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3 Ways Drinking Out of a Straw Can Help Your Teeth
added on: July 23, 2021

Did you know that using a straw to drink some of your favorite beverages can actually help your teeth? Even though this little trick may seem silly, your dentist in Lakeland knows just how much of an impact choosing a straw instead of sipping straight from a cup can have… Read More…


Do Fillings Need To Be Replaced? 
added on: July 13, 2021

Whenever a patient is diagnosed with a cavity that needs a filling, it’s common that they’ll have several questions for their dentist in Lakeland. We’re often asked things like, “Does getting a filling hurt?”, “How long will it take?”, and “How long will it last?” Today, we want to tackle… Read More…


Snoring & Oral Health
added on: June 23, 2021

The sound of snoring at night can keep both the snorer and others in the house from getting a full night of sleep. But did you know that snoring can actually affect both your overall health and oral health? In fact, while snoring is one of those things that may… Read More…


5 Things All Men Need to Know About Their Oral Health 
added on: June 11, 2021

From Father’s Day (on June 20th!) to Men’s Health Month, June is a time to recognize all the men in our lives. This month is dedicated to raising awareness of just how important it is for men of all ages to focus on their health and seeks to encourage them… Read More…


Do I Really Need to Floss? 
added on: May 21, 2021

It’s not uncommon for your dentist in Lakeland to have patients say; “I brush my teeth twice a day every day, so how can flossing actually make that big of a difference?” The truth is, flossing is a crucial part of any home oral hygiene routine and can help keep… Read More…


Do Women Have Different Dental Health Needs Than Men?  
added on: May 12, 2021

There are a lot of differences between men and women, especially when it comes to healthcare needs. Dental health is no exception. During this year’s National Women’s Health Week, your dentist in Lakeland is here to share some key information about the importance of dental care throughout various stages of… Read More…


Hindsight is 2020: What We Learned Over The Past Year
added on: April 27, 2021

If we’ve learned anything throughout this pandemic, it’s that being happy and healthy should be at the top of our lists. While we’re sure you’ve spent tons of time Googling various health concerns and symptoms over the past year, we want to shift your focus to something you may not… Read More…


Are Dental X-Rays Really Necessary?
added on: February 22, 2021
dental x-rays

There are certain things you expect when you visit your dentist in Lakeland — to get a cleaning, a thorough exam, perhaps a filling or two, and occasionally some x-rays. But are dental x-rays actually necessary? After all, if nothing looks wrong or feels wrong, do you really need to… Read More…


Love, Hearts, and… Gum Disease?
added on: February 12, 2021
heart health month

Each and every February, loved ones throughout the United States go above and beyond preparing for Valentine’s Day. Whether you choose to show your love with chocolates or flowers, one thing remains constant — bright red hearts are everywhere we look. But there’s another reason (besides Valentine’s Day) that we… Read More…


Why You Shouldn’t Use Your Teeth as Tools
added on: January 26, 2021

We’ve all used our teeth to tear open packaging that’s just too hard to open with our hands. However, your dentist in Lakeland wants to remind you that there are tools designed to specifically help us open pesky packages, and those tools aren’t our teeth. Both children and adults alike… Read More…


How Can You Tell The Difference Between Plaque & Tartar?
added on: November 20, 2020
dentist in full PPE

There are some key differences between plaque and tartar, and it’s easy for your dentist in Lakeland to tell them apart. However, how different are these two things that sound awfully similar to each other? Well, the truth is, they’re not that different, but they can affect your teeth in… Read More…


Dementia & Dentistry: Decoding the Connection
added on: November 13, 2020

It may seem odd to hear your dentist in Lakeland talk about dementia. However, recent research suggests that your dentist may be the person to do just that. According to a study conducted by the National Institute on Aging, gum disease may play a key role in the development of… 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
woman and child with facemasks

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…


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