Blog Archive

4 Ways to Make the Most of Your Invisalign Aug 9th, 2022

If your teeth aren’t straight, it affects many aspects of your life. An imperfect smile digs into your confidence, often making you avoid photos or showing your teeth. Misalignment also affects the way you chew and speak. Invisalign® is a great way to improve your smile discreetly and conveniently, without bulky braces....

Will I Need Anesthesia for My Dental Implant Procedure? Jul 3rd, 2022

When you lose a tooth, more than your self-esteem is disrupted. A lost tooth can also lead to bone loss and problems with your surrounding teeth. One of the options to correct your problem is a dental implant. This is one of the best ways to replace your tooth and restore...

4 Benefits of Dental Implants Jun 1st, 2022

When you lose a tooth, there’s a lot more concern than how it looks. If that tooth isn’t replaced, the bone in your jaw stops rebuilding, leading to bone loss and possibly the loss of other teeth. Dental implants are a permanent solution for a lost tooth, and have many advantages over...

3 Reasons Why Your Teeth Might Be Stained or Yellow May 3rd, 2022

A perfect smile is something everyone hopes for, but few actually achieve. White teeth are hard to keep, especially when you enjoy coffee or red wine. There are other reasons that your teeth become stained as well, making it even harder to achieve glistening pearly whites. When you know the...

Understanding the Difference Between Dental Bonding and Veneers Apr 6th, 2022

Your teeth are one of the first traits people notice about you — so you want them to be healthy and perfect. However, most of us weren’t born with the perfect set of teeth. From discoloration to chips or cracks, there’s a lot that can happen to your teeth. Luckily,...

The Benefits of Having a Family Dentist Mar 8th, 2022

Your teeth require different care at different stages in your life. For instance, when you’re young, your teeth need vigilant care to make sure your adult teeth are healthy. The same goes as you age, your smile needs a little bit different care. This is where family dentistry can help...

Can Dental Bonding Correct My Discolored Tooth? Feb 8th, 2022

One of the first things people notice about you when you smile is your teeth. So it’s no surprise that you want them to look as good as possible. But what can you do when one tooth just doesn’t blend in with the others? Dental bonding may be an option...

Why Have My Teeth Lost Their Whiteness? Jan 13th, 2022

A white smile is something you may have always had — until recently. The truth is, no matter how hard you try, your teeth are bound to lose their whiteness over time. Even when you’re careful, there are so many things that can cause your teeth to turn yellow. Luckily,...

How Invisalign® Can Correct Your Crossbite Dec 13th, 2021

There are a lot of conditions that can affect the alignment of your teeth. Misalignment isn’t just a confidence killer; it can also lead to problems with your teeth and chewing. One of the common types of misalignment problems you may experience is known as a crossbite.  At Woodland Lakes...

5 Benefits of Family Dentistry Nov 11th, 2021

Proper dental care is necessary for a number of different reasons, including your overall health. However, it may be hard to find a dental provider who not only treats your dental health, but your family’s as well. Family dentistry is a convenient way to get your entire clan’s dental needs...

How to Prepare Your Child for Their Dentist Appointment Oct 14th, 2021

Proper dental care from a young age is the key to a lasting beautiful and healthy smile. However, it’s hard to make your child understand the importance of healthy teeth when they’re young. It’s just as hard to get them prepared for their very first dental appointment, because it can...

Reasons You Should Replace a Missing Tooth Sep 15th, 2021

Losing an adult tooth is never something you want to go through — but unfortunately, it happens. Your tooth could get knocked out as the result of an accident or injury, or it could become infected or damaged and need to be pulled. No matter what the reason, a missing...

How to Make Your Teeth Whitening Last Longer Aug 3rd, 2021

Your teeth are such an important part of the way you look. Whether it’s looking good for a night out, or getting pictures made for posterity, you want your smile to look the best it possibly can. So many things can lead to your teeth losing their white sheen, but...

Non-Cosmetic Reasons to Consider Veneers Feb 16th, 2021

Your teeth are one of the main focal points on your face, so when they aren’t perfect it can quickly decrease your confidence.  You may want your teeth to be a little whiter, or maybe you have some imperfections you wish could be covered up. And if you want to...

Does My Baby Need Sealants? Jan 21st, 2021

Most people experience a cavity at some point. Even with brushing and flossing every day, plaque can take over your teeth.  Kids are especially vulnerable to decay in their baby teeth, which isn’t good for their dental health. So what can you do to help your baby avoid painful cavities...

Root Canal vs. Extraction: How to Decide Dec 15th, 2020

When a tooth hurts in your mouth it's not just painful, but truly an inconvenience. If it's bad enough to warrant a trip to the dentist, you may be faced with either a root canal or possibly losing the tooth. So how do you know which option is right for...

Straightening or Bonding — What's the Best Way to Close the Gap? Nov 9th, 2020

Your teeth are a big focal point on your face when you smile. So when your smile is less than perfect, it can cause you to hide your pearly whites. However, there are many options for you to have straighter teeth without those embarrassing gaps.  At Woodland Lakes Dental Studio,...

CEREC — Not Your Parents' Crown Oct 9th, 2020

Your teeth are a major part of not only your health and wellness, but also your confidence. Even if you take care of your teeth perfectly, problems are bound to arise at some point in your life. Crowns offer a cosmetic fix to certain dental issues and can provide support...

Home vs. Professional Teeth Whitening Sep 9th, 2020

A healthy smile doesn’t just mean good dental hygiene and a lack of cavities. It also involves the appearance of your teeth. If your teeth are discolored, you're probably hiding your smile as much as possible. However, there are treatments that can help you get a whiter and healthier smile....

4 Steps to a Smile You Feel More Confident About Aug 19th, 2020

When you think about your smile, are you happy with how it looks? Or do you cringe every time you have to flash your pearly whites? A healthy smile is a beautiful smile, and it takes special care to keep your teeth looking their best. At Woodland Lakes Dental Studio,...

How to Take Care of Your Dental Crown Jul 22nd, 2020

Your teeth are important for many reasons and affect how you look when you smile, so taking care of them is vital to good oral health. When you end up needing a dental crown, that care is even more important to make it last. At Woodland Lakes Dental Studio, Dr....

Benefits of Dental Bonding Jun 23rd, 2020

Whether it's a chip in your tooth or a small gap between your teeth, imperfections can cause you anxiety about your smile. Many of the options to fix these issues can be expensive and time consuming. However, dental bonding is an affordable and fast option to make your smile a...

Professional Teeth Whitening: It’s the Easiest Way to Look Years Younger May 18th, 2020

As you get older, the dreaded wrinkles set in and your skin loses its glow. Cosmetic treatments for these things can be time consuming and pricey. But what if you could look years younger just by going to the dentist? At Woodland Lakes Dental Studio, Dr. Gabriel Polo can get...

Get Straight Teeth at Any Age With Invisalign® Apr 14th, 2020

Like many people, you may be wondering the best way to straighten your teeth. With the variety of options out there, it can be difficult to make a choice. Dr. Gabriel Polo of Woodland Lakes Dental Studio can offer you some insight into the different types of orthodontic devices out...

How Dental Implants Can Improve Your Oral Health Mar 30th, 2020

If you have damaged or missing teeth, then dental implants may be just what you need. These marvels of technology look and feel just like real teeth — secure, strong, and comfortable. The team at Woodland Lakes Dental Studio provides high-quality implants that can make you feel like you have...

How Veneers Can Instantly Correct Gaps Between Teeth Feb 20th, 2020

A gap between your two front teeth isn’t the end of the world. After all, former pro football player and celebrity Michael Strahan is camera-ready even with a space between his teeth. However, some of us don’t like the gap-tooth look. At one time, traditional braces were the only way...