Grosse Pointe & Shelby Township

Blog

Tag Archives: Dental Tips

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 […]

Posted in Dental Tips, General Dentistry | Also tagged Comments Off on How to Improve Oral Health for Your New Year’s Resolution

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. […]

Posted in Dental Tips, General Dentistry | Also tagged Comments Off on 4 Foods That Cause Bad Breath & Why They Do

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 […]

Posted in Cosmetic Dentistry, Dental Tips | Also tagged , Comments Off on Save Your Smile from Red Wine Teeth Stains!

Tips for Denture Care: How to Clean Dentures

Do you have new dentures? It’s important to take denture care seriously to avoid damage and issues like gum disease. Most people who are new to using them aren’t sure how to clean dentures properly. While it’s very similar to taking care of your natural teeth, there are some key differences. If you’re wondering how […]

Posted in Dentures | Also tagged , Comments Off on Tips for Denture Care: How to Clean Dentures

The Best Food for Healthy Gums & Teeth

You only have one set of adult teeth, so it’s important to take care of them.  But a flawless smile requires more than just regularly brushing and flossing – your diet plays a vital role too. While you may be familiar with what not to eat, do you know which foods have a positive effect […]

Posted in Dental Tips | Also tagged , Comments Off on The Best Food for Healthy Gums & Teeth

Going on a Trip this Spring? Make Sure to Pack Your Travel Dental Kit Essentials!

Spring is here and that means you might be thinking about fun in the sun, road trips and relaxation. But bacteria don’t take a vacation and neither should your oral care routine. Keep your beautiful smile and white teeth on the go by packing the essentials in a travel dental kit. A well-prepared travel dental […]

Posted in Dental Tips, News | Also tagged , Comments Off on Going on a Trip this Spring? Make Sure to Pack Your Travel Dental Kit Essentials!

Top 5 Dental Apps for Kids and Adults

We all spend a lot of time on our smartphones today. You know how to use them to call, text, and even play games… but did you know you could use them to improve the oral health of your family? There are some great dental apps available, both free and paid, that offer you useful […]

Posted in Dental Tips, Orthodontics, Pediatric Dentistry | Also tagged , , , Comments Off on Top 5 Dental Apps for Kids and Adults

12 Ways to Clean & Protect Your Retainer

If you’ve ever had braces, chances are you’re familiar with a retainer. Retainers are a common orthodontic appliance, especially among young people, and are often the final step in perfecting your pearly whites after braces are removed. The most common purpose for a retainer is to help teeth stay in their new position after shifting […]

Posted in Cosmetic Dentistry, Orthodontics | Also tagged , , Comments Off on 12 Ways to Clean & Protect Your Retainer

Which Dental Floss Brands Are Best?

With the holidays upon us, you’re probably indulging in a few more delicious treats than usual. Did you know that as November fades into December, there’s one holiday that gets overlooked? That’s National Flossing Day! So, while you’re standing in the check-out line with your cart full of holiday gifts, remember the importance of using […]

Posted in Dental Tips | Also tagged , , , Comments Off on Which Dental Floss Brands Are Best?

Get Rid of that Pain in the Jaw with TMD/TMJ Treatment

Temporomandibular Disorder, or TMD (formerly known as TMJ) – it’s is a mouthful to say, but it can be a mouthful of pain for those who suffer from it. The symptoms of TMD vary widely, as well as the causes. Luckily, there are many TMD/TMJ treatment options available, so the pain in your jaw can […]

Posted in Dental Tips, TMD | Also tagged , , , Comments Off on Get Rid of that Pain in the Jaw with TMD/TMJ Treatment