A Serious Tongue Injury Requires First-Aid Treatment

Occasionally biting your tongue during a meal or while chewing gum isn’t that uncommon. This type of tongue injury proves more of a nuisance than a serious cause for concern. However, there are also times when an accident, oral trauma or blow to the face can cause a tongue injury... Read more »

A Bridge Restoration Needs Daily Oral Hygiene Care

A dental bridge in Battle Creek, Michigan, is a single piece of dental work that is custom-crafted in a dental lab to replicate a missing tooth. It is fused to a pair of crowns on each end. Once your dentist, Dr. L. C. Chilimigras, cements it into place, it will... Read more »

Dental Sealants Help Protect Back Teeth from Occlusal Cavities

The molars and premolars in the back of your mouth are called upon to chew and grind the foods you enjoy. This is possible because of the deeply textured enamel on the occlusal surfaces of each tooth. For some people, these natural pits and fissures are so deep that they... Read more »

All About Teeth Grinding, Also Known As Bruxism

Teeth grinding is a dangerous habit that is also known as bruxism. Many people suffer from this habit and they don’t even know it. So, if you ever wake up with a dull headache or sore jaw, chances are that you suffer from the teeth-grinding habit. If this is the... Read more »

A Crown Restoration Might Be Needed for a Badly Chipped Tooth

There are times when something like a hard fall, a blow to the face, or other oral accident can chip the enamel on one of your teeth. When this happens, residual food particles and plaque can become trapped in the area. This can promote dangerous tooth decay. To treat this... Read more »

The Tricks You Need to Keep Your Child Excited About Dental Checkups

Our Lakeview Dental Care dental team wants your child to have the best dental experience possible so they can feel calm and comfortable in the dental chair as they get older. However, this won't be possible without your help. So, to help your child remain free of dental anxiety, we... Read more »

What Type of Cavity Do You Have?

Did you know that cavities are simply another name for tooth decay? Fortunately, the number of cavities Americans have every year has decreased significantly. This is due in large part to increased awareness of the importance of oral health, including brushing and flossing to prevent cavities. But tooth decay is... Read more »

The Primary Cause of Your Tooth Stains Will Determine the Most Effective Whitening Method

Your tooth enamel has microscopic pores and textures that can trap and absorb particles from dark foods and beverages. In time, these stains can slowly penetrate the tooth enamel, causing significant stains on the teeth in your smile. The severity of the staining will determine the most effective method your... Read more »

What You Need to Know About Remineralization of Your Teeth

Did you know that your enamel is the strongest substance in your mouth? But even though your enamel is strong, it can weaken over time. And unfortunately, once you lose your enamel, it will be gone forever. But even though your enamel can wear down, it can strengthen itself again.... Read more »

Reasons to Choose Invisalign®

If you are self-concious about your smile, you are not alone. There are thousands of people who turn to treatments to obtain the perfect smile they always dreamed of. Invisalign® is an exciting alternative to traditional orthodontic treatments. Using clear, custom-shaped aligners, our orthodontist can help you straighten your smile... Read more »