Enjoy Strong Teeth and Healthier Lives with Oral Care Tips for Seniors

You may expect to lose teeth as you age, but you don’t have to. With good oral hygiene and regular trips to the dentist, you can keep your teeth healthy and functioning normally. Dr. Matheny has helped adults older than age 60 understand how our oral care needs may shift as we age. Dr. Matheny, [...]

What are Dental Crowns & Bridges?

Crowns & Bridgework Dentistry is an art as well as a science; dental crowns offer a perfect example of this. A dental crown or “cap” is a covering that fits over a damaged, decayed or unattractive tooth. It can even replace a tooth entirely as part of dental bridgework. A crown completely covers a tooth [...]

Restorative Dentistry

Crowns and Bridges are an Investment that can Last a Lifetime Crowns and bridges are parts of restorative dentistry that provide important functions. A crown can be used as a part of tooth replacement or as a protective measure against damage in a fragile tooth. A bridge is a form of tooth replacement that has [...]


Dental crowns can be used to improve the appearance of a tooth, protect a weak tooth, fix a broken tooth, or to attach to a dental bridge for a missing tooth. Whether you have damaged a tooth or are just looking for a cosmetic modification to your smile, you have probably heard that getting a [...]

Improve Your Smile’s Shape Discreetly with Invisalign

Need to get a straighter smile without wearing traditional braces? Then it’s time you considered Invisalign. There is so much about Invisalign that makes it an attractive option for many of our patients looking to get a straighter smile. Before you schedule your consultation with our team--find out all that Invisalign has to offer your [...]

That Small Mouth Sore is Likely Nothing – But Still Have it Checked

If you notice a small sore or a change in the appearance of the tissues inside your mouth, don’t panic. It’s likely a common, minor ailment that appears on a lot of skin surfaces (like the wrists or legs) besides the cheeks, gums, or tongue. These small sores or lesions are called lichen planus, named [...]

St. Lucie Center For Cosmetic Dentistry Uses DentalVibe For Patient Relief

Patient comfort is very important when it comes to all types of dental procedures. Many dental offices focus solely on oral health and procedures, but what if the patient is afraid to visit the clinic in the first place due to phobias or anxiety? Your Port St Lucie Dentist R. Anthony Matheny knows that [...]

Cosmetic Dentistry Procedure and Tips

Although earlier visiting a dental expert was seen as a discomforting experience, these days individuals are looking forward to visiting them to get their teeth enhanced. Cosmetic dentistry or any dental work which improves the appearance of your smile has been given high priority by many, especially among the youth. So how does it work [...]

Advantages of Invisalign over Dental Braces

One of the major problems associated with some childhood habits such as thumb sucking, teeth grinding, prolonged bottle feeding, and pacifier use beyond the age of 3 is malocclusion where the teeth are not in perfect alignment to each other. There are other causes of teeth misalignment and the treatment often involves correction of the [...]

6 Reasons to Choose Teeth Whitening from Your Dentist

The saying, “Smile and the world smiles with you,” highlights the far-reaching value of a dazzling smile. Do your stained, unsightly teeth cause you to miss out on the benefits associated with sharing your smile? Then consider the smile-rejuvenating option of teeth whitening from your dental professionals. Why not take 10 years off your smile [...]

We Treat Athletes That Have Injured Their Teeth

Did You Know? Our Services Include General Dentistry If you are an athlete, a trip to the general dentist is in order before you start the game. According to the American Dental Association, the majority of adult tooth injuries are due to playing sports. Since most adults only play casually with friends, this means that [...]

Dental Crowns May Be An Excellent Choice For You

Strengthening the Teeth and Improving Appearance with Dental Crowns St. Lucie Center for Cosmetic Dentistry has been providing truly innovative and state-of-the-art dental restoration technologies to help patients bring back the warmth in their smile. One of the most sought after cosmetic dental procedures from dentists in Port St Lucie and the surrounding communities is the [...]

Four Benefits ONLY Achieved with Veneers

Veneers vs Other Options Veneers, braces, Invisalign — there’s no shortage of options when it comes to fixing your teeth. However, veneers can achieve what orthodontics and teeth whitening systems simply cannot. This permanent approach to improving your smile isn’t for everyone, and Dr. Matheny, DDS and his staff at the St Lucie Center for [...]

What does your Oral Health say about Your Health

There Is A Focus Renewed by General Physicians On Examining Oral Health There is a lot said by your mouth, even when you’re not speaking. It can tell us if you’ve been brushing and flossing. It also provides clues about your overall health. Port St Lucie dentist Dr. R. Anthony Matheny, DDS has been aware of [...]

See Your Port St. Lucie Dentist about Tooth Sensitivity

See Your Port St. Lucie Dentist about Tooth Sensitivity's Chill Do you feel aching pain when your teeth come into contact with cold foods or even cold air? It might be a chilly consolation to learn that many individuals feel that same pain, however the prevalence of tooth sensitivity has thankfully led to numerous remedies. [...]

Modern Dental Digital X-Rays

The Benefits of Modern Dental Digital X-Rays X-rays aren't what they used to be—and that’s a very good thing. Today’s digital X-rays for dentistry have an abundance of benefits, however most patients don’t hear about them during their bi-annual checkups. Forget what you assume you understood about X-rays, because it’s most likely steeped in outdated Dental [...]

Gum Disease Facts

The Truth About Treatment for Gum Disease The good news about gum disease is that there are many different kinds of treatments. However the bad news is that you will inevitably suffer some discomfort and soreness regardless of the treatment used to treat the disease. Let's cover all the options to help save your smile. Mild Signs of [...]

New Year, New You!

New Year, New You! What’s your New Year’s Resolution for 2015? Now that the calendar has officially turned to 2015, you may have already come up with a resolution – and hopefully you haven’t given up on it yet! If you haven’t come up with one yet, how about rededicating yourself to taking care of [...]