Tongue Talk – To Scrape or Not to Scrape?

For such a seemingly small part of your body, the tongue plays a major role in many everyday functions, such as talking, helping you digest and taste food, and swallowing. In fact, the appearance of your tongue may speak volumes (pun slightly intended) about the state of your oral and overall health.  Today, Miami dentist, Dr. Ramon Bana of Miami … Read More

Crowning Glory: Esthetic Dental Crowns

The first known dental crowns were made as far back as 200 A.D. when Etruscans used gold to create crowns and bridges. Can you imagine what the process must have been like without the technology we have now? If you’d rather not, we can’t blame you! Thanks to digital x-rays and impressions, dentists today can create crowns that blend in … Read More

Cosmetic Dentistry for Adults: Is It Too Late?

Have you spent years covering your mouth when you smile because you feel self-conscious about your teeth? Do you feel like there is no point in improving the look of your smile because you are already an adult? The truth is that it’s never too late to invest in your oral health and your overall well-being through cosmetic dentistry. This … Read More

How To Pick A Dental Practice in Miami

Are you looking for a dentist in Miami? Whether it is time for your regular cleaning, cosmetic services, or simply some advice on how to best protect your teeth and gums, selecting the right dental practice in Miami can make all the difference. By taking just a few moments to compare potential dentists against each other, you can dramatically increase … Read More

Why You Can’t Afford to Ignore Bleeding Gums

One of the most common and destructive myths about oral health is that it’s normal for gums to bleed. Dr. Ramon Bana DDS would like everyone in Miami to know that this is not the case! Imagine if we weren’t talking about gums—should any part of your body start to bleed whenever you touch it?  The truth about bleeding gums … Read More

Top Tips for a Healthy Smile

Many people know the importance of having a healthy smile, but what should you do to actually get your mouth healthier and keep it that way? Here are some of Dr. Ramon Bana‘s top tips for a healthy smile. Don’t Wait to Have Problems Addressed Whether you are nervous about going to the dentist or concerned about the associated costs, … Read More

5 Reasons Why Professional Teeth Whitening Is A Great Way to Brighten Your Smile

When you feel great about your teeth, you’ll smile bigger, feel more confident, and love taking pictures again. Teeth whitening is one quick way to make any grin more attractive, but some patients wonder if they can get good results at home instead of taking a trip to the dentist’s office. While DIY-ing the whitening process can seem appealing, heading … Read More

How to Achieve a Picture-Perfect Smile with Cosmetic Dentistry

When you have an imperfection in your smile, it can make you self-conscious about your appearance. A lack of confidence doesn’t just impact your day-to-day life, it can also impact the way that you carry yourself every day. You deserve a life where you are not limited by your smile, and one solution is cosmetic dentistry. There are a variety … Read More

Keep Those Pearly Whites Smiling – Oral Hygiene 101

Taking care of your teeth is a great way to increase your confidence and self-image, as well as improve your overall mental health. Your teeth and gums are often the first things people notice about you, so you should treat them well. Taking care of them is also an important aspect of maintaining your physical health. But what can you … Read More

Diet Soda & Dental Health: What You Need to Know

In today’s calorie-obsessed culture, it can be hard to hear the truth among all the other health-conscious noise. People are frequently misinformed and misled about the health benefits of trends such as cleanses, sugar alternatives, diets, organic vs. nonorganic, and a myriad of other common topics. Today, Miami dentist Dr. Ramon Bana DDS would like to clear up any misconceptions … Read More