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

Elements of our New Patient Exam – Bite Evaluation

As important as it is to check for cavities and gum disease, it is equally necessary to conduct a thorough evaluation of a patient’s bite, or occlusion.   The way the teeth come together affect how the teeth function, feel, and wear. When we evaluate a patient’s occlusion, we check for crowding, spaces, and cross-bites. We evaluate how the teeth touch, and which teeth contact when rubbed together.   We note when

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Elements of our New Patient Exam – The Patient Questionnaire

One of the most valuable features of our New Patient Exam is the time we spend with our patients reviewing their Patient Questionnaire, which we hand out to patients when they come in for their first examination. Before we even look into their mouths, we are very interested to learn about a patient’s dental history, their home care habits, motivation for coming in, long-term goals, and personal barriers to care.

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Your Safety and Health are a Priority for Us

In light of the recent news, it is very unfortunate that a health care provider in Oklahoma appears to have ignored standard practices for infection control and has placed at risk the health of his patients.  We would like to assure you that our office takes your safety and health seriously, and we would like to review some of the steps we take to prevent the spread of disease. Our

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