What Is a Periodontal Screening? [video]

Gum disease is the leading cause of tooth loss in American adults, but this common affliction can be prevented, halted, and even reversed with proper dental care. That includes good oral hygiene at home and regular examinations by your dentist. The ...

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Your Kids Are Ready for School. Are Their Teeth?

Can you believe it’s already August? You know what that means: the first day of school is just around the corner. Maybe you’re already stocking up on school supplies and have started shopping for clothes and shoes in anticipation of the impending...

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Do You Need A Dental Crown Or A Bridge?

Losing teeth is not a good thing. Often it means you are having an oral health issue, such as tooth decay or gum disease, or you have been injured in some way. We don’t want either of those things to happen to our patients, but if you or someone ...

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A More Convenient Sleep Apnea Treatment [video]

For most sleep apnea patients, the first treatment option is a CPAP machine. When used correctly, it can be an effective way to treat this condition. Unfortunately, only about 50 percent of people with CPAPs actually use them on a nightly basis. ...

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You’re Ready for Vacation. But Is Your Smile?

You are counting down the days. Maybe you’ve been shopping for new clothes. Hitting the gym a little more often than usual. Your haircut is scheduled. Because when you go on vacation, you want to look your very best, right? But have you thought ...

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How Great Is Your Risk Of Gum Disease? [quiz]

This isn’t the first time we’ve written about gum disease, and it won’t be the last. Experts have estimated that between 70 and 80 percent of Americans have or will develop some form of periodontal disease. Even so, some people are at a higher ...

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You Can Create A New Smile, We Can Help [video]

If you are a regular reader of our blog, then you may remember Michael from one of our previous posts. Today we have a different video featuring him discussing the smile makeover he is receiving at our dentist office in Alma, MI. With a combination ...

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We Can Help You With Your Dental Anxiety

The Fourth of July is just a few days away. Many families celebrate by setting off some small fireworks or by attending a large community fireworks display. Many people find the fireworks exciting and fun, but not everyone does. Some people are ...

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Fight TMJ With One Of Our Bite Appliances [video]

TMJ, or temporomandibular joint disorders, affect millions of people across the United States. TMJ problems can leave you feeling pain in your jaw and face, suffering from earaches and headaches (including migraines), or having trouble opening and ...

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