teeth and gum health

Many of us believe that dental care is secondary to general healthcare, only booking appointments with our dentist when we are experiencing pain or discomfort, or if we think something is wrong. However, maintaining the teeth and gum health is essential for maintaining your overall health, as the two are linked in many ways. Your […]

Sparkling Water

There’s nothing quite like a gulp of sparkling water to quench a sophisticated thirst. Yet so many people drink glass upon glass without asking one important question: is that fizz that you’re after going to have a negative effect on your teeth? Carbonated drinks such as seltzer, soda and even sparkling water have higher acidity […]

get kids brush

Getting your kids to brush can be tough. Parents want the best for their kids. Getting your kids to actually do what’s best for them is often a challenge. Bedtime, homework, eating healthy and household chores are a lot for kids to handle. Brushing teeth is no different. Developing strong oral health habits is an […]


There’s no way to keep your teeth fully clean with just your toothbrush. Dental floss and other interdental cleaners (small brushes, picks, etc) exist to remove the food and bacteria which gets lodged into spots between teeth that your toothbrush can’t get to. Letting those spaces go unchecked allows the trapped matter to turn into […]

Dental Insurance Benefits

Willow Lake Dental Beat the end of year rush and maximize the value you get from your dental benefits. With Halloween behind us and the holidays fast approaching, it’s time to start thinking about buttoning things up for the end of the year. With so much going on, it can be hard to find the […]