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Two locations in Michigan: Grosse Pointe Farms & Shelby Twp. At Pointe Dental Group, we strive to consistently provide innovative dental services utilizing superior technology. Our goal is to enable our patients to maintain their oral health in maximum comfort, function and aesthetics for a lifetime. We encourage you to meet our staff of caring and compassionate professionals!

5 Signs of Good Oral Health

You already know that caring for your teeth and gums is important to your oral health and your health in general. But do you know how to tell if you are doing a thorough job of cleaning your teeth and gums? Here are 5 signs of good oral health from Pointe Dental Group, serving Shelby […]

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5 Worst Foods for Teeth and Your Oral Health

Good overall health includes caring for your teeth! Did you know that teeth require vitamins and nutrients to be healthy and strong just like the rest of your body? Calcium, vitamins A and D, and fiber are all important items to include in your diet. Of course, not all foods are food for your teeth. […]

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Long-Term Gum Disease Effects on Your Health

Good dental health requires daily attention. Every time you skip brushing or flossing, you increase your chances of developing early stages of gum disease. As this gum disease progresses, it can turn into severe periodontal disease. While many considering bleeding gums and tooth aches to be the worst part of gingivitis, there are serious gum […]

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Benefits of Multi-Specialty Dental Practice for Comprehensive Dental Care

When you have a dental health condition that requires the intervention of a specialist, your dentist often has to refer you to a specialist that works in a different office, sometimes miles away. Going to the dentist can be stressful enough already. Wouldn’t it be better to continue your treatment with the practice you know […]

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How to Improve Oral Health for Your New Year’s Resolution

The New Year is here, and that means it’s time to decide on your New Year’s resolution. The best resolutions aren’t major life changes – they’re easily achievable goals which can improve your life. This year, why not focus on your dental health? Questions about how to improve oral health are common, so read on […]

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The Connection Between Diabetes & Dental Health Problems

People who are diagnosed with diabetes understand many of the associated risks to their hearts, eyes and kidneys. However, your mouth and gums are also impacted by diabetes. This risk often goes undiscussed. The connection between diabetes and dental health is a serious one. If you’ve been diagnosed with diabetes, or know someone who has, […]

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4 Foods That Cause Bad Breath & Why They Do

It’s important to take care of your oral health to prevent tooth decay and gum disease. But good dental health isn’t the only benefit you get from healthy habits – you also keep your breath fresh. However, even the best brushing and flossing can’t protect you from all of the foods that cause bad breath. […]

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Save Your Smile from Red Wine Teeth Stains!

Looking your best at a holiday party ideally doesn’t include a smile that sports a row of crimson-red teeth. But after drinking a small glass of red wine, you may find it a fate that’s hard to avoid. What causes those annoying red wine teeth stains, and is it possible to minimize the discoloration? Read […]

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Chipped Teeth & Cracked Tooth Enamel: How to Avoid Cracking Your Teeth

Your teeth are the hardest part in your body – even harder than bone! But like bones, they’re not impervious to damage. Coating each tooth is a layer of enamel that helps keep the more sensitive parts of your teeth protected from bacteria and decay. But when you experience a chipped tooth or cracked tooth […]

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Sleep Apnea Treatment is Often Covered by Medical Insurance!

    If you suspect you suffer from sleep apnea, see your doctor right away to confirm. They can help identify potential sleep apnea symptoms. If they believe you may have sleep apnea, they can refer you to an ENT, pulmonologist or neurologist who will be able to diagnosis you. Once you have been diagnosed, […]

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