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Viera, FL Dentist Blog

Sep
01

Gum Disease Treatment During the Pandemic

The ongoing global pandemic has disrupted the lifestyles of people around the world, and many individuals have paid less attention to their oral health during the last year. However, the health of your teeth and gums can play a major…

Aug
11

Tips to Avoid Dry Socket

Your dentist may recommend a tooth extraction for a damaged or overcrowded tooth that does not respond to other dental treatments. As with other surgeries, you will need to set aside time to allow your extraction site to heal properly.…

Jul
08

Keep Teeth Bright After Whitening

If you notice staining, yellowing, or discoloration in your teeth, you can enhance your smile with teeth whitening treatment from your dentist. This in-office process involves bleaching gel that your dentist applies to your teeth and then activates with concentrated…

Jun
15

Jawbone Retention with Dental Implants

Patients with missing teeth may find the best tooth replacement solution in dental implants. This treatment can help enhance your smile’s appearance and restore oral functions that may have been negatively impacted after losing a tooth. Dental implants can help…

May
28

Addressing Invisalign Concerns

A family dentist, Dr. Dominic Roppa will recommend orthodontics for patients if they are deemed necessary. For adult patients, Invisalign offers a more convenient treatment compared to traditional metal braces, which many patients hesitate to pursue due to concerns about…

Mar
17

Cosmetic Dentistry with Dr. Dominic Roppa

Dr. Dominic Roppa leads in comprehensive and personalized cosmetic dentistry in a state-of-the-art practice in Rockledge FL. He can help achieve the beautiful smile you long for while also improving oral and overall health. Dr. Roppa strives to meet dental…

Mar
01

Is Your Jaw Pain TMJ?

Dr. Dominic Roppa at Smile Viera in Rockledge, FL offers restorative dentistry and a range of treatments to address TMJ and alleviate the tension and pain it causes. Dr. Roppa has remained dedicated to expanding his knowledge and expertise in…

Jan
19

2020 Reviews: Smile Viera

At Smile Viera, we have continued office safety and sanitization precautions from 2020. Our patients can receive the dental care they need knowing that they are in a safe and healthy office environment. Learn what our patients have to say…

Dec
15

How to Treat Teeth Grinding

At Smile Viera, we are dedicated to finding the solutions to your dental problems. One of the most common concerns for our patients is teeth clenching and grinding, also known as bruxism. It can be difficult for patients to know…

Nov
18

Why Do I Have a Toothache?

Toothaches can have multiple causes, non-dental and dental alike. Dr. Kara Marshall-Roppa and Dr. Dominic Roppa are Viera, Florida dentists who help patients treat their dental concerns, including toothaches. If you suffer from toothaches, please request a consultation with Drs.…

Oct
28

Dental Crown FAQs

Dental crowns are a versatile treatment that addresses cosmetic and restorative dental issues. At Smile Viera, our dentists utilize dental crowns to treat a variety of dental problems. We would like to answer frequently asked questions that many of our…

Sep
18

The Benefits of Restorative Dental Care

Restorative dental solutions including dental implants, dental bridges, and dentures not only improve the look of your smile but also your health. Dr. Dominic Roppa and Dr. Kara Marshall-Roppa are Viera, FL dental professionals who help patients restore their smiles…

Aug
17

Benefits of Dental Implants

Are you missing one or more teeth? Are you looking for a dental replacement? Try dental implants. Dental implants are a more modern and longer-lasting solution for tooth loss that helps preserve your oral health and function like natural teeth.…

Jul
28

Stress Linked to Oral Health Problems

There are multiple oral health problems that can arise when we feel stressed. We want to remind our patients of the symptoms that accompany stress so that they can receive appropriate care in our office. Dr. Dominic Roppa and Dr.…

Jun
30

Smile Viera Dentistry Patient Reviews

At Smile Viera, Dr. Dominic Roppa, Dr. Kara Marshall-Roppa, and their Viera, FL team are dedicated to helping their patients improve their smiles. If you are looking for a dentist in the Viera, FL area, call (321) 614-3833 or request…

May
28

What Causes Jaw Pain?

Do you suffer from frequent jaw pain? Do you clench or grind your teeth? You may have TMJ. TMJ, or temporomandibular joint disorder, is a condition that is often caused by a jaw injury, inflammation, or jaw overuse. Teeth grinding,…

Apr
28

Why is Oral Health Important?

Not receiving the appropriate routine or even restorative dental care can greatly impact your oral health. Dr. Dominic Roppa and his team want their patients to maintain their teeth and gums even in quarantine. Keeping your mouth healthy today is…

Mar
30

How Can Cosmetic Dental Bonding Help Your Smile?

Are your teeth looking a little worse for wear but you don’t want complicated and expensive dental procedures just for them to look a little nicer? Cosmetic bonding may be the simple, relatively inexpensive solution you have been searching for.…

Mar
01

Dental Implants vs. Dental Bridges: A Complete Guide

Dental technology has made great strides in the last 30 years, and patients with missing or damaged teeth now have several highly effective treatment options available to them. Among them two of the most popular are dental bridges and dental…

Jan
29

Bleeding Gums: What’s Wrong?

While brushing and flossing your teeth you may have noticed your gums bleeding.  It’s important for you to understand that bleeding gums are not normal and should be taken seriously. Bleeding gums are frequently a sign that you may have…

Dec
30

How to Select the Best Oral Hygiene Products

To keep up good oral hygiene you need to use the best dental products. With so many options to choose from – how do you know which products are right for you? Whether it’s a powered or a manual toothbrush,…

Nov
28

The Link Between Your Oral Health And Your Overall Health

It has been said that “the eyes are the window to the soul.” However, to dentists like Drs. Kara Marshall-Roppa and Dominic Roppa of Smile Viera, a respected dental practice in Viera, FL, the mouth can also be considered a…

Oct
30

Smile Confidently with Dental Implants

If you’ve been living with the embarrassment of trying to conceal a missing tooth, you don’t have to anymore.  Many people have missing teeth, and it’s not just due to poor oral hygiene. No matter how or why you’ve lost…

Sep
29

Get to Know Your Teeth

Our teeth are essential for chewing and play a major role in shaping your mouth and face. Your smile is made up of your teeth which you use to make a good first impression on others. Yet many people can’t…

Aug
25

Your Teeth Need Nutrition Too

It’s well known to most people that good nutrition is important to having a healthy body, but did you know that what you eat can actually benefit your teeth too? Our teeth require nutrients to stay strong and healthy, just…

Jul
30

How Safe is Dental Implant Surgery?

The installation of dental implants is a surgery, and as with any surgery there are accompanying risks. Dentists have been installing dental implants for decades, and the technology has greatly advanced. Implants are now very sophisticated prosthetics designed and placed…

Jun
24

What is Causing My Jaw Pain?

When people say “I have TMJ” they most likely mean that they are suffering from a TMJ disorder or TMD. Your temporomandibular joints, called the TMJ, make opening and closing your mouth possible. Your TMJ, located on either side of…

Jun
01

How Do Fillings Work?

Does it seem like every time you see your dentist, you’re being told you need another filling? Dental offices like Smile Viera of Viera, FL want you to know the warning signs that can clue you in that you may…

Apr
29

5 Ways to Treat a Broken or Chipped Tooth

Are you living with a chipped or broken tooth? It can happen to anyone, and now your dentist has a variety of ways to treat it. The skilled and professional team at Smile Viera in Viera FL would like to…

Mar
30

How Bad is a Root Canal?

Root canals are a procedure that makes some people break out in a cold sweat with just the mention of it. Most people would say that they “know” that root canals are unpleasant and painful. However, it might be surprise…

Feb
24

Trouble With Snoring? See Your Dentist!

Many people — and their partners — are not sleeping well due to snoring. More than just an annoyance, it’s often an indicator of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). The most common treatment for OSA is use of a CPAP machine,…

Jan
25

Is the Dental Implant Procedure Safe?

The dental implant procedure is a surgery, and as with any surgery there are inherent risks. Dentists have been placing dental implant for years now, and the technology has advanced. Implants are now very sophisticated devices designed and placed by…

Dec
30

Brushing Your Teeth to Help You Live Longer

A popular saying tells us that “the eyes are the window to the soul.” However, to Dr. Dominic Roppa, Dr. Kara Marshall-Roppa and Dr. Aimee Bachman of Smile Viera in Viera FL, the mouth can be the “window” to a…

Nov
21

9 Reasons for Tooth Pain (And What to Do About It)

As anybody who has experienced tooth pain knows, the sooner it can be relieved, the better. Dental pain is not normal and can indicate a serious problem that needs to be addressed. If your teeth are hurting you, it is…

Oct
26

Relax With Sedation Dentistry

Research indicates that somewhere between 9% to 15% of Americans regularly avoid going to the dentist out of fear. These people would rather endure painful, infected, discolored, and damaged teeth than risk setting foot in a dental office. Or, if…