5 Unexpected Benefits of Braces

Unexpected Benefits of Braces

Most people get braces for a straighter smile, but there are tons of other perks to the process. If you’re still on the fence about getting braces for you or a loved one, considered these unexpected benefits of braces. Stabilize the Jaw Joint – The Most Used Joint in Your Body! Your jaw joint, also … Read more

What to Do When Your Child Breaks a Tooth

What to Do When Your Child Breaks a Tooth

Children have boundless energy, and that often comes with boundless potential for accidents. From bicycle accidents to injuries in the park, kids put their smiles through a lot. Check out this guide for parents explaining what to do when your child breaks a tooth. Medical Emergencies – Call 9-1-1 or Go to the Emergency Room … Read more

Back to School Oral Hygiene Tips

As you prepare for back to school season, don’t forget about oral hygiene. The summer may have left the whole family a little lax when it comes to brushing, flossing and eating healthy. Get back into good habits to protect your child’s teeth and gums. Here are some back to school oral hygiene tips from … Read more

How to Avoid Pacifier Teeth

Pacifiers have been around for over a century, providing parents and babies alike with much-needed comfort and peace. There is nothing wrong with comforting a baby with a pacifier, but it’s important to do so correctly. Otherwise, the presence of the pacifier could lead to a condition known as ‘pacifier teeth.’ In this guide, we … Read more

Cavity Prevention Tips for Children

Cavities are common among children because they are still developing proper oral health habits. With that in mind, there are some ways to prevent cavities in children, regardless of their age. Check out these cavity prevention tips from Clinton Dental Center. Start Brushing before Your Child’s First Tooth Appears You can actually start brushing your … Read more

Creative Tooth Fairy Ideas for 2019

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Feel like the tooth fairy has gotten a little boring? Want to do something new and exciting for your kids? Check out these creative tooth fairy ideas for 2019, courtesy of Clinton Dental Center. Give the Tooth Fairy Special Money Why would the tooth fairy be carrying around boring old human money? Get creative with … Read more

Kids Toothbrushes: Choosing the Right Toothbrush at Every Age

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Picking the right kids toothbrush can feel overwhelming at times. There are so many options these days, so you may be unsure which toothbrush is right for your child. This guide explains the right toothbrush for each age group so you can find the perfect fit for your child. Toothbrushes for Babies and Toddlers When … Read more

Fun for the Whole Family!

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One of the things I love about my practice is that I get to treat patients of all ages. From the wisdom of senior citizens to the frankness of 4-year-olds, I learn so much from the people I interact with. Not only does running a family dental practice benefit me, it also benefits you. How? … Read more

Is Your Child Breathing Properly?

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When you think of what the typical sleep apnea patient looks like, you probably visualize a male in his mid-forties to early-fifties who is maybe a little overweight. You wouldn’t be wrong, either. But if you think adults (men in particular) are the only ones who suffer from sleep apnea or other conditions affecting the … Read more

Prevent Dental Cavities In Children: Michigan Pediatric Dentist

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It’s important for children to learn good oral hygiene at an early age. This is the best way to protect their teeth and teach them good habits for the future. In this guide, we will explain some technique to prevent dental cavities in children so your child’s smile can stay healthy and strong. Brush Your … Read more