Behind the Smile


1403, 2019

Everything You Think About Oral Cancer is Wrong

By |March 14th, 2019|

Today is National “Everything You Think is Wrong” day, which is kind of silly, but it inspired us to think about things we know there are lots of misconceptions about. One of the topics that we feel has the most mystery around it is oral cancer. According to, about About 53,000 people will get oral cavity or oropharyngeal cancer [...]

203, 2019

Smile Makeover Season is Right Around the Corner!

By |March 2nd, 2019|

It might be a little hard to believe right now, but warmer weather is on the horizon! Spring is the time of year where many of us focus on de-cluttering and beautifying. We’re going to guess that many of you are due for a spring cleaning! No, we’re not talking about a Marie Kondo home tidying sesh… we’re talking about [...]

2502, 2019

Closing the Tooth Gap with Porcelain Veneers

By |February 25th, 2019|

There are some GORGEOUS people out there with prominent gaps in their teeth — including a few supermodels! However, if you feel self-conscious about your tooth gap, you’re likely wondering what options are out there to address the issue. You’re in luck, because Sugar Fix Dental Loft offers a super convenient and high quality porcelain veneers that can address a [...]

1602, 2019

Ask a Lakeview Dentist: Can You Reverse a Cavity?

By |February 16th, 2019|

We get it. No one likes to come in and get a filling. There’s just something about the sound of the drill that unnerves a lot of people. Even though it doesn’t hurt, it isn’t the most enjoyable way to spend an hour or so. That’s why many people want to know; can you reverse a cavity and avoid that [...]

1002, 2019

Three Great Options for Teeth Whitening in Lakeview!

By |February 10th, 2019|

We might be a little biased, but we honestly think Sugar Fix Dental Loft is THE place to go for teeth whitening in Lakeview! Why? We have several different teeth whitening options for our patients depending on what you are looking for! Let’s briefly go over the different options that are available for quick and effective teeth whitening in Lakeview: [...]

302, 2019

We Have the Secret to a Faster Invisalign Treatment

By |February 3rd, 2019|

Invisalign has been the top choice for years for both adults and teens who want a straighter smile. It makes sense! Invisalign is discrete, super effective, and fast. On average, Invisalign treatment time is 12 to 18 months, though many people see noticeable changes almost right away. Even still, many people want to know if there’s a faster Invisalign treatment [...]

102, 2019

Will These Popular Beverages Hurt Your Teeth?

By |February 1st, 2019|

I have a confession. I have a VERY hard time remembering to drink enough water. As a dentist, my days get so busy and all of a sudden, I realize I haven’t been drinking as much water as I should. 😬 I do try to mix it up with some water alternatives like sparkling water (Bubly is my favorite brand) [...]

2501, 2019

Five Easy and Quick Dental Tips for People On The Go

By |January 25th, 2019|

Busy. That’s one word that defines most of us, and even though we might think things will slow down tomorrow, next week, or next year, the truth is, we remain busy. In fact, when we ask patients why they haven’t been flossing, they usually tell us that they didn’t have the time. We believe that you can still have a [...]

1801, 2019

How to Deal with Stress-Related Teeth Grinding

By |January 18th, 2019|

Are you someone who grinds their teeth at night? Sometimes we don’t even know we’re doing it until we wake up with a sore jaw or our partner tells us. Stress-related teeth grinding is VERY common. In fact, studies have shown that 70 percent of us clench and grind our  teeth as a result of stress and anxiety! At Sugar [...]

1101, 2019

The Link Between Poor Oral Health and Depression

By |January 11th, 2019|

A recent study published in the Journal of Clinical Periodontology is showing that people who suffer from sadness, helplessness, and other symptoms of depression are almost 20% more likely to also have severe gum disease. The researchers tracked the oral and mental health of a group of more than 500 people, from birth all the way through age 30. This [...]

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