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Meet Dr. Matthew Kanter, DDS: Lake Elsinore Dentist

Midwestern Values Provide a Solid Foundation for this Family Dentist Dr. Matthew Kanter joined Lakefront Family Dentistry back in June and immediately became a value-added partner to the practice. Working alongside Dr. Derek Hauser, a long-standing and well-respected member of the Lake Elsinore community, Dr. Kanter brings a wealth of experience—both in the dental profession and beyond. A 2012 honors’ graduate of Indiana University’s School of Dentistry, Dr. Matt Kanter provided more than 6 years of dental services to the armed forces. Post dental school, he solidified his education with more than 500 hours of continuing education courses through a … Read more

Sleep Apnea Detection and Treatment

Hi my name is Lisa Harrison. I work for Lakefront Family Dentistry, and I’m here today to talk about sleep apnea, or obstructive sleep apnea, commonly referred to as OSA. So, What is Obstructive Sleep Apnea? Basically, what it is, it’s the pause while you’re sleeping. It’s a pause in your breathing while you’re sleeping, and some patients actually stop breathing up to 30 times in an hour, which is on the severe side. But if it goes undetected, basically, it can cause lots of other issues in your life. So getting enough sleep is very important. One of the … Read more

Professional Teeth Cleaning – Best Dental Hygienists in Lake Elsinore

Hi, my name Melissa and I’m one of the registered dental hygienists here at Lakefront Family Dentistry with Dr. Hauser and Dr. Kanter, and today, we’re going to be answering some frequently asked questions about your dental cleaning. How often should I get my teeth cleaned at a dentist office? So it is recommended that you get your teeth cleaned about every 6 months; however, there are some patients that do build up a little bit more tartar quickly or tend to have a little bit more progressive periodontal disease going on, and we do see them as frequently as … Read more

Should I Replace Silver Tooth Fillings?

Hello, everyone, I’m Dr. Kanter, the newest addition here at Lake Front Family Dentistry, working with Dr. Hauser and his team. We’re here today to talk to you about tooth-colored fillings. What type of patient would want to get a tooth filling? Tooth fillings are perfect for all kind of patients, whether you want to repair a tooth, replace a tooth–it all depends on patients’ needs, but they’re perfect for everyone. What material is used in a white filling? For tooth-colored fillings, we use a resin composite material that has varying shades and strengths to best match a patient’s smile. … Read more

Professional Teeth Whitening

Hey, guys, it’s Kelsey from Lakefront Family Dentistry. We are going to be talking about teeth whitening today. So let’s take it away. Lakefront Family Dentistry offers three types of whitening. First one is Sinsational. It’s about 30 minutes long, you get a nice little boost and it’s great; quick and easy! And then the second one is going to be your at-home trays. You take them home with you, you put them in for about an hour to three hours, great to have at home, we take impressions here at the office and you’re in and out, depending on … Read more

Your Dentist Can Now Detect Sleep Apnea

Orthophos SL 2D and 3D Dental Imaging Views the Airway Advancements in dental equipment manufactured by Sirona not only help find cavities and gum disease, the new Orthophos SL has 2D and 3D imaging that also shows the airway of a patient.  The benefit of this new equipment means a great dentist can now see if a patient has a restricted airway. If their airway is restricted, then Dr. Hauser and Dr. Kanter, at Lakefront Family Dentistry offer patients a referral to a local sleep apnea doctor to determine the best course of treatment. This could potentially be a life-saving … Read more

How Your Smile Affects Your Career

Cosmetic Dentistry May Be Key in Landing That Dream Job A person’s smile is one of the first things people notice, so it also plays a central role in how the person is perceived by potential employers, supervisors and peers. Most people aren’t surprised to learn that studies show first impressions matter during job interviews, but it may be harder to accept that an employee’s appearance can keep them from reaching their career goals. Having the knowledge, skills and experience is rarely enough in today’s tough job market. Undergoing the right cosmetic dentistry procedure can actually be more beneficial in … Read more

The Advantages of Dental Implants

Dr. Hauser Specializes in Tooth Implants As much as we would like to keep our natural teeth for the rest of our lives, certain factors may come into play and cause us to lose our dentition. It is usually caries or blunt force trauma that requires us to seek out a dentist for dental implants. The Benefits of Dental Implants Dr. Hauser would like his patients to know that he prefers this prosthesis for many patients who qualify. Here are a few reasons why he believes that dental implants are the best dental invention yet. They Look So Real Dental … Read more

Cosmetic Dentist: You Do Not Need Great Genes

Genetics Cannot Stop an Amazing Smile The cosmetic dentist is by far the most popular of all dental specialists for many reasons. Genetics is one of the most common factors that makes a person seek out cosmetic dental procedures. It plays a huge role in our lives, especially when it comes to our teeth. Most people are unaware of the fact that genetic predisposition can affect tooth shape and occlusion. Most dentists will attest to the fact that aside from fear, the only reason most patients seek out a dental cosmetic specialist is because they are unhappy with the color of their teeth … Read more

Need a Root Canal? We’ve Got Your Dentist.

Dr. Hauser has Performed Thousands of Root Canals Over 22 Years A root canal deals with the pulp, which is the inner chamber of the tooth. Many people are unaware that each tooth has a complex network found within. In fact, some people think that the outer portion looks the same as what is found inside. Dr. Hauser never performs any endodontic treatment without a brief explanation of the tooth’s anatomy and they treatment option to be used. He believes that it is important to educate each patient. Armed with more knowledge regarding the intricate network found within each tooth, … Read more