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The Impact of 5 Essential Nutrients on Teeth May 21st, 2024

If you were to step back and take an outsider’s look at the foods you eat, would you say your diet is well-rounded? We don’t always eat how we should and many times, that’s okay. Indulgence in life is encouraged but overindulgence in less healthier treats can wreak havoc on...

Dental Implants and Dentures: What's the Difference? May 8th, 2024

Whether it impairs your ability to eat the foods you like or damages your confidence in your smile, a missing tooth is a nuisance that can negatively affect your overall oral health. Luckily, there are several modern solutions to the age-old problem of tooth loss. Dentures and dental implants are...

What Happens If Your Tooth Breaks Off at the Gum line? May 1st, 2024

Other than dental decay and premature tooth loss, a broken tooth is among dentistry's top most common dental problems. Many emergency dentists concentrate on managing and treating the aftermath of a broken tooth. Some of the problems that arise due to tooth fractures are: Frequent dental accidents – the uneven...

What Is The Most Common Cause of Sealant Loss? Apr 11th, 2024

What Is the Most Common Cause of Sealant Loss? Cavities are the major contributors to dental emergencies, invasive procedures, and tooth loss. That is why our dentist in Sylmar offers treatments to avert and protect against tooth caries. One of the methods used is the application of dental sealants on molars...

Foods That Wreck Havoc on your Teeth and Gums Apr 2nd, 2024

Foods That Wreck Havoc On Your Teeth And Gums When it comes to keeping your teeth and gums healthy, you may already brush twice a day, floss daily, and come in to see the dentists at Lakeview Family Dental for your regular cleanings and checkups. But what you also eat...

What is a Dental Bridge? Mar 20th, 2024

Missing front teeth make it difficult to talk, eat, and smile clearly and confidently. Dental Bridges are an excellent solution to get a smile you can proudly show off. It helps to enhance dental and overall health. As the name implies, bridges help to bridge the space between the teeth where...

Things to do After a Dental Implant Procedure Mar 12th, 2024

Things to Do After a Dental Implant Procedure Dental implant procedures offer a remarkable solution for replacing missing teeth and providing both functional and aesthetic benefits. Congratulations on completing your first dental implant procedure! Now, it’s essential to prioritize post-operative care to ensure successful healing and long-term implant success. Proper...

How Wisdom Teeth Can Negatively Impact Oral Health Jan 16th, 2024

How Wisdom Teeth Can Negatively Impact Oral Health Your wisdom teeth are so named because of their late arrival in your mouth, at an age when you're thought to have more wisdom. However, these late-erupting teeth can hurt your overall oral health, or that of your child, making extraction the...

7 Foods to Eat if You Have Gum Disease Jan 9th, 2024

7 Foods to Eat if You Have Gum Disease More than half of Americans suffer from some type of gum disease. Luckily, with early diagnosis, you may still be able to stop the disease and overturn the damages by taking specific measures. The internet is filled with different information, sometimes erroneous,...

Do Dental Crowns Appear Natural, and Can They Last Forever? Nov 16th, 2023

Dental crowns are restorations for damaged teeth. These restorations help restore the tooth's average size, shape, and functionality. Dental crowns are custom-created in a dental laboratory and appear natural, depending on their location. Lakeview Family Dental provides ceramic or porcelain dental crowns if you need them for your front teeth....

Is Bone Graft Necessary for Dental Implants Oct 23rd, 2023

Is Bone Graft Necessary for a Dental Implant? When you postpone your decision to replace a missing tooth, this might lead to significant bone loss due to the previous tooth loss. One question that arises in your mind is whether or not you need a bone graft when you decide...

Ways Your Dentist Can Repair a Chipped Tooth Sep 21st, 2023

 Ways Your Dentist Can Repair a Chipped Tooth If you've ever broken a tooth, you know firsthand how frightening the experience can be. It's easy to let your mind run wild with anxious questions: What do I do now? What can I do to fix it? Is my tooth going...

Do Dental Implants Get Cavities? Sep 6th, 2023

Do Dental Implants Get Cavities? Dental cavities are a chronic condition affecting nearly 70 percent of adults in the United States, followed by gum disease. People lose teeth because of these infections when they don't receive appropriate treatments for cavities or gum disease. Suppose you are like many Americans with...

Are Veneers Right For Me? Aug 30th, 2023

Are Veneers right for Me? Veneers offer patients a more even and bright smile by enhancing the appearance of their teeth. They can typically treat numerous cosmetic issues. These include gaps, uneven coloring, or severe discoloration that the teeth whitening cannot address, strangely shaped or pointed teeth, chipped or broken...