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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…


April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month
added on: April 13, 2021

When it comes to our health, nobody wants to hear the big ‘C’ word — Cancer. While this disease can affect anywhere in the body, one of the harder types of cancer to diagnose early is oral cancer. However, early diagnosis is key to treating oral cancer successfully and increasing… Read More…


What To Do If You Crack A Tooth
added on: March 24, 2021

Anyone can crack a tooth at any time and anywhere. If this happens, you should schedule a visit with your dentist in Lakeland as soon as you can. But there are a few things you can do at home to help protect your tooth and relieve any pain that you… Read More…


What Causes Cavities? 
added on: March 12, 2021

Nobody likes to hear that they have a cavity, but cavities are the most common dental problem that your dentist in Lakeland treats every single day. In fact, over 90% of Americans between 20-64 years old have had at least one cavity. What causes such a widespread problem? Well, it… 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…


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…


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…


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