added on: January 10, 2019

When an adult is missing one, two, or several teeth in one area, one replacement option is a crown-&-bridge combination. This can be appealing to patients because a bridge may be partially covered by dental insurance and seems to be a less expensive choice than a bridge-supported dental implant. But… Read More…


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: July 2, 2018

Tooth loss among American adults is fairly common. Although the risk for tooth loss increases with age, it is still a common occurrence in nearly every age group. The Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC) reports that 7 percent of people in the United States have lost at least… Read More…


added on: June 15, 2018

About four years ago, I had a mid-fifties female who came to me because of ever-increasing headaches, migraines, and night-time clenching. She had been to numerous doctors, each prescribing different medications, some of which “zombied me out.” Because of the clenching, she was beginning to suspect problems relating to her… Read More…


added on: February 5, 2018

“If I could turn back the hands of time, I’d have taken much better care of my teeth.” This is a statement I hear often from patients who have worn a full or partial denture for years. While preventing decay and gum disease generally takes mere minutes a day, the… Read More…


added on: January 23, 2018

Balance is an important aspect of proper function. It is just as important to have balance in all four legs of a table as it is to have the wheels of a vehicle in proper alignment. Your teeth need proper alignment as well. Each tooth is dependent on those on… Read More…


added on: January 4, 2018

Occasionally, I see a commercial on television that promote ‘centers’ that provide dental implants. They mention how all treatment is available in one location, although that’s something we’ve provided for may years. So, just what is different about these centers? What concerns me when an adult consults with these facilities… Read More…


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