A Secret to Oral Health Success: Dental Sealants

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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... Read more »

Caring For Your Dentures

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If you have never worn dentures before, you may be tempted to think that just because they are not your natural teeth, the days of brushing your teeth are over. Actually nothing could be further from the truth. Food debris, plaque and bacteria can still build up on your dentures,... Read more »

Take Charge of Your Oral Health Care with Good Hygiene

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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... Read more »

How Do Gum and Mints Help Your Bad Breath?

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You may already know that having bad breath can be annoying and embarrassing. Still, would you be surprised to learn that bad breath could actually indicate a more serious problem? However, have you ever wondered if mouthwashes or chewing gums could help you improve your breath? However, please remember that... Read more »

Gum Disease Dangers and How to Prevent It

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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... Read more »

Dentures and Your Teeth

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When you think of dentures, you probably think of the older generation—but in reality, they could be a viable option for anyone who is missing teeth. Dentures have been used effectively for decades to replace missing or damaged teeth. Knowing the proper way to care for your dentures can improve... Read more »

What You Should Know About Tongue Scrapers

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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... Read more »

How to Prevent Gum Disease

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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... Read more »

Don’t Let Plaque Destroy Your Smile

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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... Read more »

What Does Flossing Do?

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Flossing your teeth removes oral debris, food particles, bacteria, and plaque stuck in between the teeth, making you less susceptible to gingivitis and gum disease which can arise from hardened plaque. If it is not removed daily, plaque will irritate your gum tissue, causing gum sensitivity. Once plaque hardens into a... Read more »