Is a bone graft required for dental implants?

Dental implants have become the most popular method for treating tooth loss in adulthood. These long-lasting and biocompatible replacement teeth completely restore oral function and renew one’s appearance. While implants are the closest thing available to biological teeth, they are not always right for every patient. This is because patients receiving dental implants must have…

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Healthy Dental Habits to Follow

Have you ever wondered how your dental health measures up? Are your everyday habits harming your oral health? Seemingly innocent nuances such as biting one’s nails or forgetting to schedule a routine cleaning may not seem that threatening but the truth is that many people are unknowingly harming their teeth and gums. To help set…

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The Onset and Progression of Periodontal Disease

When left untreated, gum disease can eventually cause tooth and bone loss. Therefore, it’s important for patients to be familiar with the condition’s causes, symptoms and progression so that they can seek treatment quickly and avoid the most serious consequences associated with periodontal disease. Gum disease develops when oral bacteria found in plaque along the…

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What kind of bite problems can Invisalign correct?

Increasingly popular among teenagers and adults, Invisalign has become a highly sought after form of orthodontic treatment. Chances are a friend or colleague of yours has likely benefitted from Invisalign. With all the buzz surrounding this type of teeth straightening treatment, you might be wondering whether Invisalign will improve your smile imperfections. Invisalign offers patients…

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Mercury-Free Dentistry

Does the appearance of amalgam fillings bother you? Perhaps you prefer a more holistic alternative to traditional metal fillings for personal reasons. Whatever the case may be, our dentist offers mercury-free, composite resin fillings that beautifully restore damaged teeth without unnatural looking compounds. In addition to their aesthetic benefits, composite resin fillings appeal to some…

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Lakeside Dental Solutions Announces New GALILEOS® 3D X-Ray for Better Patient Treatment

GALILEOS®- Imagine The Possibilities! Rockwall – February 11, 2015 – Lakeside Dental Solutions recently incorporated the GALILEOS® 3D Cone Beam imaging solution from Sirona. Sirona’s technology extends diagnostic X-ray imaging potential for better patient treatment. The visualization tools available in the software assist us with better, more certain diagnosis. They allow our office to coordinate…

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Gum Disease: What can I do to reduce my risk?

Periodontal (gum) disease is capable of destroying a person’s oral health. In its early stages, this condition is curable and treatable; however, if gum disease advances without diagnosis and treatment, it can erode teeth and bone and permanently damage gingival tissue. Fortunately, there are ways a patient can reduce their risk of developing periodontal disease.…

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What is the All-on-4 Dental Implant Technique?

Dental implants are an incredible method for addressing tooth loss. Implants are very durable and long lasting, and because of their construction, they work similarly to biological teeth. Dental implants can be used to replace one missing tooth or to anchor prosthetics that replace multiple teeth with bridges or dentures. The All-on-4 dental implant technique…

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Subtle Straightening with Invisalign

Patients who want a straighter smile without having to endure having unappealing metal appliances on their teeth have an option for a more subtle orthodontic treatment that won’t mar their appearance during the process. Invisalign repositions the teeth using clear plastic trays rather than brackets and wires. Invisalign aligners are barely noticeable to the casual…

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