• Football Season? Practice Dental Defense
    It’s finally football season, and whether you’re on the field, at the game, or watching at home with friends, it’s time to work on some defensive dental strategies. Taking the Field If Read more
  • Celebrate Labor Day by Getting Away
    Labor Day honors the contributions that workers have made to this country, and for many Americans, the holiday is a great time to relax at home with family and friends. Read more
  • Dental Fear in Children: Brought on by parents?
    Two studies – one conducted in Washington State, and whose findings were published in the Journal of Pediatric Dentistry in 2004, and another conducted in Madrid, Spain, and whose findings Read more
  • Can sealants benefit you?
    Molars are difficult to reach when brushing your teeth because they’re full of crevices, caves, and pits that can provide the perfect environment for decay. Sealants are the perfect fix Read more
  • Common Causes of Gum Disease
    Your gums are responsible for a large part of your overall oral health. So keeping them healthy and knowing how to detect gum disease is extremely important. Since it’s often painless, Read more
  • Hot Day? Three Drinks to Leave Home When You’re Packing the Cooler
    Whew! It’s a hot one! And whenever the temperature soars, you need to stay hydrated, especially when you’re outside or exercising. But all cold drinks aren’t equal when it comes Read more
  • Weighing the Facts about DIY Scaling
    The dental section of your local drugstore or favorite online site offers more dental tools for home care than ever before. Little angled mirrors. Tongue scrapers. Gum stimulators. Interproximal brushes. Read more
  • Why are my gums shrinking?
    If you’ve noticed that your teeth have appeared to be longer, you may be suffering from gum recession. This is a common problem among adults, and can result from several Read more
  • Road Trip!
    The bags are packed, the trunk is loaded, the route is programmed into your GPS, the playlist is set, and your destination awaits! Sometimes there’s just nothing more appealing than Read more
  • Don’t let a dental emergency ruin your summer vacation!
    For many of our patients at Robert S. Mather, DDS, summer means a season of relaxation, vacation, and outdoor fun and activities. While you can’t take a vacation from dental Read more
  • Happy Fourth of July
    Every year, Americans all over the world celebrate the birth of the country and its independence on the Fourth of July. There are countless ways that people celebrate and they Read more
  • How effective is whitening toothpaste?
    The American Dental Association encourages you to brush your teeth twice a day with fluoride toothpaste to prevent dental problems such as tooth decay, bad breath, sensitive teeth, and gingivitis. Beyond Read more
  • Are you nervous about seeing the dentist? You’re not alone!
    With advances in modern dentistry, a trip to Robert S. Mather, DDS these days is pretty routine. But visiting the doctor and our team still makes some patients anxious—so much Read more
  • Welcome to Our Blog
    Welcome to the Blog of Robert S. Mather, DDS Whether you are an existing patient or searching for a dentist in the Osprey, FL area, we’re excited you are here. With the Read more
  • Welcome to Our Blog
    Welcome to the Blog of Robert S. Mather, DDS Whether you are an existing patient or searching for a dentist in the Osprey, FL area, we’re excited you are here. With the Read more
  • Welcome to Our Blog
    Welcome to the Blog of Robert S. Mather, DDS Whether you are an existing patient or searching for a dentist in the Osprey, FL area, we’re excited you are here. With the Read more