the training, skill and experience to help you smile again!
Jun 7th, 2021

Sweet tooth? It's ok! Have your Dessert!

Do you have a sweet tooth? Don't deny yourself sweet treats for fear of cavities. If you want to reduce your tooth decay risks and still eat a the sugary foods you love, your Fort Lauderdale dentist has some advice for you.
Jun 1st, 2021

Sedation Dentist in Fort Lauderdale and Lauderdale by the Sea

Does the thought of visiting your Fort Lauderdale dentist make your heart race? Is dental anxiety keeping you from receiving the dental treatment you need? Our dentists have safe sedation options to help you receive the dental care you need stress-free!
May 10th, 2021

How do I find the best dentist near me?

Whether you are new to Fort Lauderdale or Lauderdale by the Sea or simply trying to find a new dental office, finding the best dentist for your entire family is an important decision. Here are some tips in finding your next family dentist.
Feb 27th, 2021

Dental implants in Fort Lauderdale

Dental implants are the gold standard for replacing missing teeth and restoring your smile. Whether replacing a single tooth or an entire arch of teeth with an implant supported denture, call our office to see how dental implants can restore your smile.
Jan 21st, 2021

Tooth extraction by your Fort Lauderdale dentist

Having a tooth pulled is sometimes unavoidable. If you need a tooth, including wisdom tooth, pulled, seeking the right dentist with experience and expertise will make all the difference! Dr. Gerard Wasselle has over 30 years experience in tooth extractions
Jan 13th, 2021

Dental Implant-Supported Dentures in Ft. Lauderdale, FL

While advances in dentistry have made dental implants enormously popular for replacement of missing teeth, not everyone is aware they can be used to support dentures. While implants are an investment, they improve not only aesthetics but quality of life!
Jan 5th, 2021

How do I know if I need a root canal?

TOOTHACHE?! Not sure if you need a root canal? Not all dental pain indicates the need for a root canal. How do you know if you need this procedure? Call 954-928-1666 to schedule an exam with your Fort Lauderdale dentist!
Dec 8th, 2020