When it comes to our overall well-being, we often overlook a crucial aspect – our oral health. A bright and confident smile not only boosts our self-assurance but also reflects a healthy lifestyle. Behind the scenes, ensuring our teeth and gums remain in impeccable condition, are dental hygienists. At Seven Lakes Dental, we understand the significance of [...]
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Maintaining good oral health is crucial for overall well-being, and regular dental checkups play a vital role in achieving this goal. At Seven Lakes Dental, we understand the importance of consistent dental care. While brushing and flossing are essential daily practices, they are not enough to ensure optimal dental health. Let’s explore the importance of regular [...]
Bad breath, medically known as halitosis, can be an embarrassing condition that affects individuals of all ages. It can have a significant impact on one's self-confidence and social interactions. While occasional bad breath is normal, persistent or chronic halitosis may indicate underlying oral health issues. At Seven Lakes Dental, we understand the impact of bad breath [...]
Maintaining a bright and healthy smile is a priority for many of us. While regular brushing, flossing, and dental visits are essential for good oral hygiene, we often overlook the impact our diet can have on our teeth. Certain foods and beverages can stain our teeth over time, leading to a less vibrant smile. Let's explore ten [...]
Here at Seven Lakes Dental we take your dental health seriously. Whether you are coming in for a simple cleaning or a tooth extraction, we understand that visiting the dentist can be a daunting experience for some people. That’s why we strive to make our office as comfortable and welcoming as possible. We know that dental work [...]
Most of us will face a tooth extraction during our lifetime. Did you know that five million people in the US get wisdom teeth out every single year? That’s a lot of teeth, and a lot of recovery time afterward, usually lasting for a week or so. Tooth extractions are also done for other reasons, such as [...]
Swollen gums might not seem as severe of a mouth issue as a dental abscess or a cavity, but if you’ve had this problem, you’ll know it’s anything but. Swollen gums are common, and like abscesses and tooth decay, they can cause a lot of pain and discomfort, especially when you’re eating. You may be wondering what [...]
Oral problems are no fun, and it’s well known that some problems can lead to others. Dry mouth, or xerostomia, is one of those issues, and this condition occurs when you don’t make enough saliva to keep your mouth healthy. After all, saliva serves the purpose of helping you process your food, and it also cleans your [...]
If you’ve just gotten new dentures, you may be wondering how to keep them in good shape for many years to come. After all, you’ll want to maintain that winning smile and be able to chew any food you want without fear. It’s good to remember that dentures are made from several different materials, including resin, acrylic, [...]
Sometimes, you bite down on something too hard, fall, or otherwise suffer impact to your mouth. The result? Pain, swelling, bleeding, and quite possibly, a cracked tooth. Perhaps you have a space between your teeth that you want fixed for cosmetic reasons, and or a tooth that’s misshapen. Maybe you have a discolored tooth that is causing [...]