Category: General Dentistry

Don’t Skip Your Six-Month Cleaning

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When was the last time you saw us for a routine dental cleaning? We recommend one every six months for patients of all ages, as this not only brightens smiles, but protects your overall health. In today’s blog, your Livonia, MI, dentist talks about the benefits and importance of a six-month dental cleaning visit.

A Root Canal May Relieve Your Pain

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If you are suffering from tooth pain, it may be due to a bacterial infection that has reached the pulp and root within. When this happens, the most common solution is what is known as a root canal. People may be familiar with these due to their (rather unfair) depictions in media, but have never… Read more »

Keep Track Of Your Dry Mouth

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Many people wonder to themselves about issues they have with their oral health. Sometimes, you can trick yourself into believing something to be true, like thinking that a perfectly healthy tooth may be loose. The inverse of that can be true, as well. We will often disregard serious issues as nagging annoyances, rather than medical… Read more »

Our Aging Mouths

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As we grow older, many of us will develop osteoporosis. This is a disease of the skeletal system that leads to weaker bones. While we typically think of this affecting hips and legs, it can also have a damaging impact on your oral health, as well. Your every day routine, as well as checkups and… Read more »

Routine Cleanings Help In The End

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We love our daily oral health routine, and we applaud you for being rigorous and thorough every day. But you shouldn’t ignore your regular cleanings and examinations from your dentist. While it may seem like an unnecessary procedure, it helps remove any plaque or tartar that has built up on the teeth. Your regular daily… Read more »

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 »