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Dental vs. Medical Insurance: Understanding the Difference

September 22, 2022

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Policy cards for dental insurance and medical insurance

Insurance coverage can be confusing at times, especially when you are dealing with different policies that relate to your health. Many people find it challenging to understand the difference between dental insurance and medical insurance. This blog post seeks to clear things up so you can use your coverage to your greatest advantage.


5 Great Benefits of Invisalign Other Than Its Appearance

August 10, 2022

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Smiling woman holding Invisalign while outside

One of the biggest reasons why Invisalign is a more popular orthodontic treatment than traditional metal braces is their nearly invisible appearance. These clear aligners help patients avoid noticeable shiny brackets and wires while straightening their smiles. However, their nearly invisible appearance is only one of the great benefits this revolutionary orthodontic service offers! Here are five other things to enjoy about Invisalign other than their appearance.


Teeth Whitening vs. Veneers: Which Is Best for You?

June 19, 2022

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Woman with glasses thinking about teeth whitening vs veneers

Have you noticed that your teeth have begun to look yellow? Discoloration is normal, especially if your diet consists of coffee, soy sauce, and other dark-colored beverages and ingredients. The good news is that you can restore your brilliantly white smile with cosmetic dentistry. In fact, there are several options, including teeth whitening and veneers. Read on as a cosmetic dentist discusses the pros and cons of each!


Tips on Getting Invisalign with Crowns, Bridges, or Veneers

April 4, 2022

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man with clear aligners

The time may come when you commit to a particular cosmetic dental treatment. Perhaps you’ve already benefitted from restorative dentistry to replace some missing teeth. Veneers are a popular choice for a smile upgrade, while crowns and bridges are used to address one or more missing teeth. If any of these additions are a part of your smile, you may be wondering if you can also invest in Invisalign to straighten your teeth. Continue reading to learn from your dentist in Clinton Township how each of these additions to your grin could affect orthodontic treatment.


How Do You Navigate Cold and Flu Season During Invisalign Treatment?

January 4, 2022

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woman at home with tissues

When you feel bad with the flu, it’s because your body has detected a new invader and your immune system is going into overdrive. You get a surge of immune system-stimulating biochemicals called cytokines. While this revs up your body to attack the virus, the inflammation leads to many of the flu’s worst symptoms. Alright, you get it, the flu makes you feel terrible. You want to avoid being in that predicament if possible. You are also enjoying how your Invisalign trays are changing your smile for the better. Even with the cold and flu season wrapping up, it’s important to keep yourself healthy with your teeth headed in the right direction, so check out these tips from your dentist in Clinton Township.


The Ultimate Guide to Navigating the Holiday Season with Invisalign

November 23, 2021

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Woman hugging while exchanging presents by the Christmas tree

Twinkly lights are up, festive music is in the air, all the stores are packed – it must be the holiday season! While this time of year is certainly wonderful, a more hectic schedule can cause your Invisalign treatment to fall to the wayside. Fortunately, with the right best practices in place, you can enjoy all of the seasonal festivities to the fullest without derailing your treatment timeline. To learn more, just keep reading.


Back to School: The Top Tips for Your Teen with Invisalign

September 2, 2021

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Teens smiling while holding an Invisalign clear aligner

It’s back to school season, which means your teen probably has a lot on their plate. If they have Invisalign, they may already struggle to keep up with their routine. That’s why your dentist has put together some important tips and information to ensure that your teen’s Invisalign treatment remains on track and successful. Read on to see how your son or daughter can keep up with their clear braces while getting their education!


4 Ways to Protect Your Smile While Enjoying Your Summer Vacation

July 9, 2021

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Couple smiling while on summer vacation

It’s time to board your flight for a week-long getaway to the Caribbean. Not only are you looking forward to time spent with family, but you can’t wait to sink your toes in the sand and enjoy some fun in the sun. Expecting the days ahead to be full of memory-making opportunities, you may forget that a sudden slip on the pool deck, too much sugar, or even forgoing your nightly oral hygiene routine can lead to serious injury or oral health problems. If you want to safeguard your smile while away on your vacation, here are 4 things you can do to prevent dental emergencies this summer.


Ice Cream: Is It Bad for Your Oral Health?

May 20, 2021

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Woman smiling outside while eating ice cream

Now that the warmer months are officially here, you’ve probably been reaching for your favorite refreshing dessert, ice cream. Ice cream is one of the most popular desserts in the US – over 90% of American households purchase this product. While ice cream is definitely tasty, have you ever thought of its effects on your oral health? Read on to learn whether or not ice cream is bad for your teeth and what you can do to stay healthy.


5 Ways Dental Implants Can Boost Your Confidence!

April 28, 2021

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Smiling, confident man with dental implants

Teeth may be small, but missing even just one can take a big bite out of your quality of life. Tooth loss can make it more difficult to eat your favorite foods, speak clearly, and smile with confidence. While there are plenty of tooth replacement options to choose from, only one can restore both your smile and your self-esteem: dental implants! This state-of-the-art solution replaces the entire structure of a missing tooth, both the root and the crown, for unmatched results. Here are five ways dental implants can boost your confidence while rebuilding your smile.

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