Does Getting a Dental Implant Hurt? 
added on: June 17, 2022

Dental implants from your Grand Rapids dentist are often considered the best way to replace missing teeth. These permanent tooth replacement options are durable, comfortable, and can make it easier to smile and eat with confidence again. However, reading about the procedure can cause some worry and you may find… Read More…


How Dentistry Can Help You Age Better
added on: June 13, 2022

Nobody likes to acknowledge that they’re getting older, but there is no avoiding it. Aging happens to everyone, and many things can change during this time, including our health and our appearance. But what does aging have to do with dentistry, and why is your dentist in Grand Rapids talking about… Read More…


What to Do if You Grind Your Teeth While Sleeping
added on: May 25, 2022

Bruxism or teeth grinding is no joke, especially when your body is supposed to be resting and rejuvenating while you’re sleeping. The National Sleep Foundation describes bruxism as the “clenching and grinding of the teeth that happen involuntarily.” Sleep bruxism is most commonly associated with young children, teens, and adults…. Read More…


Have Fun in the Sun This Summer: 3 Tips for a Healthy Mouth
added on: May 6, 2022

Things are heating up, and we know how exciting it can be to get out and travel to experience all that the gorgeous summer season has to offer us. Your Grand Rapids dentist is excited too, and we thought you might want some helpful tips on how to take care of… Read More…


How Often Should You Use Mouthwash?
added on: April 27, 2022

It’s a well-known fact that your dentist in Grand Rapids recommends that everyone brush their teeth twice a day and floss once a day. But what about mouthwash? Should mouthwash be a part of your everyday oral hygiene routine? If so, how often should you use it?  Benefits of Mouthwash Mouthwash… Read More…


Can You Still Get Cavities If You Don’t Eat Sugar? 
added on: April 15, 2022

Chances are if you have teeth, you’ve had at least one cavity in your lifetime. In fact, according to the CDC, 90% of Americans over the age of 20 have had a cavity. But just because they’re common doesn’t mean you necessarily want one. This is one reason, among many… Read More…


Will Bad Breath Ever Go Away?
added on: March 31, 2022
woman with bad breath

Bad breath is an incredibly common complaint of dental patients. In fact, an estimated 60 million Americans are affected by bad breath. But just because it’s common and you’re not alone doesn’t mean that it’s not something that you shouldn’t be concerned about. The truth is bad breath can be… Read More…


4 Early Warning Signs of Dental Trouble
added on: March 29, 2022

Whether or not you see your dentist in Grand Rapids every six months, the truth is, things in your mouth can change rapidly and you may experience a sudden onset of symptoms that may concern you. However, not every new thing that you notice in your teeth, gums, or mouth is… Read More…


Why Do Some People Get White Spots On Their Teeth?
added on: February 24, 2022

Everyone wants a bright, white smile. But not everyone wants teeth that have spotty areas of even whiter patches. However, this is incredibly common. But why do some people get white spots on their teeth? Can you remove them? Are they anything to worry about? Here’s the lowdown from your… Read More…


Can a Dentist Tell If You Have Heart Problems? 
added on: February 10, 2022

Many people don’t think that their oral health could impact their heart health, but the two are actually very strongly connected. In fact, a study published in the American Heart Association Journal found that there’s a connection between gum disease and increased risk of heart attack, stroke, and other cardiovascular… Read More…


What Does Cosmetic Dentistry Include? 
added on: January 26, 2022

The term cosmetic dentistry is commonly used to explain a vast array of cosmetic procedures offered by your dentist in Grand Rapids. Cosmetic dentistry treatments vary from patient to patient, depending on each person’s goals and budget, and can fix anything from cracked or stained teeth to crooked or missing… Read More…


What’s The Best Type of Floss?
added on: January 13, 2022

Your dentist in Grand Rapids understands that choosing the right type of floss to remove food particles and plaque from your teeth can be difficult. After all, there are tons of options out there, each one claiming to give you the ultimate clean. So, what exactly is the best floss? Well,… Read More…


Why Do I Have Pain Following a Filling?
added on: December 30, 2021
woman with tooth pain

Thanks to our fantastic training and technology, when you see your dentist in Grand Rapids for a dental filling, you most likely won’t experience any pain or discomfort. However, all patients, their mouths, and pain tolerance levels are different, so what you experience or how you’re feeling post-filling might be… Read More…


Sugar-Fighting Tips for Your Holiday Season
added on: December 17, 2021

Your dentist in Grand Rapids is the perfect person to help you combat sugar this holiday season, as it tends to show up everywhere in the form of ooey, gooey treats. While we know it’s unrealistic to think you won’t have a hint of sugar during your holiday fun, there… Read More…


Do I Have Sensitive Teeth?
added on: November 24, 2021

Any type of pain or discomfort in the mouth can be concerning, and it may leave you wondering if you have a serious dental problem or simply sensitive teeth. Sometimes it can be difficult to tell the difference between the two, and getting relief from the discomfort will depend on… Read More…


How To Strengthen Teeth
added on: November 11, 2021

Chances are you want to keep your natural teeth in your mouth for as long as possible. After all, healthy teeth are an integral part of good oral health, but they’re not invincible. If you don’t take care of your teeth, you can be at increased risk for decay and… Read More…


Are Veneers Bad For Your Teeth? 
added on: October 27, 2021

If you’re considering having any type of cosmetic dentistry, chances are you’ve looked into dental veneers. However, you may be wondering if veneers can damage your teeth in any way. Your dentist in Grand Rapids always recommends doing some research before you get any dental work done, and this article will… Read More…


4 Reasons to Use Your Dental Benefits Before the End of the Year
added on: October 15, 2021

If you have dental insurance, it’s important to remember that the benefits won’t last forever. Your plan may have an annual renewal date or it may expire if you don’t use it within a certain amount of time, so there are plenty of reasons to get moving and see your… Read More…


6 Common Dental Hygiene Mistakes
added on: September 27, 2021

In order to have strong and healthy teeth and gums, it’s important to practice good dental hygiene habits regularly. However, it can be difficult to remember all of the things you should do (and shouldn’t do) every day to keep your mouth clean. To help you, let’s check out six… Read More…


How Long Can You Go Without Going To The Dentist? 
added on: September 10, 2021

There’s a reason why your dentist in Grand Rapids encourages you to visit every six months. What happens if you wait longer than six months, or don’t go to the dentist at all? The truth is, missing just one dental appointment can lead to multiple problems. Here are a few… Read More…


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