Category: General Dentistry

Checkups Complete Your Preventive Routine

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Dentistry is an all-encompassing term that includes most treatments relevant to the oral cavity or mouth. Cosmetic dentistry handles appearance or surface-level concerns, restorations deal with mitigating infection and reversing damage, and prevention handles keeping your smile strong to fend off the many threats your smile endures daily. While these seem like very distinct categories,… Read more »

It’s Important To Replace Lost Teeth

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In our previous blog, we took a look at what happens when dental decay is allowed to progress and work its way deeper and deeper into your teeth. Indeed, acting sooner rather than later is always a great rule of thumb when ensuring your smile’s health, but sometimes infection can progress past a reasonable extent… Read more »

What To Know About Food And Smile Damage

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When taking care of our smiles, the most common oral health concern out there is dental decay. Indeed, this phenomenon affects millions of individuals every year in one way or another, and is typically the main factor that comes to mind when thinking about threats to your oral health. While decay is not something that… Read more »

What To Do About Your Chronic Teeth Grinding

In our previous blog, we discussed the benefits of teeth-whitening and enjoying the smile that you are in. While a number of factors are constantly contributing to the degradation of our oral health, sometimes those factors are purely cosmetic in nature. For other circumstances, however, it is important to consider every angle at which a… Read more »

Don’t Lose Your Benefits Before You Use Them!

Can you believe we’re already in the month of December? While we know few of you will be sad to see 2020 end, we also want to remind those with dental insurance that your benefits will expire at the end of December. Instead of letting them lapse without use, why not talk to your Lake… Read more »

When to Pay Closer Attention to Your Teeth-Grinding Habit

Sometimes, things that you know should be a problem don’t seem like one, and you aren’t sure if you should bring it up with your dentist. For instance, if your tooth is slightly sensitive, but the sensitivity goes away, then you might not consider it something worth paying attention to. Or, if you notice that… Read more »