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Dr. Jenifer C. Back, DMD

Dentist

Dr. Jenifer C Back DMD is a top Dentist in Sarasota, . With a passion for the field and an unwavering commitment to their specialty, Dr. Jenifer C Back DMD is an expert in changing the lives of their patients for the better. Through their designated cause and expertise in the field, Dr. Jenifer C Back DMD is a prime example of a true leader in healthcare. As a leader and expert in their field, Dr. Jenifer C Back DMD is passionate about enhancing patient quality of life. They embody the values of communication, safety, and trust when dealing directly with patients. In Sarasota, FL, Dr. Jenifer C Back DMD is a true asset to their field and dedicated to the profession of medicine.
Dr. Jenifer C. Back, DMD
  • Sarasota, FL
  • Accepting new patients

I am a diabetic and my gums have been bleeding. Is there something to be concerned about?

Bleeding gums are important and require attention at anytime, but especially if you have diabetes. Uncontrolled diabetes and periodontal or gum disease are closely related. New READ MORE
Bleeding gums are important and require attention at anytime, but especially if you have diabetes. Uncontrolled diabetes and periodontal or gum disease are closely related. New research is showing just how closely, gum disease can be a precursor to diabetes and can certainly be a symptom. See your dentist immediately and additionally follow up with your physician.

How can I stop pushing on my front teeth when I swallow?

That is a great question. What you are describing is officially called a tongue thrust. There are devices that orthodontists can cement on your teeth and in the roof of your mouth READ MORE
That is a great question. What you are describing is officially called a tongue thrust. There are devices that orthodontists can cement on your teeth and in the roof of your mouth to retrain this type of swallowing. Also speech therapists can assist in retraining this behavior. The older you are the more complex it is. But, if you can create improvement it is worth it. This type of force is very destructive on teeth, bone, and gums.