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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

Baby Teeth Essentials

What to Know About Baby Teeth You might think that you can skip a child's visit to the dentist's office once in a while. Or maybe you believe that their baby teeth (also called primary teeth) aren't as important. After all, they will get a whole new set, so what's the harm in a cavity [...]

Baby Teeth Essentials2022-07-05T20:04:50+00:00

Dental Inlays

What are dental inlays? If you're familiar with dental inlays, then you've likely experienced a cavity filling (and possibly retreatment on a particular tooth). A dental inlay is a restoration that repairs one of these such problem areas. It's typically larger than a traditional filling, yet still small enough to preserve the majority of the [...]

Dental Inlays2022-01-09T22:23:35+00:00

Alcohol, Your Teeth, & Your Health

While some studies might find benefits in moderate drinking (such as antioxidants in red wine), you can surely obtain these supposed positives through other, more healthy options. In fact, alcohol consumption has mostly adverse effects on our well-being. Most people know this but still drink due to the cultural and social aspects. Of course, moderation [...]

Alcohol, Your Teeth, & Your Health2021-09-17T19:24:37+00:00

Baby Bottle Tooth Decay

What Causes "Baby Bottle Tooth Decay?" Being mammals, human babies drink milk. It provides all the nutrients they need to grow and thrive. However, as children get older and their primary baby teeth begin to emerge, drinking milk can pose the risk of cavities and "baby bottle tooth decay." In general, milk is very healthy [...]

Baby Bottle Tooth Decay2021-09-17T19:19:39+00:00

Bacteria That Cause Cavities

Which Bacteria Causes Cavities? Looking Inside Your Mouth You probably know that bacteria in your mouth cause cavities, plaque, and tooth decay. And you also probably know that proper at-home care such as brushing and flossing is the best way to prevent cavities and more serious problems. (Combine with regular dental check-ups and professional cleanings [...]

Bacteria That Cause Cavities2021-06-12T16:53:23+00:00

Bad Breath, A Bad Sign

Do You Have Bad Breath? Get treatment and see a dentist in St. Clair Shores, MI. We all know that bad breath can be embarrassing socially, but it could be a symptom of more serious dental problems. It may be tempting to mask the issue with cover-ups such as chewing gum, breath mints, mouthwash, or [...]

Bad Breath, A Bad Sign2021-06-12T16:43:43+00:00

Don’t Forget to Floss

Using Floss Is Essential To Good Oral Health Learn the benefits and proper technique. With new state-of-the-art mechanical toothbrushes, you might feel that your teeth are cleaner than ever. So it might be tempting to skip the floss. However, if you forget this simple step, you're doing your teeth a real disservice. Benefits of Flossing [...]

Don’t Forget to Floss2020-11-17T00:32:22+00:00

Getting a Cavity Filled

When You Have A Cavity... What to know about the cavity filling process. When you visit our office for a dental checkup, of course, you never want to hear the news that you have a cavity. However, it's not the end of the world. In fact, it's an excellent opportunity to realize that something is [...]

Getting a Cavity Filled2020-11-17T00:26:24+00:00