Cosmetic Dentistry

Your Complete Dental Implant Guide: Everything You Need to Know

If you are considering dental implants, then you are in good company. This tooth replacement option has become increasingly popular in recent years, and for good reason. This guide will cover everything you need to know about dental implants, including what they are, the benefits they offer, and how to care for them. Dental Implants – What Are They? Dental […]

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 […]

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 […]

Can I Use Mouthwash Instead Of Flossing?

While mouthwash goes a long way in improving your oral care, it is not a substitute for flossing. Mouthwashes and flossing provide different benefits that you should understand. Mouthwash Benefits Mouthwash comes in two categories. Some are considered cosmetic. This type of rinse provides temporary relief from bad breath and has a pleasant taste. These do not actually kill any […]

Pros And Cons Of Veneers

You might have a small chip in a tooth from an unfortunate encounter with peanut brittle, or even several chips from a touch football game that got a little out of hand. Perhaps you have a gap in your teeth that you’ve always wanted to address. Or it could be that you are not happy with the shape or color […]

St. Patrick’s Day

On March 17, everyone has a little Irish in them. St. Patrick’s Day is a joyous celebration of Irish heritage. The holiday originated as a commemoration of Saint Patrick, who brought Christianity to Ireland. The saint arrived in Ireland in 432 and earned the reputation of a champion of Irish Christianity. March 17th, the day of St. Patrick’s death, has […]

Three Valuable Dental Treatments

In our office, we customize treatment for every patient. Amid all of the fillings, crowns, and veneers, we find there are three treatments that are most valuable when offering our patients options: dental implants, bite guards, and teeth whitening. Dental implants are a great tool for those who have lost teeth from trauma, genetic predetermination, decay, or fracture. Technology and […]

Discover New Cosmetic Dentistry Offerings

Cosmetic dentistry is often offered by both general and specialist dentists who provide their patients with some of the most exceptional dental treatments. Cosmetic improvements can be made in just about every area of a person’s mouth, including teeth whitening, veneers, crowns, bridges, and implants. Let’s look at the many cosmetic services now available for patients of all ages. Teeth Whitening […]