Posts From March, 2015

What is Instant Orthodontics?

Michigan Cosmetic, General & Sedation Dentistry Traditionally, orthodontic treatment has taken 24 to 36 months to complete. Even options like Invisalign® – which significantly reduce treatment time – can require one to two years. Moreover, straightening teeth with wires and brackets or aligner trays is not necessary in every case, making the treatment time all… Read More »

  • Posted on: Mar 12 2015

Who can Benefit from Sleep Dentistry?

Dental care, even routine services such as cleanings and examinations, can cause anxiety and discomfort for some patients. If you suffer from discomfort before or during dental treatments, it may be time to discuss your sleep dentistry options with Grand Haven dentist Dr. Jerry Mulder. To schedule your Grand Haven sleep dentistry consultation, please call… Read More »

  • Posted on: Mar 12 2015

Relief from Chronic Headaches

Michigan Cosmetic, General & Sedation Dentistry In many cases, people choose to deal with chronic headaches by taking medications. Unfortunately, headaches that occur several times a month often indicate a more serious underlying problem – one that clearly cannot be corrected with analgesics. If you are tired of simply addressing the pain of headaches without… Read More »

  • Posted on: Mar 12 2015

Dealing with Excessive Tooth Sensitivity

Michigan Cosmetic, General & Sedation Dentistry If you suffer from excessive tooth sensitivity, you may be less inclined to visit Dr. Mulder for routine dental cleanings and examinations. You may also find yourself refusing to consider options that may enhance and beautify your smile for fear of the discomfort treatment may cause. Both of these… Read More »

  • Posted on: Mar 12 2015

Why Choose Professional Teeth Whitening?

Michigan Cosmetic, General & Sedation Dentistry With so many over-the-counter options, you may wonder what benefits can be offered by professional teeth whitening services. Certainly, OTC options are available without an appointment, come with claims that they are just as effective as professional options, and may seem less expensive than a visit to the dentist.… Read More »

  • Posted on: Mar 12 2015

TMJ Headaches and Holiday Stress

Michigan Cosmetic, General & Sedation Dentistry Holiday stress can give anyone a headache. But if you suffer from TMJ, these headaches may be more than a slight discomfort. TMJ headaches are similar to migraines in their often debilitating pain. Unfortunately, stress-induced reactions such as tooth grinding and jaw clenching make TMJ worse – even if… Read More »

  • Posted on: Mar 12 2015

Why Consider Porcelain Veneers?

Michigan Cosmetic, General & Sedation Dentistry If you are unhappy with several cosmetic aspects of your smile, it may be time to talk to Grand Rapids cosmetic dentist Dr. Jerry Mulder about porcelain veneers. Made of resilient and attractive porcelain, veneers are placed over the surface of teeth where they can address myriad imperfections including:

  • Posted on: Mar 12 2015

Who can Benefit from Sedation Dentistry?

Michigan Cosmetic, General & Sedation Dentistry It is commonly believed that sedation dentistry is best for patients who suffer from dental phobia. And while this is true – sedation is ideal for dealing with fear and anxiety – it provides a fairly limited view of the benefits offered by this service. Grand Rapids sedation dentist… Read More »

  • Posted on: Mar 12 2015

Brighten Your Teeth in Time for the Holidays

Michigan Cosmetic, General & Sedation Dentistry There is still time to brighten teeth impacted by stains and discoloration before the Holidays, but acting now is the best way to make sure you put your most attractive smile forward this season. Grand Rapids cosmetic dentist Dr. Jerry Mulder offers a range of tooth whitening options that… Read More »

  • Posted on: Mar 12 2015

Can Cold Weather Make Sleep Apnea Worse?

Michigan Cosmetic, General & Sedation Dentistry As we enter the cooler months of autumn and prepare for the cold Michigan winter, people who suffer from sleep apnea may experience an increase in symptoms. According to a ten-year study that included over 7,500 sleep apnea patients, there is an average six percent increase in cases of… Read More »

  • Posted on: Mar 12 2015