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The Oral Health Benefits of Chewing Gum

added on: October 16, 2018
woman chewing gum

It may come as a surprise to hear our dental office in Lakeland supporting something found in the candy aisle. But when it comes to gum, we actually recommend that our patients consider chewing it occasionally. However, not just any gum will get our seal of approval. Gum containing sugar,… Read More…


Home Solutions for Toothaches

added on: September 28, 2018
woman with toothache

There’s no telling when a toothache may strike. You could be on vacation far away from your dentist in Lakeland. Or perhaps you woke up on Sunday morning with a tooth throbbing in pain when no dental office is open. What can you do if these situations occur? We’re happy… Read More…


What’s The Difference Between Gum Disease & Gingivitis?

added on: September 20, 2018
worrying woman

Gum disease is often one term used to describe what are actually three different things. While each level of infection is recognized by a medical term all its own, they are all in fact an infection of the gums. At our dental office in Lakeland, we want to help our… Read More…


Smile-Friendly Labor Day Foods

added on: August 31, 2018
labor day picnic

The team at our dental office in Lakeland is pretty sure that the last thing on your mind when you’re enjoying food at a Labor Day picnic is your oral health. However, we can’t help ourselves when it comes to protecting our patients’ smiles. So in preparation for this year’s… Read More…


“I’ve Lost a Filling, What Do I Do?”

added on: August 23, 2018
embarrassed woman

Dental fillings are super-strong restorations that help fill the space left over after we remove decay. But sometimes things happen that can cause a filling to come loose or totally fall out. Whether it’s from crunching down on a popcorn kernel or grinding your teeth while you sleep, a lost… Read More…


“Why Does My Dentist Need to Know My Medical History?”

added on: July 30, 2018
man fills out paperwork

Before your first visit with your dentist in Lakeland you’ll probably be asked to fill out a medical history form. But why does a doctor who’s looking at your oral health need to know all about your overall health? The truth is, there is a strong connection between the two… Read More…


A Closer Look at Sugary Snacks

added on: July 13, 2018
yogurt

Most of us know that sugar is bad for teeth. So it should come as no surprise that our dental office in Lakeland encourages our patients to limit their sugar intake in order to keep teeth healthy and decay-free. But sometimes it’s not so easy know just how much sugar… Read More…


Oral Health for Seniors

added on: June 27, 2018
handsome older gentleman

Oral healthcare needs vary from person to person and even between age groups. That’s one reason our dental office in Lakeland believes that individualized dental care is the best approach to keeping our neighbors healthy. And while several common dental concerns remain consistent through every stage of life, there are… Read More…


Are Headaches and Dentistry Related?

added on: June 12, 2018
woman with headache

All of us have experienced at least one headache throughout our lives. And while headaches are certainly uncomfortable, there are millions of Americans who suffer with regular headaches or more severe migraines regularly. During this National Migraine & Headache Awareness Month, our dental office in Lakeland wants to help do… Read More…


Is Asthma to Blame for Cavities?

added on: May 24, 2018
woman reaches for asthma inhaler

People with asthma know just how serious and scary of a disease it is. It causes airways to narrow, makes it hard to breathe, and can potentially be life-threatening. There is currently no cure, but there are advanced treatments and medications that can help keep airways open so more air… Read More…


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