What Every Patient Needs to Know About Gum Disease

As we learn more and more about how our body systems are connected, it has become clear that a healthy mouth is critically important to have a healthy body. For many years, gum disease was thought to only impact the health of the mouth and jaw. Today, we know differently. Gum disease has been linked [...]

2018-05-07T15:54:11-04:00By |Dental Hygiene|Comments Off on What Every Patient Needs to Know About Gum Disease

Yuck! Why Does My Breath Smell?

Halitosis. Or as most of us know it, bad breath. We’ve all had bad breath at some point in our lives. It can be embarrassing, especially if you’re in an important meeting or wanting to make a good first impression. But what exactly causes bad breath? Surprisingly, there are a number of things that can [...]

2017-09-29T10:45:33-04:00By |Dental Hygiene|Comments Off on Yuck! Why Does My Breath Smell?

The Basics of Periodontal Disease

Periodontal disease is pretty scary sounding. And for some of our Shelby Township area dental patients, it can be. If we have diagnosed you with periodontal disease, you are not alone. Many adults and teens in the U.S. suffer from some form of periodontal disease. Periodontal disease is a perfectly treatable and preventable condition that [...]

2017-09-22T14:42:11-04:00By |Dental Hygiene|Comments Off on The Basics of Periodontal Disease

The Truth About Flossing

Flossing has been in the news lately. You’ve probably heard conflicting information about whether it still makes sense to floss on a regular basis, or if dentists like us have been telling you to do something that just doesn’t matter. So what is the truth? Do you floss daily or is it just a waste [...]

2017-09-15T10:14:50-04:00By |Dental Hygiene|Comments Off on The Truth About Flossing
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