Oral Health

aging and cavities

Aging and Cavities, why the two seem to go Hand in Hand

Grand Rapids, MI Why does it seem as though you become more prone to cavities as you age? For starters, it has a lot to do with saliva production. Saliva is an important factor in warding off tooth decay. Ironically, saliva production seems to decrease with age. Family dentists in Grand Rapids want to take… Read More »

Oral Hygiene Grand Rapids MI

Seniors Could use some Help, and We’ve Got it!

Growing older is nothing to fear, especially in this day and age of innovation. Compared to our parents and grandparents, we are expected to live longer and to live more vital lives. This is good news, and it is also news that alerts us to our responsibility to ourselves. When it comes to oral health,… 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 »