Proper Care for a Temporary Dental Crown

We place a temporary dental crown only to protect an abutment our dentist formed so that a tooth can support a dental crown. Unlike the permanent restoration, your temporary crown will not restore your tooth to its full integrity and function. However, we encourage you to take proper care of... Read more »

Why We Remove Wisdom Teeth

Regrettably, wisdom teeth have caused pain for a number of our patients. Do you have wisdom teeth? Have you noted any pain in your mouth where a third molar would be? If so, you should call us to arrange an examination for you. Here are a few things you can... Read more »

The Bruxism Problem & the Solutions

Teeth Grinding Teeth grinding, which is also referred to as bruxism, refers to the clenching of the teeth together tightly or rubbing them against each other. Many people grind their teeth from time to time, but for some, the severity and frequency is such that their oral health could be... Read more »

How Can I Keep Plaque from Growing on My Braces?

Plaque is a white, sticky substance that can cause trouble. It can encourage cavity growth, gum disease development, and white-spotted teeth. It’s important to keep plaque at bay when you have braces so you can prevent these dental issues. To help you do so, our dentist, Dr. L. C. Chilimigras,... Read more »

Dental Bridge Information

Dr. L. C. Chilimigras may recommend a dental bridge in Battle Creek, Michigan, when a patient is missing one or more adult teeth. A dental bridge is made up of one or more replacement teeth with a dental crown attached on either side. The dental crowns are bonded to the... Read more »

Avoid These Brushing Mistakes When Cleaning Your Teeth

Cleaning your teeth is the essence of a healthy oral foundation. At Lakeview Dental Care, we promote a diligent daily oral hygiene practice, along with a balanced diet and regular six-month dental checkups to help you keep your smile strong in Battle Creek, Michigan. Let’s take a deeper look at... Read more »

Saving Your Tooth With a Root Canal

Root canal. Over the years, those two words have struck fear in the hearts of dental patients. Indeed, for some time root canals have been the butt of jokes and the source of anxiety for people the world over. But the truth is that there are times when a root... Read more »

Properly Care for Your Smile

While visiting Lakeview Dental Care regularly for professional cleanings is very important, it is imperative that you pair this care with care of your own at home. Dr. L. C. Chilimigras recommends that you brush your teeth twice a day and floss once a day. What is the correct way... Read more »

Smile Restorations Begin with Dental Erosion Prevention

Acidic foods and drinks by nature are hazardous to your oral health because acids in food can actually eat through tooth enamel via a process known as dental erosion. Every time your teeth are exposed to dental erosion, the more damage that can arise, often immediately before you even have... Read more »

A Fluoride Treatment Might Help Prevent Future Cavities

Cavities often occur when poor oral hygiene allows the natural bacteria in your mouth to exploit a tooth that has been chipped or suffers from weakened tooth enamel. When this happens, it can cause discomfort and heightened sensitivity. Without timely treatment by Dr. L. C. Chilimigras at his clinic in... Read more »