added on: May 6, 2020

Following the most recent mandates issued by the Michigan governor, our Shelby Township dental office remains closed through May for all but urgent needs. While we know this period of staying indoors has caused oral wellness concerns for some of our patients, we hope they are following our tips for… Read More…


added on: November 12, 2019

Could psoriasis lead to gum disease? Could gum disease lead to psoriasis? While research has linked oral health to many diseases and conditions in the body, the psoriasis-gum disease connection seems to be one garnering much attention from researchers. And, rightly so. A growing list of other diseases, such as… Read More…


added on: October 9, 2019

For a number of reasons, adults occasionally lose teeth. Some more than others. Although the expectation in the U.S. is that it’s normal to lose teeth as we age, it certainly shouldn’t be. Through proper oral hygiene at home, regular dental visits, a healthy diet, and keeping the mouth moist,… Read More…


added on: August 29, 2019

When a child has a toothache, the parent seems to ‘feel’ the discomfort the most. After all, no parent wants to see their child in pain. Even though ‘baby’ teeth will be replaced eventually, these young teeth can develop cavities as easily as ‘adult,’ or primary teeth. Baby teeth emerge… Read More…


added on: April 4, 2019

In our Shelby Township dental office, our goal is to help people prevent problems from occurring in the first place. With regular dental check-ups, adhering to individualized at-home instructions, and having recommended treatment (such as crowns to protect teeth with fractures or using a specific toothbrush for more-effective plaque removal),… 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: 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: April 17, 2018

Americans, for the most part, are pretty disciplined when it comes to the need for early-detection screenings. Women understand the need to have periodic pap smears and mammograms. Men understand the need for regular prostrate checks. And, most all Americans understand the need to have colonoscopies, eye exams, bone density… Read More…


added on: April 12, 2017

A study published in the Journal of Sexual Medicine revealed that men in their thirties with severe gum disease are 3 times more likely to have erection problems. This comes after previous research revealed that periodontal disease may be linked to heart disease, which is a common cause of erectile… Read More…


added on: March 28, 2017

Ask most Americans which cancers are the most deadly and you’ll likely hear replies of pancreatic, prostrate or breast cancer. While these cancers are widespread and can be deadly, you rarely hear about oral cancer. What makes Oral Cancer so deadly is its ability to progress long before symptoms emerge…. Read More…


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