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Have you Heard these 6 Little-Known Truths about Family Dentistry?

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You may think you know everything about your teeth, but you might be surprised to learn some fascinating facts about dental care. Family dentistry experts have shared six surprising secrets behind every smile.

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10 Best Dentist Tips for the Best Dental Care

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If you think that a having a healthy smile takes too much time and effort, think again. Dental care can be fast and easy, as long as you follow these 10 trusted tips for better teeth and a brighter smile.

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What Causes Gum Disease?

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Gum disease is a highly preventable condition, yet is the leading cause of tooth loss among adults. Rates of gum disease are rapidly growing among the total population, with significant increases being observed in younger generations. Gum disease is not only dangerous to your oral health, but has also been shown to be an indicator of whole-body diseases. Gum disease […]

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Fight Bad Breath with Daily Flossing

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If you needed further evidence that flossing your teeth every day should be an important part of your dental care regimen, consider the fact that dental floss can actually be one of your strongest allies in the fight against bad breath. Because flossing serves to eradicate lingering food particles and the resulting bacteria that typically lead to foul breath, it […]

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Don¹t Let Halitosis Silence Your Social Life

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In family dentistry, halitosis—or chronic bad breath—is a common complaint. No one wants to offend loved ones or coworkers with bad breath, but the condition isn’t always easy to treat. In many cases, there’s an underlying cause for halitosis that requires lifestyle changes or even professional dental care. Fortunately, there’s usually a way to solve the problem.

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Why Impacted Wisdom Teeth Are an Important Issue

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Third molars, commonly called wisdom teeth, start growing when you’re about nine years old. By the time you are 14, the crowns have formed. In your later teens, when your jaw is fully developed, your dentist can look at x-rays and tell if your wisdom teeth have enough space to erupt normally into your mouth. If your jaw isn’t big […]

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When to Seek Professional Help for Dental Injuries

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Ignoring dental pain or injury is a costly mistake. A dental emergency requires prompt professional evaluation and treatment to save your teeth and protect your general health. Knocked-out teeth, lost fillings, damaged crowns, and tooth fractures can all lead to more expensive repairs when neglected. Soft tissue damage can set the stage for infection, and oral infections can spread to […]

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Gentle Dental Makes More Of Michigan Smile By Participating In The Healthy Michigan Plan

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If you’re one of the many Michigan residents without dental care due to a lack of insurance, Gentle Dental of Michigan can now cover your dental care needs as we are welcoming new patients covered by the Healthy Michigan Plan. This is a new Medicaid expansion program that brings healthcare coverage to low-income Michigan residents between the ages of 19 and […]

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Wisdom Teeth Removal Fundamentals

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Typically arriving during the late teenage years or into the early twenties, the wisdom teeth are the final set of molars you will receive. Some lucky individuals develop wisdom teeth that are well aligned and present no issues whatsoever. But, most patients find that they have misaligned or impacted wisdom teeth that cause serious pain and really do require removal.

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Caring for Braces

Practical Dental Care Tips for Your Braces and Retainers

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Finding affordable braces can be a challenge, so you’ll want to be sure that your kids take the best possible care of their orthodontics. Once you invest in new braces for kids, it’s a good idea to plan a family discussion about proper dental care and maintenance. The following tips will help you structure a care routine and cope with […]

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