added on: July 23, 2022

It’s officially summer, which often means relaxing poolside with your family and friends, backyard barbeques, and vacations. But summertime can also cause disruptions in your family’s everyday life, schedules, and routines, which may mean that certain habits and necessities take a backseat. Don’t let your oral health be one of… Read More…


added on: July 10, 2022

One of the concerns your dentist in Lakeland is asked about a lot is whether or not patients should be worried about the safety of dental x-rays. After all, x-rays do expose patients to low levels of radiation, which can sound scary. But don’t worry, we’re here to ease those… Read More…


added on: October 27, 2021
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When you think about the best smile you’ve ever seen, what comes to mind? If you’re like most people, you probably think of celebrities with perfectly straight, bright white, and gorgeously symmetrical smiles. Chances are, these smiles may have had some type of cosmetic dentistry to look more beautiful. One… Read More…


added on: August 10, 2021
cereal with sliced peaches

Sugar is a preservative, so it can be found in many of our favorite foods and drinks. The problem with this is that sugar can cause tooth decay when we consume it over a long period of time. In fact, according to the ADA (American Dental Association), one-quarter of adults… Read More…


added on: March 12, 2021
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You’ll hear it over and over again from your dentist in Lakeland — limit your intake of sugary foods and drinks. This is because sugar causes cavities, right? Well, sort of. Sugar itself doesn’t cause cavities, but what happens when we digest sugars can increase the risk of developing cavities…. Read More…


added on: January 15, 2021
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New Year’s Resolutions are made each and every January and can range from committing to eating healthier to training to run your first marathon and anything in between. But all resolutions typically have the same underlying notion — to get healthier. This year is no different, and we may actually… Read More…


added on: December 17, 2020
woman with bright smile

There are so many ways to get a whiter smile these days. From over-the-counter whitening strips to a professional whitening treatment from your dentist in Lakeland, getting a bright, white smile is no longer reserved for only celebrities. Usually, we interpret a white smile as a healthy, attractive smile, but… Read More…


added on: December 16, 2020
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Getting caught kissing under the mistletoe is a long-time holiday tradition that spans centuries. But did you know that this holiday smooch can also lead to some unwanted problems? Of course, kissing anyone can transfer cold or viruses, but your dentist in Lakeland also knows that smooches may also increase… Read More…


added on: November 20, 2020
dentist in PPE

There are many misconceptions about oral health. One of the more common misconceptions is that plaque and tartar are the same things and that the terms can be used interchangeably. While this isn’t completely false, it is a bit misleading and something that your dentist in Lakeland wants to clear… Read More…


added on: October 26, 2020
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What we eat not only affects our overall health but our oral health, too. It’s important to eat well-balanced meals, limit the sugary snacks, and choose fresh fruits and veggies whenever possible. But what exactly do you eat after dental treatment? You can’t chomp on a crunchy carrot very easily… Read More…


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