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What Are Dental Sealants?

You’re constantly playing defense. Your child spends two minutes in the morning and two minutes at night carefully brushing and flossing with a fluoride toothpaste. You make sure sugary and acidic foods are not a major part of your diets. Your child visits our Trenton, Michigan office for regular exams and cleanings. Really, how can a cavity get past all […]

Wishing All Our Moms A Happy Mother’s Day!

“Motherhood: All love begins and ends there.” – Robert Browning We would like to take this moment to thank all the great moms out there for being so great during their child’s visits to Southshore Dental. Whether it’s driving their kids to regularly scheduled appointments or for “being there” while their child is treatment, the moms who come to our […]

5 Things You Need To Know About Invisalign Braces

Invisalign braces continue to grow in popularity, making them the preferred choice over traditional metal braces. The clear choice in teeth alignment, Invisalign is something to smile about. Let’s explore the important things you need to know about Invisalign braces, their benefits, and why they’re the clear choice  over metal braces. Evident Results Sooner One of the preferred advantages Invisalign braces […]

What Makes A Cosmetic Dentist Different?

A cosmetic dentist is a dental professional who focuses on the appearance of your smile. They use a variety of techniques to improve the aesthetics of your teeth, gums and bite. Cosmetic dentistry can be used to treat a wide range of concerns, from stained or discolored teeth, to misshapen or crooked teeth. While all dentists are trained in the […]

Dental Filling Options

You’ve made an appointment at our Trenton, Michigan office to treat your cavity, the decayed area has been removed, and the site has been cleaned and prepared for a filling. Now it’s decision time. What kind of filling should you choose? Well, that depends. There are durability, aesthetic, and price considerations involved in any of your choices, so let’s look […]

Every Day Is Earth Day

During the early days of the environmental awareness movement, those who demonstrated against pollution, toxic chemicals, and the general public health were known as hippies. The early 1970s were a time of change, and assertions that we needed to pay more attention to the Earth’s atmosphere were generally dismissed. But within a couple decades, it had become clear that the […]

10 Ways To Help Prevent Cavities And Promote Optimal Oral Health

Oral health is as important as general health. The oral cavity ensures you can eat what you want to, speak without difficulty, and swallow food properly. Achieving optimal oral health is easy when you know how to take care of your teeth to prevent the formation of cavities. In this blog, you’ll learn 10 ways to help prevent tooth decay and […]

How Missing Teeth Can Affect Your Health

According to the American Academy of Periodontology, an estimated three out of four Americans suffer from gum disease. In milder cases, the disease is called gingivitis. More severe cases are called periodontitis. Despite the prevalence of periodontal disease (and it is very common), only three percent of people who suffer from periodontal disease get treatment for it. Gum disease has been linked […]

April Is Oral Cancer Awareness Month

What is oral cancer? April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month. If you have been putting off a visit to our Trenton, Michigan office, now is an excellent time to schedule one. Regular visits to Southshore Dental can be the first line of defense against oral cancer, by identifying early warning signs of the disease, or helping you with preventive care […]

Transformational Dental Goals For Your Dream Smile

Learning the importance of good oral health is the first step to considering different options to achieve your dental goals. When you value oral health as much as general wellbeing, you are closer to achieving and maintaining a long-lasting, healthy smile. Let’s look at some of the different transformational dental goals that lead to improved oral health for a more fulfilling lifestyle and […]