Category: Family Dentistry

Checkups With Advanced Technology

In our last blog, we discussed how a cleaning is essential for removing plaque and protecting the health of your smile. In the same visit, you will also need to have your smile examined. Using advanced digital technology, your Livonia, MI, dentist will employ a checkup to help protect your oral health from the onset… Read more »

Home for the Holidays: Young Adult Edition

It’s that time of year: school holidays have rolled around, families gather, and teens and young adults come back to visit for a few days or weeks. Along with catching up on sports, grades and social activities, these holiday visits offer a chance to make sure family members are staying current with their preventive dental… Read more »

What One Thing Can You Do For Your Smile Today?

Sometimes, thinking about what you can do for your smile and realizing that you probably should be doing something can feel overwhelming. It’s often not for any reason other than the fact that instead of taking things one step at a time, you feel compelled to do everything all at once. The result? You may… Read more »

Got A Canker Sore? Follow This Advice! 

If you have a canker sore, you may feel like your whole world just turned upside down! Not only is it quite uncomfortable (remember, numbing ointment can help with that) but you really want it to go away. However, if you’re not sure how you are supposed to approach the treatment of such a sore,… Read more »

Toothaches: Making Them Worse Or Better

When it comes to how you respond when you end up with a toothache, your actions can swiftly make your problem worse or it they can make it better. Which do you prefer? As our Livonia, MI team is guessing you would likely prefer for your tooth to feel better and for the pain to… Read more »

Fluoride: Who Does It Help And How?

You may wonder who fluoride helps. You know that kids need to get enough of it. You know that we generally suggest toothpaste that contains fluoride in it for yourself and your kids, too. However, you might find that you’re not really sure if it’s for everyone all the time, why this particular ingredient is… Read more »

Your Smile: 3 Things That Aren’t Normal Parts Of Aging

There are often times in your life when you convince yourself that something is happening simply because you’re getting older. In many cases, this is actually true! However, when it comes to the health of your smile, assuming things just begin falling apart and stop working quite as well just because you’re aging is not… Read more »

You Keep Wondering: Is It Tooth Pain Or Not?

It’s important to recognize that when you feel pain in your mouth, it can be difficult to know exactly what you’re experiencing. You might think that you know which tooth hurts, so you press on it gently only to discover that you’ve got the wrong one! However, you know something doesn’t feel very good. Is… Read more »

Chewing: Things That Shouldn’t Happen

There is one primary thing that should happen when you chew: It should work well, allowing you to comfortably break down your food. However, if this isn’t happening, then it’s important for you to recognize that all is likely not on track with your oral health. What types of problems may occur, you wonder? Let’s… Read more »

Dental Care: Easy Rules To Live By

We often find that patients have a lot of questions about who needs to practice which type of dental care and when. While you may think that there’s quite a massive grey area whether you’re curious about when to come in for something like a filling or which members of your household require certain types… Read more »