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Smoking and Your Oral Health
added on: November 7, 2018
man smoking

By now we all know that smoking is bad for our health. It increases the risk for cancer, heart disease, and numerous other problems throughout the body. Your mouth is no exception. This November, during the Great American Smokeout sponsored by the American Cancer Society, our dental office in Lakeland… Read More…


All About Dental Hygienists
added on: October 10, 2018
hygienist with patient

This month we’re taking some time to thank our dental hygienists, and with good reason. Every October is recognized as National Dental Hygiene Month. It’s 31 days dedicated to not only recognizing the important role dental hygienists have at our dental office in Lakeland, but also to educate patients on… Read More…


How to Get Rid of Bad Breath
added on: September 26, 2018
embarrassed woman covers mouth

Having bad breath can be embarrassing. But the team at our Lakeland dental office is here to help. In fact, we help patients everyday find out what’s causing their bad breath and work with them to fix it. Today, we’re going beyond the help that we can provide in our… Read More…


Can Whole Grains Keep Smiles Healthy?
added on: September 17, 2018
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Eating a healthy dose of whole grains every day can help reduce the risk of heart disease, stroke, obesity, and even cancer. But there’s another lesser known benefit of whole grains that our dental office in Lakeland wants you to know about. Research has shown that a diet rich in… Read More…


3 Things That Can Cause Excessive Mouth Watering
added on: August 16, 2018
woman embarrassed

Saliva production is a natural and important part of good oral health. We need it to help protect our teeth from cavities, breakdown food so our stomachs can digest them more easily, and fight off bad breath bacteria. But the team at our Lakeland dental office wants you to know… Read More…


Manual Toothbrush, or Electric Toothbrush? That is the Question…
added on: July 13, 2018
toothbrushes

We all know that we need to brush our teeth everyday to maintain a healthy mouth and smile. But choosing the right tool for the job can be confusing. The hardest choice we used to have was picking the best color. Now we’re bombarded with tons of options ranging from… Read More…


What is Sedation Dentistry?
added on: June 25, 2018
smiling woman in dental chair

At our dental office in Lakeland we take our patients’ comfort very seriously and are dedicated to keeping them calm and relaxed at every appointment. However, there are times when the noise of the drill is a bit too much (we get it!), treatment is too long to stay comfortable,… Read More…


3 Things All Men Need to Know About Their Oral Health
added on: June 8, 2018
men's health month

The truth is, men are more likely to skip the recommended bi-annual visits to the dentist. According to the Academy of General Dentistry, many American men simply don’t go to the dentist unless they have a problem. However, by maintaining dental appointments twice-a-year they can prevent many of these problems… Read More…


Thinking About Skipping a Brushing Session? Think Again.
added on: May 18, 2018
young woman brushing teeth

At our dental office in Lakeland, we always recommend that our patients brush their teeth twice a day for two minutes. Following this routine daily isn’t just good for your oral health, but can benefit your overall health, too. However, if you skip a brushing session altogether or don’t brush… Read More…


Are Allergies to Blame for Dental Problems?
added on: May 11, 2018
woman with allergies

At our dental office in Lakeland, we know that there are a lot of things that can affect oral health — from genetics to tobacco use, to not brushing enough to eating too much sugar. But can your allergies actually be one of those things that puts you at increased… Read More…


“Why Do I Need to Have Dental X-Rays Taken?”
added on: April 26, 2018
dental x-rays

When we typically think of x-rays, we may immediately think of a huge machine that’s checking for a broken bone. Dental x-rays are a little bit different. They’re an important part of diagnosing disease or other problems. In fact, at our dental office in Lakeland, we use dental x-rays as… Read More…


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…


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