added on: December 4, 2019

Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is a potentially serious sleep disorder. It causes breathing to repeatedly stop and start during sleep. This type of apnea occurs when your throat muscles intermittently relax and block your airway during sleep. Snoring is typically associated with obstructive sleep apnea and often a precursor. Although… Read More…


added on: November 26, 2019

“I wish I’d done this years ago!” “This is the best investment I’ve ever made!” “I feel like a new me!” These are comments heard from patients in our Shelby Township dental office rather often. When people decide they’re ready to improve the appearance of their smile, or replace missing… Read More…


added on: June 4, 2019

There is a physical reason why people snore. The same physical components also cause some children to snore as well as some breeds of dogs or cats. Snoring is a vibration that occurs in your throat caused by a narrowing of the upper airway. Snoring can be prompted by a… Read More…


added on: May 23, 2019

Cavities and periodontal (gum) disease are highly avoidable. Still, gum disease remains the most prevalent disease of all Americans, affecting nearly half of adults. Cavities are even more common. According to the Centers For Disease Control & Prevention (CDC), almost 91 percent of aged 20 to 64 American adults had… Read More…


added on: February 26, 2019

Most of us are familiar with the story of the infamous luxury cruise liner, the Titanic. In 1912, the ship (on its maiden voyage) struck an iceberg in the frigid North Atlantic Ocean, split in half, and sank. If you’ve seen the movie, you may recall that a shipmate caught… Read More…



added on: December 31, 2018

For those who dislike housework, they can come up with endless reasons  to avoid it. For adults who desire a beautiful, confident smile, some people have a number of excuses why they avoid having one. For nearly 25 years, we have helped thousands achieve good oral health and smiles 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: June 19, 2018

A friend who is an Internist recently shared a conversation she had with a mid-50’s patient. The patient asked for sleeping pills because he felt his quality of sleep had declined, leaving him dragging throughout the day. Wisely, the doctor asked a questions first and learned that the patient had… Read More…


added on: April 10, 2018

I have a friend who battled depression for several years. She told me that, most days, she just wanted to “crawl into a hole.” However, what she shared as a frustrating part of having depression were well-meaning friends and relatives who would advise her, “You just need to get out… Read More…


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