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The History of Braces

Straightening Teeth Throughout the Centuries! Modern orthodontics is relatively new, but the practice of straightening teeth is not. In fact, early predecessors to modern braces have been around for centuries, and it’s only recently that modern techniques like metal braces were developed. We’re dedicated to perfecting your smile here at Lake Minnetonka Dental and, today, we’ll take a look at…

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Dr. Laskin & WCCO: Smiling to School and Back

Our very own Dr. Bryan Laskin joined the local WCCO news team to discuss how parents can use the beginning of the school year to set good oral hygiene habits. With school, kids are adapting to a new routine. Dr. Laskin encourages parents to schedule brushing teeth for two minutes, twice a day, as a part of this routine. Once…

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Can a Dentist Save a Loose Tooth?

For children, loose teeth are quite normal and are no cause for concern as long as they only affect their “baby teeth”. However, if you are suffering from a loose tooth, or one of your children has a loose adult tooth, dental care may be required to save it. Loose adult teeth can be caused by a wide variety of…

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How To Deal With Dental Injuries

Summer in Wayzata is a wonderful time. Whether you’re taking in the great outdoors, or spending time with family and friends, there’s always something to do! But more activities can lead to an increased risk in dental injury. Luckily, the team at Lake Minnetonka Dental has some advice on how to deal with dental injuries, so you can have a fun and…

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Dry Mouth? Why Your Oral Health Could Be At Risk

Dry mouth, although uncomfortable, isn’t typically seen as a huge problem. We blame it on dehydration, chalk it up to aging, or just ignore it all together. But many common medications cause chronic dry mouth, which can lead to tooth decay and gum disease. This could also set you up for long-term damage if not properly treated and monitored. At…

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Virtual Reality at the Dentist?!

Imagine relaxing on the beach during a sunny day and enjoying the cool ocean breeze pass over you…while somewhere way off in the distance you can faintly remember that you are also having a cavity filled. It’s possible–with virtual reality! Pioneering Virtual Reality Dentistry At Lake Minnetonka Dental, Dr. Bryan Laskin is one of the first dentists in the United…

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When Your Healthy Drinks Aren’t So Healthy

Staying hydrated is so essential to good health. Without water, even the least athletic adult or child can reap the consequences of dehydration at work–feeling thirst, fatigue, muscle weakness and cramps…the list goes on! Are you keeping yourself and your family safely hydrated? Reality Check! There are good drinks and bad drinks for your teeth, and both are often labeled as…

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Dental Emergency Out of Town: What Do I Do?

When it comes to travel–whether for fun or business–we all prepare in some way. We pack our suitcases with weather appropriate clothing and bring what we need for comfort and use. But there are some things that we can’t prepare for while we are out of town–like a dental emergency. It’s not an ideal situation, but it is manageable! Most…

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Flossing for Fresh Breath…and Health!

Many of us are quick to pop a mint or piece of gum in our mouths for a quick way to freshen our breath. But did you know that one of the best ways to keep your breath on the clean and confident side is to floss…every day? Even the most faithful and vigorous toothbrushing routine misses cleaning out the…

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Why Sedation Dentistry Might Be Right for You

We know that there are those of you out there who are afraid the dentist. We know that some of you will ignore a toothache until the pain becomes intolerable. But our goal is to keep you out of pain, not introduce you to it! We want you to be motivated to take excellent care of your teeth and enjoy…

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