added on: December 14, 2018

As a dentist who has been in dental practice in Shelby Township for over twenty years, I’ve been proud to witness the transformations that occur when a cosmetic dentistry patient sees their new smile for the first time. I’ve seen tears of joy, heard “oohhh’s and ‘aahhh’s of awe, and… 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: September 24, 2018

Fall fashions are everywhere — department store windows, television commercials, sales flyers, and popping up all over the internet. A lot of money can be put into clothes, shoes, handbags, hairstyles, and makeup. Yet, can anything have a greater impact on your appearance AND self-confidence as a flattering, beautiful smile?… 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 15, 2018

When a friend learned that what she was eating was leading to skin rashes, she was puzzled by the connection. Yet, researchers are now connecting the dots between just how closely one system in the body influences the others. A particular connection that is moving front-&-center is the connection between… 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: May 23, 2018

Buddhist author Thich Nhat Hanh said, “Sometimes your joy is the source of your smile, but sometimes your smile can be the source of your joy.” Ahhh… smiles. They are wonderful! The power of a smile is amazing. There is actually a chemical reason behind their ability to make us… Read More…



added on: January 15, 2018

A while back, I found a beautiful oil painting I wanted to have framed. Although my thinking was “all framing shops are alike,” a friend urged me to meet with a framer she had used several times. What I learned was quite an awakening. The framing ‘master’ noted the theme… Read More…


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