Category: Preventive Dentistry

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?

Maintaining Healthy Smiles From Home

To help slow the spread of COVID-19 and protect the members of our community, many people are staying home when possible and practicing social distancing. Our office is doing the same, only offering emergency care at the moment. However, just because you’re home doesn’t mean you should neglect your smile! Your Livonia, MI, dentist has… Read more »

Do Sore Gums Mean I Need A Deep Cleaning?

When you have aches or sensitivity in your teeth, this often means you have a pretty serious cavity, or even the beginnings of an infected tooth. But what if you notice soreness and sensitivity in your gums? In today’s blog, your Livonia, MI, dentist talks about how we address soreness and protect smiles from periodontal… Read more »

Cavities: Reminders That Are Shockingly Easy! 

Of course, if you develop a cavity, our Livonia, MI team offers the beautiful tooth-colored fillings you need to restore your smile, say goodbye to the problem, and get your tooth healthy again (as your smile is back to its old self). What you’d prefer, though, is to just avoid the whole tooth decay experience… Read more »

Things That Are Always, Always True For Your Smile

It’s easy to make assumptions about your smile. Unfortunately, when you make guesses about your oral health, dental care, and all that you can achieve with our Livonia, MI team’s help, you often overlook a wealth of opportunities that could really benefit you! You may also overlook some potential harm-causing culprits that you can easily… Read more »

TMJ Disorder: What If I Have Bruxism, Too?

So, you know that you have TMJ disorder. You know that it’s very important to treat this functional disorder because if you don’t, the long-term strain of your jaw joints may lead to damage. However, you have also recently learned that you’re also suffering from something called bruxism disorder, which you’ve discovered is grinding and… Read more »