Category: Preventive Dentistry

The Benefits Of Better Brushing And Flossing

When you care for your smile from home, you help limit the risks of common oral health issues. Along with routine visits for checkups and cleanings, we urge our Livonia, MI, patients and their families to take time to brush and floss their teeth properly. In today’s blog, we’re going to offer a few helpful… Read more »

Diagnosing Cavities Early With Laser Technology

When a cavity isn’t treated early, this common oral health issue could soon lead to painful toothaches, and serious infections. Over time, they could even mean the risk of losing the tooth completely! Fortunately, your Livonia, MI, dentist helps diagnose and treat tooth decay in the earliest stages of demineralization with the DIAGNOdent laser system.

What We’re Doing To Keep You Safe

With the pandemic still an issue for much of the country, many people have put off visiting the dentist out of concerns for their health. We understand, but as dentists, we also know that avoiding even routine checkups and cleanings could spell serious trouble for your oral health. Fortunately, your Livonia, MI, dentist has instituted… Read more »

Providing Headache Relief

A headache can bring our day to a halt and make completing the simplest tasks a difficult prospect. Often, persistent migraines could be linked to an oral health issue like TMJ disorder, also known as TMD. Bruxism could also be a factor! Fortunately, your Livonia, MI, dentist can provide headache relief with a custom and… Read more »

How A Checkup Safeguards Your Oral Health

Our last blog focused on the cleaning portion of your six-month visit, explaining how removing plaque protects smiles from serious oral health issues. Today, we’re going to look at the other half of these same visits: the dental exam. Your Livonia, MI, dentist will explain how a simple checkup and oral cancer screening is crucial… Read more »

Your Smile Needs Plaque Removal With A Cleaning

Every six months, you should attend a cleaning visit with our team. This simple procedure is crucial for protecting smiles from issues like cavities, gum disease, bad breath, and more! In today’s blog, your Livonia, MI, dentist explains how we clean the smile, and what steps you can take at home to avoid plaque buildup.

Avoid Tooth Loss By Treating Gum Disease

Did you know that unless treated, gum disease could lead to an advanced stage known as periodontitis, which is responsible for adult tooth loss? In today’s blog, we’re looking at the steps needed to avoid gum disease, or if the issue has already developed in your smile, manage it successfully. Let’s learn how your Livonia,… Read more »

Safeguarding Your Gum Health From Home

In previous blogs, we’ve explained how routine care helps prevent the onset of tooth decay, infections, and other serious oral health issues impacting your teeth. But what about your gums? Poor oral hygiene could mean the onset of gum disease, and with it, a higher risk of adult tooth loss. In today’s blog, your Livonia,… Read more »

Picking Smile-Healthy Snack Options

When we go shopping and stock up on supplies, we tend to choose favorite meals, must-have items, and of course, fun treats. While the occasional sugary treat is fun, too much could be a factor in the onset of tooth decay and poor gum health. In today’s blog, your Livonia, MI, dentist explains how to… Read more »

Could Stress Cause Me To Grind My Teeth?

Do you find yourself feeling more stressed out lately? With everything going on the world, you’re definitely not alone. However, your Livonia, MI, dentist understands that with a higher level of stress in our daily life, comes a greater risk of teeth grinding. How do you avoid bruxism and protect your smile from damage?