November 18, 2017
The upcoming months are an exciting time of year as your gather with loved ones and friends to celebrate the holidays. While the season is busy with planning family meals and gift exchanges, it is important to take the time to schedule your end of the year checkup with your dentist in Flint. Not only does this allow you to bring in the new year with a healthy smile, but utilizes any unused dental benefits to maximize the value of your coverage.
September 30, 2017
At every stage of life and dental development, your smile needs specialized care. That includes pregnancy. Shifting hormones and sharing nutrients with your growing child can lead to a number of oral health concerns. That means expectant mothers need to be even more diligent about maintaining their preventive dentistry routines. If you’re pregnant, review this list of common oral health concerns you may experience and their warnings to prepare yourself to maintain a healthy smile throughout your pregnancy.
June 1, 2017
Research shows that when patients ask a question, providing an answer they can understand is very reassuring. With this in mind, read over the following list of commonly asked questions. You may just find one that you’ve been wondering about.
June 8, 2016
As your trusted dentist in Flint, I’ve got a real interest in keeping your smile healthy and strong — and a big part of that is helping you to prevent problems like decay and infection before they begin. To that end, I want to share an important study regarding your tooth enamel and a common beverage you may or may not be using to your smile’s advantage: milk.
November 13, 2015
The phrase, “you are what you eat,” or more correctly, “dis-moi ce que tu mange, je te dirai ce que tu es,” was coined in 1826 by Frenchmen, Anthelme Brillat-Savarin. The physician’s words have been used for more than a century to point to the biological imperative that oral and overall health are dictated in large part by nutrients absorbed from the food we eat. When it comes to oral health, food not only provides the nutrients necessary to maintain health, they can also be a delivery system for acids and sugars that damage teeth. Maintaining a balanced diet may be the difference between a lifetime of naturally beautiful smiles, and one filled with dental damage. Preventive dentistry appointments and at-home visits may not be enough to keep teeth healthy for patients who consume a high sugar or acidic diet.