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Alternative Text Posted September 27, 2022 / Blog, Dental Services, Dental Technology
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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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Alternative Text Posted September 13, 2022 / Blog, Patient Care
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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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Alternative Text Posted August 13, 2022 / Blog, Dental Services, Dental Technology
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Botox® at the Dentist!?

As specialists in facial anatomy and esthetics, an increasing number of dentists are taking their skills into the world of Botox. Often associated just with appearances, Botox can be equally as therapeutic as cosmetic. Botox is a purified protein that irons out wrinkles by attaching to a muscle and preventing it from contracting. (Muscle contracting […]

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Alternative Text Posted July 27, 2022 / Blog, Dental Health, Patient Care
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Why Wisdom Teeth Are Not So Wise

Most people have had some exposure to the concept of wisdom teeth. Perhaps you have had yours removed, are considering a removal, or Lush Family Dental has just shown you an X-ray with the dreaded third molars creeping into view.  It’s common to hear patients ask how they are removed, but we rarely hear people […]

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Alternative Text Posted July 13, 2022 / Blog, Dental Services, Dental Technology
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The Benefits of Composite Fillings

Traditionally, dentists have used what’s known as amalgam, or special metal alloys, to fill cavities. However, modern dental medicine has advanced to the point that Lush Family Dental can offer Waukee patients a much better option for filling holes caused by tooth decay: composite fillings. At Lush Family Dental, we would like to educate you […]

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Alternative Text Posted June 13, 2022 / Blog, Dental Health, Patient Care
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Updating Your Health History May Help Save Your Teeth

Although you may think of general health and dental health as two completely unrelated categories, they are much more connected than the average person suspects. Just as the information you share with your general practitioner assists them in keeping you healthy, your Waukee dentists, Drs. Michael & Blake Louscher, depend on your input for optimal […]

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Alternative Text Posted May 27, 2022 / Blog, Dental Services
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Fluoride: Good or Bad?

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the fluoridation of drinking water is ranked among the ten greatest public health achievements of 20th century America. However, a quick search of the internet tells us that fluoride can actually be toxic if ingested in large enough quantities.  So which is true? Do the health […]

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Alternative Text Posted May 13, 2022 / Blog, Patient Care
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Soft Food Recipes – What to Eat After Dental Work

You did it! You got the consultation, booked the appointment, and you actually showed up on the big day. You saw the dentist and now all that has left you hungry! The question is: what can you eat after having dental work done? You need some soft food recipes!  For some of us, it’s nostalgic […]

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