Why Is Preventive Care So Important?

For some, skipping that bi-annual trip to the dentist might not seem like a big deal. But the truth is, preventive dental care is essential to maintaining a healthy smile and staving off more serious dental procedures and diseases. But for anyone wondering if preventive dental care is really all that important, here are a […]

3 Common Worst-Case Dental Scenarios

Dental problems can manifest themselves in a variety of ways, some major and some minor. While we all hope that our own dental troubles will be of the minor variety, many patients will, at some point, have to deal with an unforeseen worst-case scenario. Here are three of the more common worst-case scenarios and a […]

Save Your Smile with Restorative Care

No matter how well you care for your teeth, sometimes problems happen. When they do, you want professional dentists that can help you save your smile. At Fair Lakes Family Dentistry, our team will work hard to give your teeth the extra care they need in order to fix your smile and return your confidence. […]

The Best and Worst of Braces Through Time

Smile Like an Egyptian For an idea of what tooth straightening was all about in the days of the Pharoahs and their subjects, look to their mummies. Archaeologists, some of whom no doubt wore braces when they were children, discovered a familiar sight when they examined a number of mummified subjects – metal bands on their teeth! Upon […]

Three Fun Activities to Help Kids Learn About Teeth

It isn’t always an easy feat to get kids excited about forming good brushing habits! Actually, it can be quite challenging to start not to mention maintain the routine. Luckily, there are many tools, tips, and tricks to make their new activity a whole lot of fun! Here are three fun activities to help kids learn about […]

Tips for Remembering to Floss

You get through your entire day, you go through your nightly routine of getting ready for the next day and getting ready for bed, you brush your teeth for the required two minutes and then get into bed…then it hits you. “Did I forget to floss again?!” Skipping on flossing every once in a while […]

Fun Ways To Celebrate National Smile Month

National Smile Month is celebrated every year around the world. The international campaign encourages and promotes oral health and wellness through education and positive messages. Individuals and organizations are welcome to join the fun and make a difference. The campaign runs from May 16th through June 16th every year, but you can certainly celebrate bright, healthy […]