Solid Bite Dentist Dr. Matthew Sheldon Named to Prestigious ‘40 Under 40’ List

Melbourne practitioner receives national recognition from Incisal Edge magazine Melbourne, Fla. (July 15, 2020) – Incisal Edge, a nationwide magazine covering the dental profession, has named Dr. Matthew Sheldon as one of the top 40 dentists in the country under age 40. Dr. Sheldon is a dentist at Solid Bite, a reconstructive periodontal and dental practice in Melbourne, Fla., where his services to patients include … Read More

Eastern Florida State College Bulletin Board on Effects of Smoking

Smoking Kills Your Smile: The Correlation of Smoking & Gum Recession Risk factors Smoking tobacco, Vaping, Hookah Aggressive brushing Poor oral hygiene and lack of dental cleanings Plaque Buildup Warning Signs Red or swollen gums Tender or bleeding gums Painful chewing Loose & Sensitive teeth Gums that have pulled away from your teeth Treatment Tissue grafting Bone grafting If tooth … Read More

The Smile May Be Your Most Important Asset

Dr. Lee Sheldon Many of my patients tell me that they want a great smile. Others are reluctant to do something for their smile. After all, it’s only cosmetics.   So let me tell you a story. A man in his early 60’s was thinking about doing something for his smile. He had thought about it for over twenty years. … Read More

The Doctor Patient Relationship

A patient in her late 20’s sees me for an examination.   After examining her I talk with her and her husband about what will need to be done, that I’ll need more diagnostic information before I can be sure of the steps that we will take to get her restored. I know that it will take at least a … Read More

Our First Week Back

I thought that things might be slow coming back to work. Nothing is further from the truth. Our new patient line almost did not stop ringing last week. So if we called you and missed you, please call us to schedule your visit. We look forward to seeing you again. The governor told us that we could resume practice last … Read More