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Maintaining a Healthy Smile at Any Age

When it comes to taking excellent care of your mouth, proper brushing and flossing as well as regular dental visits are key at every stage of life. However, as we age, there are certain precautions and risks that become prevalent. That being said, it is important to note that losing your teeth is not part…

Who is a Good Candidate for Invisalign?

When it comes to straightening your smile, the dental world has come a long way from bulky, uncomfortable metal braces. In fact, today’s Invisalign Clear Aligners are not only fast and comfortable, but discreet! A far cry from traditional braces. Perhaps you are considering Invisalign but are not sure if you are a candidate. Read…

Gum Disease: What it is and How to Avoid it

It is well known that taking the proper care of your teeth is key to oral health. But what about your gums? The truth is gum health is also vital in maintaining mouth health. Many people experience gum pain, redness and bleeding because they are simply not flossing, as well as other factors. And gum…

Cerec Crowns — Your One-Visit Dental Crown Alternative!

Dental crowns can be a highly effective solution for those wanting to repair and restore a tooth or even multiple teeth. Crowns work to protect a tooth that is decayed, worn or cracked by covering it. Crowns can also cover teeth that are badly discolored and even mis-shaped. In years past, however, dental crowns could…

All of your Dental Needs…Under One Roof!

When considering dental health, it is important to know that your dentist and his or her capabilities play a key role in ensuring your mouth is functioning its absolute best. For many people, oral health requires more than biannual dental exams and cleanings. That is why it is vital to choose a dentist who can…

Why Your Bi-Annual Dental Cleaning is Non-Negotiable

Are you brushing your teeth twice daily and flossing each day? If so, great work! However, a healthy mouth goes beyond at-home care. Though you may do your best to brush and floss as recommended, that is simply not enough to ensure the healthiest teeth and gums. Keep reading for more on why your dental…

Is Invisalign the Same as Braces?

Perhaps you are interested in learning more about how to straighten your smile. Or maybe you are researching straightening your child or teen’s smile. Chances are, in addition to traditional metal braces, you have heard of Invisalign Clear Aligners. But maybe you are unsure of the benefits of each and which would be the better…

How to Reverse Yellow Teeth

When it comes to our appearance, a smile is one of the first physical traits others notice about you. However, some people are self-conscious due to yellow teeth and wish for an attractive, white smile. Whether from foods and beverages that stain the teeth, poor dental hygiene or even simply age, our teeth can certainly…

What to do When a Dental Crown Falls Out

Dental crowns are used to restore your tooth or implant. They act as a cap and often are needed when a tooth is decayed or even broken. Crowns are fabricated to look just like a natural tooth and are placed over the affected tooth area or the whole tooth itself. Crowns help to prevent additional…

Why Cosmetic Dentistry? More Than Meets the Eye

Chances are you’ve heard of cosmetic dentistry. Perhaps you’ve even researched various cosmetic dental treatments for yourself. When most people think of cosmetic dentistry, a beautiful, gleaming white smile may come to mind. While that’s certainly one benefit, the truth is, cosmetic dental procedures offer a myriad of oral and overall health benefits. Dr. Milan…

What is Advanced Dentistry?

For many people, their dental needs go far beyond six-month cleanings and exams. Some people have oral health issue that need specific in-depth dental care. This is where advanced dentistry comes in. Maybe you’ve heard of advance dental procedures or maybe you think you may be a candidate for one or more such procedures. Keep…

What You Should do in a Dental Emergency

Much like a medical emergency, we cannot plan when a dental emergency may occur. However, it is important to know and understand the steps to take if you find yourself in such a position. Many times, it is crucial to seek dental care immediately, while in other situations, you may have a little more flexibility.…

Why Researching Your Dentist is Vital

Are you happy with your dental care? Or did you choose a dentist blindly based on location or insurance? Just as you’d research your medical care professional, likewise, you should be researching and choosing your dentist knowledgeably. With so many dentists to choose from today, it can be challenging to know what to look for.…

Which Dental Veneer is Best for You?

Have you been hiding your smile for too long? Do you shy away from photos because your teeth are crooked, broken or even severely yellowed? Well, you don’t have to any longer. Dental veneers are a highly effective solution to a myriad of teeth concerns. What’s more, veneers are a long-term solution that stay intact,…

Can Teeth Whitening Damage Gums?

Many people are on the search for whiter, brighter teeth. Why? A beautiful white smile can say a lot about you! In fact, studies have indicated that those with a lovely white smile are perceived as more successful both personally and professionally. However, in addition to professional teeth whitening treatments at a reputable dentist, there…

Can Invisalign Fix TMJ?

For many people, waking with a sore jaw or headache from clenching and grinding teeth is very real. In addition to pain, TMJ can also cause tooth enamel to wear down, gum recession and even cracked teeth. When it comes to TMJ, jaw misalignment can be a common cause. Fortunately, there are solutions that can…

The Top Ways You Can Ensure Healthy Teeth for Life!

It’s common knowledge that brushing and flossing your teeth are key to a healthy smile. However, there are a plethora of ways you can keep your teeth and gums healthy in addition to this. Keep reading to learn how. Little bit of this and that An apple a day is known to keep the doctor…

Will a Root Canal Fix an Abscess?

An abscessed tooth is a fairly common ailment. It is a pocket filled with pus that forms in various parts of the tooth and is caused by bacterial infection. Often referred to as a dental abscess, it can result in pain that can even radiate down to the ear and neck. Other symptoms include pain…

Jaw Clicking and Clenching?

What Your Dentist Can Do for TMD and Bruxism For many people, jaw clicking and teeth clenching can be much more than simply an annoyance. It can cause pain, headaches and even sleep issues. For some, it can have an effect on everyday tasks. Read on for more about these conditions and treating them. Difference…

Can Cosmetic Dentistry Fix Receding Gums?

For many, receding gums is a very real concern. Gum recession can be painful and even cause tooth loss in severe cases. Fortunately, in today’s advanced dental world, gum recession can be treated. Read on for more about repairing receding gums in Birmingham. Receding gum treatment options Healthy gums are light pink in color and…

Experienced Birmingham Dentist Specializing in Veneers

Are one or more of your teeth misshapen, chipped or broken? Maybe your smile is extremely crooked or even very yellowed. Did you know that dental veneers are a viable solution for these concerns? Dr. Milan is proud to be an expert in dental veneers in metro Detroit, offering the most advanced options. Learn more…

Dental Implants in Michigan

Perhaps you’re dealing with a tooth issue that has you concerned about future tooth loss. Or maybe you are currently missing one or more teeth due to damage or periodontal disease. Regardless, tooth loss can not only be embarrassing and make your smile less attractive, it can cause issues with eating and talking. Well over…

How you Can Get a Bright Smile this Holiday Season!

When it comes to feeling good about our appearance, it’s safe to say that your smile can either help or hinder self-confidence. For many, their teeth are something they wish to hide. Many people feel embarrassed by yellow, gapped, chipped or altogether missing teeth. However, there are solutions to nearly any smile issue with cosmetic…

Dr. Milan is Pleased to Introduce iTero!

As a trailblazer in the dental and cosmetic dental industry, Dr. Milan is thrilled to introduce the latest advanced piece of dental equipment at Birmingham Center for Cosmetic Dentistry — the iTero scanner! Gone are the days of messy, uncomfortable impressions with this state-of-the-art machine. And the iTero is just one more way Dr. Milan’s…

Schedule Your Dental Exam Before the End of the Year!

Time certainly does fly — it’s hard to believe it is almost 2020! And with the holiday season quickly approaching, and all of the hustle and bustle around the corner, it’s important not to forget about your own health and wellness. For many, dental benefits renew in the New Year, so now is the time…

Why Your Gums Hurt and Bleed (and What to do About it)

For many people, red, sore gums are an everyday occurrence when brushing and/or flossing and something that is passed off as insignificant. Not so! To put it bluntly, if your gums are red, sore, swollen or bleeding it could be indicative of a much more serious issue than you may think…up to and including gum…

How to Know if it’s Time for a Root Canal

Have you heard of a root canal? Though it’s a common dental treatment (tens of millions of root canals are performed annually) some people may not know much about it or even if they are in need of one. Many times, a simple cavity left untreated or even trauma to the mouth and teeth can…

Why So Many People are Turning to Cosmetic Dentistry

In today’s photo-forward, social media and selfie age, it’s no wonder that there are an abundance of filters and editing apps that can do anything from smoothing the skin to whitening and straightening the teeth. However, in real life, there are no such filters. Fortunately, though, when it comes to your smile, there is cosmetic…

Surprising Foods that Strengthen Your Teeth

It’s common knowledge that a nutritious diet goes a long way in keeping our bodies healthy and fit. But did you know that certain foods can actually strengthen your teeth, as well? Your teeth are a direct measure of your health overall and the mouth/body connection can be enhanced by proper nutrition. Here are four…

Poor Oral Health Linked to Specific Type of Cancer

We all know that brushing twice a day and flossing daily is key to a healthy mouth free of cavities and a shiny white smile. However, even more importantly, maintaining optimum oral health is vital to your overall wellness. And, quite frankly, poor oral health can be deadly in some cases, as a new study…

How Genetics Play a Role in Optimal Oral Health

When considering oral health, just like your body’s organs, tissues and so on, genetics can play a key role in the health of your teeth and gums. Your oral health is interconnected to your body’s overall health and certain conditions of the body can affect your dental health. Read on for more on this important…

When is the Right Time for Straightening Your Smile?

There are a multitude of reasons for desiring straight teeth, including wanting more self-confidence, reducing cavity and other tooth issues and having an aligned bite. However, is there a certain time that is right for doing so? And can straightening your teeth really be discreet? Keep reading to learn more. Smile solutions for teens and…

How Do Porcelain Bridges Work?

Losing a tooth can be stressful as well as hinder one’s confidence, to say the least. If you’ve lost a tooth or even several teeth, whether due to injury or even an oral health issue, there’s hope. Dr. Mitchell Milan is an expert in restorative dentistry in Michigan and has helped countless patients regain their…

Unleash Your Brightness!

Give the gift of a white smile for the holidays and the New Year When it comes to the holidays, people often pull out all the stops — from the perfect table setting to a fresh haircut, color and style, to an elegant outfit that makes them feel their best. But when you think of…

Which White is Right for You?

It’s safe to say that we all want to look and feel our best at any social gathering. And with the holidays just around the corner, many people have events, celebrations and work functions on the horizon. Maybe you have just the right attire ready and your appointment is scheduled at the salon. But how…