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 Basic Take on Tooth Grinding

Did you know that bruxism is the medical term for a condition of teeth grinding? Bruxism is an unconscious act that often happens during sleep, leaving the patient unaware that it’s happening. Risk factors of bruxism can be circumstances such as alcohol and tobacco use, a bad bite, stress and... 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 »

What Are the Perks of Dental Fillings?

Did you know that cavities that are left untreated can lead to tooth loss? Although tooth loss is quite common, a small amount of oral health care effort coupled with regular checkups can ensure that if a cavity does arise, it will be dealt with in due haste to ensure... Read more »

With Early Detection, Gingivitis Can Be Treated

Gum disease is a shockingly prevalent oral health problem afflicting an estimated 47% of the American population over the age of 30. This needless condition is often the result of poor oral hygiene and a failure to attend your regular dental checkups. This can leave plaque and other bacterial deposits... Read more »

Are You Aware of Any Common Sleep Apnea Tips for the Summer Season?

Are you aware of any common sleep apnea tips for the summer season? Sleep apnea is a sleep disorder that results from the air not effectively making it to your lungs while you sleep. If your airway is blocked while you sleep, this form of sleep apnea is called obstructive... Read more »

A Chipped Crown Needs Professional Dental Care

Dental crowns are typically crafted from durable materials like gold, base metals or special dental porcelain. This gives them the strength to handle the daily wear and tear of chewing food. However, there still some things that can cause a chip on one of your crowns. This could come in... Read more »

What Dental Veneers Can Do for Your Smile

Have you ever wondered what dental veneers can do for your smile? If so, you are not alone. Thousands of people question the possibility of having a flawless smile and wonder if they would find the answers. Luckily, Dr. L. C. Chilimigras and our team here at Lakeview Dental Care... Read more »