It’s Fall, which means pumpkin-flavored everything. Fortunately, that’s actually great news from a health standpoint, too! Pumpkin is a nutrient-packed superfood that can be just as delicious as it is good for you. What’s In It? Pumpkin is known for containing important vitamins and minerals like: Iron Magnesium Vitamin A Zinc Vitamin C Fiber Potassium Technically, [...]
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Dental sealants are one of the most effective and affordable steps you can take to prevent childhood tooth decay. And best of all, they’re usually completely covered by your dental insurance plan. By applying sealants to posterior teeth with deep grooves and fissures (good hiding places for cavity causing bacteria) as early as possible, you [...]
Your child’s earliest interaction with a dentist may be the one that sets their view on dentistry for the rest of their life. We want it to be a relaxed, positive, non-confrontational one. It all starts with prevention and trust. With a leading team of multi-specialty practitioners, our children’s dentistry center provides comprehensive, state-of-the-art care [...]
Now that everyone is headed back to school, parents and caregivers everywhere are scrambling to come up with healthy, kid-friendly school lunches. Whether you know it or not, the types of foods you’re packing in your child’s lunchbox can also have a huge impact on their oral health in the months ahead. Since dental treatment [...]
National Tooth Fairy Day was August 22, 2021. Like a lot of families across Michigan, your nighttime tooth fairy routine probably involves tucking a tooth under a pillow. There are many interesting tooth loss traditions around the world. For instance, in East Africa, some children even throw their tooth up on the roof for a [...]
At Pediatric Dentistry and Orthodontic Specialists of Michigan, our orthodontists do see more than “just” kids! Our board-certified orthodontists love to offer orthodontic services to adults, too. With everything available under one roof, it can be convenient for your family to access quality and efficient care in the same place, same time as your children [...]
It is a wonderful thing to welcome your precious baby into the world. But, with all good things come some realities too. Babies will be fussy from time to time (and sometimes a lot). There are a lot of causes but we’re here today to discuss fussiness related to tooth eruption pain – teething. When [...]
Covid has wreaked havoc on our bodies in many ways even if you didn’t actually have the virus! Being at home close to snack sources all day long, experiencing increased stress, having reduced access to dental appointments and dealing with the many changes to our social structures have also affected dental and overall health in [...]
Pediatric Dentistry and Orthodontic Specialists of Michigan is now proud to offer custom 3D printed brackets from Lightforce Orthodontics. These unique orthodontic appliances are ideal for our adult and teen patients seeking a more efficient, more discreet alternative to conventional braces. What are Lightforce Braces? Lightforce is a cosmetic, custom braces system that uses 3D [...]
If you’re looking for simple and healthy ways to help your family find alternatives to pop or soda-type drinks, you may be wondering, “is sparkling water safer for my teeth?” Sparkling water is essentially carbonated water. And as we all know, tap water is completely safe for your teeth (and with fluoride even has some [...]