How to Determine If You Need to See an Emergency Dentist

As an emergency dentist, Stunning Smiles of Lake Forest regularly gets calls from patients wondering if they should head to our office or if a problem can wait for a few days. Understandably, most people have busy schedules and it […] Continue Reading

Visit Our Dental Office for Tips for Healthier Teeth

Patients often want to know how they can take better care of their teeth. Along with treating and cleaning a patient’s teeth, we will also use this time to educate the patient on proper at-home care techniques. The bottom line […] Continue Reading

Red Flags When Choosing a Dentist

As if a visit to the dentist wasn’t distressing enough, now you also have to worry about the quality of service you receive at the dental office. This is because going to a subpar dentist could drain your wallet while […] Continue Reading

Tips for Making a Family Dental First Aid Kit

First aid for your teeth is rarely ever taught in school, and most people do not have a family dental first aid kit. This is unfortunate because injuries to the teeth and mouth are very common, especially among children. Whether […] Continue Reading

What Is a Cavity?

A cavity is the unfortunate result of tooth decay. Tooth decay is largely due to the foods and beverages one consumes as well as one’s oral health regimen. Exposure to fluoride in toothpaste and tap water along with genetics also […] Continue Reading

What Happens If I Don’t Floss My Teeth?

If you do not floss your teeth, all sorts of problems will arise. Some of these problems will be limited to your mouth. Others will extend to other parts of your body. In fact, the failure to floss can lead […] Continue Reading

5 Tips For Brushing and Flossing Your Teeth From Stunning Smiles of Lake Forest

Brushing and flossing should be a part of your everyday routine, that includes brushing twice a day and flossing once a day. Taking good care of your oral health is absolutely essential to your overall good health and is unquestionably […] Continue Reading

How Is TMJ Treated?

TMJ stands for temporomandibular joint disorder, which for the most part means that someone’s jaw is out of alignment. When a jaw is not in its proper alignment there are going to be repercussions, which can vary from mild to […] Continue Reading

Nutritional Counseling for Oral Health

Oral health partially hinges one’s willingness to clean his teeth on a regular basis. However, one’s nutrition and use of tobacco and/or alcohol also play a role in oral health. Oral health experts are on-hand to provide nutritional counseling for […] Continue Reading

What Happens During an Oral Cancer Screening?

An oral cancer screening is a visual and physical examination of the oral cavity as well as connecting tissues. The purpose of the screening is to identify signs or issues that can lead to cancer. The screening can also reassure […] Continue Reading