added on: October 31, 2019

Smiles of babies and toddlers are all beautiful. Adult smiles, however, are not always described as such. Actually, very few people feel their smile is “beautiful”. As adults age, crowding can lead to a smile of crooked or “jumbled” teeth. The aging process can also result in the discoloration of… Read More…


added on: September 19, 2019

“We don’t know what we don’t know.” You’ve probably heard that before. For me, I know nothing about electrical wirings, which is why I rely on a qualified electrician to hang a new light fixture in my home or add more voltage to an outlet. Every once in a while… Read More…


added on: July 16, 2019

In yoga, many of the poses involve balancing positions. Stances such as Warrior, Tree, and Figure 4 help our bodies focus on its natural balance, its harmony. If you think about it, our bodies were designed, from our head to our toes, for balance. The head balances on our spinal… Read More…


added on: June 24, 2019

Years ago, I completed advanced training in neuromuscular dentistry. This was because, as an advanced care dentist, I desired to enhance our patients’ cosmetic dentistry and restorative procedures with the advantages of optimal “occlusion.” Occlusion describes the intricate balance between the alignment of teeth and its supporting structures. In biting,… Read More…


added on: April 18, 2019

As a dentist, I see a number of new patients who express a desire to have a “whiter, more attractive smile” when discussing their smile goals. While healthy gums and avoiding cavities is important, having a beautiful smile is something that most people desire. In addition to enhancing facial appearance,… Read More…


added on: March 18, 2019

You may know that no two people have the same fingerprints, even identical twins. However, you may find it particularly interesting that fingerprints are formed in the womb, as the result of amniotic fluid pressure, in the first trimester. People are different in many ways. We all have different hair,… Read More…


added on: February 6, 2019

It’s no secret that an appealing, healthy smile is an asset to your life. In addition to studies that now show good oral health is beneficial to good overall health, having a smile we feel good about tends to be shared more often. It also sends a message to others… Read More…


added on: January 8, 2019

When you look at a pair of scales, you can see that it doesn’t take much to tip them to one side. It’s the same thing when it comes to the balance of upper to lower teeth. The position of teeth are designed so that the upper row meets in… 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…


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