Category: Preventive Dentistry

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 »

Don’t Lose Your Dental Benefits Before You Use Them

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We don’t want you to lose your dental insurance benefits or your health savings funds before you have a chance to use them! Before they expire at midnight on December 31st, why not schedule a visit with our team? Your Livonia, MI, dentist would like to help every member of your family, from the youngest… Read more »

Examining Your Smile With Intraoral Cameras

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When you sit down for a checkup, we want to make sure we provide a detailed and accurate diagnosis, and to do so we use more than a visual scan. In today’s blog, your Livonia, MI, dentist explains how we examine smiles with our advanced intraoral cameras, and how now is a great time to… Read more »

TMJ Therapy Offers Headache Relief

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If you have headaches or migraines on a regular basis, this could be the result of TMJ disorder, also known as TMD. To bring relief and also improve the balance and health of your smile, your Livonia, MI, dentist may suggest treatment with an oral appliance. We’re also looking at the connection between TMD and… Read more »