Posts in the ‘Dental Health’ Category

Thumb-Sucking and My Child’s Oral Health 

Among habits children develop to self-soothe, thumb-sucking likely has the worst reputation. In fact, it’s also one of the most prevalent. Approximately 75% of children suck their thumbs or other fingers. That’s right, three out of four children. It turns out that thumb and finger sucking is a natural reflex that your child developed in

Tobacco Products and Their Impact on My Mouth

There is no longer any debate about there being many adverse effects associated with tobacco use in any form. Tobacco has strong and direct ties with many different types of cancer and oral concerns. However, there are still large amounts of misinformation swirling across the internet and popular culture. To dispel a number of those

Does it Really Matter What Toothpaste I Use?

A good oral hygiene routine is something that should be a part of everybody’s life. Taking care of your teeth regularly will reduce the likeliness of you ever developing an infection or serious disease, and the chances of you developing cavities. Brushing your teeth with any type of toothpaste is certainly better than not doing

How to Know if You Have an Infected Tooth

We all want our teeth to be healthy, strong, and pain-free. However, when you have an aching or painful tooth, it can be challenging to focus on anything else. Quickly identifying the signs of tooth infection can help you avoid unnecessary pain or discomfort and may allow for more options to repair the tooth. Unfortunately,

The Top Foods and Drinks to Avoid for Healthy Teeth

We often hear about the importance of quality oral hygiene, attending regular dentist appointments, and identifying dental issues early on. While all of these things are critical if you want to maintain healthy teeth, the foods and drinks you consume also play a significant role in keeping your smile beautiful. Let’s examine some of the

Oh Baby! When Your Baby Should Visit the Dentist

One of the most important aspects of a child’s wellness is their oral health. It’s essential for parents to understand that quality dental care is just as critical as physical care. Not only is establishing a dental care routine critical for their health, but it also normalizes going to the dentist and makes it less

Get Your Family’s Check-Ups Scheduled While School’s Out for the Summer

Summertime is when many of us are planning our family’s vacation and other fun activities while everybody has a more flexible schedule. However, another important thing to add to the calendar is family dental check-ups. This is the perfect time of year to get everybody a thorough cleaning and make sure teeth and gums are

Importance of General Dentistry

General dentistry includes an array of services that keep our patients’ oral health in check year-round. With preventative care, every patient is prepared to maintain a healthy smile and is our first priority when any issues arise. There is so much more to general dentistry than cleanings and exams. While those are certainly part of

April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month

Oral cancer is something the team at Lockhart Dentistry in Indianapolis, IN doesn’t take lightly. Any patient can be at risk—not just those who smoke, use tobacco products or drink alcohol excessively. In fact, as per WebMD, more than 25% of all cases of oral cancer occur in non-smokers and those who are occasional drinkers.

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Lockhart Dentistry
8202 Clearvista Parkway, Suite 4C
Indianapolis, IN 46256
Phone: (317) 849-9715
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Monday: 8AM-5PM
Tuesday: 8AM-6PM
Wednesday: Closed
Thursday: 8AM-5PM
Friday: 8AM-1PM

 

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