Periodontal disease — or gum disease — is one of the leading causes of adult tooth loss. Learn more about this topic here.
At LOL Dental & Orthodontics, our experienced team is happy to help our patients in Crockett, Texas, and the surrounding communities of Lovelady, Latexo, Pennington, and Austonio, Texas, achieve healthy smiles. While the early stages of gum disease respond well to improved oral hygiene, such as daily toothbrushing, flossing, and oral rinsing, if gum disease is not treated, it can progress into … Read More
Congratulations! Through the course of routine adjustment sessions with your LOL Dental & Orthodontics orthodontist, your teeth have been realigned to their ideal position. Even after your braces have been removed a retention phase will be needed to make sure your teeth will stay in their ideal alignment for a lifetime. Even in the new alignment, there will still be … Read More
Getting your children started on the right track with their oral health is imperative if you don’t want to be constantly be paying to fill their cavities as they grow up. That’s just one of the reasons it’s so important to bring your kids to the dentist, even when they’re young. Doing so helps put them on the right track … Read More
Your tooth enamel gets its amazing strength from densely packed microscopic mineral crystals. This is what gives your teeth the strength and durability to bite, chew and grind hard foods. The density of the minerals prevents bacteria from exploiting the microscopic surfaces to form cavities. At the same time, it is possible for the acidic foods and beverages you consume … Read More
Did you know candy can promote tooth decay on your smile? Well, it’s true, which is why Halloween can be a scary holiday for your teeth and gums. However, you don’t have to give up all candy to take care of your smile. In fact, there are good and bad treats for your smile, and our LOL Dental & Orthodontics … Read More
When caring for a child, it is easy to get lost in the myriad of chores a parent must remember. Oftentimes, we forget that oral hygiene begins as soon as the child is born. A parent should not only be cautious of everything that enters the child’s mouth, but the items that are already present in it. As soon as … Read More
Think back on the days that you believed in Santa Claus and the Easter Bunny. Do you remember the excitement the prospect of losing a baby tooth brought? Knowing that the Tooth Fairy was going to come to take the tooth and leave money, whether it was a dime, quarter, or dollar, is a highlight of childhood. Bringing the magic … Read More