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Lakewood dentist Dr Kerr wins the small business excellence award

2017 Lakewood Small Business Excellence Award

Brian V Kerr, DMD, PS selected for 2017 Lakewood Small Business Excellence Award Brian V Kerr, DMD, PS has been selected for the 2017 Lakewood Small Business Excellence Award in the General Dentistry classification by the Lakewood Small Business Excellence Award Program. Various sources of information were gathered and analyzed to choose the winners in each category. The 2017 Lakewood Small Business Excellence Award Program focuses on quality, not quantity. Winners are determined based on the information gathered both internally by the Lakewood ... Read more
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Live Happier, Healthier & Longer: Why Your Smile Is Our Priority

Have you ever wondered why dentists and other dental and oral health professionals spend so much time talking about your smile? Shouldn’t they focus more on your teeth? As dental health professionals, we know that your oral health affects a whole lot more than just your teeth. You may think your smile is just another way to communicate your happiness, but we know it does so much more than that. Smiling regularly can improve your mood and even your health. But when ... Read more
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Do Whitening Toothpastes really work?

The effectiveness of whitening toothpastes on your teeth will depend on why they don’t look white in the first place. Whitening toothpastes chemically or mechanically help to remove stain on the tooth surface. There is no evidence they can whiten teeth from internal discoloration. The only whitening agents in toothpastes are abrasives that help rub off stains from coffee, tea, or red wine for example. If you believe your teeth are not as white as they should be, the team at ... Read more
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Strawberry Kiwi Smoothie – A Recipe For Strong, Healthy Teeth

Keep your smile bright and your teeth healthy! Just like your bones, your teeth stay strong when you consume enough calcium and vitamin D.  Milk, Strawberries and broccoli are all foods that can help prevent trips to the dentist. Enjoy this Strawberry-Kiwi Smoothie to get some cavity-fighting nutrients. Refreshing and easy to make, one serving provides almost twice the amount of vitamin C you need for an entire day! Consume tooth-strengthening calcium and vitamin D from the milk in this strawberry smoothie. During ... Read more
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Do You Know How Food Affects Your Teeth?

We all know it’s good to brush your teeth at least twice a day. It’s even better to brush after eating, but unfortunately most of us don’t have the time for that. Cavities form as a result of tooth decay. Tooth decay is caused by the acidity in foods. Acidity levels, also known as pH levels vary by the type of food and drink. Take a look at the pH Level chart to see if what you are eating and ... Read more