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Can You Whiten Dental Bonding?

November 11, 2022

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Empty dental chair in clean officeCosmetic dental bonding offers a lot of bang for your buck because it’s a quick, affordable solution to revamp your smile. A composite resin can fix a variety of common aesthetic flaws, like stains, exposed roots, chips, or cracks. No matter the reason, bonding provides natural-looking results that can last; however, it can discolor over time. Your natural teeth and the material won’t discolor at the same rate, which can cause your bonding to stick out like a sore thumb. Unfortunately, a whitening product won’t restore your smile. Don’t worry, here’s how you can revamp your pearly whites. 

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Are Pickles Bad for Your Oral Health?

September 14, 2022

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Whether you like eating them alone or alongside a sandwich or hamburger, pickles are a popular snack for many people. These salty veggies are so popular that there have even been chips, candy, and beer made to taste like them! If you’re a fan of pickles, you may not know how this tasty treat can impact your oral health. Read on to learn about how pickles affect your smile.

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How Long Do Fillings Last?

August 16, 2022

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Approximately one-third of adults between the ages of 20 and 44 have untreated cavities according to an estimate by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC). Dental fillings are a common way to repair decayed teeth. This is done by removing the decayed part of the tooth and placing a filling in the hole left behind. This treatment is highly effective at repairing both the look and function of the tooth, but how long do fillings last? Read on to learn about the factors that impact how long dental fillings will last before you need to get a new one.

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6 Reasons to Get a Tooth-Colored Filling

July 10, 2022

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Digital image of tooth-colored fillingsDid you know you have an alternative option to metal fillings? Whether you have a new cavity or need to replace an old filling, you can enjoy a solution that will blend in with your smile. Although amalgam has been used for generations, here are 6 reasons people are opting for tooth-colored fillings.

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Handling a Dental Emergency While Traveling

June 11, 2022

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Woman with luggage walking through airportAlthough there’s never a good day to need an emergency dentist, an urgent oral health problem while you are away from home one can quickly ruin your vacation plans. Despite your itinerary and being away from your family dentist, don’t wait until you get back home to schedule an appointment, or you might lose your tooth. Instead, here’s what you can do until you can see a dentist to ensure your dental emergency doesn’t ruin your vacation.

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4 Reasons to Visit the Dentist before Summer Vacation

May 15, 2022

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Summer is just around the corner and it’s looking like it’ll be another beautiful one here in Michigan. If you’re envisioning long days at the lake or are planning a summer vacation somewhere further afield, there’s one thing you will want to put on your to-do list – visiting the dentist. Keep reading for the top 4 reasons why you won’t regret leaving time for a dental checkup

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3 Tips for Teaching Your Child How to Floss

April 7, 2022

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Little boy flossing his teeth

Parents usually make specific changes to their toddler’s life once the latter’s teeth emerge. One would be shifting them from foods like mushy peas and carrots to others that are more solid. Another obvious development would be teaching their child how to brush their teeth.

Amidst this shuffling, sadly, parents sometimes consider it too difficult to get their children flossing. To prove otherwise, listed below are three practical tips on teaching kids how to floss.

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If My Tooth Was Knocked-Out, Can I Put It Back In?

March 7, 2022

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Roughly over five million people get a knocked-out tooth every year—that’s a lot! If you’ve recently experienced this, then you know how overwhelming the situation can feel. You’ll definitely want to seek dental emergency care right away, but should you try putting your tooth back in its socket? Read on to learn how you should handle your pearly white while heading to your dentist’s office.

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How Can I Make Myself More Kissable for Valentine’s Day?

February 4, 2022

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Couple kissing for valentine’s day

There are all sorts of fun date ideas you can consider before settling on one. Whether you are planning for a romantic dinner at your special someone’s favorite restaurant or you just want to get cozy on the couch while watching their favorite rom-com, you’re in for a night to remember. However, when it comes to the kiss at the end of your date, you want to be prepared. Continue reading for some oral health tips from your dentist in Brownstown Charter Township so that it can be as magical as you imagined.

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Why Do I Only Have Jaw Pain on One Side?

January 4, 2022

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man with jaw pain

If you have pain in any part of your body, it can be frustrating and alarming. It might be difficult to know what you should do about it. If you are experiencing jaw pain on one side of your mouth, there are numerous reasons why this could be happening.

Many times, this isn’t a serious issue, but you should know when to seek help. Continue reading to learn about some of the reasons why you may be experiencing one-sided jaw pain so you know when to contact your emergency dentist in Brownstown Charter Township.

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