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: 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 17, 2018

Since becoming available in the 1950’s, dental Implants have gone through a number of fine-tuning developments. As various systems have evolved over the past few decades, dental implants now offer a dependable tooth replacement option for virtually all situations. Today, there are exceptional choices in designs that accommodate specific needs… 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: July 26, 2018

Since hitting the market, electronic cigarettes (e-cigs) have been perceived by the public to be a healthier alternative to conventional cigarettes. However, when it comes to your smile, research is showing that vaping is not a friendly alternative to smoking. Rather than producing smoke, e-cigarettes use a vapor to deliver… 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: February 19, 2018

It makes sense that bacteria grow in environments that are warm, moist and dark. We learned this in high school science classes. ‘Warm, moist and dark’ pretty much describes the ‘oral cavity’ (which includes the teeth, soft gum tissues, palate and tongue). So, it may seem odd that a ‘dry… Read More…


added on: November 15, 2017

Not counting wisdom teeth, the adult mouth is designed to house 32 natural teeth. Yet, for American adults over the age of 65, the average number of teeth is less than 19. In this age group, there is little difference in this statistic between males and females. Over 27 percent… Read More…


added on: October 23, 2017

We all want to eat a healthy diet. We don’t always do that but we know that it’s what keeps us healthy and helps us fight off illness and infection. Your oral health is just as dependent on a healthy diet as the rest of you. And, some foods and… Read More…


added on: September 29, 2017

Some patients are surprised when we tell them they have early-stage periodontal (gum) disease. This is because gum disease, in many instances, begins without obvious symptoms. When it comes to our oral health, there is a misconception by many people that “If it doesn’t hurt, then everything is fine.” For… Read More…


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