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Oral Health Risks for Seniors
added on: August 12, 2019
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As we get closer to Senior Citizens Day on August 21st, our dental office in Lakeland wanted to dedicate a blog to some of our most treasured and favorite patients — our seniors and their families. Today, we’ll focus on some of the most common oral health risks that tend… Read More…


What to Expect From a Dental Implant Procedure
added on: August 6, 2019
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If you’re missing a tooth, or even several teeth, you may feel as if you don’t have any options to get your smile back functioning as it should. However, your dentist in Lakeland wants you to know that that’s just not the case! There are many tooth replacement procedures available… Read More…


To Pull or Not to Pull: Is a Tooth Extraction Your Only Option?
added on: December 10, 2018
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Tooth pain is a pain like no other, and when you have it you’re willing to do just about anything to get rid of it. This includes perhaps not thinking twice when your dentist recommends extracting the tooth that’s causing you pain. But our dental office in Lakeland wants you… Read More…


Dreaming of Losing Your Teeth? Find Out Why.
added on: March 27, 2018
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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…


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


“What’s My Dentist Mean When Talking About Occlusion?”
added on: July 13, 2017
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During your appointments at our Lakeland dental office, you may have heard your dental team talk about “occlusion”, and you may have thought to yourself, “What are they talking about?” Basically, occlusion is just a dentist’s way of describing the way your top teeth come in contact with your bottom… Read More…


A Word to the Wise: Don’t Let Wisdom Teeth Cause Trouble
added on: March 23, 2017
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Wisdom teeth usually begin to develop and show on x-rays in our early teens. And that’s the best time to start monitoring their growth to see if your wisdom teeth can stay, or if it’s better to get them removed. While all wisdom teeth don’t necessarily have to be extracted,… Read More…


Foods For Dentures: What to Try, What to Avoid
added on: November 14, 2016
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With the holidays just around the corner, there are going to be tempting foods and beverages hitting the dinner table and gracing party spreads. This can pose a real challenge with patients who rely on full or partial dentures. My Lakeland dental office knows that some foods (no matter how… Read More…


Tooth Pain? You May Need a Root Canal.
added on: July 22, 2016
root canal

When your tooth hurts, it’s incredibly unpleasant and often described as a pain unlike any other. There could be any number of explanations for the discomfort, but sometimes the problem is pretty serious and may require a root canal. But how can you tell? Let my Lakeland dental office help…. Read More…