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My Child Needs Oral Surgery: Now What?

No parent ever wants to hear that their child needs surgery. But if your child requires an oral procedure, knowing what to expect can make things less stressful. With that in mind, let’s explore the process.

Jul 1st, 2022
5 Tips To Improve Your Experience With Braces

You're taking the steps to straighten your teeth (or your child’s) with braces, and you want the experience to go as smoothly as possible. Here are some tips that will pave the way forward to a great smile.

Mar 15th, 2022
What Kind of Braces Should I Get?

A lot has changed in the last few decades. Today, you have a variety of teeth-straightening options. To help you pick the right type of braces, we built this guide.

Dec 1st, 2021
The Importance of Family Dentistry

Family dentistry can help everyone — from little ones to grandparents — protect their oral health. Learn what it can do for each person in your family.

Nov 1st, 2021
How Dentistry Can Treat Your Sleep Apnea

You might think that your only option to treat sleep apnea comes down to hooking yourself up to a machine at night. Actually, though, dentistry gives you another way with a simple, easy-to-use oral appliance.

Oct 1st, 2021
When Is Oral Surgery Necessary?

You probably don’t want to go in for oral surgery unless you truly need it — but how do you know when it’s time? Let’s look at some common instances when this type of surgery becomes a necessity.

Sep 1st, 2021
How Do Braces Work?

You know that braces can straighten unaligned teeth — but how do they work, exactly? Find out in this guide. Then, explore your options beyond traditional braces.

Jun 16th, 2021
Myths and Facts About Dentures

Do you know the truth about dentures? To help you understand how these replacement teeth can work, we’re dispelling five common myths about dentures.

May 17th, 2021
What Does Dental Health Have to Do With Sleep Apnea?

You might not think your sleep and your teeth have much to do with each other. But the state of your dental health can indicate a sleep condition called sleep apnea, and sleep apnea can impact your oral health, too.

Mar 10th, 2021
Dental Implant Surgery: What to Expect

Dental implant surgery doesn’t have to be a months-long process. With Teeth-in-an-Hour®, you can get your new, fully restored smile in just one day and only have a week or so of recovery time.

Feb 10th, 2021
5 Benefits of Non-Invasive Laser Surgery

When gum disease progresses to the point where you need periodontal surgery, you can count on multiple treatments and an uncomfortable recovery, including incisions and stitches. Dental lasers, though, do the same job without the same tissue damage.

Dec 17th, 2020
Versatile Veneers: The Ultimate Cover-Up

If you’ve ever wished you had a completely different smile, it’s time to talk to your dentist about veneers, the ultimate way to totally transform your teeth.

Nov 17th, 2020
When is the Right Age for Braces?

Crooked teeth can be embarrassing and cause low self-esteem. If you don’t have straight teeth, braces can provide you with a beautiful smile. But what is the right age for treatment? Read on to learn more about braces.

Sep 28th, 2020
Adjusting to Life With Dentures

In a perfect world, your teeth go the distance with you. But life happens and you may find yourself with dentures. Here are some tips to help you adjust to these worthy replacement teeth.

Jun 1st, 2020
What to Expect During and After Oral Surgery

Whether you need a tooth extraction, a dental implant, or another type of oral surgery, knowing what to expect before and after can help you feel calm and prepared. Here’s your guide to dental surgery.

Oct 17th, 2020
Do You Have to Wear a Retainer Forever After Invisalign®?

Invisalign® can straighten your teeth in as little as 12 to 18 months. Yet, it’s important to wear your retainer after treatment as directed by our Invisalign dentists. Your retainer is what prevents your teeth from moving back to their original positions.

Jan 28th, 2020
Are You in Need of a Smile Makeover?

No matter how beautiful you feel, dull and unattractive teeth will leave you feeling insecure about your appearance. Our talented staff in Livonia can help you get the smile you have always wanted!...

Jan 28th, 2020
Are There Any Side Effects From Laughing Gas?

Do you have a dental phobia? If so, you may want to consider asking our Livonia, MI dentists about the benefits of nitrous oxide. Nitrous oxide (also called laughing gas) helps patients of all ages relax in the chair so they can get the dental care they...

Jan 28th, 2020
5 Tips for Getting Used to Dentures

Missing teeth can make it difficult to eat, talk, and smile with confidence. Fortunately, our dentists can help you determine if wearing full or partial dentures is the right choice for your smile...

Jan 28th, 2020
What’s the Best Way to Whiten Teeth?

Wish you could have the white smile you see on magazine covers? Learn how our teeth whitening dentists can whiten your teeth up to eight shades! While many of our patients prefer ZOOM! teeth whitening for fast results...

Jan 28th, 2020
5 Medical Issues Your Teeth Can Predict

Visiting the dentist can benefit more than just your teeth. Certain medical conditions have tell-tale oral symptoms that our Livonia, MI family dentists can identify during your routine dental exam. Here are just 5 of the medical conditions that our...

Jan 28th, 2020
Who is a Candidate for Dental Implants?

You may be eligible for dental implants if you recently lost a tooth. After tooth loss, our dental implant dentists can help you explore your tooth replacement options. That way, you’ll be able to smile with confidence in no time. A dental implant is...

Jan 28th, 2020
Am I a Candidate for Invisalign Braces?

Crooked teeth affect more than just the appearance of your smile–they also affect your oral health. If you’ve always envied a straight smile, ask your Invisalign dentist if you’re a candidate for clear aligner treatment. We often recommend...

Jan 28th, 2020
Why Do We Have Wisdom Teeth?

Did you know that approximately 85% of Americans have wisdom teeth removal, according to the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons? Wisdom teeth are the third molars that typically emerge between the ages of 16 & 20. When our dentists...

Jan 28th, 2020
Look Younger with Dental Implants

Do you ever feel self-conscious of missing teeth? Ask our dentists if you’re a candidate for the dental implant procedure. A dental implant is an artificial tooth root (typically made of titanium) we use to anchor a crown...

Jan 28th, 2020
Create a Dynamic Smile with Teeth Bonding

Are your teeth discolored, cracked, or decayed? If so, our cosmetic dentists in Livonia, Michigan, may recommend teeth bonding to improve your smile in as little as one appointment...

Jan 28th, 2020
What are Different Types of Dentures?

Missing teeth can cause you to feel embarrassed and insecure about your smile. Thankfully, dentures can give you back your beautiful smile and also help with other things like eating and speaking. If you’re missing many or all of your teeth, dentures...

Jan 28th, 2020
5 Reasons to Choose Porcelain Veneers

Porcelain veneers cover teeth in the smile zone that have slight chips, cracks, and discoloration. If you have ever felt self-conscious about your smile, it’s time to set up a consultation with one of our dentists...

Jan 28th, 2020
Should I Get Dentures or Dental Implants?

If you have missing teeth, it can be difficult eating your favorite foods, meeting people for the first time, or smiling in front of the camera. Fortunately, our Livonia, MI dental implant dentists have experience helping patients just like you smile...

Jan 28th, 2020
Choosing a New Family Dentist

Whether you’re new to the area or are just looking for a change, finding a new family dentist can be a difficult process. Fortunately, by keeping a few key factors in mind, you should be able to locate a new dentist that suits your needs...

Jan 28th, 2020
Pros and Cons of Invisalign®

Wish you had straighter teeth, but don’t want to wear traditional metal braces? Invisalign® may be the solution! Invisalign are nearly invisible aligners that can straighten your teeth in as little as 12 to 18 months...

Jan 28th, 2020
5 Myths about Orthodontic Treatment

You wouldn’t believe how many patients are dissuaded from orthodontic treatment based on myths they hear from friends, family members, co-workers, and neighbors...

Jan 28th, 2020
Lumineers®️ FAQ

If you have ever felt self-conscious about your smile, you owe it to yourself to ask one of our dentists about Lumineers®️. With Lumineers, our cosmetic dentists in Livonia, Michigan, can improve the appearance of your smile in as little as two...

Jan 28th, 2020
What is Cosmetic Dentistry?

The goal of cosmetic dentistry is to improve the appearance of teeth that show when you smile and talk. If you’ve ever felt self-conscious while smiling, you owe it to yourself to schedule a consultation with one of our dentists...

Jan 28th, 2020
Dental Implants FAQs

Are you a candidate for dental implants? Have questions about dental implant surgery before you commit? You’re not alone. Many of our patients are interested in dental implants when exploring their tooth replacement options...

Jan 28th, 2020