Gum Disease Treatment

Deep Cleaning

What is a Deep Teeth Cleaning? Lakefront Family Dentistry’s registered dental hygienists are highly skilled and perform deep teeth cleanings with the patient’s comfort in mind. A deep teeth cleaning is a simple, non-surgical procedure that is usually performed without anesthesia. Deep cleaning removes harmful bacteria and hardened tartar deposits called calculus that build up on teeth below the gum line. These deposits release toxins that cause gum disease, which is also known as periodontitis. … Read more

Periodontal Disease

What Is Periodontal Disease? Periodontal disease is known by a few names, including periodontitis and gum disease. Simply put, periodontal disease happens when a serious gum infection damages the soft tissue (gums) surrounding the teeth. Periodontal disease is quite common. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), approximately 47% of adults over the age of 30 have some form of gum disease. The odds of developing periodontitis increases with age. Approximately 70% … Read more

Sinus Tooth Pain

Allergies, colds, upper respiratory infections, and the flu can all result in sinus infections. Symptoms of a sinus infection include a stuffy/runny nose, discharge in the throat, cough, sore throat, fever, and feelings of heaviness behind the cheekbones. However, a lesser-known symptom of a sinus infection is a toothache. If you’re wondering “can a sinus infection cause tooth pain in teeth,” the answer is a resounding yes! However, it is important to understand why sinus … Read more

How to Improve Gum Health

Prevent Gum Disease All too often, gum health is taken for granted. The importance of looking after the teeth is widely accepted, but for many, oral health stops there. Learn how to improve gum health before tooth loss and expensive dental treatments you can avoid with the right care. Gum health is essential. If this is overlooked, it can lead to gum disease, tooth decay and can impact upon a person’s general health. In this … Read more

Lakefront Family Dentistry Announces New Patient Specialist Position

Lakefront Family Dentistry is pleased to announce the creation of a new position—New Patient Specialist. Erin—a Registered Dental Hygienist and manager of the Lakefront’s hygiene department—will fill the new position. Benefits of the New Patient Specialist Although most dental practices do not have a team member dedicated to new patients, Dr. Hauser felt that having a New Patient Specialist would allow for a more thorough initial exam and better patient experience. Usually, new patients have … Read more

The No. 1 Reason Kids Miss School

Family Dentistry in Lake Elsinore The Underestimated Importance of Oral Health in Children As hectic as life can get when it comes to taking children to school, sports practices, day care, or whatever it may be, there is one crucial aspect of a child’s development that parents have been found to underestimate its importance. One of the most important aspects is the overall oral health and hygiene of children. It is a topic some parents … 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 … 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 … 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 … Read more

How We Sterilize Our Instruments

Dr. Hauser Takes Sterilization Seriously Sterilization is one of the key factors that determines the safety of the patients and success of a practice. With all the microorganisms in today’s environment, a dentist should always set aside enough funds to invest in proper sterilization equipment. Lakefront Family Dentistry is a private practice run by one of the most respected dentists in the Inland Empire. Dr. Hauser takes sterilization very seriously and invests in equipment that … Read more