Aid Your Dental Health With These Foods

You’re probably aware of some of the foods that can be bad for your oral health. Have you ever wondered what foods can aid your smile? Our dentist and team are thrilled to give you some pointers on foods to add to your diet to improve your dental health. Cheese If you love cheese, count yourself lucky! Studies have found... 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 »

Flossing Benefits for You and Your Smile

Sometimes flossing seems like a tedious task you would rather not do, correct? Unfortunately, you’re not alone with many other people skipping their flossing routines because they would much rather stick to brushing. This can be extremely dangerous for the smile and your oral health, especially because flossing is so vital in preventing gum disease and other health problems. To... read more »

Take Charge of Your Oral Health Care with Good Hygiene

Good oral health care consists of many factors. You can enhance and protect your smile with proper oral hygiene. For more information about oral health care, see below: - Be sure to keep an appointments for checkups and cleanings you have scheduled with your dentist. - It is essential to keep your toothbrush free of contamination from other brushes or... read more »

Chronic Dry Mouth: The Facts

Have you ever heard that there are a few things you should consider trying if you’d like to keep your pearly whites strong and healthy? Would you be surprised to learn that brushing and flossing your pearly whites consistently will help you prevent gum disease and tooth decay? Other dental issues, including dry mouth, might also make you more susceptible... read more »

Gum Disease Dangers and How to Prevent It

Some of the most common dangers of gum disease include tissue decay and tooth loss. Gum disease will not happen overnight, so constant care of your teeth and gums is the key to battling this oral danger. Lakeland Dental Care has an experienced team of dentists well-prepared for helping you in the battle against gum disease. Avoid any oral emergencies... read more »

What You Should Know About Tongue Scrapers

Do you brush your teeth twice a day for two minutes at a time? Do you visit your dentist once every six months and floss every day? There are a few other things you can consider doing to improve your oral health, such as using mouthwash, but did you know that there is something you can do specifically to protect... read more »

How to Prevent Gum Disease

Preventing gum disease starts with preventing plaque buildup. As plaque begins to form around our teeth, the linings of our tissue can decay away leading to gingivitis. Gingivitis is a mild form of periodontal gum disease, and if left untreated, can lead to tooth loss. Gum disease is the leading form of tooth loss in adults, so we must be... read more »

Which Toothbrush is Best?

Cleaning your teeth regularly is one of the most important habits you can get into. Good oral health is directly related to systemic health, and if you want to avoid any major health complications, you’ll follow Dr. Alex Abernathy’s advice and brush twice a day for at least two minutes both times. But did you know that the type of... read more »

Don’t Let Plaque Destroy Your Smile

With proper care most people can count on having their teeth last a healthy lifetime. A healthy smile hinges on healthy teeth and gums. To keep them healthy, you will want to keep the destructive effects of plaque away. Plaque is that sticky bacterial film that coats your teeth and gums—just take a moment and run your tongue along the... read more »