July 5, 2017
tips to overcome your fear of visiting dentists in Milwaukee

Tips To Overcome Your Fear of Visiting the Dentist

If you ask people how they feel about going to the dentist, most would likely respond saying they dislike it. While there’s a certain level of apprehension that could be considered normal, heightened levels of anxiety can prevent people from scheduling appointments and affect their dental (and overall) health in the future. Odontophobia, or fear of visiting the dentist, is a serious problem. Research has shown that anywhere from 5-8% of Americans completely avoid the dentist out of fear, and another 20% have enough anxiety to only seek treatment when absolutely necessary. There are a number of reasons this fear […]
June 15, 2017
5 reasons to visit your Milwaukee dentist regularly

5 Reasons to Visit the Dentist Regularly

They say an apple a day keeps the doctor away, but there’s no such saying applied to the dentist. Even the best daily dental hygiene habits don’t excuse you from visiting the dentist! At Lakeshore Family Dentistry, we want to help keep you healthy and happy, and that starts with regular dental visits. Here are five reasons you should see your dentist every six months. 1. Plaque, Tartar, and Cavities As we said even those most diligent about their daily brushing and flossing habits can still have areas which get missed. As plaque builds up it becomes more difficult to […]
June 2, 2017
Why is good Milwaukee dental hygiene important?

Why Is Good Dental Hygiene Important?

When you hear people talk about living a healthy lifestyle, there’s often mention of exercising regularly, maintaining a balanced diet, and drinking lots of water. While all of these things are important, there’s something that’s often overlooked – the role dental hygiene plays in your overall health. As time goes on, more doctors are starting to understand this link and promote dental visits to their patients. At Lakeshore Family Dentistry, we pride ourselves on being the place Where Healthy Begins. Taking care of your teeth, gums, and mouth is essential. Starting good habits early can help prevent a plethora of […]
April 2, 2016

How To Properly Use A Teeth Whitening Tray

If you don’t use a teeth whitening tray properly, you could irritate – even damage – your gums. Here’s how to properly use a teeth whitening tray, and other tips you should know about this popular teeth whitening method. Using a teeth whitening tray is an “at-home professional whitening system,” meaning your dental office takes impressions of your teeth to fabricate a custom-fit tray for you to keep and use at home. It’s one of the most popular teeth whitening methods, along with gel strips and professional whitening. The main benefit of using a teeth whitening tray is that you have it […]
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