Why Good Oral Health Is Important

Why Good Oral Health Is Important

Your dentist, your parents and even commercials on TV have always encouraged good oral hygiene. This doesn’t necessarily tell you why good oral health is important or how it impacts your life as a whole. In this guide, we wanted to explore the true impact of oral hygiene. You might be surprised by how significant … Read more

Oral Health Tips for Seniors


Each age group faces oral care challenges. Children lose their teeth and complete the transition to permanent teeth. Adults deal with tooth sensitivity, discoloration, and other concerns. For this guide, we will discuss common oral health concerns for seniors, along with tips to address each one. Prevent Tooth Discoloration Tooth discoloration is common among seniors. … Read more

Floss Your Way to Better Oral Health

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[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Do you floss daily? For the sake of clarity, we’re not referring to the floss dance. We know many people do the dance. Are you flossing your teeth daily? If you’re not, make flossing a part of your oral hygiene routine. Did you know there are many bacteria found in plaque? Some bacteria are good … Read more

Tips for the holidays

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[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]The holiday season is here. There are so many places to go and people to see. In the midst of all the food, fun, and excitement, don’t forget about your teeth. Now, I don’t expect you to ignore your favorite foods. But consider adding these helpful holiday dental tips to your festivities. 8 Helpful Holiday … Read more

Bad Habits That Hurt Your Teeth

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At Clinton Dental Center, we believe that education and prevention are essential when it comes to protecting your teeth. When our patients tell us stories about how they sliced their tongue, chipped their tooth, or lost a crown, it reminds us that there are some bad habits out there that, while evident to us, may … Read more

Why Tolerate Pain?

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When your body is in pain, it’s sending you a message that something is wrong. We expect some aches and pains after an intense workout or a brief illness, but when the pain is chronic and affects your ability to enjoy life, it’s time to take action. Sometimes, patients I treat will admit that they’ve … Read more

There Are PLENTY Of Reasons To Smile

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Smiles have been inspiring artists for centuries. The Mona Lisa, arguably one of the most famous paintings in the world, is famous because of her smile! Musicians, novelists, and playwrights pay tribute to smiles in their work, as well. But did you know that smiling is actually good for you? At the Clinton Dental Center, … Read more

Dentistry Doesn’t Have To Hurt

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You wake up from the same nightmare you’ve been having for years — the one when you’re at the dentist. There are variations, of course: sometimes it’s me working on your teeth, sometimes it’s an unknown dentist, and sometimes it’s Jordan Zimmerman from the Detroit Tigers. What remains consistent is that you are terrified, your … Read more

Enjoy Sugar Without Hurting Your Smile: Family Dentist In MI


Do you have a sweet tooth you just can’t deny? If so, you need to know the right way to eat sweets. You can enjoy sugar without hurting your smile as long as you are mindful of your oral health. Here are some tips to get you started. Chew Sugarless Gum After Meals Or Snacks … Read more