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Our dental practice is dedicated to educating you with the latest tips and tricks to maintain your optimal oral health.

How to Prevent Gum Disease

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Moses Lake DentistsAt Lakeside Dental, helping our patients retain the best possible oral health moving forward is our top priority. Whatever we can do to make your mouth as healthy and clean as possible for the years ahead is exactly what we intend on doing. With that said, there is only so much that can be accomplished within the short span of your dental visits. Even if you come in twice a year for a checkup and cleaning, that leaves the other 363 days where you are on your own. By developing your own positive oral health habits, you can greatly reduce the chances that you will wind up with an uncomfortable or unsightly condition.


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The Beauty of Dental Implants

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Dental ImplantsIf you have been told by your dentist that dental implants may be a good option, there are probably a few questions running through your mind. Why would I opt for dental implants? What are the advantages to be gained by going in this direction? In this post, we are going to take some time to explain what it is that makes dental implants so appealing.


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Danger of Impacted Wisdom Teeth

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Wisdom Teeth RemovalAs far as oral health issues are concerned, impacted wisdom teeth are relatively common. An impacted wisdom tooth is one that does not enter the mouth correctly – and this is actually the case for the majority of wisdom teeth. In some cases, the tooth comes in at the wrong angle, meaning it can’t erupt through the gums properly. Or, the tooth will be angled correctly, but it will not have enough room in the mouth due to the existing teeth. Whatever the case, it is a good idea to speak to your dentist about the situation. While it is possible for impacted wisdom teeth to not create any symptoms, there will typically be some negative side effect produced by this condition.


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Why Taking Care of Your Child’s Baby Teeth Matters

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Pediatric DentistsYou don’t have to be a dentist to know one simple fact about baby teeth – they fall out. As soon as your child's first teeth begin to erupt, you’ll know that it is only a matter of time before those teeth fall out and are replaced. So, with that in mind, does it really matter if you take care of them? Why bother with brushing, dental visits, etc., if they are just going to fall out in a few years?


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Professional Teeth Whitening vs DIY Teeth Whitening

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Professional Teeth WhiteningWould you like to have whiter teeth? Of course, you would – who wouldn’t? When caring for your oral health, your first concern should be making sure that your mouth is in good condition as far as avoiding things like tooth decay and gum disease. With that said, there is nothing wrong with paying attention to the cosmetic condition of your mouth, as well. With bright white teeth, you’ll have plenty of confidence to show off your smile in public.


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What Can Invisalign Solve?

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Invisalign Clear AlignersIf you would like to have your teeth straightened, there are a couple of basic options on the table. Of course, the first option that comes to most people’s minds when talking about straightening teeth is braces. It is extremely common for children to get braces at some point during their adolescence, and many adults have turned to braces for their straightening power, as well. To be sure, there is nothing wrong with using braces to complete this task.


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The Beauty of Dental Crowns

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Dental crowns can restore your smile!Dental crowns are one of the main tools a dentist has at his or her disposal. A crown is actually quite a simple device, but it is incredible in terms of what it can do for a patient. Once a crown is properly installed, it will look and act like a regular tooth, giving the patient more confidence than they’ve had in years. If you are interested in the possibility of having dental crowns used to solve your oral health issues, please contact Lakeside Dental right away for assistance.


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Implant Supported Overdentures vs Traditional Dentures

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Implant Supported OverdenturesAt some point in your life, you may need dentures. Despite what some people seem to believe, dentures are not just for those in their retirement years. Sure, plenty of seniors need dentures, but dentures can be just as important for younger people. When you do reach a point where dentures are necessary, you’ll learn that there are actually a few different options to consider with your dentist before your dentures are created.


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What to Look for in a Cosmetic Dentist

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Moses Lake Cosmetic DentistryDo you love your smile? While we hope the answer is a confident ‘yes’, the fact is that many people feel insecure with regard to their smile for one reason or another. We want all of our patients to feel great about the way their smile looks when out in public, which is why we are proud to offer cosmetic dentistry services. If you would like to learn more about the cosmetic dentistry available at Lakeside Dental, please contact us right away for more information.


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The Importance of Pediatric Dentistry

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Pediatric DentistIt is easy to feel a bit overwhelmed as a new parent. When you have your first child, it is not hyperbole to say that your life changes in every imaginable way. It is simply a new world, and it’s not always easy to get adjusted. You have more responsibilities than ever before, and you want to make sure you do everything right. While we don’t want to pile on to the list of tasks that you need to manage for your child, it is important that you keep pediatric dentistry high on your priority list. Setting your child on the path toward a lifetime of oral health starts only a short time after he or she is born.


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