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Everyday Things That May Be Causing Your Sensitive Teeth

2018-07-16T13:27:12+00:00By |Sensitive Teeth|

Is there really such a thing as over-brushing your teeth? If you’ve ever dealt with tooth sensitivity, gum pain, or a cavity, you may have been tempted to brush your teeth a little harder in hopes that it would help. In fact, over-brushing or brushing your teeth too hard can contribute to some of the [...]

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Shelby Twp. Dentist Explains Composite Resins

2018-07-16T13:28:04+00:00By |BPA free fillings|

A composite resin is a tooth colored dental material used to fill in cavities as an alternative to metal amalgams. It is also used for composite bonding, a procedure in which the resin is shaped and molded to your teeth. Composite bonding is often used to repair chipped teeth or close spaces between the teeth. [...]

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Tackling Tough Dental Sealant Questions

2018-07-16T13:30:35+00:00By |Dental Hygiene|

If you’re looking for the ultimate protection for your teeth, consider dental sealants. You may have gone into your dentist and had them offered to you or your children but were unsure what they were. Dental sealants are a thin plastic coating that is applied to the chewing surface of teeth. Dental sealants are the [...]

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Why Pain Isn’t the Only Indication of Gum Disease

2018-07-16T13:29:36+00:00By |Periodontal (Gum) Disease|

Many people put off their regular dental appointments because life gets busy or they feel like their regular dental cleaning isn't necessary.  In fact, some people will even put off a dental visit until they actually have pain in their teeth or gums.  The truth is that pain isn't the only indication of a problem [...]

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Metro Detroit Dentist Explains the Importance of Digital X-Rays

2018-07-16T13:28:48+00:00By |Digital Dental X-Rays|

Often our dental patients will ask, “Why do I need x-rays when all I want is a cleaning?” The reason for this is, before any patient has a cleaning, we must first make a diagnosis of their overall gum health. X-rays can reveal any dental issues that we can’t identify with the human eye. This [...]

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Macomb County Dentist Explains the Importance of Routine Visits

2018-05-18T19:36:17+00:00By |Dental Hygiene|

Routine dental exams and cleanings may not be appointments you exactly look forward to. In fact, many people choose to skip dental visits due to cost or fear of the dentist. But avoiding the dentist may eventually cost you more money and anxiety in the long run if you are diagnosed with cavities, gum disease [...]

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Shelby Township Dentist Discusses Gum Disease

2018-05-18T19:36:51+00:00By |Periodontal (Gum) Disease|

Gum disease, often referred to as periodontal disease is an inflammation of the gum line that holds your teeth together. If left untreated, gum disease can eventually progress to infect the bone structure of your teeth which could even cause tooth loss in severe cases. Periodontal disease is usually a result of poor oral hygiene [...]

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Benefits of Using Soft Tissue Lasers

2018-05-18T19:34:54+00:00By |Soft Tissue Laser|

Recently a surge in new dental technology has overtaken many traditional dental procedures. Among them is the use of lasers, which have become the primary tool and procedure in soft tissue shaping and removal. Best of all, lasers are often completely painless. Keep reading to learn 3 main benefits of soft tissue lasers. Less Pain [...]

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The Importance of VELscope – Oral Cancer Screening

2018-05-07T15:47:21+00:00By |Oral Cancer Exam|

While some think oral cancer is rare, mouth cancers will be newly diagnosed in about 132 new individuals each day in the US alone. If it often presumed that this disease is only caused by tobacco and alcohol use, but this is not the case as at least 25% of people diagnosed have abstained from [...]

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The Importance of Having Healthy Gums

2018-05-07T16:01:54+00:00By |Dental Hygiene|

More than likely, the thought of your gums is not something that is on your mind often. Most people are under the assumption that they have healthy gums, and rarely (if ever) think of it as a pressing problem. However, you may be surprised to learn that the health of your gums can have an [...]

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