How Can Inlays and Onlays Help You?

Have you ever bitten into something only to hear something crack in your mouth? Similarly, have you ever lost just a piece of your tooth? Naturally, if this happens you may wonder about what your options are. For instance, you may have heard about dental crowns and fillings—which could both be viable options—but have you… Read more »

Routine Dental Cleanings & Exams

While brushing and flossing your teeth is very important to your dental health, it is also imperative that you visit your dentist regularly. Dr. Kinra, Dr. Kinra, and our team recommend that you and your child come in for a professional dental cleaning in Jackson and Saline, , at least once every six months. These… Read more »

What Is Baby Bottle Tooth Decay?

As parents, we always seem to hear about some new health hazard our kids might face. It is hard sometimes to know fact from fiction. One of the things you may have heard about is baby bottle tooth decay. And although it might sound a little contrived, tooth decay in babies and toddlers is actually… Read more »

Did You Know Your Teeth Have a Shield

It’s called dental enamel, and it’s the hard calcified layer on the crowns of your teeth that protects everything underneath and makes your smile white. Unlike superhero shields, enamel isn’t virtually indestructible; it can be worn away by plaque, acid and time. To protect your enamel and the health of your teeth, you need to… Read more »

Why Alcohol Is So Bad For Your Oral Health

Though alcohol is a common beverage, many health professionals suggest avoiding it, especially in excess because alcohol can impair judgement, ruin your liver, and cause harm to your oral health. Here are a few of the ingredients found in alcohol which attack your teeth and gums. High Sugar Content Your mouth contains plaque bacteria which… Read more »

Healthy Dental Habits for Kids

Childhood is an important time for forming healthy habits, including habits to maintain a healthy smile. There are a number of things you can do to help your child have a clean, healthy smile. 1. Help your child eat a healthy diet A well-balanced diet full of nutrients can help your child’s smile develop properly…. Read more »

Tips on Caring for Your Oral Health During Pregnancy

If you have not seen your dentist in a while and you are pregnant, now is the perfect time get a checkup and dental cleaning! Your oral health is just as important to your developing baby as it is for your own pearly whites and especially your gums. Your gums react differently during pregnancy. The… Read more »

How to Care for Your Smile During the Holidays

The holidays are a great time for friends and family to gather together and eat delicious food, sing holiday carols, and give the gift of love and thanks. However, it’s not such a great time for your smile. With all of the foods, treats, and drinks constantly at arm’s reach, your smile is in danger,… Read more »

How to Care for Your Dentures

Part of having dentures is learning how to successfully care for your appliance. After all, they’re a serious investment and taking proper care of them will insure that they last for years to come. When you begin the cleaning process, start by rinsing your dentures. After a thorough rinsing, you should brush them off with… Read more »

Got a Cavity? Restore Your Tooth with a Dental Filling

A dental filling is a great solution to fixing a decayed or injured tooth. There are many different restorations that provide the results you are looking for, and it is just a matter of choosing which one is best for you and your smile. If you come into our office, our dentist will examine your… Read more »