The Basics: Tooth Hazards

Building a better dental profile includes minimizing risks that can slowly destroy your smile. Whether by immediate dental damage or damage that wears down your teeth over time, it's always a good idea to have effective treatment plans in place to help prevent tooth hazard risks that may arise. The more you do to keep your smile safe, the less... read more »

Oral Health Tips for Athletes

If you want a top-notch oral health as an athlete, then you need to take good care of your teeth, gums, and smile. This is very important because if you’re not careful, your oral health can suffer the consequences. In fact, there is a chance you can suffer dental problems and dental injuries. So, it’s best to keep your smile... read more »

Brush Up on Brushing Basics and Return to the Fundamentals

When was the last time you researched the brushing basics? If it has been awhile, you might be a little behind on the recommended ways to brush. Either way, brushing up on brushing techniques and returning to brushing fundamentals can help you and your smile. To help you, our dentist, Dr. Blake Lawlor, is happy to share some information and... read more »

Taking Care of Your Toothbrush

Taking care of your toothbrush is vital to good health care habits for your mouth. When you take proper care of your brush, it can, in turn, take proper care of your teeth! First, don’t try to make your toothbrush last for too long. Toothbrushes only last 3-4 months! This means you need a new toothbrush every season of the... read more »

Protect Your Smile Today Using a Mouth Guard

One thing you can do to protect your smile while playing in competitive sports or games is using a mouth guard. This is an effective and protective tool to avoid a dental injury. Dr. David Blake Lawlor, DDS, LLC and our team strive to give you the best protection for your teeth while making sure you can perform comfortably in... read more »

Can Bad Breath Be Easily Treated?

Did you know that bad breath, also known as halitosis, is an oral health disorder caused by foul odors emanating from your mouth? Oftentimes, these odors arise from bacteria. If you are unsure what is causing your bad breath, ask yourself the following questions: - Do you have any plaque buildup on your teeth and gums, which is a known... read more »

Common Questions About Toothbrushes

Although brushing is teeth is a vital part of our oral health care, we often fail to give the necessary amount of attention to the tool that accomplishes this task, the toothbrush. If your toothbrush is inadequate or damaged, then its ability to brush properly will be hindered. Listed below are common questions about caring for toothbrushes: True or False:... read more »

Root Resorption: The Facts

When your little one’s teeth fall out, they actually go through a process known as resorption. During this process, the roots of your child’s teeth will be reabsorbed into the gums, which allow the teeth to fall out. However, adults could also have resorption, which could lead to a number of problems. Fortunately, there are a few things you can... read more »

Positive Oral Health Restoration Options

This time of year is not always easy to keep your oral health in excellent shape with so many candies and treats at our fingertips. That is why our team here at Dr. David Blake Lawlor, DDS, LLC is happy to give you information on different dental health restoration options for you choose from when restoring your oral health. Any... read more »

The Facts about E-Cigarettes

E-cigarettes tend to be a popular alternative to the conventional cigarette. While avoiding traditional smoke may be useful, there is still some risk to using e-cigarettes.  While using e-cigarettes may not be great for your overall health, would you be surprised to learn that they can affect your oral health as well? The issue is nicotine; e-cigarettes still allow nicotine... read more »