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Stay Hydrated in Hot Weather!

We are now in heat wave season in Michigan. When the sun beats down we all try to cool off, whether that’s drinking cold drinks, jumping in the pool, or cranking up the air conditioning. Heat is uncomfortable, and in some cases excessive heat is even [...]

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The Danger Acid Reflux Poses to Your Teeth

Acid reflux is a problem for many Americans. It’s on the rise in our society; one in five Americans suffers from it. If you have acid reflux, you should know that it can damage your oral health and cause changes in your mouth that can be painful. [...]

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Smoking Damage to Your Teeth and Oral Health

After a half century of educating the public about smoking, most people know the dangers that smoking poses to their long-term health. Smoking can cause significant damage in the short term as well. The smoking damage done to people’s teeth can be very [...]

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Does Marijuana Use Cause Cavities?

Last November the voters of Michigan approved the recreational use of marijuana. Prior to that it had been legal for medicinal purposes. While many people have smoked or otherwise ingested marijuana for decades, many more will be trying and using it now [...]

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Baby Bottle Tooth Decay Prevention

February is National Children’s Dental Health Month. There are a number of ways parents help establish good oral health, including brushing and flossing and requesting dental sealants for their children’s teeth. But there’s one thing parents can [...]

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Fight Winter Colds and Flus with Better Oral Hygiene

It’s that time of year again: cold and flu season. While we battle the snow and ice outside, our immune systems have to fight off winter colds and flus with whatever resources they can muster. That’s a tough job, but you can boost your immune system [...]

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Why Consider Dental Bonding?

Many people have tooth discoloration that, while not dangerous to their health, really bothers them. We know that healthy teeth are associated with success, and that people who are able to smile and interact with others confidently have a better chance [...]

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Is Your Tooth Pain a Sinus or Ear Infection?

Snow is on the ground, and Christmas is right around the corner. It’s “the most wonderful time of the year,” but it’s also the time of year now when more people get sick with colds and flus. Many cold symptoms, such as coughing, nasal congestion, [...]

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In Case of Pediatric Dental Emergency

Every parent wants their children to be safe and healthy and get the care they need when they need it. Because dental problems often come with pain and kids often struggle to express what’s wrong, it can be hard to tell what is a true emergency. Here [...]