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Tooth Extraction in St. Clair Shores, MI

Why Tooth Extraction? Pulling a tooth, also known as tooth extraction, is never the ideal outcome. That's because, although we've come a long way in tooth replacement technology, there is no perfect substitute for the natural tooth. That's why every dentist's goal is to save natural teeth whenever possible... for as long as possible! However, [...]

Tooth Extraction in St. Clair Shores, MI2023-02-04T19:28:23+00:00

Toothbrush Abrasion

What Is Toothbrush Abrasion? Teeth can be damaged by brushing? Everyone knows that teeth are hard. In fact, tooth enamel, the outermost layer of teeth, is the hardest substance in the human body. So it would seem like it would be hard for you to damage your teeth (aside from cavities or a traumatic injury/accident). [...]

Toothbrush Abrasion2023-02-04T19:26:25+00:00

What Is A Dental Dam?

Dental Dam? What Does It Do? A dental dam is one of the standard supplies we use in dentistry, but one with which patients might not be familiar. It's a device that seems so basic and yet is an essential part of doing our job. A dental dam is simply a thin latex sheet used [...]

What Is A Dental Dam?2022-11-09T19:31:43+00:00

Bad Breath? Get A Checkup!

We all hate bad breath, aka halitosis. It's annoying, offputting, and of course, embarrassing. But, in terms of your oral health, bad breath can be a symptom of more significant problems. Especially if there is a sudden, unexplained change, it could be a sign of something wrong. So, don't just accept the condition. Choose to [...]

Bad Breath? Get A Checkup!2022-10-10T21:37:48+00:00

Toothpick Users Beware

Toothpick Dangers Toothpicks can be a convenient, disposable tool when you have something stuck between your teeth. Indeed, they are a ubiquitous feature in many situations. Most families have a box somewhere in their kitchen, and most restaurants will have them available to "clean up" after a meal. However, a toothpick can also prove hazardous [...]

Toothpick Users Beware2022-10-10T21:30:32+00:00

Dry Mouth and What it Means

There are few things more uncomfortable than a dry mouth. It can make it hard to speak, impossible to swallow, and it might seem like you're overly thirsty. If this happens just once in a while, it's probably nothing to worry over excessively. You might just be slightly dehydrated, and the condition passes relatively quickly. [...]

Dry Mouth and What it Means2022-07-05T20:06:03+00:00

No Dental Insurance?

Dental Insurance Tips And asking about financing. Of course, having dental insurance is the best option when receiving care. However, we understand that patients are often without insurance for various reasons. When you need to see a dentist and don't have insurance, or you have a new policy and a required waiting period is a [...]

No Dental Insurance?2022-07-05T20:02:35+00:00

Dental Concerns When Pregnant

You probably know that being pregnant causes many changes to the body. What you might not know is that pregnancy has implications for your dental care as well. Due to the changes in hormones experienced during pregnancy, this period can negatively affect your oral health. So while it might be common knowledge to let your [...]

Dental Concerns When Pregnant2022-07-05T19:57:46+00:00

Toothbrush Worn Out?

Replace Your Old Toothbrush We've all seen an old disgusting worn-out toothbrush before. And truth be told, we've probably all been guilty of letting an old toothbrush hang around far too long. Understandably, you may be questioning whether or not to get a new one, and sometimes it's hard to determine where exactly to draw [...]

Toothbrush Worn Out?2022-03-05T19:20:40+00:00