Ignored Gum Disease Poses a Significant Danger in Many Ways

Gum disease, also known as periodontal disease, is an infection that can lead to systemic inflammation, which poses a significant danger to your mouth as well as your entire health. Gum disease in , , often results from an ineffective daily oral hygiene routine and not visiting your dentist, Dr. , regularly. These things allow… Read more »

Myths and Facts About Oral Care

Oral care is very important if you’re interested in protecting your oral—or overall—health. Unfortunately, there are many dental myths that are widely accepted by the general public, which could lead to complications. To help you avoid some of these issues, our team is happy to reveal the truth behind these rumors. One common myth you… Read more »

Brightening Minor Surface Stains While You’re On the Go

Many people struggle with stains on their teeth. A stained smile can leave you feeling self-conscious and wanting to explore your whitening options. Fortunately, Dr. is highly trained and has years of experience helping people find the bright, white smile they’ve always wanted. There are many options if you are looking for a brighter smile…. Read more »

Five Common Causes of Halitosis

It’s normal to have halitosis (or bad breath) once in a while, especially if you just ate food or haven’t brushed your teeth for a few hours. If your breath is chronically foul-smelling, though, it could be a sign that something isn’t right in your mouth. As a dental practice, our team has found these… Read more »

Protecting Your New Dental Filling

At Irish Road Dental in Davison, Michigan, Dr. John Wiltz and his team are delighted to offer our patients dental fillings to repair minor to moderate damage in a tooth. Once a tooth has been filled, it may take a few hours to a few days for tooth sensitivity to diminish, and we would like… Read more »

You Can Feel at Ease in the Dental Chair!

There are a number of people who get nervous, or even anxious, when they visit a dental office. Some people are fearful enough that they will even avoid going to the dentist at all costs. Does this describe you? Don’t worry; there are ways to ease your dental fears. Communication One of the main keys… Read more »

Are Oral Piercings worth the Risks?

If an oral piercing is on your horizon, please take a moment to consider the risks associated with them. While tongue and lip piercings are popular and seem like a fun for of self-expression in fashion, they may also cause dental issues. So to avoid damaging your healthy smile, please read on! Awareness Oral piercings can… Read more »

Root Canal Retreatment: Is it Important?

If you’ve ever had root canal therapy, you probably know that going through the treatment is better than coping with a damaged root canal. In fact, you probably understand why most people who’ve had root canal therapy claim it’s no worse than having a cavity filled. Similarly, you may know that if an injured root… Read more »

Options for Improving Your Smile

Small chips, stains and other imperfections on the teeth in your smile can leave you feeling self-conscious. There are a few different options available for whitening stained teeth or improving chips and other imperfections. You should talk to your dentist to explore your options, before starting any whitening routine. They are trained to help you… Read more »

Dental Veneers can Give You the Smooth, White Smile You’ve Always Wanted

Minor chips, stains and other imperfections on the teeth in your smile can leave you feeling self-conscious. In a situation like this you might want to ask your dentist about being fitted for dental veneers. Veneers are essentially thin porcelain shells, that are custom designed in a dental laboratory to fit over the face of… Read more »