Peter G. Lemieux DMD, PA
(407) 644-2700

1185 Orange Avenue Winter Park, FL 32789
Monday – Thursday: 7:30am – 5:00pm
Select Fridays: 7:00am – 11:30am

The Doctor's Blog

How Can a Nightguard Benefit You?

We routinely have discussions with patients about the benefits of a nightguard.  The most common reasons for recommending a nightguard include signs of tooth breakdown, TMJ symptoms, or tooth mobility. Many of these problems stem from teeth that do not properly fit together.  Ideally, when the jaw joints are in their proper position, all of the teeth should touch at the same time with equal intensity.   When the teeth glide

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Improving Your Health with a Snore Guard

If you have trouble sleeping, feel drowsy during the day, or your snoring keeps your spouse awake, you may be suffering from sleep apnea.  Sleep apnea affects people of all age groups and can increase your risk for health issues including hypertension, diabetes, depression, obesity, and even stroke and heart attack. Sleep studies, under the direction of your primary care physician, are a very good tool to properly diagnose whether

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Your child’s first visit to the dentist

February is Children’s Dental Health Month, and one of the most frequent questions we hear from parents is, “When should my child first visit the dentist?” We advise parents to bring their children for their first evaluation within 6 months after the eruption of the first baby tooth, but no later than age 1. It’s our opportunity to develop some positive rapport with your child, show them a few items

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Screening Dental Problems with X-rays

Dental x-rays are an important and essential diagnostic tool for screening oral health problems like dental decay. Often times, we discover decay before a patient complains of pain and before it can be detected through visual examination. For most patients, we recommend bite-wing x-rays annually, and more comprehensive images every three to five years. To protect our patients, we utilize lead aprons with thyroid collars, and we utilize state-of-the-art digital

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