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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
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
Dental crowns: both cosmetic and restorative

Dental crowns are a popular treatment option because they act both as a restorative service to repair teeth weakened by damage or decay as well as a cosmetic restoration to enhance your smile. Selecting the right cosmetic dentist is critical.

Oct 7th, 2020
Clear braces in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida

Straighten your teeth discreetly! Whether you had braces in your youth and need a touch up or you are ready to create that smile you've always wanted, clear aligners may be an option for you. Call our office at 954-928-1666 to schedule a consultation.

Aug 17th, 2020
Cosmetic Dentist in Ft. Lauderdale Florida

Cosmetic dentistry can produce dramatic results in one's appearance and self-confidence. Using the latest dental technology plus years of experience in cosmetic dentistry, Dr. Nancy Rotroff and Dr. Gerard Wasselle can create a dazzling new smile for you!

Aug 2nd, 2020
Wisdom Teeth Extraction : Sooner is better than later

Wisdom teeth are a third set of molars that usually come in between the ages of 17 and 25. While some may have adequate room for this last set of molars, many people do not. This is one reason your dentist may recommend wisdom teeth removal for you.

Jul 6th, 2020
COVID-19: Is stress adversely affecting your oral health?

Research shows a direct link between stress and grinding your teeth, called bruxism. We all have been impacted with a great deal of change and stress with the recent coronavirus pandemic. Can it also be adversely affecting your oral health?

Jun 28th, 2020
"Other" uses for dental floss

While we all know we should floss daily for good oral hygiene, we have to admit we have used our floss for things other than flossing. Part of your life hack arsenal, floss has many uses.

Jun 16th, 2020
You will love straightening your teeth with Clear Aligners!

Orthodontic treatment has come a long way in recent years. The invention of clear aligners has many benefits. Call Dr. Nancy Rotroff and Dr. Gerard Wasselle at 954-928-1666 to schedule a consultation to see if clear aligners are right for you.

Jun 6th, 2020
Summer is great time for wisdom teeth removal

Summer time is here and it's a great time for lazy days at the beach or family picnics. It is also a great time to visit your family dentist for your wisdom teeth removal appointment.

May 27th, 2020
The Importance of Regular Dental Cleanings

Visiting your dentist in Ft. Lauderdale, FL, twice a year is important not only to your oral health and longevity of your teeth but also is a key component of your overall health.

May 18th, 2020
Going to your dentist after COVID-19

Following COVID-19, your visit to your family dentist may be a little different. Dr. Nancy Rotroff and Dr. Gerard Wasselle continue to prioritize the health and safety of our patients and staff by implementing recommendations by the CDC and the ADA.

May 8th, 2020
Tips for patients with dry mouth

Dry mouth, or xerostomia, results when salivary glands don't make enough saliva to keep your mouth wet. It can be the result of certain medications, medical treatments, medical conditions or aging issues. Fortunately, there are many treatments available.

Apr 29th, 2020
Flossing the Right Way

Most people claim they either do not like to or do not floss regularly. According to research, many people are flossing incorrectly! When done regularly and correctly, flossing can significantly reduce the incidence of cavities between teeth.

Apr 14th, 2020
Why should I have my wisdom teeth extracted?

Your wisdom teeth, or third molars, usually emerge in your teens or early adulthood. Does everyone need their wisdom teeth removed? How do I know if I need mine removed? When is the best time to have them removed? Schedule an exam with your family dentist

Mar 31st, 2020