LAA at the 2023 Midtown Diamond Awards
2023 Midtown Diamond Awards Recap Midtown and Cary Living magazine hosted their annual Diamond Awards and Lane & Associates was more than happy to join the event as this year’s title sponsor. The Midtown 2023 Diamond Awards highlight businesses from across the Triad area awarding Gold, Silver, and Bronze winners throughout the night. The event […]
Dental Hygienists – We’re Hiring!
We’re Hiring Dental Hygienists! Lane & Associates Family Dentistry is looking for AWESOME people like YOU to join our exceptional team of Dental Hygienists. With 40-plus dental offices across North Carolina, we are sure to have a location convenient for you. With Lane & Associates, you can secure the career you want with a schedule […]
LAA Run the Canes 5k
PNC Canes Walk The 9th annual Canes 5k took place at the PNC Arena on September 18th. People from across the triangle gathered to race and show support for the Canes Foundation. Lane and Associates were among many organizations there to show support. The LAA crew arrived to the PNC Arena around 8am. After being greeted […]
What Age Do Wisdom Teeth Come In?
Wisdom teeth, also known as third molars, are a common topic of discussion for individuals approaching their late teens and early twenties. These late-blooming teeth often raise questions about when they arrive, what symptoms they might cause, and whether everyone gets them. In this article, we will look into some common questions and concerns regarding […]
How To Clean Invisalign
Maintaining the cleanliness of your Invisalign aligners is essential to ensure their effectiveness and prevent the buildup of harmful bacteria and plaque. Cleaning Invisalign aligners is a straightforward process that, when done regularly, can keep them looking and feeling fresh throughout your orthodontic treatment. The most basic and effective way to clean your Invisalign aligners […]
Should You Brush After Using Whitening Strips?
The question of whether you should brush your teeth after using whitening strips is a common one, and the answer depends on various factors. Most dental professionals recommend waiting at least 30 minutes after using whitening strips before brushing your teeth. This waiting period allows the active whitening ingredients to fully penetrate your enamel and […]
How To Use Whitening Strips
In the quest for a brighter, more radiant smile, many people turn to teeth whitening products, and whitening strips are among the most popular options available. These thin, flexible strips are coated with a peroxide-based gel that helps remove stains and discoloration from teeth. However, to achieve the best results while using whitening strips, it’s […]
Do You Floss Before Or After Brushing?
One common question regarding oral hygiene routines is whether to floss before or after brushing. The answer is that it is generally recommended to floss before brushing your teeth. The rationale behind this sequence is to loosen and remove any food particles or debris stuck between the teeth and along the gum line using dental […]
Does Dental Floss Dissolve?
Dental floss is a commonly used tool for maintaining oral hygiene, but one question that often arises is whether dental floss dissolves. The answer is no, dental floss does not dissolve in water or saliva. Most dental floss products available on the market today are made from synthetic materials such as nylon or Teflon. These […]
Can An Electric Toothbrush Damage Your Teeth?
An electric toothbrush, when used correctly, is generally considered safe and effective for maintaining oral hygiene. However, if used improperly or with excessive force, it could potentially damage your teeth and gums. Vigorous brushing or pressing too hard against your teeth can lead to enamel erosion, gum recession, and tooth sensitivity. It is crucial to […]
Can You Use An Electric Toothbrush With Braces?
Yes, it is absolutely possible to use an electric toothbrush with braces, and in fact, it is often recommended. Electric toothbrushes can be particularly advantageous for individuals with braces as they offer several benefits. The oscillating or rotating bristle movements of an electric toothbrush can help reach difficult-to-access areas around the brackets and wires, ensuring […]
Are Electric Toothbrushes Better Than Manual?
Electric toothbrushes have gained popularity for several reasons, making them a preferred choice over manual toothbrushes. One significant advantage is their ability to provide a more consistent brushing experience. Electric toothbrushes are designed with rotating or oscillating brush heads that ensure a uniform brushing motion, reducing the chances of uneven pressure or missed spots. This […]
Should You Share a Toothbrush?
Sharing personal items can sometimes be a topic of discussion and debate, and one item that often sparks controversy is the toothbrush. The act of sharing a toothbrush is a controversial topic, and this article aims to explore the risks and considerations associated with it. Maintaining good oral hygiene is essential for overall health, and […]