Making the choice to go with porcelain veneers as a cosmetic dental option is no small decision. Maybe you’ve had them for years, or perhaps you’re considering them, but either way, you’ll want them to last as long as possible. The great news is, there are plenty of ways you can prolong their lifetime, and your Brownstone dentist shares some tips to help you maintain your veneers.(more…)
January 21, 2021
November 4, 2020
At your last checkup, did your dentist tell you that you needed a filling or two? If so, you’re definitely not alone. In fact, more than 90% of American adults have had at least one cavity. While you may be tempted to avoid getting your cavities taken care of until after the holidays, getting any fillings you need before the end of the year can actually save you money. Continue reading to learn how.(more…)
October 7, 2020
If you are looking to replace your missing teeth, there are many different factors you need to consider in order to decide which tooth replacement option best suits your needs. In addition to understanding how they look and function, you will want to know how long a tooth replacement lasts before needing to be replaced. One popular option is a dental bridge. Continue reading to learn more from your dentist about the dental bridge lifespan as well as how you can prevent them from failing.(more…)
August 2, 2020
Dental implants are one of the most effective and reliable ways to replace missing teeth. In fact, according to the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, dental implants have a success rate of approximately 95%! While most people with missing teeth make good candidates for implant treatment, some cases can be more complex than others. Here is a quick look at some of the factors that make a dental implant case complex.(more…)
May 18, 2020
Are you experiencing unusual or uncomfortable dental symptoms, but are unsure whether to call your Brownstown Township emergency dentist? Not all dental emergencies are as easy to identify as a cracked or knocked-out tooth. Sometimes, easily overlooked annoyances in your smile are indications of a more serious underlying issue. Here are ten symptoms that may be early warning signs of a dental emergency.(more…)
January 16, 2020
You’ve been missing a molar for a few years now. Since it’s in the back of your mouth, you figure you don’t need to replace it. After all, no one’s going to see it, so why bother? As it turns out, there are plenty of reasons why you should. Not replacing missing teeth can lead to cosmetic and even oral health consequences, even if it’s a back tooth. Keep reading to learn why you should fill the gap in your mouth, and a few of the options you have.(more…)
November 5, 2019
It’s almost 2020, which means your dental insurance company is eagerly counting down until the clock strikes midnight on December 31. Why? It’s because in a matter of seconds, anything that is left behind and unused on your insurance policy is sent right back into their hands, effectively putting your deductible and annual maximum back at $0. If this sounds like a bad dream, unfortunately, it’s a reality and while you can’t stop it, you can prevent how much, if any, your insurance receives when January 1 arrives. Hear from a dentist who explains what you can do to keep more of your hard-earned money in your pocket and out of the hands of your insurer.
April 16, 2019
Modern dentures are a great way to restore teeth that have been lost due to aging, illness, or lifestyle factors. Just like healthy natural teeth, dentures can be not only practical but beautiful as well. Simply follow the steps outlined in this post and you’ll soon be dazzling world with your smile. Let’s begin by looking at some important no-no’s when it comes to denture care and cleaning.
February 10, 2019
Have you seen teeth whitening products but been too leery to purchase them? If you’re looking for natural ways to brighten your smile at home, it could be as easy as eating certain foods. Some foods and drinks can stain your smile and some can actually whiten it over time. Your family dentist in Brownstown gives you the do’s and don’ts on maintaining your bright smile.
January 8, 2019
Want to try something different as a New Year’s resolution in 2019? One possibility is focusing on you and your family’s oral health! Sure, most people try to improve their general health each January, but it’s equally important to take good care of your smile as well. And scheduling regular checkups with a dentist in Brownstown is the first step to making sure your teeth and gums are healthy. In this blog, you’ll find out why checkups are more than “just a cleaning,” and how to maintain your oral health in between visits!