Cosmetic Dentistry

Interested in learning more about a particular form of treatment or dental hygiene tips? Browse our collection of blogs centered around oral health, dental procedures, and more. If you have additional questions about topics found here, please feel free to call (586) 752-4545 or contact us online to request an appointment.

November 18, 2022

Common Natural Teeth Whitening Methods to Stay Away From

There’s nothing wrong with wanting a whiter smile. Things start to get a little sketchy when you blindly trust any teeth whitening method deemed “natural”…
November 18, 2022

Why Are My Gums Bleeding?

You’ve heard it said that, “every patient is different”. Well, that remains true in many ways, but one thing that shouldn’t vary much is gum tissue health…
October 18, 2022

When to See a Dentist: 5 Obvious Signs

Have you ever dreaded going to our Washington, MI, dentist because you were worried about what he’d say with regards to your dental issue(s)? Though it can feel nerve-wracking, seeing a professional...
October 18, 2022

What’s the Best Way to Clean My Invisalign®?

Just like metal brackets or wires need proper cleaning to avoid plaque and tartar buildup, so do Invisalign® clear aligners. Fortunately, it’s much easier to clean aligners on a regular basis thanks to them being removable...
September 19, 2022

Why You Should Consider Tooth Replacement

If you’re missing a tooth, you might not think much of it beyond how the open space looks when you smile. In reality, losing teeth can put you at risk for developing dental...
September 19, 2022

How to Improve Your Flossing Routine

Flossing and brushing your teeth go hand in hand. A match made in dental heaven that’s designed to keep your smile healthy in the long term. There’s no doubt you’ve heard our Washington family dentist ask about...
August 18, 2022

Is Stress Affecting My Smile?

Stress, it seems, is inevitable in life. Sometimes it can prove to be a motivating force and actually help you, whereas other times, it only slows you down. Mental stress can also translate into physical pain...
August 18, 2022

4 Benefits of CEREC® Same-Day Crowns

Technological advancements in the world of dentistry have made countless procedures possible. This is of course good news for both dentists and patients as new technology often means quicker visits...
July 22, 2022

Do I Have a Dental Emergency?

Procrastination in everyday life is normal. Most of the time, putting something off is harmless and doesn’t affect much. However, it is never wise to start procrastinating when faced with a dental emergency...
July 22, 2022

How Invisalign® Compares to Metal Braces

Invisalign® clear aligners have increased in popularity over the years thanks to their discreet appearance and easily managed treatment plans...
June 22, 2022

Will Veneers Work for My Smile?

You’ve seen how beautifully porcelain veneers can transform a person’s smile and now want the cosmetic procedure....
June 22, 2022

Ignoring a Cavity: Why It’s a Bad Idea

Life can get hectic, especially when an unforeseen dental issue like a cavity pops up....
May 25, 2022

What Sensitive Teeth Can Mean

If you have sensitive teeth, you’re not alone. An estimated 1 in 8 adults in the U.S. experience...
May 25, 2022

Teeth Whitening Myths You Shouldn’t Believe

When you see a flashy teeth whitening tip on social media or your friend tells you...
April 28, 2022

Why Tooth Extractions Are Necessary

Despite how scary the procedure may sound, a tooth extraction can benefit your oral health...
April 28, 2022

Dental Implant Care: What to Know

Compared to traditional dentures, dental implants are much easier to keep clean...
March 25, 2022

Gum Disease Stages: Signs, Symptoms, Treatment

Occasionally forgetting to brush your teeth before bed or flossing once every few days...
March 25, 2022

Invisalign® Clear Aligners FAQ

Not everyone interested in straightening their smile is a fan of the “metal mouth” look...
February 23, 2022

What to Consider When Buying a Toothbrush

When there are so many toothbrushes available out there, it can be difficult to pick...
February 23, 2022

How Do I Know if I Need a Root Canal or Filling?

You’re enjoying a nice meal with a friend when you feel a sudden pain in your tooth...
January 21, 2022

4 Reasons to Choose Dental Implants

In the past, when you lost teeth, you had one major option: dentures. Now, many dentists...
January 21, 2022

Does Zoom Teeth Whitening Really Work?

If you ask the average adult what they would like to change the most about their smile...
October 4, 2021

Should I Choose Dental Bonding or Veneers?

Many times we don’t end up with the teeth of our dreams but there are options to change…
October 4, 2021

Can I Get a Dental Crown in One Day?

You absolutely can thanks to CEREC® same-day crowns. That’s right, our Washington…
August 26, 2021

4 Ways to Improve Your Oral Hygiene

Life is hectic at times and oral care can seem like the least of your worries. The problem…
November 18, 2022

Common Natural Teeth Whitening Methods to Stay Away From

There’s nothing wrong with wanting a whiter smile. Things start to get a little sketchy when you blindly trust any teeth whitening method deemed “natural”…
October 18, 2022

What’s the Best Way to Clean My Invisalign®?

Just like metal brackets or wires need proper cleaning to avoid plaque and tartar buildup, so do Invisalign® clear aligners. Fortunately, it’s much easier to clean aligners on a regular basis thanks to them being removable...
July 22, 2022

How Invisalign® Compares to Metal Braces

Invisalign® clear aligners have increased in popularity over the years thanks to their discreet appearance and easily managed treatment plans...
June 22, 2022

Will Veneers Work for My Smile?

You’ve seen how beautifully porcelain veneers can transform a person’s smile and now want the cosmetic procedure....
May 25, 2022

Teeth Whitening Myths You Shouldn’t Believe

When you see a flashy teeth whitening tip on social media or your friend tells you...
March 25, 2022

Invisalign® Clear Aligners FAQ

Not everyone interested in straightening their smile is a fan of the “metal mouth” look...