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Gentle Dental at Grand River Avenue
13874 West Grand River Avenue, Detroit, MI 48227

Have you been looking for a dentist offering teeth cleaning, oral health treatment and a comprehensive dental exam in Detroit? If you have, you have found one of the most trusted providers of dental health care in the area.

Our respected dental practice is dedicated to providing you with a happy, healthy and beautiful smile. Receiving regular dental care is an essential element in ensuring that you can easily eat and speak, as well as feel confident in the way that your smile appears.

At our practice, you will find a full range of services and treatments that help you achieve your oral health care goals. We offer everything from a complete dental exam to gum disease treatment. No matter what the status of your oral health may be, you can rest assured that we will work to provide you with the treatment that you need, all while ensuring your comfort.

At your first visit, we will examine your mouth for any signs of issues such as:

  • Grinding of the teeth
  • Bone loss
  • Periodontal disease, called advanced gum disease
  • Oral cancer
  • Tooth decay

Once your initial exam has taken place, our dentist will work with you to develop a treatment plan that addresses your unique dental health care needs and goals. Our compassionate dentists are a big reason why many of our patients have established a long-term relationship with our practice. If you’re looking for consistent dental care, contact our trusted practice today. We would love to welcome you as one of our patients.

What Do I Need to Know About Dental Cleaning and Gum Treatment?

In addition to receiving a regular dental exam, you should also pursue regular dental cleanings completed by a professional. Professional cleanings differ from brushing and flossing your teeth on a daily basis because a professional will be able to reach areas of the tooth and gums that can’t be reached with a toothbrush and floss. It is important to have this type of cleaning done because it removes plaque. Plaque is a film of bacteria that attaches itself to the teeth after a person eats and drinks. If left untreated, it can develop into a hardened substance known as calculus. The calculus then breaks down the enamel of the tooth and causes cavities. The only way to get rid of a build-up of calculus is to pursue professional dental cleanings.

The same bacteria that is found in plaque and calculus can also cause damage to your gums. This bacteria leads to gingivitis, which is the first stage of gum disease. People who have gingivitis often bleed when they brush or floss their teeth. They also experience red, swollen and overly sensitive gums. If you believe that you have gingivitis, you should get in touch with one of our dentists. Gingivitis is easily treated when it is in its earliest stages. If, however, you fail to have your gingivitis treated, you may develop periodontal disease. This is also called advanced gum disease. Periodontal disease can lead to severe bone damage and to tooth loss. Pursuing periodontal treatment options is imperative when it comes to saving your teeth.

Do You Offer Bad Breath Remedies?

Over one quarter of the population of the United States of America struggles with chronic bad breath. This embarrassing condition is known in the medical community as halitosis. Halitosis can happen at any moment. It is often caused by tooth decay, something you ate or a lack of proper dental hygiene. If you’ve been struggling with chronic bad breath, our dentists can help you get rid of it. We can provide you with professional cleanings, at-home hygiene suggestions and specialized treatments. No matter what the underlying cause of your halitosis may be, we can quickly and effectively control the issue.

Why Do I Need an Oral Cancer Screening?

Oral cancer is a dangerous and sometimes deadly condition that is difficult to detect in its earliest stages. Since symptoms typically don’t show up until the later stages of the disease, the cancer has most likely already spread to another area of the body by the time a symptom such as a lump appears. When it is found in its early stages, oral cancer is typically easy to treat. Therefore, it is important that you receive screenings as a part of your dental exam to ensure that the disease is caught early enough to effectively treat it. At your first visit with us, one of our dentists will perform an oral cancer test. We highly recommend that anyone age 18 and older receive these screenings on a routine basis.

To book your appointment to have your teeth cleaned or a dental exam in Detroit, contact our friendly staff. We’re ready to give you all of the information you need in order to obtain a happy and healthy smile.

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Traditional Michigan (MI) Medicaid plans not accepted:

Michigan (MI) Medicaid is accepted for patients 18 and under.

The Healthy Michigan Plans are accepted for adults.

Office Hours

  • Monday 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
  • Tuesday 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
  • Wednesday 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
  • Thursday 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
  • Friday 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM


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  • Monday
    9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
  • Tuesday
    9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
  • Wednesday
    9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
  • Thursday
    9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
  • Friday
    9:00 AM – 5:00 PM

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Gentle Dental at Grand River Avenue

13874 West Grand River Avenue, Detroit, MI 48227

(313) 651-7260