Lance Timmerman DMD Blog
Vitamin K2: How It Impacts Jawbone Density & Oral Health
August 25, 2022
When it comes to maintaining excellent oral health, having a well-balanced diet plays a key role. For example, consuming foods and beverages that contain phosphorus, calcium, and vitamin D is an important part of keeping your teeth healthy and strong. There is also research that suggests that vitamin K2 is beneficial to your oral health and can be particularly beneficial to your jawbone. Read on to learn how vitamin K2 can help you maintain jawbone density.(more…)
Are Dental Implants Safe for Teens?
July 22, 2022
From the time your child’s first baby tooth emerged from the gum tissue, you’ve made it your mission to protect their smile from any damage. While you’ve taken steps to reduce their risk of cavities and gum disease, you can’t protect their smile from everything, like accidental tooth loss. Decay, disease, or trauma can result in the loss of a tooth. Although it may not be too concerning if it’s a baby tooth, a missing permanent tooth can be devastating. Thankfully, your teen has many options to fill the gap. A dental implant is the most successful method. Most patients with good oral and general health are candidates, but can teenagers get dental implants? While you want your child to have the best, here’s why you may want to wait to invest in dental implants.
3 Things to Expect After Getting a Dental Crown
June 9, 2022
You might think you’re “in the clear” after receiving your permanent dental crown. However, that’s not the case — you’ll also need to deal with a few post-treatment situations. Care usually gives way to after-care, right? Thankfully, your dentist can help you know what to expect in the coming days. Read on to learn three things to prepare for following your tooth’s crown placement.(more…)
5 Ways That Sedation Dentistry Is Beneficial
May 10, 2022
Do you struggle to visit the dentist due to fear or anxiety? Dental fear is an incredibly common condition that prevents many people from receiving the care they need. Fortunately, sedation dentistry can help. This practice uses medication to help patients feel relaxed or to put them to sleep during treatment so that they feel comfortable and at ease. There is a range of other ways that sedation dentistry benefits people, so read on to learn about five of them.(more…)
BOTOX: What You Need to Know About Possible Side Effects
April 6, 2022
Everyone wants to feel like themselves in their own skin. However, many people find the lines and wrinkles on their faces don’t match how young they feel. BOTOX is a great option for reducing creases and restoring a youthful appearance. There’s a reason why it has become increasingly popular among celebrities and the general public alike. If you’re considering this treatment to boost your confidence, here’s what you need to know about potential BOTOX side effects before taking the next step.(more…)