LAA Supports Wake Tech

Dental Assisting Program!

Since 2017, Lane & Associates Family Dentistry has partnered with Wake Tech Community Colleges’ Dental Assisting program. Last week, Lane DDS was recognized at the Wake Tech Dental Assisting Open House for the renaming of Wake Tech’s new dental facility.

Welcome to the “Lane & Associates Family Dentistry Dental Clinic Facility,” which is located on the Perry Health Sciences Campus.

The ceremony and unveiling was an experience that will not be forgotten and included an array of speakers and exemplary figures in the dental community that provided words of wisdom and knowledgeable remarks.

The open house was concluded with a tour of the new state-of-the-art facility which has eight treatment rooms, a designated sterilization area, a panoramic room, a reception room area, faculty offices, and a student locker room!

Learn More & Connect With Us

To learn more information about this amazing milestone to Wake Tech’s Dental Assisting Program is making, click here.

Check out @lanedds on Instagram for more content and to view a quick video of our Lane DDS crew having fun at the open house!

 

At Lane and Associates Family Dentistry, we are here to help you during your smile journey! To learn more about all of our dental services, visit us at lanedds.com/services/ or call us at 877-LANEDDS (526-3337)At Lane and Associates Family Dentistry, We Love to Make You Smile!
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LET’S GO CANES!

Lane & Associates Family Dentistry and NCOSO couldn’t be more proud of our home team, the Carolina Hurricanes, as they power into Round 2 of the Stanley Cup Finals. As the Official Team Dentist, Orthodontist + Oral Surgeon of the Canes we are excited to show our support from all 50+ offices across the state.

All of our offices were provided buttons to wear showing team spirit and encouraged to dress in Cane’s fanwear, colors, or sports attire. Our Lane Family did NOT disappoint. Our amazing company went above and beyond sporting hats, shirts, socks, posters, and even cookies, all in a variety of colors from red, black, silver, and white!!  We have seen it all and we are loving it.

 

 

Hashtag Canes Cookie

Even Stormy got in on the LAA action…check out our new commercial below.


 

 

Tune in this Saturday to Bally Sports to cheer on your Carolina Hurricanes in game 2 of round 2. If you see our commercial on TV or if you’re at the game and see us on the “smile cam,” snap a picture and tag us (@lanedds) and include #laaxcanes on social media.

Go Canes!

 

At Lane and Associates Family Dentistry, we are here to help you during your smile journey! To learn more about all of our dental services, visit us at lanedds.com/services/ or call us at 877-LANEDDS (526-3337)At Lane and Associates Family Dentistry, We Love to Make You Smile!
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Come See Us at the Phillips Farm Strawberry Festival!

Did you know that this Saturday, May 14th, is the Phillips Farm Strawberry Festival in Cary? We are so excited to share that Lane and Associates Family Dentistry is the sponsor of this great springtime event! You can catch the Lane Team at our booth during this weekend’s festival, as well as every other Saturday in May.

You don’t want to miss the excitement at the Lane and Associates booth. Visitors will have a chance to win various prizes and goodies, as well as participate in some amazing giveaways. You can also register to win our grand prize of a $200 Target gift card! If you are unable to attend the festival, you can also register to win here.

Every month at Phillips Farm, Lane and Associates will be featuring a different theme. April was all about quality dental care for kids, but now that we are in the month of May, it’s all about appreciating mothers! Mothers do so much for everyone around them each day, and we want to make sure they know how loved and appreciated they are. To go along with our theme of appreciating mothers this May, we have added a Starbucks gift card to our prize wheel!

Since mothers spend so much time investing in everyone around them, it is important to us here at Lane and Associates to ensure that we can give back to mothers and provide them with access to quality dental care.

To learn more about the quality dental care we are able to offer at Lane and Associates, check out our overview of services here or give us a call at 1-877-LANE-DDS.  

Click here to Schedule an appointment at Lane and Associates Family Dentistry today!

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WE LOVE OUR TEACHERS!

Message to teachers on Chalk BoardLane and Associates Family Dentistry takes pride in giving back to the community at every chance we get. We have been fortunate enough to support local businesses and organizations, sponsor customer appreciation events, and work closely with the Kay Yow Foundation. Our dedication to our community, however, does not stop there.

Teachers give it their all for their students every day. This is why it is so important to make sure the teachers in our community feel and understand exactly how appreciative everyone is for ALL that they do. Here at Lane & Associates, we love to celebrate our teachers as much as we can, both in and out of our office!

This week, Lane and Associates had the opportunity to sponsor a teacher appreciation event at North Ridge Elementary School. We provided a luncheon to show our support and gratitude for them – complete with catered Armadillo Grill and dessert! Teachers received goodie bags filled with various treats as they took a well-deserved break, as well as swag bags of Lane and Associates gear.

North Ridge Elementary School Logo

Thank you to the teachers at North Ridge Elementary School, as well as all teachers in our community, for everything you do for our children every day. Your hard work, sacrifice, and dedication to the children in our community do not go unnoticed!

 

At Lane and Associates, We Love Making Our North Carolina Communities Smile!

At Lane and Associates Family Dentistry, we are here to help you during your dental journey! To learn more about all of our Dentistry services, visit us at www.lanedds.com/services or call us at 877-LANEDDS (526-3337).

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Cinco de Mayo Head Assistant Fun!

At Lane & Associates Family Dentistry we know how important meetings are for professional development and growth, but we also know they don’t have to be boring! Our Head Assistants celebrated their quarterly meeting in style. The entire meeting was Cinco de Mayo themed from decor to games to food. Table runners in a variety of colors hosted paper flowers, vases filled with colored water and fresh flower arrangements, and mini sombreros. The assistants were filled with surprise and even took pieces of the table arrangements with them!

Awards and accolades were distributed throughout the meeting. We learned and ate lunch catered by Chinelos. The delicious spread included chicken, beef, beans, rice, guacamole, salad, salsa, and a cheese fountain!

To conclude the meeting each Head Assistant received a piñata stuffed with candy and a special prize. The prizes included: 2 sets of 6 tickets to a Mudcats baseball game, a total of $360 cash, and $150 worth of gift cards.

We thoroughly enjoyed celebrating Cinco de Mayo with our Head Assistants and cannot wait for our next themed meeting.

Here are some fun captures of Wednesday’s meeting!

 

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Check Out Lane & Associate’s
Favorite TikToks!

TikTok is sweeping the nation with dental trends, fads, and funnies!  LAA has been watching and we’ve decided to put together a running list of some of our favorite TikTok videos.  Here is List #1 of 5 videos we thoroughly enjoyed!

Have a TikTok video related to dental that you think should make our list? Text or email your video to be mentioned on our next List!

Text or email us a link to your TikTok video!

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Lane & Associates is Back at Phillips Farm!

We are so excited to be back at Phillips Farm in Cary as the title sponsor of their farmer’s market. Every Saturday for the next 4 months (April – August) Lane and Associates will have a table set up with lots of goodies and prizes.  Stop by to spin the prize wheel and learn all about the great dental care that LAA has to offer you and your family.  While checking out all the good stuff at our booth, don’t forget to register for a chance to win a $200 Target gift cardIt’s time to get outside and enjoy everything that the Phillips Farm Market has to offer.

Every month, from now until August, our booth will be at the Phillips Farm Market we will be featuring a different theme. April is all about quality dental care for kids!  Did you know that Lane Kids now offers Pediatric Dentistry?  Stop by our booth this month and learn more about our amazing pediatric dentist Dr. Tori Gill!  Because it’s Kid’s Month, we have added a special, Limited Edition Popit to our prize wheel! We can’t wait to see you there!

Lane and Associates Family Dentistry prides itself in offering quality dental care to all of North Carolina, but it’s the fact that they can impact children of all ages by teaching proper dental hygiene that gives them the most satisfaction.

Lane and Associates offers a variety of dental services for kids including our Baby’s First Dental Program and our Children’s First Dental Visit.  In addition, we now offer Pediatric Dentistry at select locations

To learn more about our quality dental care for kids, visit LaneDDS.com/kids or give us a call at  1-877-LANE-DDS.

 

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Happy Friday!

Lane and Associates Staff Appreciation GiftThis week, Lane & Associates has been filled with fun and fellowship. There are so many holidays in the month of March but this week we focused on some very special ones.

A company gift was distributed to all Dentists and Dental Assistants in honor of National Dentist’s Day (March 6th) and Dental Assistants Recognition Week (March 6th – March 12th). Each person received a branded Neoprene Wristband Key Chain along with a $25.00 Target Gift Card. Who doesn’t love a trip to Target?

Dentistry Conference

Lane & Associates Family Dentistry was also represented at the National Mobile & Teledentistry Conference which was held in Las Vegas. The conference featured hundreds of entrepreneurs, industry experts, brand leaders, and dental professionals from across the world – all while diving into the future of dentistry! At LAA, introducing new methods of modern dentistry is always an exciting bonus.

Business of the Week

Speaking of exciting, North Carolina Oral Surgery + Orthodontics – Dunn (NCOSO) received an award. They were featured as Business of the Week by the Dunn Area Chamber of Commerce. Keep watch for Dunn Chamber announcements next Wednesday! A special shoutout to Heather with the Dunn Area Chamber of Commerce who came to the office and captured some amazing shots of the shining staff!

NCOSO Staff Award

The Best Dentist

An additional award was received by Lane & Associates Family Dentistry as Best Dentist – Gold from Midtown Magazine at their 2022 Diamond Awards. LAA was also acknowledged as Best Dentist – Bronze in Cary Living Magazine.

Lane and Associates Staff Accepting a Midtown Magazine Award

Stay tuned for next week’s #LAAWeekly!

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March is Sleep Apnea Awareness Month

Lane & Associates Dental Sleep Medicine Oral ApplianceNot only is March National Sleep Awareness Month, but it is also Sleep Apnea Awareness Month which means it’s time to fix the snore that is probably keeping your partner or your neighbors awake. One of the biggest complaints we hear in our offices is, “What can you do about my husband/wife/partner’s snoring?” Now, this doesn’t mean that all loud snoring is a sign of sleep apnea but it doesn’t hurt to take a look.Another question you’re problem thinking is, “How can my dentist fix my snore?” There are so ways to care for sleep apnea with dental treatment. Dental Sleep Medicine oral appliances are the perfect alternative to a traditional CPAP machine.

What is Sleep Apnea?

Let’s start with what sleep apnea is. Sleep apnea is technically the cessation or stopping of breathing, similar to holding your breath – but the difference is you can not control it. Sleep apnea can cause snoring, mood disorders, weight gain, and even high blood pressure! At Lane & Associates, we treat Sleep Apnea! Let’s get your life back!

What kinds of C-PAP Alternative treatment options do we offer?

  • Dorsal – The Dorsal is a relatively new appliance on the market. It is unique in that the upper and lower component of the appliance is not connected as with other oral appliances, but are still adjustable. is allows for the full opening of the mouth, which improves comfort and is helpful in certain cases.
  • Herbst – EMA (Elastic Mandibular Advancement) – The EMAs primary function is to bring the jaw forward and keep the airway open. One of the major advantages of the EMA is its smaller size as well as its flexibility. Various lengths of flexible bands are used to adjust the position of the lower jaw. The EMA is one of the most comfortable oral appliances on the market.

Do you have any symptoms of Sleep Apnea?

Complete the checklist below.

Lane and Associates Sleep Apnea Symptoms Checklist

Visit www.lanedds.com/sleep to learn more about Dental Sleep Medicine.

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Dental Outreach Day at LAA

As you know, giving back to our community is an essential priority at Lane & Associates Family Dentistry. We take pride in our communities and giving back to those in need. This past weekend, our dentists and staff at the Cary Green Level office provided a Dental Outreach Day to nearly 15 patients throughout NC performing nearly $15,000 worth of dentistry!

dental outreach day at Lane and Associates Cary

Our LAA Volunteer Team

Of course, we wouldn’t be able to perform these amazing feats without our incredible team! Our volunteer staff included doctors Howard, DesRosiers, Piplani, and Bashir, dental assistants Sarah Benore, Alanna Johnson, Megean Rehm, Genevieve Chase Thomas, Amy Kenagy, and Darlene Rivera, hygienist Dorcas Eason, and office managers Heather Egan and Stephanie Santiago. Take a look at some photos from the event below!

Dental procedures performed ranged from dental cleanings and exams to root canals, extractions, and fillings. Patients traveled from all over North Carolina, even some driving from Greensboro to attend the event. We are so proud of our staff for volunteering their services and giving back to our communities! Thank you for your pure hearts and for sharing your talents!

To see more community outreach at Lane & Associates, visit our Community Involvement page here!

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