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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…


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…


Does Charcoal Toothpaste Really Whiten Teeth?
added on: January 25, 2018
charcoal toothpaste

The charcoal toothpaste craze seems to be everywhere, and it also seems like everyone is using it to finally get the white smile they’ve always dreamed of. But can this messy black stuff that looks like it’s sure to stain teeth actually whiten them? The team at our dental office… Read More…


“How Can I Improve My Smile?”
added on: January 18, 2018
woman hides her smile

Are you unhappy with the way your smile looks? You’re not alone. According to the American Association of Orthodontics, more than one third of U.S. residents don’t like their smiles. But our dental office in Lakeland has some good news: you don’t need to live with a smile you don’t… 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…


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…


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