Don’t Let Cavities Take Hold of Your Molars

Do you tend towards tooth decay and cavities when you see your dentist? The molars in the back of your mouth are particularly vulnerable to decay if you are unable to clean them thoroughly every day to keep out oral debris and bacterial plaque which hardens into tartar. Usually, it is children and teens that benefit from dental sealants on... read more »

A Secret to Oral Health Success: Dental Sealants

If you are looking for a highly effective form of tooth restoration treatment to protect a child's teeth, look no further than dental sealants. Dental sealants are designed to be placed across teeth as a thin coating to ensure the chewing surfaces will not continue to be suffering from dental erosion and other forms of tooth decay. Children are extremely... read more »

Tooth Sensitivity Toothpaste Is Not Effective for Long-Term Treatment

Feeling pain or heightened sensitivity when you consume cold, hot, sweet, or acidic things can be quite disconcerting. Beyond the limitations to your food and beverage choices, tooth sensitivity can also make life a bit difficult. To help develop an effective treatment plan, Dr. Alex Abernathy and the dental specialists at Lakeland Dental Care advocate investigating the cause of tooth... read more »

Dental Care: Myths and Facts

Oral care is very important if you're interested in protecting your oral—or overall—health. Unfortunately, there are many dental myths that are widely accepted by the general public, which could lead to complications. To help you avoid some of these issues, our team is happy to reveal the truth behind these rumors. One common myth you may have heard is that... read more »

Four Gum Disease Myths

Gum disease, also known as periodontal disease, is an infection of the gum tissue brought on by a buildup of tartar. A lot of misconception surrounds gum disease, preventing dental patients from seeking proper treatment. Here are the four most common myths of gum disease, and the truth behind them: 1. Gum disease is rare. Gum disease is actually a... read more »