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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 »


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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 »


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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 »


Michigan Gets A Second $5 Million Education Grant

The W.K. Kellogg Foundation has awarded a four-year, $5.5 million grant to ensure that children are prepared for school and success. “ELNC is one of the leading early childhood stakeholders in Kent County, and serves as a model for the rest of the state,” said Ali Webb, the foundation’s director of Michigan programs about the… Read More »


Negwegon Park No Longer Split

The Negwegon has been split into two parts since it was born over 50 years ago. It is now becoming one park thanks to a $900,000 federal grant to buy 391 acres of land between the park halves the state has long hoped join the park with. “The family reached out this summer and said they… Read More »


Bacteria Lurks In Surgical Equipment

When you have a dental procedure one of the biggest risks associated with a procedure is infection. Bacterial infections can cause  lot of problems and make it harder for your to heal or cause complications. A new study found that all surgical equipment contains bacteria so when you have dental surgery, you are being exposed… Read More »