added on: December 14, 2018

As a dentist who has been in dental practice in Shelby Township for over twenty years, I’ve been proud to witness the transformations that occur when a cosmetic dentistry patient sees their new smile for the first time. I’ve seen tears of joy, heard “oohhh’s and ‘aahhh’s of awe, and… Read More…


added on: October 21, 2018

When people purchase a bargain-priced shirt at a discount ‘mega store,’ they can’t expect to receive the same quality as if the shirt was purchased at Land’s End®. While both stores sell shirts, there can be a vast difference in the quality of fabric, stitching, buttons, and seaming. The longevity… 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 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 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…



added on: June 26, 2018

Whether you have school-aged children in your house or not, it seems that breaks in the school year alter many ‘normal’ routines. As Mom of two boys, I know how my schedule is affected by their ‘off’ days from school. For their grandparents and other relatives, we all seem to… Read More…


added on: May 30, 2018

Is there anything more precious than the smiles of our children? As a dentist, I have a particular appreciation of the health and appearance advantages that children have with good oral habits and regular dental care. Yet, as a Mom, I know how fabulously wonderful those smiles make us, as… Read More…


added on: May 23, 2018

Buddhist author Thich Nhat Hanh said, “Sometimes your joy is the source of your smile, but sometimes your smile can be the source of your joy.” Ahhh… smiles. They are wonderful! The power of a smile is amazing. There is actually a chemical reason behind their ability to make us… Read More…


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