Prevent Baby Bottle Tooth Decay [video]

Tooth decay in babies is called baby bottle tooth decay, or baby bottle mouth. Even though baby teeth are temporary, it’s still important to take good care of them, because they serve as placeholders for adult teeth. If baby teeth are lost prematurely, permanent teeth may grown in improperly and cause all sorts of problems. Watch this video from the American Dental Association to learn how ...

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Protect Your Gums, Save Your Health

When you come to Callow Family Dentistry and Dr. Callow examines your mouth, he does not just look at the state of your teeth. He checks your gums carefully as well, looking for signs of gum disease, or periodontal disease. Gum disease is alarmingly common — afflicting half of Americans over 30 and 70 percent of people over 65, according to the Centers of Disease Control. It is also ...

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Customize Your Smile [infographic]

          If you have more than one complaint about the look of your teeth and gums, a  smile makeover may be the solution you need. This is a custom-designed plan made up of a combination of  cosmetic  dental procedures. Dr. Callow will be happy to discuss your dental issues and your smile goals. He will then work with you to develop a smile ...

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Alice’s Mouthguard Eased Her Pain [video]

Alice had a unique complication from giving birth to her child: she ended up dislocating her jaw. This impaired her function and led to a problem with bruxism, or teeth grinding, at night. After visiting several oral maxillary doctors without success, Alice sought help from Dr. Callow. He crafted a custom mouthguard that she wears at night and that has eliminated her pain. To book a ...

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Preventive Dentistry Primer

Preventive dentistry spares you the pain of tooth decay, gum disease, and other problems. Preventive dentistry saves you potentially thousands of dollars and hours spent in the dentist’s chair for costly and invasive restorations. Preventive dentistry helps keep your natural teeth and gums in excellent condition for life. Want to do the best thing you can for the health of your mouth? Brush ...

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“I’m Doing It for Me” [video]

Christina had braces as a teenager, and her teeth looked great as a result — until she had children, at which point they shifted. After years of having a beautiful smile, she became self-conscious about her pearly whites. She decided to do Invisalign at Callow Family Dentistry, and has been thrilled with the results. “I’m so happy that I did Invisalign. . . . I can just go about my ...

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How to Handle a Dental Emergency [infographic]

Ouch! A dental emergency can send anyone into a panic. While you can’t know when one is on the horizon, you can be prepared. And that gives you the best possible chance for a good outcome. If you live in or around Plymouth, MI, Dr. Douglas A. Callow of Callow Family Dentistry will take care of your dental emergency. He even watches his phone for after-hours calls and will tell you exactly ...

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‘Tis the Season for Good Oral Health

Hooray, it’s the holidays! This festive time of year is filled with activities, gatherings with family and friends, plus lots of great food, of course. When you’re surrounded by so many delicious sweets and treats, how do you ensure your oral health is protected? The good news is that not all holiday foods are bad for your teeth. You can even enjoy the not-so-great stuff in very limited ...

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Brushing for Baby: Oral Hygiene While You’re Pregnant [video]

We treat all ages at Callow Family Dentistry, even young toddlers. But you begin laying the foundation for your baby’s oral health by practicing good oral hygiene while you’re pregnant. Watch this video from the American Dental Association, which offers advice on a condition called pregnancy gingivitis, then call our Plymouth, MI dentist office at 734-404-7336 to book a dental exam and ...

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Should You Get Dental Veneers?

You might be surprised to learn how many cosmetic imperfections we can correct using dental veneers. In our Plymouth, MI dentist office we use them to hide: Chips Small cracks Discoloration Misshapen teeth Gaps in teeth Worn-down teeth Like dental crowns, they can also strengthen teeth. Unlike crowns, though, dental veneers don’t cover your entire tooth. To find out ...

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