Our Dental Blog

Welcome to the dental blog of Dr. Mike Lakota, a highly skilled dentist in Shorewood and Naperville, IL.

Dental Tips |1 min read

Reducing the cost of dental care

What is the best way to reduce the cost of dental care? The absolute best way to keep costs down is to see your dentist regularly.  It may sound like a cliché; however, not seeing a dentist can easily lead to more expensive dentistry.  A small cavity or fractured...

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Health News |5 min read

Are Dental X-Rays Safe?

Having an x-ray is often a part of a visit to the dentist. In fact, dental x-rays are the only form of medical radiation received on a regular basis by many men, women, and children. But because x-rays involve exposure to radiation which can be harmful, some wonder,...

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Health News |4 min read

The Best (and Worst) Foods for Your Teeth

The adage “You are what you eat” is certainly true when it comes to your teeth. Your teeth are on the front lines when it comes to eating and digesting and often take the hardest hits from damaging foods and drinks. So, how can you decipher which are the best and...

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