What You Need to Know Before Getting Braces

What You Need to Know Before Getting Braces

Deciding to get braces or not is a tough decision, considering how big of an investment it often is. The entire process of getting braces also requires time, effort and some lifestyle changes. Frequently asked questions include: Do braces hurt? How much does it cost? How should I prepare? How long does it take? What…

Why Aren’t My Child’s Permanent Teeth Coming In?

Why Aren’t My Child’s Permanent Teeth Coming In?

The loss of baby teeth starts at around the age of 6 and continues until the child is 12 or 13 when new teeth stop growing and all baby teeth have been replaced. While it’s normal to see kids with missing big front teeth, as a parent, you may be wondering “When do the permanent…

What Dentists Can Tell About You by Checking Your Mouth

What Dentists Can Tell About You by Checking Your Mouth

You may have gone to the dentist for your regular dental check-up or tooth cleaning. After all, that’s what dentists normally do, right? However, your oral health gives away more information about you than you might realize. For dentists, your mouth is the window to the rest of your body. While cavities and plaque build-up…

When to Consider Cosmetic Dentistry

When to Consider Cosmetic Dentistry

Cosmetic dentistry is a branch of the dental arts used to improve the appearance of your teeth. It is an extremely popular solution with a variety of techniques designed to enhance the appearance of your smile. The name may imply that these procedures are purely aimed to improve aesthetics, however, they do come with health…

Why Your Teeth Are Yellowing

Why Your Teeth Are Yellowing

Not every single person has pearly white teeth. Do you ask yourself: Why are my teeth yellow when I brush them every day? There are several factors that cause the discoloration of teeth. It’s important to know what these factors are so you can determine how to improve the current state of your teeth. Why…

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Lakeside Family Dental is Open Again!

Oh yes… you read that right… You can finally get the in-person visits you’ve been waiting for! We are gradually reopening starting Monday June 1 Restorative Care, General dentistry, Cosmetic dentistry, Orthodontics and patient education … We’re all here and ready to help! We are not able to accommodate any walk in appointments. You must have scheduled an appointment by phone or…

Sterilizing Dental Equipment for Infection Control

Sterilizing Dental Equipment for Infection Control

All healthcare facilities must observe strict infection control measures to avoid the spread of disease. To promote effective infection control practices in dental clinics, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has laid out guidelines to help dentists reduce infection, especially now that the world is at the height of the coronavirus pandemic and…