Category: General Dentistry

Why Haven’t We Evolved Beyond Wisdom Teeth?

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They almost seem like a rite of passage, a sign of adulthood. When you get wisdom teeth coming in, it can be exciting, and it can be worrisome. It always seems like there are issues with them. They don’t appear to do too much good even when they are healthy. So why do we have… Read more »

Helping You Fight Your Bad Breath

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When you have halitosis, this means you have chronic bad breath that doesn’t seem to go away. But often, good oral hygiene could help control this. In today’s blog, your Livonia, MI, dentist talks about how we fight bad breath with unique products, and how good oral hygiene plays a part too! Often, the same… Read more »

Educating Patients With Orasphere

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We always want our patients to understand their oral health and smiles. We also want them to have a clear understanding of any treatments they may undergo. Which is why your Livonia, MI, dentist offers the Orasphere software, with detailed and educational 3D animations to explain oral health issues and common treatment options.

Fighting Halitosis With BreathRx®

When you suffer from halitosis, this could be a major source of embarrassment and even cause problems with your social life! In addition, many issues that cause bad breath could also lead to an increased risk of issues like tooth decay and gum disease. In today’s blog, your Livonia, MI, dentist looks at how we… Read more »

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 »