added on: October 15, 2018

Ever said, “I’d rather have a root canal than (fill in the blank with something dreaded).”? Perhaps root canals of yesteryear were deserving of this reputation. However, modern root canals are performed in less time than procedures of the past and with optimal comfort. Root canals are important since they… Read More…


added on: October 2, 2018

I remember a high school teacher who was known for his breath odor. Away from him, he was referred to as “Mr. Fog” because students joked that you could actually see his bad breath whenever he opened his mouth. As an adult, I realize that’s not a kind label. As… Read More…


added on: September 24, 2018

Fall fashions are everywhere — department store windows, television commercials, sales flyers, and popping up all over the internet. A lot of money can be put into clothes, shoes, handbags, hairstyles, and makeup. Yet, can anything have a greater impact on your appearance AND self-confidence as a flattering, beautiful smile?… Read More…


added on: September 17, 2018

Since becoming available in the 1950’s, dental Implants have gone through a number of fine-tuning developments. As various systems have evolved over the past few decades, dental implants now offer a dependable tooth replacement option for virtually all situations. Today, there are exceptional choices in designs that accommodate specific needs… Read More…


added on: September 5, 2018

For many people who snore heavily or have sleep apnea, an oft-prescribed remedy is a C-PAP device. Although effective and deemed the “industry gold standard” for restoring restful sleep, these devices are so encumbering that consistent use is not always the norm. Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) occurs when the soft… Read More…


added on: September 4, 2018

A new school year has begun. With that, we often see a bit of an uptick in the number of mishaps when it comes to our patients’ smiles. When school aged children and adolescents resume contact sports and adults recommit to their “normal” routines of exercise, the frequency of broken… Read More…


added on: August 27, 2018

As a patient of our Shelby Twp dental office, your smile is just as important to us during your appointments as when you’re not in a treatment chair. It is our goal to help you enjoy a healthy, confident smile both in and out of our doors. For dental implant… Read More…


added on: August 22, 2018

I remember the first time I met Anne. An attractive mid-50’s empty-nester, this new patient seemed shy and reserved during our initial consult. After her first exam and cleaning, she opened up about her longing for a more attractive smile. Fast forward to a month later. New smile, new Anne…. Read More…


added on: August 15, 2018

When a friend learned that what she was eating was leading to skin rashes, she was puzzled by the connection. Yet, researchers are now connecting the dots between just how closely one system in the body influences the others. A particular connection that is moving front-&-center is the connection between… Read More…


added on: August 7, 2018

Fear is not a bad thing. It’s our brain signaling a warning to us. For example, when we see a snake, it causes us to react so we can protect ourselves. When we are on a roller coaster, fear causes us to grip tightly to the safety bar. Personally, I… Read More…


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