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How Can a Chipped Tooth Be Fixed?

You can chip your tooth at any time due to a number of causes. Is this an emergency? What's the best course of action when you've chipped a tooth? After chipping a tooth, the first action to take is to clean your mouth by rinsing with warm water. Next, you should apply a cold compress to your face to reduce swelling. When that's done, get in touch with a dentist. There are a few options for addressing a chipped tooth. Dr. Lechner will be able to can find the best solution for your situation. Her...

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Lechner Dental Group 11/5/2019 Comments(0)

Dental Allergies? What Are Those? - Part 2

This is part 2 in our Dental Allergies series. Previously, we wrote about some dental allergies that patients may experience when visiting the dentist. This post will continue in more detail about dental allergies. Contact Dermatitis? Contact dermatitis is a form of allergy that occurs when an ingredient in perfumes, soaps, or beauty products irritates our skin. The reaction results in dried-up, red, and tingling skin. Contact dermatitis comes in two types: • Skin allergies that occur from...

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Dr. Lechner 10/22/2019 Comments(0)

Dental Allergies? What Are Those? - Part 1

Dental allergies are more common than you may think! Patients sometimes aren’t even aware that they have these allergies. Many times patients have an allergic reaction to certain materials used by dentists, such as latex. If you experience any of the allergies below or have a dental history with allergies, please inform your dentist before your next appointment. Latex Allergy ? What is that? Latex reactions are caused due to specific proteins that make up latex. When a latex reaction happe...

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Dr. Lechner 10/9/2019 Comments(0)

5 Free Dental Apps That Help Teach Kids Proper Dental Care

We’ve said it before and we’ll say it again—healthy dental habits throughout early childhood are essential for good dental hygiene. Establishing these helps put your child on the right track for a lifetime of good oral health. This is why children must be taught, in early childhood, the importance of brushing and their teeth every day. Encouraging children to practice these healthy habits can be a tough experience, but it’s worth it. Printed below are some tricks and tips...

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Dr. Lechner 9/23/2019 Comments(0)

What Are The Pros And Cons of Charcoal Toothpaste?

Charcoal is a multifaceted product that has been taking the health industry by storm. It can be found in a multitude of beauty products such as lotions, soaps, face masks, toothpaste, and even cosmetics. Activated charcoal is typically made up of petroleum coke, olive pits, coconut shells, peat, sawdust, or bone char. Charcoal is produced with temperatures as high as 1,470°F that transforms its structure to enlarge the surface area by creating small pores which then function as magnets to d...

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Dr. Lechner 9/9/2019 Comments(0)

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