Gum Disease Signs & Risks

Gum disease is an infection that attacks the gums and structures that support your teeth. If left untreated, this disease can lead to tooth loss. Dr. Jeffrey Lash, DMD may recommend treatment for gum disease if you have any of the following symptoms: - Red, tender, inflamed gums - Gums... Read more »

Helpful Facts About Dental Bridges

In the case of a lost permanent tooth or teeth, Dr. Jeffrey Lash, DMD may recommend a dental bridge in Spring Hill, Florida. A dental bridge is a restoration that closes the gap caused by a missing tooth or teeth. A replacement tooth (pontic) with a dental crown attached to... Read more »

With Invisalign®, a Straighter Smile Is in Sight

For a straightening treatment that is customized just for you and your smile, choose Invisalign® aligners. The aligners are worn over the teeth and gradually shift them into their proper places. A new set of aligners is given every two weeks to help the patient progress in their orthodontic treatment.... Read more »

How Dentures Are Made

Have you lost most or all of your teeth? Ask Dr. Jeffrey Lash, DMD about how dentures in Spring Hill, Florida, can restore the beauty and functionality of your smile. At The Gentle Dentist, we offer both complete and partial dentures to meet your needs. Partial dentures are used when... Read more »

Am I a Candidate for Teeth Whitening?

For those who have stained or yellowed teeth, Dr. Jeffrey Lash, DMD may recommend teeth whitening in Spring Hill, Florida. However, it is important to note that not everyone is a candidate for teeth whitening. Before any whitening is treatment is performed, it is important that you consider certain factors.... Read more »

Caring for Your Dental Crown

A dental crown has been placed on a tooth by Dr. Jeffrey Lash, DMD to protect it and restore it to its former shape, size, and strength. But now what? How do you care for your dental crown, and thus maintain your oral health? After having a dental crown placed,... Read more »

Risks & Signs of Gum Disease

Gum disease attacks the gums and tissues that surround and support the teeth. This infection is a major cause of tooth loss in adults. Gum disease is caused by plaque, the sticky bacteria that form on the teeth. Gum disease is usually painless, so you may not know that you... Read more »

Dental Bridges: Your Questions Answered

Have you lost one or more teeth? Would you like to have your smile restored, both visually and functionally? Look no further! Ask Dr. Jeffrey Lash, DMD about a dental bridge in Spring Hill, Florida. A dental bridge can close a gap in your smile by replacing a missing tooth... Read more »

The Perks of Invisalign®

For those that have crooked teeth or a misaligned bite, traditional braces are not the only option. If you would like to straighten your teeth without the use of metal brackets and wires, consider Invisalign® in Spring Hill, Florida. Invisalign is a series of clear, comfortable, removable aligners that straighten... Read more »

Dentures: What You Need to Know

For those who have lost most or all of their permanent teeth, Dr. Jeffrey Lash, DMD may recommend dentures in Spring Hill, Florida. A denture is a removable restoration for missing teeth and the surrounding tissues. The two types of dentures are complete dentures and partial dentures. Our dentist may... Read more »