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Get Cosmetic Dentistry Before Summer Ends [BLOG]

You’ve let another summer breeze by with stained, damaged, or worn-down teeth. As a result, you once again had to dodge cameras or remind yourself to keep your lips tightly closed when you smiled so people wouldn’t see your embarrassing teeth flaws. No more! You can brighten up your smile before the season comes to a close with cosmetic dental treatment at Lakeside Dentistry in ...

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Pain While Chewing? We Can Help! [VIDEO]

With all the delicious summer fare lining the buffet table at your neighborhood cookouts and pool  parties, the last thing you want to deal with is pain while chewing! Our team at Lakeside Dentistry can help! Here’s a quick video message from Dr. Gores that explains how we approach dental pain and use restorative dentistry to give teeth back their function so you can eat comfortably ...

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What to Do if Dry Mouth Symptoms Worsen in Summer

Dry mouth symptoms are unpleasant any time. But they can get a lot worse in summer months. Fortunately, our Rochester, MN dentists offer dry mouth treatment that soothes the symptoms and improves your oral health. We’ll suggest changes you can make, such as avoiding sugary foods and drinks, and also suggest products that replenish your saliva. If you’re experiencing uncomfortable dry ...

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Should I Get a Teeth Whitening Treatment? (Quiz)

For a fast and significant smile improvement, it’s tough to top a teeth whitening treatment in Rochester, MN. And it’s highly affordable too! You have two choices at Lakeside Dentistry: a treatment we apply for you in our office or professional teeth whitening products you can use at home. The biggest difference is convenience and time. In our office, your smile brightens in about an hour. ...

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For Dental Fillings, You Get a Choice (Video)

A few months ago we wrote a post about choosing the best dental fillings for you: composite or amalgam (metal). At Lakeside Dentistry we think it’s important you have a choice, since every situation is different. No matter which type of dental filling you choose, getting the filling will be quick and comfortable, as Dr. James Gores explains in this video. Tooth-colored composite is a ...

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There’s No Reason to Dread a Root Canal Procedure

How widespread is our collective aversion to a root canal procedure? So widespread that a joke about root canals is included in the popular animated film “Finding Nemo.” In it, Nemo and a collection of other sea creatures watch from their tank in an Australian dentist’s office as a patient gets a root canal. And “by the looks of those X-rays it’s not going to be pretty,” warns a ...

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Going on Vacation? Don’t Forget a Dental Emergency Kit

Vacation is a time for spontaneity. If you can’t take time out from your schedule to check out the world’s largest ball of twine or other roadside attractions while you’re on vacation, then you likely never will. We’re all for spontaneous fun. But we don’t think you should leave home without a dental emergency kit. A dental emergency is bad enough when it happens at home. But it’s ...

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Consult Dentist, Not YouTube, for a Child’s Loose Tooth (Video)

Even before the internet, people found some “creative” ways to deal with a child’s loose tooth. Lots of people got their teeth pulled with a door slam, after their parents tied a string to one end of the tooth and the other to a doorknob. The internet has taken it up a little – no, a lot – with countless YouTube videos showing people pulling a child’s loose tooth with cars, ...

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Forget the Tie; Dental Gift Ideas for Dad

Father’s Day, June 17, is rapidly approaching. And yikes, you don’t have a gift for him yet. If your dad is already loaded with all the usual “dad stuff” like ties, socks, barbecue gear, and electronics gadgets, you may be wondering what to get him. For a gift that keeps giving, how about some dental work for dad? He’d probably be thrilled to get a procedure he’s interested in but ...

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Do You Need TMJ Relief? (Quiz)

There are many possible causes of jaw pain. One of them is a TMJ disorder (TMD). When your temporomandibular joint, or TMJ, becomes irritated and/or inflamed, you can get a painful jaw and other unpleasant symptoms. Fortunately, you can get TMJ relief at our Rochester, MN dentist office. Our dentists can treat a TMD with a splint or nightguard. These will gently shift your jaw into a position ...

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Get Cosmetic Dentistry Before Summer Ends [BLOG]

You’ve let another summer breeze by with stained, damaged, or worn-down teeth. As a result, you once again had to dodge cameras or remind yourself to keep your lips tightly closed when you smiled so people wouldn’t see your embarrassing teeth ...

Read More
Pain While Chewing? We Can Help! [VIDEO]

With all the delicious summer fare lining the buffet table at your neighborhood cookouts and pool  parties, the last thing you want to deal with is pain while chewing! Our team at Lakeside Dentistry can help! Here’s a quick video message ...

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