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Oral Cancer Risks, Signs, and Prevention
added on: April 17, 2018
oral cancer risk

Every year, we dedicate one of our April blogs to help do our part for Oral Cancer Awareness Month. Oral cancer may not be talked about as much as other forms of the disease, but it’s still a very serious form of cancer that affects thousands of Americans every year…. Read More…


Dreaming of Losing Your Teeth? Find Out Why.
added on: March 27, 2018
woman wakes from nightmare

Sleep is supposed to bring us a sense of total relaxation so we can properly recharge for whatever the next day brings. But when an unsettling dream pops up, it can disrupt a perfectly peaceful snooze. One of the more uncomfortable dreams we’ve heard about at our dental office in… Read More…


Think Twice Before Drinking That Green Beer
added on: March 14, 2018
green beer

The luck of Irish tends to be with everyone during St. Patrick’s Day, whether or not there’s an ounce of Irish in them. Besides wearing a lot of green, one of the most common ways to celebrate this holiday is by drinking a lot of beer. At our dental office… Read More…


The Connection Between Gum Disease & Heart Disease
added on: February 26, 2018
heart health month

During this American Heart Health Month, our dental office in Lakeland wants to do our part and raise awareness of how gum disease can increase your risk of heart disease. While these two areas of the body seem to be unrelated, there’s a clear connection between gum disease and heart… Read More…


6 Surprising Things That Put You at Risk for Cavities
added on: February 16, 2018
woman looks at teeth in mirror

We all know that following a proper brushing and flossing routine at home can go a long way in protecting your smile against cavities. But even if you always brush twice a day and floss daily, there are still some things that may be putting you at risk for cavities…. Read More…


Is Drinking Wine Bad for Your Teeth?
added on: December 26, 2017
holiday dinner with wine

There’s been a popular belief surrounding red wine and its benefits to heart health floating around for years. We even found an article suggesting that drinking a glass of red wine a day has the same type of benefits as spending an hour at the gym. But we’re not here… Read More…


4 Ways to Beat Bad Breath
added on: December 18, 2017
kiss under the mistletoe

Bad breath can be caused by any number of things. But it can be embarrassing, and gum or mints only go so far in covering it up. Instead of masking the issue, our dental office in Lakeland has a few tips on how to solve the problem once and for… Read More…


Be Thankful for a Healthy Mouth
added on: November 22, 2017
woman expresses thanks

This Thanksgiving, we want to switch it up a bit and challenge all of our patients to think outside of the box when sharing their thanks with friends and family around the dinner table. Everyone gives thanks for friends, family, overall health, and perhaps love. And rightfully so. But at… Read More…


There’s No Need to Fear Root Canals
added on: October 31, 2017
root canal model

A root canal tends to create a lot of apprehension and fear in many patients. After all, the treatment has had plenty of bad things said about it in the past, and its inaccurate reputation of being scary and incredibly painful has stuck with it throughout the years. However, the… Read More…


Top 7 Braces-Friendly Halloween Treats
added on: October 18, 2017
halloween teens

October isn’t only when we celebrate Halloween, it’s also National Orthodontic Month. With this in mind, the team at our dental office in Lakeland thought it’d be a great time to combine the two and talk a bit about which Halloween treats are safe for those with braces. Don’t worry,… Read More…


4 Possible Explanations to Your Tooth Pain
added on: September 18, 2017
woman with tooth pain

Most of us will experience the unpleasant sensation of tooth pain at least once in our lives. And as anyone who has had a toothache before will tell you, it’s pretty unbearable. Tooth pain is unlike any other kind of pain. It can come on suddenly and sometimes it seems… Read More…


What You Need to Know About Probiotics & Your Oral Health
added on: August 30, 2017
woman wearing probiotics tshirt

Probiotic use is typically associated with digestive health and even as a “good bacteria” replacement after a round of antibiotics. But can probiotics also be beneficial for oral health? At our dental office in Lakeland, we’ve been hearing about some research that may show a positive correlation between certain probiotics… Read More…


Just a Teeth Cleaning? Think Again!
added on: August 25, 2017
dental hygienist in dental chair

Every six months or so you come into our dental office in Lakeland to have your bi-annual teeth cleaning. This typically means a little bit of gentle scraping to remove plaque buildup, a thorough flossing, and a finishing polish. While one purpose for these hygiene visits is indeed to get… Read More…


Exercise: Good for the Body, Bad for Teeth?
added on: July 31, 2017
woman exercising

Throughout the past few years, there have been several studies that provide conflicting information on whether exercise is good or bad for your oral health. Our dental office in Lakeland hopes that we can help clear up any confusion so you can get back to working out without worry. The… Read More…


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