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 4, 2018

Although it’s a little early to be thinking about resolutions for the new year, we wanted to add to your incentive in case one of yours could be to “kick the habit.” According to a December 2017 article in CNN, giving up smoking is one of the top ten resolutions… Read More…


added on: November 19, 2018

At our Shelby Township dental office, our entire team is committed to help patients be fully informed consumers. This is one reason our patients know they can trust us. We strive to carefully explain each situation that requires treatment. We then help the patient to understand the advantages as well… Read More…


added on: November 12, 2018

Tooth loss has many frustrations. When lost teeth are replaced by dentures or partial dentures, many people are surprised to learn that they can cause these frustrations to worsen over time. Dentures can contribute to discomfort, reduced confidence, decreased ability to chew and enjoy foods, embarrassment and a daily inconvenience…. 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…


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