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Snoring & Sleep Apnea Treatment Grand Rapids, MI

Want to Quit Snoring for Good?

Snoring is something that millions of us do. In many cases, the disruptive sounds are made for only a short period. Perhaps a mild cold has caused the soft tissue in the airway to swell ever-so-slightly. Maybe allergy season is a time that snoring becomes a common problem. These instances of snoring are somewhat normal… Read More »


Tooth Whitening Grand Rapids, MI

Teeth Whitening Done Right

Our teeth are strong and resilient, thanks to a hard outer shell of enamel. This substance may be one of the hardest in the body, but it is no match for that daily soda or iced tea with lunch. Over time, porous enamel becomes dull as deposits from foods and beverages accumulate beneath the surface,… Read More »


Oral Hygiene Grand Rapids, MI

Is Sensitivity a Problem or a Symptom?

Either way, you look at it, having sensitive teeth is a problem, right? No one could say it’s a walk in the park to feel the pang and ache of sensitivity when trying to enjoy a lovely meal or luscious treat. The fact of the matter is, tooth sensitivity is an issue for millions of… Read More »


Tips for Managing Dental Anxiety | A Life of Smiles | Grand Rapids, MI

Tips for Managing Dental Anxiety

It doesn’t take long for any dentist to realize that a large percentage of patients don’t want to be in the dental chair. This is not a fact we shy away from. In fact, knowing that dental anxiety is very real – and very strong – in many patients drives us to provide the highest… Read More »


Invisalign Works When You Work It | A Life of Smiles | Grand Rapids, MI

Invisalign Works When You Work It

Invisalign has been routinely sought by patients who want a straighter smile without braces. We are happy to oblige with personal, friendly care developed around each patient’s needs. When we begin an Invisalign treatment protocol with a patient, it is our intent to support them through their process. It is important that patients know what… Read More »


Dental Implants Grand Rapids, MI

Dental Implants Do More Than Replace Teeth

When you hear the word “permanent,” one impression comes to mind: something that will last forever. This would seem logical, even when it comes to our teeth. However, most of us know someone, perhaps a grandparent or parent, whose natural teeth are no longer present in their smile. Permanent teeth are not impervious teeth; they… Read More »


dental services Grand Rapids, MI

Here’s How We Support a Life of Smiles

It’s no secret that the Mulder family has proudly served the Grand Rapids area for more than 75 years. Our ancestors passed down much more than a passion for dentistry; from them, we have developed a strong sense of integrity. Personal dental care is not something that we believe patients should get; it’s something that… Read More »


Oral Hygiene & Overall Health

Are There Mistakes in your Maintenance Routine?

There are numerous ways in which many of our daily tasks can be performed. For instance, we might wash the dishes by hand, or place them in the dishwasher. We might brush our teeth as soon as we wake up, or we may drink a tall glass of water first. When it comes to brushing,… Read More »


National Children’s Dental Health Month – Time To Avoid Sugar

“Sugar Wars” is the theme of the 2016 National Children’s Dental Health Month. Dental professionals everywhere are encouraging children and their parents to stop consuming so much sugar. Sugar consumption can cause tooth decay and many children consume too much on a daily basis.


Fresh Thyme Offering Free Groceries At Grand Opening

Fresh Thyme Farmers Market will reward the first 250 people in line when the store opens its doors next week with a free bag of groceries. The store will also be offering other perks for those who are the first to enter the store, including: Doorbuster deals during grand opening week. During the two hours… Read More »