Lake Forest Dental Blog

Dangers of the “Veneers Check” TikTok Trend

May 10, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — mylakeforest @ 9:13 pm
person watching TikTok featuring dangerous dental trends

Since 2016, the popular social media app TikTok has been taking the internet by storm with its inventive dances, recipes, and life hacks. Many people turn to TikTok for recommendations on anything from restaurants to try in their city to ways to improve their smiles. Unfortunately, the latter doesn’t always give you the results you’re looking for. In fact, some of these dental recommendations can do more harm than good. Read on to learn about the “Veneers Check” TikTok trend and how it can harm your oral health.


4 Benefits of an iTero Digital Scanner Over Traditional Dental Impressions

April 5, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — mylakeforest @ 4:37 pm
iTero scanner scanning teeth

You know you need a new dental crown for your dental implant, but you dread the thought of having to go through putty impressions. Perhaps you’ve had a bad experience in the past or you simply don’t like how it feels in your mouth. Then, your dentist takes out the iTero digital scanner.

If your dentist uses this technology, you can consider yourself fortunate! They obviously have invested in some of the industry’s most cutting-edge technology to give you a better experience and better product. But what benefits does the iTero scanner really offer? Keep reading to find out!


Does Tooth Sensitivity Require an Emergency Dentist?

March 4, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — mylakeforest @ 9:13 pm
mature man with toothache

Your granddaughter is staying with you for the weekend, and she’s been asking to go get frozen yogurt since last night. It sounds good, and you end up buying your own cup of peach frozen yogurt when you take her. It only takes your first bite for you to wince in pain; one of your molars is killing you! Can you wait until your next day off work to go to the dentist? Keep reading to get some insight from your emergency dentist in McKinney on what constitutes a dental emergency, common causes of tooth sensitivity, and when you need to seek help.

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