Clinton Township Dental Blogs

Advantages of Cosmetic Bonding

Since one of the first things someone notices about your appearance is your smile, you want to make sure that your teeth are in the best condition possible. Read More →

When is a tooth extraction needed?

Generally, the dentist will recommend treatments that will save teeth; but when a tooth is so damaged that it cannot be saved, a dental extraction is the best choice. Read More →

How to prevent plaque buildup

Plaque is a sticky film of bacteria that builds up on your teeth. As you eat, the bacteria from plaque uses the sugars in your food to produce acids. These acids eventually cause tooth decay and gum disease if not taken care of. If plaque isn’t removed regularly by flossing and brushing, the plaque will harden and turn into tartar. Read More →

How Invisalign Compares to Traditional Braces

At first glance, Invisalign and traditional metal braces seem similar — for the same cost, they both provide you with a stunning smile. However, a closer inspection reveals several key differences that most dentists would call significant benefits. Read More →

Look Younger with Dental Implants

Who doesn't want to look younger — or better? Some people, surprisingly, may shy away from improving their appearance. In a world obsessed with looks, sometimes it is thought to be superficial to even consider cosmetic and beautification programs. You may feel the same way about altering your teeth. When your dentist installs dental implants however, it becomes more than just a cosmetic makeover. Read More →

The Importance of Oral Cancer Screenings

According to the American Dental Association, nearly 37,000 oral cancer cases are diagnosed each year. In one-fourth of patients, the cancer is fatal. There is some good news, however —finding and treating oral cancer early greatly increases your chances for survival. Read More →

The Benefits of Porcelain Veneers

Most of us consider smiling, talking and eating to be simple tasks. However, when you have missing, cracked or gapped teeth, these simple everyday things become embarrassing, frustrating and burdensome. Thankfully, your dentist can help. Porcelain veneers provide you with an effective option for rejuvenating your smile and restoring your mouth’s natural functions. Read More →

Create A Dynamic Smile with Dental Bonding

Are your teeth discolored, cracked or decayed? Some dentists use traditional dental restoration procedures used to address these issues are slow and costly. If you want to improve your smile effectively and affordably, dental bonds may be just what you need to create a dynamic smile. Read More →

Avoiding time in the dentist chair

There are many people who don’t like the dentist and yet, take such little care of their oral health that they end up having to make frequent trips to the dentist to repair damage to their teeth.   Read More →

Three signs you need dental implants

Anyone missing a tooth or several teeth is a strong candidate for dental implants, which can offer a permanent solution to the problems of tooth decay and missing teeth — as well as provide structural support for the entire mouth. Most importantly — you will be able to chew your food normally, regain lost confidence and live a more healthy life.   Read More →

The benefits of regular dental visits

Visiting your dentist regularly and having your teeth professionally cleaned makes a drastic difference in your overall health. A clean mouth not only reduces cavities, but also greatly improves the health of your entire body. Healthy teeth allow you to eat the food you need, while also reducing the amount of harmful bacteria you swallow.   Read More →