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Manitowoc, WI 54220

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I don’t know how I chipped my tooth.

Have you noticed a chipped or cracked tooth, but don’t how it happen?  It could have been damaged while you were sleeping. Grinding or clenching your teeth during the night will cause your teeth to chip, crack, and even break. To keep you from seriously damaging your teeth, we recommend a dental appliance called a […]

Not too old for cavities

A common cause of cavities in older adults is xerostomia or dry mouth. Dry mouth is not a normal part of aging. However, it is a side-effect in more than 500 medications, including those for allergies or asthma, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, pain, anxiety or depression, Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s diseases. If you are experiencing […]

If you have headaches, they could be dental related.

Did you know that many tension headaches are related to your bite? An estimated 80% of all headaches occur from muscle tension. Tension headaches result from muscle strain or contraction. Headaches from dental stress are a type of muscle tension headache. Specific signs which indicate that the headache may have a dental origin include: ● […]

Reducing the risk of oral cancer

Stop using tobacco or don’t start – Using smoked or chewed tobacco exposes the cells in your mouth to dangerous cancer-causing chemicals. Drink alcohol only in moderation – Excessive alcohol use can irritate the cells in your mouth, making them susceptible to oral cancer.  Moderation for healthy adults means up to one drink a day for […]

Should I use mouthwash?

The American Dental Associations explains that mouthwash does not replace brushing or flossing but, it may access difficult areas that your toothbrush can not get to.  It may also help to reduce the risk of cavities and gum disease.  Mouthwash can help: Prevent or control tooth decay Reduce plaque (a thin bio-film of bacteria that […]

Oral and Neck Cancer – Early Detection

Lakeshore Dental is not only dedicated to your smile, we are also dedicated to your overall wellness. That is why at every re-care appointment we include an intra-oral and extra-oral cancer screening as part of your exam. Our team is trained in screenings that involves an examination of your entire mouth and neck not just your […]

Dos and Don’t for your oral health

Who doesn’t want a sparkling white smile, fresh breath and healthy pink gums.  Making sure your mouth stays healthy is one of the most important reasons for regular visits to the dentist.  But, in between visits, it’s up to you to maintain a healthy mouth. Here is a list of things to help improve your […]

Lakeshore Dental Thankful for Intraoral Cameras

It is that time of year and we have been reflecting on what we are grateful for on a professional level.  Of course, we are grateful for all of our loyal patients.  As for technology, we are thankful for the advancement in the intraoral camera which is beneficial in the care of oral health. An […]

Fillings

Most dental fillings are used to replace and restore teeth that have been damaged by tooth decay.  A crack in your tooth is another reason for a filling. Symptoms of a cracked tooth can include sharp pain when you bite down. Pain may come and go quickly when you bite down because you’re expanding the […]

Missing Teeth

According to the American Dental Association, the average adult between the age of 20 and 64 has three or more decayed or missing teeth. If you’ve lost a tooth, especially one that’s not visible when you speak or smile, you may be thinking you can get away without replacing it.  But will you get use […]