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Does Invisalign Give You a Lisp?
Patients who have never worn Invisalign often wonder if having them in affects speech. When you put in Invisalign trays, it may slightly affect your speech. Some refer to this as giving you a lisp as it can be most difficult making the “s” sound. While Invisalign can make it slightly difficult to say some […]
Can Invisalign Help with Teeth Grinding?
Many dental patients don’t know that Invisalign is not only a cosmetic procedure. The benefits of Invisalign extend much further than giving you straight teeth and the smile that you’ve always wanted. Invisalign can correct the position of the jaw reducing the occurrence of teeth grinding. Invisalign not only straightens teeth, it also helps to […]
Can Invisalign Cause Headaches?
Some patients who are new to the Invisalign procedure may experience slight headaches. This is due to the adjustment that the teeth are going through when Invisalign trays are initially worn. The good news is that these headaches generally go away within a few hours as the patient adjusts to wearing Invisalign. Does Everybody Feel […]
Can Invisalign Cause Gum Disease?
Gum Disease or Periodontitis is a very serious condition that occurs when the tissues and bone that support your teeth become infected. The main cause of gum disease is plaque, a sticky film of bacteria that forms on your teeth. Plaque can cause the gums to become inflamed and bleed easily. If left untreated, gum […]
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 in the Community
Staying Busy in the Communities That We Serve Lane and Associates (LAA) takes pride in partnering with local businesses and providing support at community events . At our core, we strive to connect and give back to those that we serve. Our October has been full of amazing community events that we’ve had the opportunity […]
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 […]
Do Teeth Shift with Age?
Many older dental patients are worried that their teeth are shifting as they get older. Do your teeth naturally shift as you age? Unfortunately, your teeth may be subject to shifting as you age due to the wear and tear of biting down, eating, and countless other things. If you have noticed that your teeth […]
Does Invisalign Treatment Hurt?
As you change out your Invisalign trays, you will feel a bit of soreness associated with the pressure that is being put against your teeth. Each Invisalign tray is made to shift your teeth little by little. Your teeth are shifted as the Invisalign trays are changed throughout weeks that you are changing them. You […]
Can Invisalign Fix An Overbite?
Patients who are thinking about getting Invisalign treatment wonder whether or not the procedure can fix an overbite. Many think of Invisalign as only a way to straightening teeth but as you will see, the treatment can help with other dental issues. Invisalign can successfully correct an overbite or jaw misalignment. There is a treatment […]