Category: Preventive Dentistry

An Enduring Smile Through Prevention

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The regular examination and cleaning of your mouth is necessary for a smile that stays healthy as you age. Even with immaculate home dental hygiene, you should be seeing the dentist every six months for a checkup. If it has been longer, do not allow your oral health maintenance to slip as these appointments bring… Read more »

Your Examination Can Be A Consultation

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Your routinely scheduled checkup at the dental office provides many benefits. Perhaps you only think of your visit as a way of looking at the development of your smile. While the visual examination is a crucial part of this meeting, there are a host of ways that your checkup serves to benefit your smile year-round…. Read more »

Sensitivity In The Cold? You’re Not Alone

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Many patients report that they see a wave of dental discomfort when the weather begins to finally turn cold. Here in Michigan, we certainly know how it can seem to hit you right down to your bones. If you are beginning to notice some sensitivity in your smile when you breathe in cold air, it… Read more »

Why Only Clean Certain Sides Of Your Teeth?

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Every time you see an oral health professional, you are surely reminded to keep to a strict oral health regimen. This certainly includes twice-daily brushing and an oral rinse. But also comes the one that patients dread the most: flossing. Maybe it’s the time, or any pain with flossing gums that have not been cared… 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 »

Stopping Your TMJ Headaches

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TMJ disorder, sometimes referred to as TMD, can impact the balance of your bite and cause trouble eating and even speaking! This can also lead to discomfort, such as headaches and jaw pain. In today’s blog, your Livonia, MI, dentist looks at how we stop TMJ headaches with a comfortable and custom oral appliance.

Time For Your Next Dental Checkup!

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We want to see you for a dental checkup at least once every six months, so we can help you maintain good oral health. In today’s blog, your Livonia, MI, dentist talks about what happens during a checkup, and why this is so important for your smile’s oral health. We’re also looking at how we… Read more »

A Cleaning Protects Your Full Body Health

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We want to see you and your family at least twice a year for a dental cleaning. This may seem like a minor procedure, but even if you brush and floss daily having your teeth professionally cleaned is essential for good oral health, and protecting your overall health as well. In today’s blog, your Livonia,… Read more »

How Do We Avoid Periodontal Disease?

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Periodontal disease, according to studies from the Centers for Disease Control, impacts half of adults over the age of 30, and is the number one cause of adult tooth loss. Which is why avoiding the disease when possible is crucial for a whole and healthy smile. In today’s blog, your Livonia, MI, dentist talks about… Read more »

Staying Free Of Cavities During The Holiday Season

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Now that the holidays are here, you and your family will be enjoying lots of sweet treats and holiday favorites, much of which is high in sugar and starch. Which means these could be a link to issues like cavities and gum disease. In today’s blog, your Livonia, MI, dentist talks about keeping smiles cavity-free… Read more »