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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 June 13, 2022 / Blog, Patient Care
Ramon Bana, DDS

Updating Your Health History May Help Save Your Teeth

Although you may think of general health and dental health as two completely unrelated categories, they are much more connected than the average person suspects. Just as the information you share with your general practitioner assists them in keeping you healthy, your Miami dentist, Dr. Ramon Bana, depends on your input for optimal dental health.  […]

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Alternative Text Posted May 13, 2022 / Blog, Dental Health, Patient Care
Ramon Bana, DDS

When a Toothache is Not a Toothache

Most of us have experienced a toothache. At their mildest, toothaches may cause just enough discomfort to get on your nerves and disrupt your concentration, but at their worst, they can be debilitating. Because the pain feels like it’s coming from your tooth, it’s natural to assume that all toothaches are caused by cavities, gum […]

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Alternative Text Posted January 19, 2022 / Blog, Patient Care
Ramon Bana, DDS

Dental Insurance Trends

Above any other medical need, people are more likely to skip seeing the dentist because they can’t afford it. Many people choose not to buy dental insurance because it’s an added cost without a lot of perceived value. For some reason, people simply feel more comfortable taking this risk because they don’t fully understand the […]

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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 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 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 January 27, 2021 / Blog, Patient Care
Ramon Bana, DDS

Soft Food Recipes – What to Eat After Dental Work

You did it! You got the consultation, booked the appointment, and you actually showed up on the big day. You saw the dentist and now all that has left you hungry! The question is: what can you eat after having dental work done? You need some soft food recipes!  For some of us, it’s nostalgic […]

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