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Part of our mission at Miami Sedation & Cosmetic Surgery is to have the most well-informed patients in Miami, Coconut Grove, Coral Gables, Brickell, and The Roads. We will post information here to help you make the best decisions for you and your family’s oral care. From preventing cavities to how your oral health impacts your overall health – we will keep you in the know. You’ll be able to impress your friends and family with your extensive knowledge of all things dental!

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Alternative Text Posted July 27, 2021 / Blog, Dental Health, Patient Care
Ramon Bana, DDS

Breastfeeding & Dental Work

If you’re a new mom or about to be one, you’re likely already used to putting your needs second to the needs of this beautiful new little person in your life – but maintaining good oral hygiene is still important for keeping you and your baby in tiptop shape.  If something happens and you need […]

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Alternative Text Posted July 13, 2021 / Blog, Dental Health
Ramon Bana, DDS

Could Brushing & Flossing Prevent a Heart Attack?

A lot of healthy lifestyle choices benefit more than one system within your body. Eating well, exercising, good sleep, and fresh air all support a lot of your physical needs. So, it shouldn’t be surprising that what hurts one area of your health can easily hurt another area, too. An important (though less known) connection […]

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Alternative Text Posted June 27, 2021 / Blog, Patient Care
Ramon Bana, DDS

Are You Singing the Toothache Blues?

Are you or a loved one suffering from the toothache blues? Don’t wait around in pain for the problem to resolve itself. Although we do enjoy spending quality time with our patients at Miami Sedation and Cosmetic Dentistry, we don’t want any Miami residents to have to undergo unnecessary dental procedures.  A toothache can indicate […]

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Alternative Text Posted June 13, 2021 / Blog, Patient Care
Ramon Bana, DDS

How to Clean Teeth Like a Dentist

Oral hygiene is the foundation of good dental health. Brushing and flossing regularly is the best way to keep your smile healthy and clean. Consider this your personal cleaning tutorial on the art of dental hygiene, instructed by Dr. Ramon Bana & Dr. Andrew Brattain and the skillful hygienists at Miami Sedation and Cosmetic Dentistry. Toothbrush, […]

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Alternative Text Posted May 27, 2021 / Blog, Dental Health
Ramon Bana, DDS

Fun Dental Facts – Did You Know?

Dentistry is serious medicine, and daily oral hygiene is a top priority. But teeth can be pretty fun, too—not to mention fascinating. For starters, have you ever seen the full sets of baby teeth and adult teeth present in a child’s head x-ray? Go ahead, look it up. There are tons of interesting dental facts […]

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Alternative Text Posted May 13, 2021 / Blog, Dental Health
Ramon Bana, DDS

Oral Anatomy 101

Welcome to your mouth! A healthy mouth is necessary for a healthy life. You might be surprised how many different parts work together to make your mouth function. Read more below from Dr. Ramon Bana in Miami to get an in-depth look at the human mouth and how it works.   Teeth The look and […]

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Alternative Text Posted April 27, 2021 / Blog, Patient Care
Ramon Bana, DDS

Pregnant Moms & Oral Health: Brushing & Flossing for Two

There are so many things to be concerned about when you find out you’re expecting. Eating right, taking enough vitamins, getting enough rest, telling your husband there is absolutely no way you are naming your firstborn son Bud Light… but what about your teeth? There’s an old saying—“you lose a tooth for every baby”—but those […]

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Alternative Text Posted April 13, 2021 / Blog, Dental Health, Patient Care
Ramon Bana, DDS

Can Dry Socket Be Deadly?

The dreaded words of warning for anyone who has a tooth extraction: dry socket. A dry socket is a painful complication after a routine treatment like an extraction, but it can be avoided if you’re careful, and it definitely won’t kill you. Read more below from Miami dentist, Dr. Ramon Bana, on what a dry […]

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Alternative Text Posted March 27, 2021 / Blog, Dental Health
Ramon Bana, DDS

Can Gum Disease Cause Birth Defects?

What is Gum Disease? The short answer: gum disease is a common gum infection that can become very problematic, but you can prevent it! The long answer: all the tissues in your body have a self-defense mechanism called “inflammation.” When bacteria build up in your mouth, your gum tissue will inflame to try and kill […]

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