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Author Archives: Lakeshore Dental

Things to consider before whitening your teeth

Consider having a dental checkup before buying an over-counter-whitener. Our team will determine your enamel thickness, if you have receding gums, dental sensitivity or tooth decay. We can advise you on how whitening products can make these conditions worse or even cause discomfort.  The Lakeshore Dental team will also advise you on how prior dental […]

Dental Implant Benefits

Dental implants replace missing teeth.  The benefits of implants over time prove to be a valuable investment in a patient’s overall health and quality of life. The benefits include: It is a permanent tooth restoration They save bone and surrounding teeth No more embarrassing gaps or spaces Implants under dentures give the ability to eat […]


Taking care of your smile not only looks good but has many positive benefits. When you smile dopamine, endorphins and serotonin are all released into your bloodstream, making not only your body relax but also works to lower your heart rate and blood pressure. When you smile, your brain is aware of the activity and […]

Dental issues can be a sign of other health problems.

You may think a dentist is only concerned about your oral health.  However, that is not the case.  The Lakeshore Dental team knows your oral health is not just about how you care for your teeth but can signal other health issues. We take your blood pressure and ask about changes in your oral and […]

Dental tricks while enjoying Halloween treats.

As your kids anticipate putting on their costumes for Halloween parties and Trick or Treating, we have some “tricks” to help parents reduce the risk of cavities. Of course, we wish the little goblins wouldn’t eat the sugary offenders or would at least limit their intake, followed by a good tooth brushing. But as the […]

6 causes for bad breath

Eating onions and garlic comes to mind when thinking of bad breath.  But these aren’t the only reasons. Smoking – aside from the foul nicotine smell, smoking dry’s your mouth causing bad breath. Dehydration – lack of saliva causes bacteria causing order. Medications – some medications can also cause dry mouth or mouth breathing. Sleeping […]

Toothbrush Tips

Add an expiration date You should replace the toothbrush with a new one every three months or when you notice the bristles wearing down. The bristles on your toothbrush must be in good condition in order for them to effectively remove plaque and tiny bits of food from the teeth. Use a permanent marker to […]

Appointment communication that fits you

  We understand you have a busy life.  To make your dental visits convenient we offer tools to make your life easier. While visiting our website, you will have easy access to “New Patient” forms that you can complete at your convenience and bring along to your first appointment.   The PatientReach Portal is a free […]

Acid reflux and your teeth

After eating spicy foods, onions, citrus or drinking coffee many people experience the uncomfortable burning sensation of heartburn and acid reflux.  Most people can manage heartburn and occasional bouts of acid reflex with simple diet changes or antacids.  Persistent acid reflux attacks are more serious causing gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). Acid reflux is not only […]

Tips to help kids overcome fear of the dentist

Play pretend dentist with your child.  Start with counting their teeth.  Practice brushing or counting a doll’s or stuffed animal’s teeth.    Use positive phrases like “clean, strong, healthy teeth”. Do not make drill sounds or talk about dental instruments.   If your child loves books, read them The Berenstain Bears Visit the Dentist, or Curious […]