Welcome to Our Dental Blog

Welcome to Our Dental Blog

Common Tooth-brushing Mistakes

Brushing your teeth twice daily is not only good oral health practice, it’s highly recommended. But if you are not doing it right, your teeth and overall oral health may can be affected. Here are a few common tooth-brushing mistakes that we need to be aware of to make...

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Stress and How it Affects Your Dental Health

Stress can do a lot of harm to your body, including your teeth. Yes, your teeth! Oral health and physical health are integral to each other. If you are in poor physical health, chances are your mouth and teeth are suffering as well. Here are a few ways in which stress...

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Tips to Prevent Dental Erosion

Do you have tooth sensitivity? If so, it may be due to dental erosion. Dental erosion is caused by the acids in foods and drinks that wear away at your tooth’s enamel. As the enamel wears away, the dentin becomes exposed which leads to sensitivity to cold, hot and...

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Holiday Snacks for Healthy Teeth

It's the holidays! You may be watching what you eat for your waistline, but have you considered how foods might affect your oral health? No need skip all holiday treats altogether. Here are five yummy alternatives. Nuts In general, nuts are an excellent choice for...

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A Brighter Smile with Dental Teeth Whitening

A great way to restore teeth that are dull, stained or discolored is through professional dental teeth whitening. Teeth whitening is a procedure that is safe, effective and can be done in your dentist’s office or at home! As teeth age, they get discolored, stained and...

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The Benefits of Dental Veneers

Many people have common concerns about their teeth. Misshapen, chipped or crooked teeth can make you feel less confident about your smile, as well as yourself.  Your smile is the first thing people notice about you, especially upon a first introduction. You should...

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Tips to Maintaining Your Dentures

Dentures have come a long way. Dr. Hechtman, Walled Lake Dentist serving the Lakes Area, MI uses high-quality materials designed for an optimal fit.  Your new dentures will be a custom fit, restoring your confidence and oral function! In one of our previous posts, we...

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Aging and Your Dental Health

Maintaining good oral hygiene is critical to a healthy mouth, especially as we age.  Most of us think that dental problems and tooth loss are unavoidable the older we get.  It’s just par for the course to have a mouth full of problems in our later years. This is...

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Vaping and it’s Effects on Oral Health

Electronic cigarettes (e-cigs), have become a popular alternative to conventional cigarettes. Millions of smokers have “made the switch” thinking it is a healthier choice. We already know how toxic smoking cigarettes is to your oral and physical health. It Causes all...

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Don’t Ignore Your Bleeding Gums!

If your gums bleed when you floss or brush your teeth, don't ignore it. Bleeding gums can be a sign of gum disease and can create a lot of problems in your mouth and your overall health. It can destroy your gums, erode your jawbone and lead to tooth loss. The longer...

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Dry Mouth: How to Manage it

Dry mouth results from an inadequate flow of saliva. A sore throat, trouble speaking and swallowing, hoarseness and a burning sensation are some of the symptoms. It is not a disease but rather a symptom of a medical disorder or a side effect of certain medications....

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