Welcome to Our Dental Blog

Welcome to Our Dental Blog

Wisdom Teeth and Your Oral Health

Wisdom teeth come with age. They are the 3rd and final set of molars that usually emerge in the late teen years or early twenties. Hence the name “wisdom teeth”. Healthy wisdom teeth that come through correctly, meaning they are aligned, can help you chew and don’t...

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Eating for Your Dental Health

Eating healthy and proper oral hygiene practices is always recommended. They seem to go hand in hand. It promotes good dental health and healthy living. If you don’t choose wisely, it can lead to tooth decay and a mouth full of problems. Our dental practice in Walled...

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The Effects of Grinding Your Teeth

Most of us have clenched our jaw at one time or another. Some of us are unaware when it happens or do it so often that we don’t pay attention to it. Along with clenching comes teeth grinding or bruxism. Both of which result in headaches, jaw soreness, and fractured...

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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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55 N Pond Drive, Suite 3
Walled Lake, MI 48390
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