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: November 6, 2018

Many years ago, I found I’d developed a reputation for a gentle touch and what many patients describe as “painless injections.” We then began offering oral sedation to help many patients get past their anxiety or “jitters” in the dental chair. We also began offering I.V. sedation (also known as… Read More…


added on: October 21, 2018

When people purchase a bargain-priced shirt at a discount ‘mega store,’ they can’t expect to receive the same quality as if the shirt was purchased at Land’s End®. While both stores sell shirts, there can be a vast difference in the quality of fabric, stitching, buttons, and seaming. The longevity… 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 22, 2018

I remember the first time I met Anne. An attractive mid-50’s empty-nester, this new patient seemed shy and reserved during our initial consult. After her first exam and cleaning, she opened up about her longing for a more attractive smile. Fast forward to a month later. New smile, new Anne…. Read More…


added on: August 7, 2018

Fear is not a bad thing. It’s our brain signaling a warning to us. For example, when we see a snake, it causes us to react so we can protect ourselves. When we are on a roller coaster, fear causes us to grip tightly to the safety bar. Personally, I… 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…


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