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 on your teeth. In time, they could harden into dangerous... read more »

Not All Bad Breath Is Caused by What You Eat

Not all bad breath is caused by what you eat. Other underlying illnesses and medications you may be taking can also bring about conditions that increase your risk of bad breath. Plaque buildup is frequently caused by foods, but there are other conditions that can exacerbate its effects on your smile. For example, if you are taking any medications, a... 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 restore the presence, function, and appearance of the missing tooth for... read more »

Treating Gum Disease With Laser Dentistry

One of the more effective advances in dental technology in recent years has been the use of lasers in a variety of procedures. Lasers are convenient and effective, achieving quicker results and causing less pain to patients. One of the ways Dr. L.C. Chilimigras uses lasers at Lakeview Dental Care is to treat gum disease. Gum disease is an infection... read more »