Lifetime Dental Health Blog
August 7, 2017
Sports are great! They help people of all ages stay fit and healthy, they’re a fantastic way to socialize, and they engender a sense of community. Unfortunately, sports have a downside. Injuries, including dental injuries, happen frequently. According to one estimate, more than five million teeth are avulsed, or knocked out, each year. Ouch! To keep all your teeth in their place, consider investing in an athletic mouthguard in Windham.
June 20, 2017
Estimates say almost half of adults living in the United States are suffering from some level of gum disease — and the implications of that are serious. Are you, too, dealing with bleeding, tender, swollen gums and chronic bad breath? The risk of gum disease is highest for people over age 55. Your dentist in Windham can help you prevent the condition with routine dental care, but if gum disease does develop, periodontist Dr. Kevin Guze provides effective gum disease therapy for Lifetime Dental Care!
May 14, 2017
With summer right around the corner, plans are being made for weddings, reunions, and family vacations! You’ll want to look your best for all of your upcoming events, and you might want to consider the appearance of your teeth. Did you know that a quick whitening treatment can make a huge impact on your smile? Many patients feel that teeth whitening takes years off of their appearance! Lifetime Dental Health offers two convenient treatments that can revitalize your smile for summer with teeth whitening in Windham.
April 12, 2017
One of the most well-known founding fathers said, “an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.” Benjamin Franklin understands the great foundation that thinking ahead creates. At Lifetime Dental Health, our dental experts also hold preventive care to a high standard. Seeking the appropriate dental care from your Windham dentist to maintain healthy teeth and gums rather than just visiting when you’re experiencing dental issues can save you a lot of pain and money down the line. Through professional cleanings, dental exams, and other preventive treatments, our office can help adults and children alike avoid toothaches and decay.
March 15, 2017
Your dentist in Windham oversees all aspects of your oral health, including your breath odor. Sure, bad breath often originates in an oral health problem. So, learn the reasons behind bad breath, or halitosis, and steps you can take to eliminate them.
January 20, 2017
Preventive dentistry does everything possible to preserve natural tooth structure because nothing looks, feels or functions like a real tooth. At Lifetime Dental Health, Dr. Donald Warner and Dr. Kevin Guze provide restorations such as tooth-colored fillings and porcelain crowns to repair and strengthen cracked, decayed enamel. Root canal therapy removes infected nerves and connective tissue from deep inside an ailing tooth, sealing and protecting it for additional years of service. However, sometimes tooth extraction in Whindham is unavoidable. Learn the process, the reasons behind it and the aftercare for this treatment.
December 23, 2016
If you’re missing one, two or even more adjacent teeth, you’re bound to be embarrassed by the smile gap. Plus, your oral function suffers. You just cannot chew and speak as you once did. What’s the answer to this dilemma? Dental bridges from Windham dentist, Dr. Donald Warner, restore smiles beautifully. The treatment process is uncomplicated and comfortable at Lifetime Dental Health.
November 17, 2016
Gum disease is actually the most common disease in the U.S, affecting about 65 million people.This is an amazing statistic considering how much you probably hear about heart disease and diabetes. The gums are so important that there is an entire field of study dedicated to them: periodontics. Dr. Donald Warner, your periodontist in Windham, wants you to know a little more about your gums so that you can understand them better, as well as how he can help you keep them healthy.
October 21, 2016
Cavities are no fun. The National Center for Health Statistics says 27 percent of American adults have untreated tooth decay, and this leads to tooth loss and spread of unhealthy bacteria. Dr. Donald Warner, Windham dentist, urges preventive care both at home and in the dental office to reduce the risk of dental decay.
July 14, 2016
Summer is smile time. There are vacations, weekend outings with family and friends and more free time to just relax and hang out. To make sure your smile looks good, you should consider teeth whitening. At Lifetime Dental Health, we offer two different types of teeth whitening Windham, ME, residents can choose—one will certainly fit your schedule and your budget.