December 27, 2016

Cut the sugar, grab the milk!

Each time you eat a snack containing sugar or starch (carbohydrates), the resulting acid attack on your teeth can last up to 20 minutes, and a lot of snacks and drinks contain sugar. How much sugar? A single can of pop contains up to 10 tea...

December 15, 2016

Why do we call them Facelift Dentures?

It all comes down to the way they replace lost facial contours. They’re made using neuromuscular techniques that help restore a more youthful appearance.

Traditional dentures do a good job of replacing missing teeth, but Facelift De...

December 14, 2016

Although many of us are much more diligent about brushing than flossing, they are equally important.

Flossing every day is one of the best things you can do to take care of your teeth. It's the single most important factor in preventing periodontal disease, which affect...

December 13, 2016

Teeth grinding and clenching, or bruxism, can affect your jaw, cause pain, and even change the appearance of your face. 

"People who have otherwise healthy teeth and gums can clench so often and so hard that over time, they wear away their tooth's enamel, causing chippi...

December 12, 2016

Contrary to what mom said, sugar won't directly rot your teeth—but the acid produced when you eat sugar and carbohydrates can.

"Naturally occurring bacteria in the mouth devour sugar, creating acids that attack tooth enamel, which can lead to decay and a host of other p...

December 8, 2016

From subtle changes to major repairs, Dr Jake Skowronski DMD, can perform a variety of procedures to improve your smile. There are many techniques and options to treat teeth that are discolored, chipped, misshapen or missing. Dr Jake can reshape your teeth, close space...

December 7, 2016

A dental implant is an artificial tooth root that is surgically anchored into your jaw to hold a replacement tooth or bridge in place. The benefit of using implants is that they don't rely on neighboring teeth for support and they are permanent and stable. Implants are...

December 6, 2016

Dr Jake Skowronski, DMD at Lakeshore Dentistry, has noticed an alarming increase in the consumption of sports and energy drinks, especially among adolescents, and its causing irreversible damage to teeth—specifically, the high acidity levels in the drinks erode tooth e...

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