If you want to enjoy great oral health, then you may have already committed to taking great care of your teeth and gums through daily brushing and flossing, and even regular preventive dental care. These are certainly important steps in protecting the smile. Yet another simple and effective way to prevent dental problems, like cavities, is by eating healthy foods that are good for your whole body, including your smile. Of course, equally important, is avoiding the kind of acidic foods that can lead to tooth decay. (more…)
If you love nothing more than a good concert, or an excuse to get together with friends, then you are surely in luck. The City of Auburn Hills will continue to host Summer Music Nights now through August 18, downtown at Riverside Park. The concert series takes place from 7 to 8:30 p.m. on Friday nights. The forthcoming lineup includes Weekend Comeback and Variety on July 28, Marely-ritaville, then Jimmy Buffett & The Beach Boys on August 4, Merge and Oldies on August 11, and The Classics, plus ‘30’s – ‘90’s on August 18. So, grab your friends and a blanket, and don’t miss the next great concert! (more…)
No one wants to go to the dentist, only to be diagnosed with a dreaded dental cavity. Yet the vast majority of adults in America will suffer from dental decay. Unaddressed, cavities can lead to worsening discomfort, and eventually tooth-threatening infections. Fortunately, cavities are largely preventable. You simply need to make some smart choices at-home, and to combine those healthy decisions with regular preventive checkups and cleanings from your family dentist. These are the best ways to keep your smile healthy and cavity-free.
If you have been experiencing increasing discomfort during meals, or even snacks, it could be due to a dental cavity. Cavities are so common that some recent studies indicate that nearly 90 percent of the adults in America will suffer from dental caries, or cavities as they are more commonly called. Almost one third of school-aged children are also likely to develop them. Fortunately, if you do find yourself one of so many patients who will be diagnosed with a cavity this year, there are natural-looking ways to help restore your smile and to prevent further problems.
Do you ever find yourself wishing that your smile was quite a bit whiter and brighter? Over time, many people notice their smiles starting to look dingy or discolored. This can be the result of drinking staining beverages like coffee or soda, or a result of tobacco usage. Some people are more predisposed to staining, as well as more severe dental problems, as well. Fortunately, if you are embarrassed by deep teeth staining you don’t have to settle any longer. Instead of wishing for a whiter smile, simply talk to your cosmetic dentist about how professional whitening could help improve your smile! (more…)
Is your family filled with huge lovers of all kinds of music? If so, there are some wonderful ways to enjoy live music over the summer, right in Livonia, Michigan. Livonia’s Music from the Heart series will be taking place on Thursday nights, now through August 31, 2017. These events are free concerts, open to the public, which will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. each Thursday evening on the campus of City Hall. This is a great opportunity for music enthusiasts of all ages to hear a wide variety of music, all in downtown Livonia. (more…)
If you care about having a healthy and beautiful smile, then you may already be brushing your teeth twice a day, and even avoiding beverages that could lead your teeth to become stained. Unfortunately, many people overlook the importance of proper gum care, when it comes to maintaining their oral health. The gums are just as important as the teeth, yet they’re easy to overlook. If you want to ensure your whole smile remain healthy, make sure you’re doing all you can to protect against gum disease, and seek dental treatment quickly if your gums could already be showing signs of trouble. (more…)
Are you having a hard time enjoying your meals lately, or even routines like coffee breaks at work, because of dental sensitivity? Tooth sensitivity can make a lot of things difficult, including many daily activities. That said, it can also serve as an important indicator that your smile could be in need of restorative dental treatment. Restorations like fillings and crowns help to protect fragile teeth, prevent infection, and improve patients’ comfort by limiting exposure to bacteria. So, if you are ready to get back to enjoying your culinary favorites, it’s time to schedule an appointment with your restorative dentist. (more…)
Do you regret not wearing braces as a teenager, because of the many years you have spent as an adult, feeling embarrassed by your smile? Perhaps you did wear braces in your early teens or even twenties, but over time your teeth have shifted out of place. The eruption of wisdom teeth can also cause alignments problems for adults. Fortunately, you could likely enjoy a straighter smile without resorting to obvious and often uncomfortable metal braces. Invisalign treatment makes it possible to address many alignment issues, discreetly! (more…)
Now is the perfect time to start making plans, and more importantly training, for the 2nd Annual Rally for Rochester 5K and Fun Run, which will be held on Sunday, August 20, 2017. This event will kick off at 9 a.m. and last until 11 a.m. It will begin at the Rochester Municipal Park’s Kiwanis Pavilion. All proceeds from this fun run will help to develop a safe and accessible playground for children in the Rochester-area with special needs. So why not take advantage of this opportunity to get some wonderful exercise all while supporting a great cause? (more…)