In today’s Arbor Lakes Dental post, we share some fun facts about dentistry. Enjoy! Many dental patients are aware that before there was formal dental training and licensing, barbers often performed dental procedures. But did you know that blacksmiths also moonlighted as dentists?1 How would you like your dental visit to involve tools used to […]
Dental Problem? There Is Always A Solution!
There is no doubt that a healthy, pleasing smile positively influences one’s life. It lets us convey confidence and friendliness in business and social settings. A beautiful healthy smile also impacts our personal relationships. When we smile, we appear (and feel!) younger and more attractive. Research has shown that smiling also helps reduce stress, increase […]
The 411 on TMJ
Do you have unexplained pain or clicking sounds in your jaw? They can be the result of a serious jaw condition. Some conditions with the jaw and the muscles that control it are known as temporomandibular disorders (TMD). But it’s also commonly called TMJ, because that’s the acronym for the name of the joint. Technically, […]
Do I Need A Dental Cleaning If I Brush And Floss At Home?
Today’s post focuses on professional dental cleanings. You might wonder if you need a professional dental cleaning if you already practice dental hygiene daily at home. The answer is that both processes are important because they work in tandem to maintain oral health. Dr. Samual Bach encourages patients to practice preventative dentistry by: Brushing Flossing […]
Dental Confidence Or Caution
Whether you are one of the folks who goes willingly for your check-up, or are hesitant about getting dental work done, Arbor Lakes Dental has opened its doors to smiling patients since 1992. The cost of dentistry doesn’t have to be unknown. A suitable consultation can bring you up to date about possible procedures and […]
Treat Your Smile To A Healthy Diet
Proper nutrition can benefit you in a number of ways; increased energy, improved immunity, glowing skin, mental clarity, and a lower risk of heart disease and stroke. How often, however, do you examine how your diet affects your oral health? Your diet can influence your risk of cavities, enamel health, and gum condition. Healthy foods […]
For A Healthier Smile, Stop Doing This
Chewing sugared gum all day. Cavities, a sore jaw, or damaged bridgework may result. If you must chew, select gum with Xylitol. Drinking soda and energy drinks. These sugary, acidic beverages are immensely efficient at eroding enamel. Chewing ice or hard candy. Your enamel is pretty tough. But so are ice and hard candy, and […]
How Do You Choose a Dental Practice For a Dental Implant?
Today’s post is for people who have decided to replace a tooth with an implant. Great choice! Now you need to choose a dental implant dentist to carry out the procedure. This is a key decision. A dental implant is permanent. It involves oral surgery. It requires a significant financial investment. Making a bad choice […]
Getting a Dental Implant May Not Take as Long as You Think
Think you don’t have time to beautify your smile? It may not take as long as you think. How many visits does it take to get dental implants? Each patient is different. But in most cases, complete implant procedures take fewer visits than they used to. The team at Arbor Lakes Dental can restore missing […]
How Tooth Grinding Can Damage Your Smile
What is Tooth Grinding? Tooth grinding (or bruxism in doctor-speak) is a common behavior among people of all ages. It is when a person involuntarily clenches their jaw or rubs their teeth together. Tooth grinding can occur during the day or night and can affect children and adults. Some people grind their teeth intermittently when […]