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How Do I Know If I Have Sleep Apnea?

What is sleep apnea? Do you wake up in the morning after a full night’s sleep feeling as if you haven’t rested at all? Does your partner complain about your loud snoring at night? Have you ever woken up gasping for air? Any one of those situations could mean that you have sleep apnea, a

Top Cause of Gum Disease

Affecting millions of Americans, gum disease, or periodontal disease, is a dangerous and common infection. In fact, 85 percent of United States adults have some form of the disease. It is one of the most prevalent diseases affecting Americans, but remains for the most part largely unknown. Early symptoms such as puffy gums are largely

Some Wisdom on Wisdom Teeth

Whenever you hear the term “wisdom teeth,” you probably immediately have a vision of painful extraction. Everyone dreads hearing the dentist say that its time to pull your wisdom teeth. Probably the most maligned of all the teeth, most people don’t know much about their wisdom teeth. Really, all they are is the third set

Teeth Whitening – What Do I Need to Know?

One of the first impressions people have when they meet you is your smile. If you feel less confident because of the color of your teeth, you might be considering teeth whitening services or products as a great way to bring back the shine to your smile! The ordinary wear and tear of life can

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

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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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