Month: March 2020

Why Your Toothpaste Should Have Fluoride In It

There are several different factors that can contribute to the development of things like cavities (which result from tooth decay). However, all of those factors culminate in the erosion of the healthy enamel around your teeth, which makes it possible for harmful oral bacteria to reach and infect the main part of your tooth structure…. Read more »

Steps For Keeping Your Smile Healthy From Home

Our office is currently providing only emergency treatment for our Lake Orion, MI, patients. We’re doing this to help slow the spread of COVID-19 and protect the more vulnerable members of our community. Now that you’re spending more time at home, maintaining good oral hygiene is more important than ever. We’re going to talk about… Read more »

Losing A Tooth Is A Dental Emergency

Losing a tooth as a child is a normal, healthy part of growing up. However, while it sometimes happens as we continue to grow up, losing a tooth as an adult is not healthy. In fact, no matter how or why it happens, it is a dental emergency. So, in today’s blog, your Lake Orion,… Read more »

How To Handle A Broken Tooth

When you break a tooth, it can be a jarring experience. So, as with any dental emergency, it is important to know how to handle that situation if it arises for you. In today’s blog, your Lake Orion, MI, dentist will share some steps you can take to navigate this particular dental emergency as easily… Read more »

What Happens If I Have A Dental Emergency?

When you experience a dental emergency, you should always come into our office at Lake Orion Family Dentistry right away. However, you may not know what a dental emergency looks or feels like. So, in today’s blog, your Lake Orion, MI, dentist will explain the symptoms of a dental emergency, and what we can do… Read more »

Gum Disease May Lead To A Higher Stroke Risk

Gum disease, also called periodontal disease, is a main cause of tooth loss for adults. It is also incredibly common, with most people having to deal with some form of it during their lifetimes. However, just because it is common does not mean that it isn’t something you need to be concerned about. When allowed… Read more »