Category: General Dentistry

Thanksgiving Turkey And Your Teeth: The Good, The Bad 

There’s the very good, very exciting side of your Thanksgiving turkey that can make you think this dish is just fantastic for your oral health (and it is quite wonderful!). However, as with just about anything in life, our Livonia, MI team reminds you that it’s all about context. So, before you quickly reach for… Read more »

3 Things To Keep In Mind About Pain 

Oral pain is one of those symptoms that you might think you’ve got all sorted out. You may guess that you know just how to respond, just what’s happening, and more. However, though this sensation may often present itself in a way that seems to communicate something obvious, whether the type of problem it’s related… Read more »

Why You’re Missing The Importance Of Dental Hygiene

The idea that dental hygiene is very, very important for your oral health is not lost on you. It’s something that you are well aware of because you have been told many times in your life that you need to brush and you need to floss, so you can enjoy a healthy smile. However, for… 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 »

Are My Gums Just Irritated?

It’s a question that can become increasingly confusing and hard to answer, when you’re at home and your gums feel not-so-great: Are my gums just irritated, you wonder to yourself? Or, are your gums possibly dealing with a problem that’s in need of our Livonia, MI team’s attention and care (such as gum disease)? What… Read more »

A Quick, Objective Look At Smile Care

Our Livonia, MI team knows that sometimes, it can become hard to see the forest for the trees, so to speak! While you have a general understanding that your oral health is important and that it is safeguarded by your smile care, it’s also easy to become so entrenched in the details that you forget… Read more »

A Quick ABC Of Smile Things To Consider

There are, of course, so many ways to approach your dental care, so many ways to organize your thoughts in terms of your smile health, and that’s just how it goes! What works for one may not work for another. While prevention is pretty cut and dry (you need dental hygiene and visits with us),… Read more »

The “When” Behind Your Smile Care

As you move through life, there will always be another question that shows up here and there about things you’ve done for a long time! Sure, you have been making strides in smile care for years but that doesn’t mean there won’t be moments during which you wonder, “Hmm, when should I be doing that?”… Read more »

3 Untrue Things About Fluoride

There are many areas of dental care that can cause some amount of confusion. One of those “hot topics” that tends to show up quite frequently, for which patients seem to feel the need to commit themselves to one side or the other? It’s the topic of fluoride! You may feel as though you should… Read more »