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Fun Things You May Not Know About Spit
added on: November 27, 2019
cheek swab test

It’s true, we just used the words ‘fun’ and ‘spit’ in the same sentence. We’re not crazy, and we understand that many people don’t associate something typically considered gross to be fun. But to your dentist in Lakeland, spit is a rather fascinating and helpful part of your oral and… Read More…


5 Ways to Say “No Way!” to Sugar Cravings
added on: October 14, 2019
gummy bears

This is the time of year when sugary sweets and candy seem to be lurking around every turn of the grocery or pharmacy aisles. There are so many ooey, gooey, colorful, delicious treats we want to eat. But as we all know, your dentist in Lakeland will tell you to… Read More…


3 Tips for Understanding the Mouth/Body Connection
added on: September 24, 2019
wellness concept

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…


Oral Cancer Awareness Month
added on: April 9, 2019
oral cancer awareness ribbon

It’s always scary whenever we hear the word ‘cancer.’ Despite advancements in cancer treatment, it continues to affect millions of people every year. Oral cancer, while not as widely talked about as other cancers, is still very serious and can be deadly. During this Oral Cancer Awareness Month, our dental… Read More…


Why Eating Right Will Never Be Wrong for You (And Your Smile)
added on: March 14, 2019
nutrition month

It’s probably safe to say that most people know that they need to eat healthy for their bodies and their teeth to be able to function properly and perform optimally for an entire lifetime. (Well, except maybe toddlers and young kids who would take candy over carrots any day.) In… Read More…


What Causes Bad Breath?
added on: February 22, 2019
bad breath

While bad breath can be embarrassing, there may be a bigger cause for concern if it’s something that affects you every day. The team at our dental office in Lakeland knows that bad breath can be a temporary problem… or… even a sign of something more serious. Join us as… Read More…


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…


Can Whole Grains Keep Smiles Healthy?
added on: September 17, 2018
whole grain

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…


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…


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…


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…


Prevent the Flu with These 5 Tips
added on: November 16, 2017
couple with the flu

‘Tis the season of sniffles and coughs, body aches and congestion. It’s officially the time of year when the flu can make for a miserable few days. But it doesn’t have to take its toll on you or your family. Our dental office in Lakeland is here to help you… 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…