Archive for April, 2016

Why You May Need To See The Dentist More Frequently

While most of us visit the dentist twice a year for check-ups and cleanings as a preventive measure against oral diseases and infections, those of us with certain medical conditions or special circumstances should see the dentist more frequently to manage and help prevent cavities and other oral health conditions. Who Needs To Go More […]

To floss, or not to floss? That is the question.

    I hate flossing!  Yes, that’s right.  I do it because it’s necessary.  Not optional, not joyful, but necessary for healthy oral care.  It must be included in our daily regimen along with brushing and rinsing.  Flossing should be done at least once a day and at a time that works for you, will require an extra […]

Child’s First Dental Visit and What to Expect During It

  YOUR CHILD’S BABY TEETH are just as important as their permanent teeth. Kids may not keep their first teeth forever, but they require just as much diligent care as future permanent teeth. In fact, maintaining your child’s dental health when they are young will provide health benefits well into adulthood as well as set them on […]

Why You Shouldn’t Wait To Treat A Cavity

  MANY OF US HAVE HAD at least one cavity in our lives, and if we don’t keep up on our oral hygiene, it’s likely that we’ll get a couple more as time goes by. While cavities may be inconvenient, it’s imperative that we get them treated immediately. At spring Lake Dental group we believe that […]

“Watch Your Mouth” for Oral Cancer!

April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month and here at Spring Lake Dental we want to encourage you to “Watch Your Mouth” for oral cancer by taking preventative measures and getting screened. Some may think that this is a rare cancer; however, 132 new cases of oral cancer are diagnosed each day in the United States […]