Teeth in a Day

  The teeth in a day procedure is an implant procedure designed to provide patients with a complete restoration in just one day. While full-mouth rehab can take months or even up to a year, this technique allows us to stabilize bone levels and provide same day implants so you can have a new smile […]

Early Screening for Oral Cancer Can Save Your Life

Oral cancer affects nearly 40,000 people in the U.S. alone. Despite the fact that it affects the throat, mouth, and tongue, this disease is not only deadly, but also debilitating. All cancers are the result of an irregular overgrowth of cells. Regular visits to the dentist can help with early diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of […]

Do you need a nightguard?

One of the most common issues we see patients suffering from is bruxism. That’s nighttime grinding and clenching of the jaw. The interesting thing about bruxism is that most people don’t even realize they suffer from it until more advanced symptoms begin to make an appearance. Early treatment of bruxism can save you time, money, […]

Sedation Dentistry

One of the most common reasons people avoid going to the dentist is because of an intense fear of the dentist or dental procedures. Unfortunately, this phobia prevents patients from getting the dental care they need. Sedation dentistry helps to ease those fears and welcome patients into the office for the treatment they need. What […]

Periodontal Disease

Periodontal disease is one of the most common dental issues seen by Dr. Planes. Common to about 3 million people in the U.S., periodontal disease can only be diagnosed and treated by a dentist. Typically, lab tests and imaging is not required. What is periodontal disease? Periodontal disease is a disease that affects the gums […]


If you have gaps in your teeth, misshapen teeth, or are generally unhappy with your smiles, veneers may be the answer to your dental woes. Veneers are a permanent solution and can last a lifetime for those seeking long-term change. What is a veneer? Dental veneers are thin shells of porcelain or composite resin that […]

Smile Makeover

Are you self-conscious about your smile? We all deserve to smile with confidence. A smile makeover might be just what you need to help restore both your smile and your confidence. Whether you have broken teeth, discolored teeth, missing teeth, or something else entirely, cosmetic dentistry can give you your smile back. You’ll be able […]

An Overview of Sleep Apnea

What is Sleep Apnea? While there has been an impressive amount of advancement made in a variety of medical areas, obesity continues to remain a major drain on the healthcare system as a whole. Obesity can lead to a number of chronic medical problems including diabetes, high blood pressure, and heart disease. One of the […]

Emergency Dentistry

It is important to take a few precautionary steps in trying to protect a dislodged tooth so there is a chance it can be reinserted by an emergency dentist. Here are some tips a patient can use in an attempt to save a permanent tooth that had fallen out. Wash The Tooth To Remove Debris […]

Counteract the Effects of Aging with Botox

Dr. Alex Planes does not want to see his patients suffer from the emotional effects of sagging skin, wrinkles, and fine lines. He is the premier Vero Beach cosmetic dentist to see with questions about treating the signs of aging with Botox. As long as the skin damage is not caused by the sun or […]