Chewing Gum: All You Need to Know

Do you chew gum regularly? If so, you could be helping your smile. That’s right—chewing gum can do more for you than keep your mouth busy. To teach you a little more about chewing gum in Chelsea, Michigan, our dentists are happy to share some chewing gum facts with you. -Sugar-free gum can help you prevent dental issues, like tooth... read more »

Dental Veneers Can Help Enhance Your Smile’s Appearance

The teeth that appear in your smile can have a significant bearing on some of your facial expressions and your general sense of self-image. Cosmetic imperfections like chronic dental stains, mismatched fillings, and minor dental fractures can alter your smile’s appearance. In a situation like this, you should strongly consider scheduling a consultation appointment with dentists like Dr. Napieralski, Dr.... read more »

The Reasons Why Your Dentist Asks You to Floss Every Day

If you ever feel tired of flossing, it’s important to avoid giving up on the task. Although it might seem annoying, flossing between your teeth at least once a day is vital for a strong and successful oral health. Our dentists strongly encourage you to keep up on flossing because it can: -Remove plaque, and plaque acts quickly. Plaque is... read more »

Eating & Drinking Habits to Avoid

We all want our teeth and gums to be healthy, right? Aside from brushing and flossing your teeth every day, there are other things you can do and not do to enhance or maintain the health of your smile. Dr. Napieralski, Dr. Wisniewski, Dr. Shayota, and our team are more than happy to tell you some eating and drinking habits... read more »

What Are the Benefits of Tooth Decay Treatments?

Are you suffering from tooth decay? Tooth decay is an oral health condition that arises due to poor oral health conditions. It is responsible for damage to the thin layer of protection on your teeth known as tooth enamel. If a hole is formed in the tooth enamel due to tooth decay, a cavity arises, which will require a dental... read more »

Preparing Your Smile for Tooth Restoration Therapy

Even though there are multiple ways that teeth can be damaged or discolored, fortunately, there are also numerous ways that teeth can be restored and whitened. For extra oral health care beyond traditional brushing, flossing, and other dental hygiene routines, consider the benefits that a tooth restoration therapy may be able to provide for your smile. Common treatments include dental... read more »

Help Your Child’s Smile Ease Into the Fall Season

The fall season is a busy time, especially because school is about to start and the holidays are right around the corner. This means you probably have many chores to complete before fall officially arrives. As you do these things, don’t forget about your child’s smile and oral health. There are things you can do to help them have a... read more »

The Things to Think About Regarding Teeth Whitening Treatment

Teeth whitening is a great way to finally eliminate your tooth discoloration and achieve the brilliant smile you have always wanted. If you’re about to take the first whitening step, good for you! You deserve to have the smile you’re proud of. However, before you begin treatment, Dr. Napieralski, Dr. Wisniewski, and Dr. Shayota encourage you to consider a few... read more »

How Dental Fillings Can Best Treat Your Cavities

The most effective forms of cavity treatment are dental fillings. Dental fillings are tooth restorations. They are devised to: 1. remove decay created by cavities and 2. fill in the hole in your tooth enamel to stop cavity progression and prevent further decay. Dental fillings can be made from a variety of materials. Two main forms are dental amalgams and... read more »

Causes of, and Treatments for Teeth Grinding (Bruxism)

If you have noticed that your teeth are loose, chipped, or even looking flattened; if your tooth enamel has been wearing off; or you are experiencing headaches or pain in your jaw, it may be time for you to meet with Dr. Napieralski, Dr. Wisniewski, and Dr. Shayota at Chelsea and Milford Family Dentistry for an exam to see if... read more »