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...

December 5, 2016

Preventing Child Tooth Decay – the Easy Way!

We know that children often don’t do a very good job of brushing their teeth. This even applies to adults too! Even meticulous brushing often may not reach the deep grooves in the back teeth. This results in bacteria, acids,...

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