West Lakes Dentistry is Pleased to Support the BeLikeTommy Project

On Sunday, June 12, 2022, doctors and team members of West Lakes Dentistry participated in Tommy’s Olympic Speed Walk, held at Mound Westonka High School. The Tommy’s Olympic Speed Walk is a charity event in support of the BeLikeTommy Project (https://beliketommy.org), which raises money for advanced research and diagnostic approaches for Adolescent Sudden Cardiac Death (SCD). This organization also seeks for ways to support organizations that promote inclusion, advance the causes of those left behind, and bring joy to the world Read more

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How To Remove Brown Stains Between Teeth

Are you one of the millions of Americans who enjoy coffee, tea, and wine on occasion? Those popular beverages have something in common: they’re some of the leading causes of dental stains. While not harmful to your oral health, staining can take a toll on your smile, causing it to look spotted and lose its shine. Luckily, you have a lot of natural and professional options to combat staining and retain your beautiful, healthy smile. Here’s some information on how you can removed brown stains between your teeth. Read more

General & Preventive Dentistry

Ultrasonic Scaling Vs Hand Scaling

Our dental team uses many tools and techniques to help ensure you leave with a healthy smile. Factors like patient comfort and overall efficiency play a major role in deciding which tool is best for the job. While many dentists and hygienists love the detailed control and traditional feel of manual tools, ultrasonic scaling affords many advantages. Learn more about the differences between ultrasonic scaling and hand scaling, and discover why both are extremely useful for removing tartar. Read more

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Hybridge Dental Implants

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At-Home Brushing & Flossing Tips For Cleaner Teeth

The only way to ensure good oral health and reduce any risk of future dental problems is by brushing and flossing regularly at home. While many people brush twice each day, flossing isn’t quite as common. Flossing once a day is recommended by dental experts, but many adults skip it altogether. This is one of the leading causes of cavities and gum disease, which can eventually lead to tooth loss. Get some tips for at-home brushing and flossing to help you maintain a healthy smile. Read more