Gregory E. Oxford, DDS, MS, PhD & Isabell G. Oxford, DMD

100 Whetstone Place, Suite 308, St. Augustine, FL 32086 (904) 810-2345

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Food for Thought - What to Eat for Optimum Oral Health

March is national nutrition month—a good time to look at the connection between diet and oral health. You probably know that sugar is a major culprit in dental problems. Read More

Bone Loss: the Hidden Consequence of Your Missing Teeth

Losing teeth will certainly disrupt your otherwise beautiful smile. It could also potentially affect your food choices and whether or not you receive proper nutrition. But something else just as Read More

How Big Bang Theory Actress Mayim Bialik Gets Her Kids to Floss

How many actresses have portrayed a neuroscientist on a wildly successful TV comedy while actually holding an advanced degree in neuroscience? As far as we know, exactly one: Mayim Read More

There's Still Hope for a Re-Infected Tooth After Root Canal Treatment

Most first-time root canal treatments achieve their purpose in saving an internally decayed tooth and extending its life to match those of the patient’s non-decayed teeth. Occasionally, though, a Read More

Cracked Mouth Corners can be Irritating - Here's How to Treat Them

As dentists, we often see other mouth problems besides those with teeth and gums. One of the most common is cracking around the corners of the mouth. Although usually Read More

Early Action Needed to Save Your Tooth from Root Resorption

Along with the gums, your teeth’s roots help stabilize them. Without them your teeth couldn’t handle the normal biting forces you encounter every day. That’s why a rare condition Read More

Jamie Foxx Chips a Tooth - This Time by Accident!

Some people are lucky — they never seem to have a mishap, dental or otherwise. But for the rest of us, accidents just happen sometimes. Take actor Jamie Foxx, Read More

Change Your Smile for the Better with Porcelain Veneers

Are you tired of those stained, chipped, slightly crooked or—in a word—unattractive teeth? We have an effective solution for you: cover them with life-like porcelain veneers. As the name implies, Read More

What to Do About Your Child's Toothache Before Seeing the Dentist

If your child begins complaining of tooth pain without an accompanying fever or facial swelling, it’s likely not an emergency. Still, you should have us check it—and the sooner Read More

Weigh a Poor Smile's Emotional and Social Cost when Considering Restorations

We readily understand the physical costs of a decayed tooth or infected gums — pain, discomfort and loss of function. It’s much more difficult to understand the emotional and Read More

Beyonce Makes Flossing a Family Affair

As is the case with most celebs today, Beyonce is no stranger to sharing on social media… but she really got our attention with a video she recently posted Read More

Don't Forget Hidden Fluoride Sources Your Family Could be Ingesting

In the last half century, fluoride has become an effective weapon against tooth decay. The naturally occurring mineral helps strengthen enamel, the teeth's hard, protective cover. Although it's safe for Read More

Monitoring Your Child's Thumb Sucking Could Help Avoid Future Bite Problems

Although distressing to many parents, infants and toddlers sucking their thumb is a common if not universal habit. Most children phase out of it by around age 4, usually Read More

'Test Drive' Your Future Look after Dental Work with a Trial Smile

Most of us wouldn't think of buying a new car without a “test drive.” It's a serious investment, so you want to make sure you're comfortable with your new Read More

2.6 Million Fans 'Like' Justin Bieber's Chipped Tooth

Is a chipped tooth big news? It is if you’re Justin Bieber. When the pop singer recently posted a picture from the dental office to his instagram account, it Read More

Back-to-School Shopping...for Oral Health!

What's the most fun thing about back-to-school time? For many of us, it's the shopping! Those cool backpacks and colorful sneakers put smiles on a lot of young faces. While Read More

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