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Dental Crown Procedure — What to Expect

If you have a tooth that has been damaged by decay or trauma, you may need a dental crown to restore it to its former strength and durability. Getting a dental crown is a straightforward procedure that is accomplished usually within just a couple of appointments. At Lynn Creek Dental Care, we do everything possible to make your experience a smooth and comfortable one when you are getting a crown on your tooth. The Dental Crown Process In your first appointment, we prepare ... Read more

What Happens When You Skip Flossing

At Lynn Creek Dental Care, our patients know that we recommend flossing at least once per day. We understand that it might not be your favorite thing to do, but flossing is an essential part of maintaining good oral hygiene and keeping your teeth and gums healthy! But you don't have to just take our word for it! Here are five things that can happen as a result of neglecting to floss regularly: 1. Tartar Flossing removes plaque, especially in the places where your ... Read more

What is Baby Bottle Tooth Decay?

When a child has prolonged oral exposure to sweet, sugar-laden drinks from a baby bottle, it can lead to a condition known as "baby bottle tooth decay." Baby bottle tooth decay is typically first noticed in an infant's front upper teeth, but cavities can occur in any of the teeth. What Causes Baby Bottle Tooth Decay When a child sucks liquid slowly from a bottle, the fluid flows between the teeth, pools along the gum line, in the cheeks, and under the tongue. ... Read more

5 Questions to Ask Your Dentist

There's something about visiting the dentist that makes people anxious. We, at Lynn Creek Dental Care, understand that a trip to any doctor's office can be a nerve-wracking experience. But don't worry! We are here to help. One of the best things you can do before coming into our office for an exam, filling, or regular cleaning is prepare a list of pertinent questions so that you can get the most out of your visit. Oral health ... Read more

Staying Hydrated: Good for Your Teeth and Body

Stayed well hydrated is not just good for your body, it is also good for your oral health. A dry mouth can cause a breeding ground for bacteria and this bacteria can attack your enamel and cause tooth decay. Sleeping and Dry Mouth Did you know that when  you sleep, your saliva production drops and this is one of the reasons why it is so important to brush your teeth right before bed? Not brushing your teeth before bed can be a double ... Read more
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