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Fun 2018 Holiday Events Near Grosse Pointe & Shelby Township, Michigan

A family celebrating holiday events in their home.
Are you looking for the most fun holiday events near Grosse Pointe & Shelby Township this year? We can help you find them! With all the exciting parties and celebrations going on around the Metro-Detroit area, there’s plenty of holiday cheer to be had by all.
Read on to learn about some family-friendly events, and some dental tips … Continue Reading

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Benefits of Multi-Specialty Dental Practice for Comprehensive Dental Care

Dentist and orthodontist working together to view a patient’s x-ray.
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 … Continue Reading

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

Smiling teenage boy and younger brother playing together on vacation | Travel Dental Kit
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. … Continue Reading

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Dental Anesthetics & Your Options

Woman receiving a dental anesthetics in her mouth.
The last thing you should worry about is your comfort at the dentist. Pain causes anxiety and not only makes the experience unpleasant but also makes the dentist’s job harder too. That’s where dental anesthetics come in. Dentists use a variety of anesthetics and numbing agents to help reduce the sensitivity to pain during a procedure. … Continue Reading

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Top 5 Dental Apps for Kids and Adults

A young girl and young boy brush their teeth with manual toothbrushes | Dental apps for kids
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 … Continue Reading

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12 Ways to Clean & Protect Your Retainer

Portrait of smiling girl with a retainer | 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 … Continue Reading

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Messy Dental Impressions are History Thanks to Digital Mouth Scanners

A dental technician uses the iTero® impressionless dental mouth scanners on a smiling patient.
The dreaded dental impression – getting one used to be awkward, messy, even downright unpleasant for many patients. But thanks to modern technology, digital mouth scanners have made creating dental impressions easier than brushing your teeth.

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

Woman suffering from jaw pain related to TMD - tmd/tmj treatmentTemporomandibular 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 … Continue Reading

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New Trend in Orthodontics: Adult Braces

Woman with braces for adultsAgainst popular belief, braces aren’t just for kids and teens. In fact, according to Delta Dental, approximately one million American adults wear braces! Many of our adult patients had braces as a child, but forgot to wear their retainer. Others never had braces to begin with and are now ready to take care of their smile insecurities once and for all.

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Canker Sores: Treatment and Remedies

Young woman with painful canker soresIf you’ve ever had a canker sore, you know what a pain it can be – both literally and figuratively. Canker sores make it difficult to eat, drink, and talk, and can cause acute discomfort in the area of affliction. Our dentists at Pointe Dental Group have put together some helpful information about treating canker sores and how you … Continue Reading

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