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Are You Brushing and Flossing Properly?

Are You Brushing and Flossing Properly?

Even if you’re confident in your oral care skills, learning new techniques to take care of your teeth can be beneficial. Learn more about what you can do to protect your smile from plaque and bacteria.
Jun 14th, 2024

Why You Shouldn't Ignore a Missing Tooth

One or more missing teeth can set off a chain reaction of health events that might surprise you. Ignoring these missing teeth and the spaces they leave behind can carry long-range consequences.
Apr 1st, 2024
How to Take Care of Your Temporary Dental Crown

How to Take Care of Your Temporary Dental Crown

Porcelain crowns are the standard of care when it comes to reinforcing a compromised tooth. Before your permanent crown is custom made, you’ll need a temporary crown to protect your teeth during the manufacturing process.  
Mar 13th, 2024

Telltale Signs of an Impacted Tooth

An impacted tooth doesn’t break through the gum as it normally should. It’s common with wisdom teeth, but it can happen to others as well, particularly if your mouth is overcrowded. Sometimes there are telltale signs of an impacted tooth.
Feb 1st, 2024

Could I Have A Tongue-Tie?

A tongue-tie is usually considered a child’s condition that interferes with feeding and speech development. It’s possible, though, for a child to get by with the condition so that they carry it into adulthood. Could you have a tongue-tie?
Dec 1st, 2023
The Best and Worst Foods for Your Child's Teeth

The Best and Worst Foods for Your Child's Teeth

The foods your child eats have a big influence on their oral health. A balanced diet with a wide range of nutrients provides the building blocks behind strong teeth while reducing the risk of tooth decay.
Nov 16th, 2023
What's Your Chronic Bad Breath Trying to Tell You?

What's Your Chronic Bad Breath Trying to Tell You?

Some of the many forms of bacteria active in your mouth are often contributors to chronic bad breath, but there are other reasons for it too, including medications, medical conditions, and smoking.
Sep 1st, 2023
The Importance of Dental Cleanings

The Importance of Dental Cleanings

No matter how diligent your brushing and flossing regimen is, plaque and tartar still gain the upper hand in the long run, leading to gum disease and declines in oral health. Even the best brushed teeth need regular dental cleanings.
Jul 5th, 2023
I Have a Severe Toothache: What Should I Do?

I Have a Severe Toothache: What Should I Do?

It seems that toothaches never start during your dentist’s office hours. You need to know how to deal with a sudden, severe toothache until you can find dental care. Here’s a list of things to try -- and avoid -- to ease the pain.
Jun 1st, 2023
Title: My Child Is Afraid of the Dentist: How Can I Help?

My Child Is Afraid of the Dentist: How Can I Help?

There are few people -- of any age -- who’d identify a dentist visit as their favorite activity. For a child who’s outright afraid of the dentist, maintaining good oral health can be a stressful situation for everyone involved. Read on to learn how you can
May 2nd, 2023
4 Reasons a Tooth Requires Extraction

4 Reasons a Tooth Requires Extraction

When you have a choice, keeping a natural tooth is the best solution, even in today’s world of dentures and tooth implants. Sometimes, though, one or more teeth may require removal rather than restoration. Here are 4 reasons why.
Apr 10th, 2023
Am I a Candidate for Veneers?

Am I a Candidate for Veneers?

One of the fastest ways to a perfect smile uses thin porcelain caps over the visible portions of your teeth. Veneers can brighten your smile while correcting many minor to moderate flaws, like chips, cracks, gaps, and misalignment.
Mar 3rd, 2023
4 Ways to Prevent Oral Health Problems

4 Ways to Prevent Oral Health Problems

Oral health problems can be painful and uncomfortable to live with. The good news is they can be prevented. Learn more about how to do that here.
Jan 4th, 2023

It's More Than Just A Teeth Cleaning

Here at Lee Dental, we don't just "clean teeth" .  When you visit us for your six month checkup, we perform a complete oral health assessment.  What does that mean for you? 
Feb 4th, 2019

Top 4 Reasons To Schedule Wisdom Teeth Removal In The Summer

School is out and summertime is here! With more relaxed schedules, it is a great time to have wisdom teeth removed to give your teen time to recover without missing school. Here are our top 4 reasons to schedule wisdom teeth removal in the summer.
Jun 13th, 2019