The Tooth-Harming Foods You Should Not Eat on Thanksgiving

Little did you know, there are foods available on Thanksgiving that can attack your teeth and promote dental issues. So, if you want a top-notch Thanksgiving smile in Iron River, Michigan, then you need to avoid those foods as much as possible. To help you do so, our dentist, Dr.... Read more »

A Tooth That Can’t Be Treated by a Root Canal Might Need to Be Replaced by a Dental Bridge

A root canal is often called for to treat a tooth that suffers from a large cavity or a dental trauma that has compromised the internal structures of a tooth. This endodontic therapy is designed to excise the affected tissues, along with any remaining tooth enamel. This allows Dr. Frederick... Read more »

Brushing Your Teeth with Sensitivity Toothpaste Might Mask Symptoms of a More Serious Dental Health Condition

Tooth sensitivity can have a significant impact on your enjoyment of life. Cutting out or cutting back on certain hot, cold, sweet, or acidic things that even impact your quality of life. This drives many people to try mitigating tooth sensitivity symptoms by brushing their teeth with a toothpaste that... Read more »

Use These Techniques to Keep Your Mouth Free of Oral Disease

If you want a top-notch oral health and smile, then you need to prevent oral diseases as much as possible. Now, we understand that you’re already doing many things to prevent dental issues, like tooth decay and enamel erosion, but preventing oral diseases isn’t going to be that different. So,... Read more »

There Are Different Treatments That Can Restore a Missing Tooth

A tooth that is lost to a severe dental trauma or untreated cavity can prove to be more than a mere annoyance when eating. If the tooth was in the front of your mouth, the void can alter the clarity of your speech while also leaving you with an unattractive... Read more »

Remember These Basics

It’s easy to get caught up in the details of our lives.  The ins and outs of our lives can be stressful--but mouth care shouldn’t be! Here are three things to keep in mind as you go back to basics. Brush: Make sure you use an ADA-approved toothbrush, which you... Read more »

How to Cut Sugar Out of Your Recipe

Fall is quickly approaching, which means the holidays are as well. The holidays usually include a lot of baking with a lot of sugar. Unfortunately, sugary treats can be harmful for your smile. So, it’s important to try to cut sugar out of your recipes as much as possible. Our... Read more »

A Fractured Tooth Might Require Some Basic First-Aid While Seeking Dental Treatment

Sometimes something as simple as grinding your teeth at night or using your teeth to open a package can cause a chip on one of your teeth. In a more extreme case an accidental fall or sports injury could significantly fracture a tooth. In a situation like this, you might... Read more »

Am I Ready for a Retainer?

If you are getting your braces off soon, or are considering getting braces, at some point in time, we’ll talk about fitting you for a retainer. In most cases, a retainer is used to help keep your teeth in place after your braces have been removed. Like braces, a retainer... Read more »

Keys to Spotting Oral Cancer

Preventing oral cancer is extremely important as over 42,000 new cases are found every year in the US. The prevalence of oral cancer is growing, and so too are the methods for spotting it sooner. The quicker oral cancer is found, the greater the chance for a successful recovery. Here... Read more »