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Make 2021 The Year of Oral Health
added on: January 15, 2021

We’ve officially turned the page into a new calendar year, and this year, we’ve never been happier to put the previous year behind us. Even though ringing in 2021 probably looked a little different this year, there’s one thing that remains the same year after year — New Year’s Resolutions…. Read More…


How White Should Teeth Be?
added on: December 17, 2020
woman with bright smile

There are plenty of advantages to having white teeth, including the confidence to smile in pictures, good self-esteem, and a pat on the back from your dentist in Lakeland. But sometimes, tooth whitening can be taken too far. Whitening your teeth too much or too often can actually damage your… Read More…


You May Catch More Than Feelings From a Mistletoe Kiss
added on: December 16, 2020

It’s a well-known fact that you can catch a lot of things from a simple kiss, such as a cold, or feelings for your fellow smoocher. But did you know that you may even catch a cavity from kissing? Before you pucker up under the mistletoe, your dentist in Lakeland… Read More…


What To Eat After Having Dental Work Done
added on: October 26, 2020

Having dental work isn’t like other procedures where you can eat whatever you want afterward. In fact, it can be difficult to find something you can easily eat after dental treatment. Whether you’re recovering from oral surgery, a dental implant placement, a root canal, or even a filling and are… Read More…


How Facemasks May Affect Oral Health
added on: October 12, 2020
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Facemasks are now a common thing in all of our lives. We see them hanging from rearview mirrors as we drive down the road, everyone in the grocery store is masked up, and they’re even starting to become a fashion statement to some. While facemasks are encouraged in public places… Read More…


3 Risks Associated With Oral Piercings
added on: July 15, 2020
man with facial piercing

Oral piercings have been popular for years and are a way that many people choose to express themselves. Most commonly, oral piercings are found on the tongue, lip, or cheeks. While many may consider these piercings cool or trendy, there are several reasons why your dentist in Lakeland is wary… Read More…


“Why Do My Gums Hurt?”
added on: June 22, 2020
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You probably already know that when your teeth hurt, you should see your dentist in Lakeland as soon as you can. But what do you do if you’re experiencing gum pain? When your gums hurt, it may be a sign of something serious happening in your mouth, or it could… Read More…


Xylitol: A Mouth’s Best Friend?
added on: May 27, 2020
sweetener

Having a serious sweet tooth can mean bad news for your dental health. But your dentist in Lakeland has a little secret that can allow you to satisfy your desire for something sweet and benefit your oral health at the same time. It’s true! This special sugar substitute is called… Read More…


Does Asthma Cause Cavities?
added on: May 15, 2020
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Asthma is one of the most common diseases in America and affects approximately 25 million Americans. While asthma mainly affects the lungs and respiratory system, your dentist in Lakeland knows that there is also a lesser-known connection between asthma and problems with oral health.    A Look at the Research… Read More…


Oral Health Dos & Don’ts
added on: April 8, 2020
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With all of the uncertainty in the world today, we understand that your oral health may not be the first thing on your mind. But even though we’re temporarily postponing all elective dental procedures, your dentist in Lakeland wants you to know that we’re still thinking about you and your… Read More…


Best Foods for Teeth
added on: March 19, 2020
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National Nutrition Month, which is celebrated every March, strives to help Americans better understand how eating right can help keep them healthy. While it’s certainly true that what we eat affects our overall health, your dentist in Lakeland wants you to know that our food choices also play a key… Read More…


Don’t Forget to Brush Your Tongue!
added on: February 20, 2020
father and son brushing teeth

When we talk about a proper oral hygiene routine (and we sure do talk about it a lot!), we often put most of the focus on caring for your teeth. While brushing and flossing your teeth are important parts of maintaining a healthy mouth, there’s one part of your hygiene… Read More…


Diabetes & Your Teeth
added on: November 7, 2019
world diabetes day

It may seem strange to hear your dentist in Lakeland talk about a disease that doesn’t seem to affect your oral health. But the truth is, many diseases, including diabetes, can negatively affect your teeth. In fact, diabetes can increase the likelihood of gum disease, dry mouth, and other oral… Read More…


3 Tips for Understanding the Mouth/Body Connection
added on: September 24, 2019
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Have you ever heard someone talk about the connection between your body, mind, and soul? Your dentist in Lakeland thinks that maybe our mouths should be included with this special connection, too. The fact is that current research and dental technologies are continuing to evolve and improve. As this happens,… Read More…


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