How Pregnancy Affects Your Dental Health [video]

Sometimes patients ask us if it’s safe to get dental cleanings and exams during pregnancy. The answer is a resounding “yes!” In fact, not only is it safe, it’s more important than ever to take care of your teeth and gums during this critical period. Pregnant women are susceptible to hormone-induced periodontal disease. We will check your gums carefully and clean away any bacteria, ...

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Don’t Let Gum Disease Sneak Up on Your Smile

You might be wondering, “Can gum disease sneak?” The answer is an emphatic YES! While nearly 50% of all American adults have some for of gum disease at this moment, it will only be caught if those people are seeing a dentist on a regular basis. You will likely not recognize gum disease symptoms until they are extreme. Trust our gum disease treatment in Plymouth, MI. Our staff is highly ...

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We Love Kids, and Kids Love Us! [video]

Alaina likes visiting the dentist. She loves getting her teeth brushed here because she gets to choose her toothpaste flavor (she usually picks cherry or bubblegum). And it’s important to her to keep her teeth free of cavities. “He always checks my teeth and says ‘Okay, no cavities!’ My favorite dentist is Dr. Callow.” By giving your children positive experiences at the dentist, ...

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Panic-Free Dental Emergency [infographic]

A dental emergency is never fun, but it is a part of life. What matters is that you are prepared and know what steps to take. That makes the difference between you going into panic mode and handling it with grace. One of the first things to do in any dental emergency situation in Plymouth, MI is to call Douglas A. Callow, D.D.S. We can usually see you that very day. After-hours calls are ...

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How Dental Veneers Transform Your Smile [video]

If your teeth are chipped, discolored, or blemished in any way, you may be a good candidate for dental veneers. In this video, Dr. Callow discusses the benefits of the procedure, its versatility, and what you can expect during the process. “It’s amazing, the change that we can make in the way patients’ teeth look.” For dental veneers in Plymouth, MI, call Douglas A. Callow, D.D.S. ...

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Trust Us for Your Family’s Dental Care

They are your favorite smiles in the world, and they should be treated that way. Trust our caring family dentist in Plymouth, MI to give the best care to every member of your household. When you and your family walk away from our office, you will have smiles on your faces! Does that sound impossible? Give us a chance to prove it to you. You have never experienced a dentist office like ours. ...

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How’s Your Diet Affecting Your Oral Health? [quiz]

Is what you eat and drink helping your oral health or putting it at risk? You surely know that diet has consequences on the well-being of your body. How much do you know about how it affects your oral health specifically? Take this quiz to find out how much you know about the diet and preventive dentistry connection.   Then get your next cleaning and exam in the books at Douglas A. Callow, ...

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We Saved Dale’s Abscessed Tooth [video]

When Dale had an abscessed tooth, his face swelled up and he was in a lot of pain. Although he was not a previous patient of Dr. Callow, the doctor came in to see him on his day off and brought the swelling and discomfort under control. He then performed a root canal and saved Dale’s tooth. Dale loves the friendly, professional staff and excellent treatment he gets at Douglas A. Callow, ...

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How to Complete a Broken Smile

When you were a child, there was nothing more exciting than discovering that very first loose tooth. You would wriggle it and wrestle it with your tongue all day and night, just waiting for it to become loose enough for one final pull. Then, it was under the pillow for the tooth fairy to take. Spoiler alert: It’s a lot less fun to lose a tooth as an adult. But the good news is that we ...

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How to Teach Your Kids Good Oral Hygiene

If you have a healthy smile and excellent oral hygiene practices as an adult, chances are it all started when you were a child. The foundation for dental care starts as young as babyhood. When kids are taught good brushing and flossing technique and are taken to the dentist routinely from a young age, it becomes familiar and routine to them. Not an afterthought, not something that is optional. ...

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