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You Are What you Eat | Eating and Drinking for Your Tooth Enamel

When it comes to food and drink, we oftentimes consider how what we consume will affect our stomach, waistlines and even heart before we think twice about our teeth and gums. However, what we put in our mouths matters, and sadly, some of the things we enjoy most wreak havoc on our pearly whites and … more

Diagnosing TMD

In our last post, “The Trouble with TMJ“, we discussed a few of the symptoms and potential causes of temporomandibular disorders or TMD. Yet, how are TMDs diagnosed and what treatment options are available for those who suffer from temporomandibular disorders? Diagnosing TMD | A Perio Process To diagnose TMD, the Mayo clinic staff says … more

The Trouble with TMJ

TMD is the New TMJ Have you ever met someone who claimed to have TMJ? What he or she may not have realized is that not only did they have TMJ, but everyone else does too! According to WebMD, TMJ stands for the temporomandibular joint–the hinge that connects your jaw to your skull. The term … more

How to Win When It Comes to Tooth Loss

Many of us have been awakened by an all-too-realistic dream about our teeth falling out. Nothing then is more reassuring than checking out our smile and realizing our pearly whites are still intact. Yet, for some, tooth loss is not a nightmare but a reality. Today we will take a look at some of the … more

And a Happy New Year

Reflections and Resoultions for a Healthy 2016 With just a few days left in 2015, reflections of the past year and resolutions for the new year are at the forefront of everyone’s mind. Whether 2015 was your best year yet, or brought unexpected hardships to you and the people you love, we hope you will … more

Happy Thanksgiving From Lake Cities Dental

On this week of Thanksgiving, we find ourselves counting our many blessings as we reflect on the people who have impacted our business and touched our hearts. Thanks for your business and trust. What an honor to be entrusted with the task of helping your teeth, gums and mouth stay healthy and strong! We are … more

What’s in a Paste | Choosing the Best Toothpaste For Your Oral Health

Last year, we wrote about the ins and outs of toothpaste in the post,“Toothpaste as a Whole”  This week, we would like to again turn our thoughts towards toothpaste as we dig a little deeper into the stuff that coats our toothbrushes everyday. Grocery stores and pharmacies are stocked with hundreds of options that can overwhelm … more