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What is PST Gum Treatment?

Receding gums are gums that start to pull away from the teeth. This can happen for a variety of reasons: poor dental care, harsh brushing or even periodontal disease. If you suffer from receding gums, you may experience tooth sensitivity and, worse, a build-up of bacteria that can cause disease and damage your tooth’s supporting…

Avoid Tooth Loss by Taking Proper Care of Your Gums

Maintaining healthy teeth is essential to living a satisfying life. After all, without teeth, everyday things like eating and even talking can be challenging, to say the least. But did you know that a key component of keeping teeth healthy and avoiding tooth loss includes taking diligent care of your gums? With proper care of…

How to Attain Straight Teeth for Life

For many people, their crooked and gapped teeth are a source of stress and low self-esteem. Some folks go to great lengths to hide their teeth in photos and even while laughing or smiling. Dr. Milan is a firm believer that every person deserves a smile they can feel confident about. If you’d like to…

How to Get a Beautiful Smile with Lumineers

Are you satisfied with your smile? Or, even better, are you truly happy with the look of your teeth? If you answered no to either question, there’s good news: Lumineers may be just the solution you’re looking for. Unlike traditional veneers, Lumineers offer a convenient and pain-free way to totally transform your smile in just…

Why Cosmetic Dentistry May be Right for You

In today’s world of smartphones, social media and selfies, it may appear that most people are, indeed, satisfied with their smiles. But, truth be told, the vast majority of people likely wish they could change at least one aspect of their own smile. From attaining straighter, whiter teeth to correcting bite issues to fixing teeth…

It’s Time to Spring Clean Your Mouth

When it comes to your dental health habits, it’s safe to say that brushing and flossing can become routine. However, it’s wise to take a look at your oral health from time to time and note ways that you can improve it. And with sunshine and warmer weather on the horizon, it’s the perfect time…

Why You Shouldn’t Ignore a Toothache

Many of us have been there: Taking a bite of food and you feel a sharp stinging in your tooth. Or maybe you’ve had a consistent dull throbbing in a tooth for some time. Though seemingly minor, a toothache could be more than just an annoyance. It could be a precursor to a more serious…

What Do You Risk by Putting Off Your Dental Visit?

Though it’s common knowledge that you should be seeing your dentist every six months for your dental cleaning and checkup, the truth is, some people just don’t. Whether it’s a lack of time, more pressing obligations or simply not wanting to go, there are risks associated with putting off your dental visit. Keep reading to…

How to Get Your Healthiest Smile

Many people think they’re doing their due diligence when it comes to taking good care of their teeth and gums if they simply brush twice a day and see their dentist every six months. But the truth is, there’s room for improvement. If you wonder if your teeth could be shinier, gums could be healthier…

Can I Leave in My Silver Fillings? An Expert Opinion

The topic of silver fillings and whether or not to have them replaced has been generating a lot of buzz in the dental field. Here, we break down the ins and outs of this subject and offer Dr. Milan’s opinion. Read on for more. Is it important to remove my silver fillings? If you are…

What are Dental Crowns and Bridges and Who Benefits from Them?

When it comes to misshapen, discolored, damaged or missing teeth, today’s solutions are better and more convenient than ever before. Dental crowns and bridges of today are highly advanced and can truly impact one’s self-confidence and overall dental health in a positive way. But just what are these devices and who needs them? Read on…

Top Trends in Cosmetic Dentistry

Interest and demand for cosmetic dental procedures continue to increase consistently. Reason being? People today want to not only look and feel their best, but they realize that attaining a smile they love is truly within reach. With dental and technology advancements happening every day, cosmetic dentistry is more attainable than ever before. Read on…

How You and Your Family Are Benefiting from Fluoridated Water

A hot topic in the dental world is fluoridated water. Many people wonder whether fluoridated water is beneficial, and some people have different stances on this issue. Here, we’ll address some of the points on why Dr. Milan fully supports fluoride in water. The pros of fluoridated water are clear Fluoride is a chemical that…

An In-Depth Look at Sedation Dentistry

While it’s true that visiting your dentist every six months is essential to not only your oral health, but also your overall health, some people still avoid the dentist. Sometimes this is due to time constraints. Other times, people simply don’t make going to the dentist a priority. And others, still, have what’s known as…

Are You at Risk for Oral Cancer?

Though you may hear more about other types of cancers such as breast, lung and prostate cancer, oral cancer is one of the deadliest cancers that exists. This is primarily because it is typically diagnosed in a later stage. With oral cancer, early detection is key to protecting yourself. Dr. Milan specializes in oral cancer…

Causes of (and Solutions for) Bad Breath

Bad breath can be a very frustrating condition that can affect your self-confidence and your personal life. It’s estimated that 35-45 percent of people worldwide have bad breath (or halitosis, medically speaking). It’s estimated that over 80 million people in the U.S. suffer with chronic halitosis. However, most people have had bad breath at some…

How You Could Benefit from Restorative Dentistry

As people age, teeth can become worn and dental work may begin to fail. Other times, teeth can move and bites can change adversely. Many times, the solution to this is restorative dentistry. As a leading cosmetic dentist in metro Detroit, Dr. Milan specializes in restorative dentistry. Read on to learn more about the highly…

Preventative Dentistry: What You Need to Know

A New Year often brings a renewed desire for health and wellness. Many people join a gym or vow to eat a more healthful diet. Both are a great idea, however, it’s also important not to take your dental health for granted. Did you know that your oral health can have a direct effect on…

How to Get the Most Out of Your Dental Visit

Many people don’t think much about the dentist other than their six-month cleanings and checkups. However, it’s key to understand how you can play an integral role in making your next visit to the dentist the best it can be. Whether your bi-annual cleaning is around the corner or if you’re thinking about more advanced…

Dental Implants: A Life-Changing Solution for Missing Teeth

For many people, tooth loss is something that can be both inconvenient and embarrassing. With missing teeth, everyday things like eating and talking can be a challenge. According to the American Academy of Implant Dentistry (AAID), over 35 million people today are missing all of their teeth while over 3 million Americans have dental implants;…

Achieve a Brilliantly White Smile for the Holidays and New Year

Most people would agree that a beautiful, white smile can be one of a person’s most memorable features. However, due to the food and drinks we consume, as well as genetics, aging or even certain medication, our smiles can become dull over time. However, the good news is, today’s state-of-the-art professional teeth whitening treatments offered…

Dentistry for the Stars

What are the most popular cosmetic dentistry techniques for celebs, and which ones have had them done? We’ve all seen them: gorgeous celebrities walking the red carpet with light bulbs flashing…close-ups on magazine covers…chats with talk show hosts about the latest movie…how do they look so good with seemingly very little effort? Well, their teeth…

The Importance of a Stunning Smile

One of the hallmarks of successful people is that they exude confidence. You can’t exactly do that if you’re afraid of flashing your pearly whites. Confidence begins from within and radiates to your face: from an award-winning smile to strong eye contact, how you project yourself to others is everything. In fact, one of the…

How to Get a Red Carpet-Worthy Smile

Today, more than ever, everyday people are seeking out the very best in cosmetic dentistry. Why? Because your smile is key to your first impression and overall confidence. In fact, most believe that a smile is one of a person’s most notable features. Studies show that beautiful smiles make people appear more attractive, successful and…

When Bruxism Wears Your Teeth Down

Of all the things that can threaten your smile, you might not consider your own teeth among them. However, if you consistently grind your teeth together, a condition known as bruxism, then your teeth may be on a path to self-destruction if you don’t seek appropriate treatment. When bruxism wears your teeth down, it can…

3 Ways to Prevent Cavities

Given the fact that most people will experience at least one of them in their lifetimes, cavities can seem like an almost inevitable challenge to deal with. Yet the truth is, despite their prevalence, cavities are highly preventable; all it takes is a persistently good hygiene routine and sticking to a consistent schedule of routine…

Common Questions About Invisalign® Clear Braces

When you want a straighter, more attractive smile but aren’t excited about the idea of wearing metal orthodontic braces, Invisalign® may provide the ideal solution. Because many older teens and adults worry most about the appearance of their crooked teeth, Invisalign® clear braces are designed to keep orthodontic treatment comfortable and discreet. To find out…

Tips to Keep Your Smile Healthy for the Holidays

Every day of the year is a good time to take care of your teeth and smile, but that’s especially important during the holiday season. After inundating them with Thanksgiving feasts, the assault on your teeth continues throughout the season with holiday-centric desserts and treats. While the excess sugar and carbohydrates can wreak more-than-usual havoc…

3 Questions About Oral Cancer Screening

Every year, more than 40,000 people in America are diagnosed with oral cancer, which includes cancers of the mouth, palate, esophagus, throat, and other oral/maxillofacial structures. When patients catch it early, however, they have a good chance of successfully treating the disease, and oral cancer screening is essential part of your routine oral health care.…

2 Ways a Dental Bridge Makes Life Better

Missing teeth are a nuisance in several different ways. The most obvious is the way one or more missing teeth make your smile appear, but the longer-lasting consequences are more than cosmetic. Without a full set of teeth, that ones that remain will eventually shift out of place to take up the slack in your…

3 Reasons to Consider Replacing Teeth with Dental Implants

When you lose teeth, you have a lot to consider, especially what you should do next. Replacing the teeth you’ve lost is important for several reasons, including rebuilding your smile’s appearance and reestablishing your ability to bite and chew properly. For many patients, dental implants are the most comprehensive option available; as the only option…

3 Reasons to Leave Teeth Whitening to the Pros

With the vast number of choices for over-the-counter (OTC) teeth bleaching products on the market today, you might wonder why professional teeth whitening is even necessary. The truth, though, is that there are several reasons why you should leave teeth whitening to the pros, and better results are only one of those reasons. With the…