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Posted January 27, 2023 / Blog, Patient Care
Lush Family Dental

Lemon Juice – The Good, The Bad, & The Sour

In a great tale of opposites, lemon juice can be both acidic and basic, or alkaline. Read on to find out why people are talking about this, and what it means for your oral and overall health. What Is pH & Why Does It Matter? Drinking lemon juice (usually diluted in a glass of water […]

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Posted January 13, 2023 / Blog, Dental Services
Lush Family Dental

Good, Clean, Wholesome Family Dentistry

You love your teeth. You brush them twice a day, floss once a day, and see your dentist regularly. Right? We love your teeth, too! In fact, there’s so much to know about caring for your oral health that dentistry has quite a few categories of specialties and different kinds of dentists. The primary dentist […]

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Posted December 13, 2022 / Blog, Dental Services
Lush Family Dental

Replace Missing Teeth – Dentures & Dental Implants

So, you’re missing a tooth—or a few!  An apple a day will not take care of this one, unfortunately. It’s time to consider dentures or dental implants. A variety of personal and practical factors will determine which solution is best for your new smile. Don’t feel lost among all the pros and cons of choosing […]

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Posted November 27, 2022 / Blog, Patient Care
Lush Family Dental

Lemon Juice – The Good, The Bad, & The Sour

In a great tale of opposites, lemon juice can be both acidic and basic, or alkaline. Read on to find out why people are talking about this, and what it means for your oral and overall health. What Is pH & Why Does It Matter? Drinking lemon juice (usually diluted in a glass of water […]

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Posted November 13, 2022 / Blog, Dental Technology
Lush Family Dental

How Dental Nightguards Can Help You

It’s common to see people wearing mouth guards for protection during all kinds of sports, such as football, basketball, and boxing, but did you know that lots of folks wear mouth guards at night for their dental health? People who grind their teeth (bruxism) and people with sleep apnea can get relief from their symptoms […]

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Posted October 27, 2022 / Blog, Dental Services, Patient Care
Lush Family Dental

The Best Way to Replace Missing Teeth

We all remember losing our teeth as children and being delighted to find money from the tooth fairy under our pillow, but it’s just not as much fun losing teeth as an adult. According to the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research, adults between the ages of 20 and 64 have an average of […]

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Posted October 13, 2022 / Blog, Dental Health, Patient Care
Lush Family Dental

Can You Treat a Toothache at Home?

When you’re suddenly struck with a toothache, floating ideas of home remedies may quickly come to mind. Whether you heard it from your great-aunt or saw it on Pinterest, at-home treatments are everywhere. Waukee dentists, Drs. Michael, Blake, & Kate Louscher can explain more about how to care for a toothache and when to come […]

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Posted September 27, 2022 / Blog, Dental Services, Dental Technology
Lush Family Dental

Sleep Apnea in Children

You may think being exhausted simply comes with the territory of being a parent (and it does), but there may also be a serious medical condition causing your child to wake up often throughout the night—sleep apnea. Sleep apnea is most commonly found in adults, but in rare cases can also affect children. Dr. Louscher, […]

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Posted September 13, 2022 / Blog, Patient Care
Lush Family Dental

How to Clean Teeth Like a Dentist

Oral hygiene is the foundation of good dental health. Brushing and flossing regularly is the best way to keep your smile healthy and clean. Consider this your personal cleaning tutorial on the art of dental hygiene, instructed by Dr. Louscher and the skillful hygienists at Lush Family Dental. Toothbrush, Toothpaste, Floss & Mouthwash Before we […]

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