The Difference Between Full and Partial Dentures

Do you know the important differences between full and partial dentures? Our team is happy to review both versions for optimal tooth replacement to help you better understand how they can restore your smile. Below we will review the main types of dentures, which are full and partial dentures, and the benefits they have to... Read more »

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month & Dental Hygiene Month

October is here and fall has officially begun, bringing with it Breast Cancer Awareness Month as well as National Dental Hygiene Month. This is a time to raise awareness for both and help to prevent problems by monitoring your health and being mindful of your lifestyle choices. Whether you are fighting cancer or dental problems,... Read more »

Dental Implant Placement Basics as a Step-by-Step Process

If you have ever lost a tooth, you might have more than just a gap between your teeth. If a lost tooth is not replaced, the bone in the jaw that supported the lost tooth starts to deteriorate. That’s because when you chew your food, there’s no more stimulation to the bone from the missing... Read more »

Enamel-Friendly Foods for Your Teeth

When it comes to protecting your teeth, your first line of defense against tooth decay and cavities is tooth enamel, as it is the outermost covering that protects the more vulnerable dentin and tooth pulp below. Your enamel comes equipped for the job as the hardest substance in your body. However, because it doesn’t have... Read more »

How Routine Dental Checkups Help Your Smile in the Long Run

When you come in for dental exams and we have cleaned your teeth and gum line and removed any hardened plaque, our dentist can look at them for any signs of trouble, such as cavities, loose or broken teeth, damaged fillings, and evaluate your risk rate of certain diseases which might also take into account... Read more »

Basics to Build a Better Smile: Composite Dental Fillings

Dental fillings are designed to improve your smile by filling in cavities. When dental erosion occurs to the point that harmful acids begin eating through your tooth enamel until a hole has formed, a cavity will be present. A cavity must be treated to prevent further damage to a tooth, which can lead to tooth… Read more »

A Compromised Partial Denture Needs to Be Addressed

A partial denture is often the preferred dental restoration for patients missing multiple teeth in one part of their mouth. It is created using exacting standards from durable dental materials capable of replicating the physical presence and essential function of the lost or extracted teeth. As strong as your partial denture is there still things… Read more »

Frequently Asked Questions About Gingivitis

How often do you inspect your teeth and gums for any signs of dental damage? The answer should be a lot, because it is important to routinely check your oral health for any signs of damage that can arise. It is also important to look for gum disease, which refers to a gum tissue infection…. Read more »

Treat Your Sensitive Smile

If you have sensitive teeth, it’s important to treat it. Many people may not realize that sensitive teeth can be treated by a dental professional, and you can go back to enjoying your favorite foods or drinks with proper care. Dr. Ewing with Irish Road Dental in Davison, MI, cares for your oral health, which… Read more »

You May Need to Counteract Enamel Erosion With Fluoride Treatment

If a typical day for you involves consuming acidic foods and beverages or if your smile contains natural oral bacteria that isn’t routinely cleaned away, the mineral density of your tooth enamel can suffer. When attacks on the tooth enamel are not counteracted with regular fluoride treatment, they can erode the teeth to the point… Read more »