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Here, the dentists and team at Lake of the Woods Dental share helpful resources, tips, and advice for your dental health.

Types of TMJ Disorders

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The temporomandibular joint, commonly called TMJ, is one of the most complex joints in the human body. Here, our Kenora dentists describe three main types of disorders of the TMJ joint.

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Composite Dental Fillings: What are they and when are they used?

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Almost everyone develops a cavity requiring a dental filling eventually. Despite how common they are, some people may not know much about the options available. Here, our Kenora dentists are here to tell you about them.

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Components of an Effective Oral Hygiene Routine

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An effective oral hygiene routine is more than just regular brushing and flossing. At Lake of the Woods Dental, our [SITEWIDe][LOCATION] dentists and hygienists review all the steps you should take to keep your teeth and gums healthy and clean.

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Dentistry for the Entire Family: How Dental Services Differ by Age

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Your family's dental needs will change as they progress through different stages of life. In this post, our Kenora dentists explain the ins and outs of family dentistry and how we help kids, teens, adults and seniors keep their smiles healthy.

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Flossing: is it really necessary?

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Our Kenora dentists recommend you brush your teeth at least twice a day, and floss once a day. But some patients choose to skip flossing for a number of reasons. Here, we explain why flossing is important and why you should avoid skipping it.

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How to Avoid Needing a Root Canal

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While a root canal is an effective way to treat an infected tooth, it's always best to avoid needing one in the first place! We believe prevention is the first line of defence. Here, our Kenora dentists explain how you can avoid needing a root canal.

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What are the components of a good brushing and flossing routine?

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Bleeding gums can be a sign of dental health complications, many of which are quite severe and require immediate attention. Here, the Kenora dentists from Lake of the Woods Dental explain how to prevent and treat bleeding gums, and provide guidance on when there is cause for more serious concern.

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Do's and Don'ts After Dental Fillings

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If you’ve got a cavity, having a dental filling placed by your dentist is a necessary procedure. There are a few tips that can make the time immediately following the filling a bit easier. Our Kenora dentists offer some advice about what you should and should not do after a filling.

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How Does Dental Hygiene Affect Your Overall Health?

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Good oral hygiene helps you be healthy, preventing dental decay and gum disease. Here, our Kenora dentists explain how a healthy mouth can contribute to better overall health and wellbeing as well.

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Do These Simple Things to Avoid Gum Disease

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Gum disease is a common issue among Canadian adults, and it’s often caused by poor oral hygiene. Here, our Kenora dentists explain how poor oral hygiene leads to gum disease, and what actions you can take to avoid the condition.

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