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Top Tips for Good Dental Care

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Your dental health is in your hands, so you need to practice good oral hygiene every single day. To keep your smile healthy at home, use these helpful dental care hints.

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Wisdom Tooth Removal – Is It Necessary?

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Many people have their wisdom teeth or third molars removed to correct problems or prevent them, but surgical removal is not always necessary. If your wisdom teeth are healthy and properly oriented in your jaw, and they have plenty of room to erupt fully, you can probably treat them the same way you would any other tooth. Unfortunately, wisdom teeth […]

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Early Dental Care Keeps Smiles Bright for Life

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If you want your children’s teeth and gums to stay healthy and strong, seeking information about dental hygiene for kids is a great start, but knowing your kids need to maintain a regular oral hygiene routine is just the beginning. It’s important to know how to brush and floss properly, how to choose the right dental care products for your […]

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Sources of Pain in Common Dental Emergencies

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In America, dental emergencies are responsible for a great deal of suffering. Twenty-two percent of participants in a recent survey reported having orofacial or dental pain within the preceding six months. If you experience tooth pain, your emergency dentistry expert’s first challenge is finding its cause. Migraines, sinus disease, and temporomandibular joint pain could mimic dental pain, but in most […]

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Gentle Dental is Proud to Take Part in the Healthy Michigan Plan

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Don’t let a lack of insurance prevent you from getting the dental care you deserve. Now Gentle Dental of Shelby Township is able to treat your dental care needs by accepting new patients covered by the Healthy Michigan Plan. This is a long-awaited Medicaid expansion program that delivers quality healthcare coverage to lower-income Michigan residents between the ages of 19 […]

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Detection and Treatment of Wisdom Teeth Problems

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The wisdom teeth are an often-misunderstood topic in the world of dental health, and it is time to shed some light on the potential problems that can develop with them, methods of diagnosis for those problems, and how such issues are typically treated. By learning all you can about wisdom teeth, you will be able to ensure that you have […]

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Keeping Your Braces and Retainers in Top Shape

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Retainers and braces for kids are almost a dental rite of passage these days, and if you have worn them, you know how easily they can attract small pieces of food and plaque. One of the most important keys to keeping braces and retainers in good shape is regular brushing after meals and snacks. By following a few other simple […]

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Gum Disease Basics Everyone Should Know

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You are probably at least somewhat familiar with the concept of gum disease, and you likely know that it is something to be avoided at all costs. However, you may not have a complete understanding of exactly what gum disease is, how it develops, and what you and your dentist can do to prevent and treat it. To learn about […]

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Simple Steps to Effective Cavity Prevention

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One of the most valuable gifts parents can give their children is the gift of good dental care habits. Though it is certainly true that coaxing kids to brush and floss properly on a twice-daily basis can sometimes be tough, the end result makes it all worthwhile. By instilling the importance of good dental care practices early on, parents can […]

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Because they are so nice and friendly.
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My cleaning, x-rays and examination were all handled very professionally and efficiently, so I was done in less than one hour.
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hygentist & dentist both were concered for the best p ossible outcomes for me
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The staff was very nice and professional. Dr Torres was great and he was very informative and explained the procedures.
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Excellent care and treatment! Staff is amazing and always so friendly. My family has been coming here for years!
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The staff at Gentle Dental in Shelby Twp have been my dental professionals for over 20 years. The facility is extremely clean, the dentists are knowledgeable and friendly, Debi the dental hygienist […]
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Great service
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I’ve been coming here for quite a few years and feel like they really care about my health and understand my fears about any pain I might be feeling.
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Everybody’s polite and it sound like nobody’s out there to get your money Plus it’s close to my house and I will recommend this place
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There are so many great reviews of this place and due to my skepticism, I was a little worried that they were fabricated but truly, they are not! I took my chances and went to the office to find that […]
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Very friendly and helpful staff.
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Everyone that helped me was awesome. Friendly and caring. I would recommend highly. So glad i chose this office.
Jennifer S.
Great dentist! First time there and I didn’t feel any pressured into anything. Great experience.
Katelyn M.
Great service
Jonathan C.
Great care and advice from my hygienist, Debi Winkler. She is such an inspiration.
Victoria G.
Debbie was amazing. She is nice and made my day. It was my first cleaning in this office and she did a great job. I look forward to seeing her again in the future. Thanks Debbie.
Ionut P.
This is the friendliness most caring office I have ever been to. The six staff members I encountered worked so well together and really seemed to enjoy working with one another, which made me feel so […]
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