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Custom Nightguards | Unnecessary Expense Or Worthy Investment?

If you’re one of the 10% of American adults who is affected by teeth grinding or bruxism then it’s time to talk to your dentist about treatment plans. When left untreated, teeth grinding can lead to one or more symptoms including not limited to loose teeth, insomnia, headaches, frequent toothaches, cracked teeth and earaches. Depending … more

Over the Counter Nightguards | Cost-Effective or Just Low Cost?

Bruxism In America Many American Adults Are Suffering From the Effects of Teeth Grinding. Teeth grinding or bruxism affects as much as 10% of American adults according to the American Sleep Association. And though there is a lot of speculation about what may cause this nightly grind, the ADA attributes it to causes including but … more

Welcome to Our New Website!

Lake Cities Dental in Southlake, Texas is an award-winning family dental practice and preferred provider. We’re dedicated to providing the very best in dental and orthodontic services to the insured as well as uninsured, and our new website is no exception. From easy navigation to valuable information, we created our new website with you, the patient, … more

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