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The Surprising Side Effect of Gum Disease

added on: March 30, 2022
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Your dentist in Lakeland has known for quite some time that there is a strong link between gum disease and other whole-body concerns, such as an increased risk for heart disease and stroke. But recent research by the American Academy for Cancer Research has also shown a connection between gum… Read More…


How to Prevent Tooth Staining

added on: December 18, 2020
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Many everyday things can cause tooth staining, from your daily cup of coffee to your nightly glass of red wine. But don’t worry, your dentist in Lakeland has some good news. You don’t necessarily need to stop enjoying all the things that can stain your teeth. In fact, there are… Read More…


How Cancer Treatment Affects Your Mouth

added on: September 28, 2020
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As we head into the month of October, we tend to see pink ribbons everywhere in support of breast cancer research and breast cancer patients. Cancer is one of those scary words nobody wants to hear, and it can cause feelings of uncertainness and weariness of what treatment will bring…. Read More…


Should You Be Scared to Get a Root Canal?

added on: August 25, 2020
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You’ve been told that you need what’s often referred to as the worst dental treatment out there — a root canal. Those two words can make any dental patient retreat in fear, and we understand why. However, while you may be feeling uneasy or flat out scared, it may help… Read More…


What’s Considered a Dental Emergency?

added on: April 13, 2020
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There’s a lot of uncertainty in the world today, including whether or not you should see your dentist in Lakeland. We’re here to help. As of April 1, 2020, the American Dental Association (ADA) has recommended that dentists across the country suspend all routine dental care to help reduce the… Read More…


3 Ways to Prevent Bad Breath

added on: February 24, 2020
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We’ve all experienced the embarrassment of bad breath at some point in our lives. Maybe it was after a hearty dish of garlicky pasta or your morning cup of coffee. Or perhaps it’s something you deal with every day. Either way, we think it’s pretty fair to say that nobody… Read More…


The Surprising Connection Between Gum Disease & Heart Disease

added on: February 7, 2020
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Every February, we celebrate Heart Health Month to raise awareness of how we can both evaluate our risk for heart disease as well as what we can do to reduce that risk. While it may seem out of character to hear your dentist in Lakeland talk about heart health, the… Read More…


Cough Medicine & Oral Health

added on: January 30, 2020
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Everyone knows how miserable the common cold can be. When we come down with a case of the sniffles or an annoying cough, we’re willing to do almost anything to make it stop. While medications to treat the symptoms of a cold can help suppress a cough or ease a… Read More…


How The Great American Smokeout Can Help You (& Your Kids) Stay Healthy

added on: November 22, 2019
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The Great American Smokeout is hosted on the third Thursday of every November. Its purpose is to help smokers set a day to work towards a smoke-free life. As you probably know, quitting smoking can help you get healthier, but it can also protect your children’s health, too. The truth… Read More…


Things To Do To Prevent the Flu

added on: November 18, 2019
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Every year millions of Americans get knocked down by the flu and suffer the miserable sniffles, annoying coughs, and unbearable body aches. Flu season usually runs from about October through February, but this year, your dentist in Lakeland is here to provide you with some things you can do to… Read More…


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