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Shine with Confidence: 3 Reasons to Choose Teeth Whitening

When you look in the mirror or at pictures of yourself and only see dull teeth, it may be time for a change. Give yourself a much needed pep in your step and talk to our Canton, MI, cosmetic dentists about teeth whitening treatment. Most everyday stains won’t stand a chance!

Navigating the Cost of Invisalign® Treatment

Straight teeth, unless you’re genetically gifted, don’t often come free. Many people have to invest time and money into orthodontic treatment, like clear aligners, in order to fix misalignment and bite issues. While budgeting is important, our Canton, MI, Invisalign® dentists are here to help you achieve your dream smile on your own financial terms.

Dental Bridges: When They’re Needed & Benefits

Whether you lost a tooth because of an injury or another condition such as gum disease, it can be hard not to feel self-conscious about your smile. Our Canton, MI, dentists understand this all too well and have interacted with many patients who are curious about tooth replacement. One such treatment that can help is the dental bridge procedure.

Understanding the Basics of Flossing

If you aren’t doing so already, it’s time to pick up the floss and show your smile some extra love. Our Canton, MI, dentists are aware that many patients don’t like flossing, but it’s a great way to reach and get rid of the plaque in between teeth. Flossing every day can also limit how much your gums bleed at your dental checkups.

How Affordable Are Dental Implants?

Dental Implants are the ideal option for replacing teeth that are lost due to trauma, cavity, fracture or gum-disease. Dental implants are often thought to be expensive and unaffordable, and many patients are hesitant to look into this amazing option for replacement of teeth. Here, we outline the many ways that you can make dental implants affordable.

Why Choose Dental Implants?

A dental implant is an artificial titanium root resembling the shape of a natural root, that is placed in the bone and allowed to heal for a few months. After the healing period, an artificial tooth (crown) is attached to the implant. The crown looks and feels very much like your natural tooth.

Treating Dental Emergencies

Dental emergencies can happen anytime. Our Canton MI emergency dentists are available every day to help you with your dental issue, whether it is a chipped or a broken tooth, a painful or a swollen tooth, or other unknown pain in your mouth.

Should I Choose Cosmetic Bonding or Veneers?

You do not have to go through life hiding your smile. If you have a chipped, cracked, or discolored tooth (or teeth) cosmetic dentistry can help you regain lost confidence with procedures like dental bonding and porcelain veneers.

The Basics of TMJ

You may have clicked this blog out of pure curiosity wondering what TMJ could be or maybe you’re actively looking for answers to clear up a dental problem. Whatever your interest in this post may be, our dentists and team at Hometown Dentistry want to help you have a healthy and happy smile.

Overcoming Dental Anxiety & Fear

Dental anxiety and fear are real and it often prevents people from getting the necessary treatment they need to stop further deterioration. If you have dental anxiety, the Canton dentists at Hometown Dental can help you work through your fear so that you can maintain a beautiful healthy smile.

7 Ways to Protect Against Gum Disease

A lot of people don’t take gum disease as seriously as they should. If it goes untreated for long enough, gum disease can have a tremendous impact on your oral health and the health of the rest of your body including your heart, brain, and digestive system.

5 Natural Teeth Whitening Myths

A lot of people want a bright white smile, but there’s a lot of foods and drinks that stain and discolor your teeth. There are tons of information on natural teeth whitening and “DIY home whitening treatments” but are they safe? Do they actually work? A lot of them can actually do real damage to your enamel.

What to Expect During a Teeth Cleaning

We recommend that you receive a teeth cleaning at least every 6 months. During your appointment, we’ll examine your teeth and gums. We may also take X-rays depending on how long it’s been since we took the last ones.

Is Invisalign® Right for Me?

Are you looking for a straighter smile? As the name suggests, Invisalign® is a series of nearly invisible aligners that we use to straighten your teeth little by little over the course of several months.