Tag: Dental Implants Michigan

What Makes Invisalign Better Than The Rest?

Searching “aligners to correct teeth misalignment” you’ll find a wide range of result options to choose from, and Invisalign surely stands out among them. Invisalign allows you to straighten your teeth comfortably, efficiently, and confidently. Plus, despite the increased competition in the orthodontic treatment space, Invisalign is still a popular choice, and many continue to boast it as the best one out […]

Dental Fear In Children: Brought On By Parents?

Two studies – one conducted in Washington State, and whose findings were published in the Journal of Pediatric Dentistry in 2004, and another conducted in Madrid, Spain, and whose findings were reported in 2012 in Science Daily, reinforce earlier findings that show a direct relationship between parental dental fear and that of their children. The Washington study looked at dental fear among 421 […]

Memorial Day: Parades, Remembrance, And The Unofficial Start Of Summer!

“The purpose of all war is peace.” – Saint Augustine Fire truck sirens, baton twirlers, marching bands covering patriotic tunes, colorful floats, costumes, and millions of red, white, and blue American flags being waved in the air on a beautiful day in late May, that is what Memorial Day is all about. It is a federal holiday celebrated with town […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Good Nutrition Leads To Healthy Mouths

At Southshore Dental, we know the most common oral health diseases are tooth decay and periodontal disease (or gum disease), and both are among the easiest to prevent. One of the most common ways we recommend to boost your oral health is by improving your diet, because you (and your mouth) truly are what you eat. A healthy diet can […]