Ever-Changing World

Wow! The world just keeps changing. The mere fact that I’m writing a blog for our office is an indication of a shifting world. About ten years ago someone suggested I blog about dentistry and I remember saying “There is no way that is going to happen.” Talk about having to eat your words. I… Read more »

Cavities on Multiple Teeth Can Cause Significant Tooth Sensitivity

Many people describe tooth sensitivity as a pain or a sharp stinging sensation in one or more teeth when they consume hot, cold, sweet or acidic foods and beverages. Early symptom relief can sometimes be found by avoiding these foods or by brushing your teeth with desensitizing toothpaste. Tooth sensitivity problems could be caused by… Read more »

A Cracked Tooth Often Needs to Be Extracted and Restored with a Dental Implant

A strong blow to the face, can sometimes crack a tooth so severely that it cannot be saved even by a root canal. This is even more likely to happen if you participate in contact sports without the protection of a quality mouth guard. In a case like this, Dr. often needs to extract the… Read more »

What are the Signs and Symptoms of Gum Disease?

Did you know that approximately 75% of Americans over the age of 35 have some form of gum disease? Naturally, gum disease could cause minor problems—such as swollen or bleeding gums—or serious problems like tooth loss. Sadly, gum disease can be difficult to identify. In fact, many people aren’t even aware of what gum disease… Read more »

Dental Veneers Improve a Smile

From teeth whitening at the dentist’s to whitening toothpaste, there seems to be no shortage of ways to make your smile bright, white, and clear again. However, one option that’s often overlook is getting dental veneers to help restore your smile when you have deeply stained enamel. Dental veneers are essentially thin porcelain shells that… Read more »

Beautify Your Smile by Wearing a Dental Crown

Dr. Brant Pittsley and our team at MI Beautiful Smile are pleased to offer dental crowns for our patients in Davisburg, Michigan and the surrounding areas. Dental crowns are used to replace the part of the tooth which you can see. You may need a crown to improve your smile, whether to cover a damaged tooth (also… Read more »

Should You Use a Tongue Scraper?

You know that if you want to enjoy good oral health, you need to brush your teeth twice a day and floss daily, but did you know there are other things you can do to improve your oral health? Naturally, we recommend considering all of your options when it comes to your oral health—include tongue… Read more »

Correct Smile Flaws with Dental Bonding

Are you dissatisfied with the appearance of your smile? If you have minor smile flaws, Dr. may recommend dental bonding in , . During this procedure, our dentist will apply a tooth-colored resin to your teeth and use a special light to bond it in place. This material can enhance your smile and will feel… Read more »

How Do I Avoid Dental Emergencies While I’m Traveling?

If you are interested in avoiding dental emergencies while you are traveling, our team is more than happy to help you! All you need to do are the following things and your smile will remain in tip-top shape: -Avoid major dental treatment: If you need major dental treatment, like root canal therapy or dental crown… Read more »

Comfort at the Dental Office

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. Preparation Be prepared for your appointment… Read more »