Periodontal Disease Learn The Signs & Treatment

Periodontal Disease: Learn The Signs & Treatment

Periodontal disease is a bacterial infection of the gums that also affects your teeth and sometimes the bones around your teeth. Periodontal disease or periodontitis is the more advanced stage of this bacterial infection. Gum irritation and the beginning of periodontal disease is called gingivitis. Common Symptoms of Periodontal Disease All cases of periodontal disease […]

TMJ Do I Need a Professionally Fitted Mouth Guard

TMJ: Do I Need a Professionally Fitted Mouth Guard?

If you have been diagnosed with a temporomandibular joint disorder (TMJ), your dentist may have told you that a mouth guard, also called a splint, orthotic, or occlusal appliance may help ease your pain. These devices can be purchased over-the-counter and even online, but beware. Devices that are not personally and professional fitted are manufactured […]

5 Ways to Protect Teeth From the Holiday Sugar Rush

5 Ways To Protect Teeth From The Holiday Sugar Rush

If there is one thing you can guarantee around the holiday season in Flint, it is that you will have a lot of access to candy and sweet desserts. It is a great time of year to indulge in these things but if you are not careful, all of that sugar can cause some damage […]

Thanksgiving Foods That Can Discolor Your Teeth

Thanksgiving Foods That Can Discolor Your Teeth

Few holidays embody being grateful for what you have more than Thanksgiving! As you and your family sit down to eat, it’s important to consider everything we take for granted in our lives, not least of which is good dental health. Yet Dr. Kassel wants to remind you that many of the holiday’s most popular […]

How Dr. Kassel Can Help Your Sleep Apnea

Most people know of apnea as a sleeping condition where a patient’s breathing is disrupted when they sleep. Apnea is likely more common than you think because it’s sometimes used to refer to people who have general snoring issues. About one in five adults in Flint, MI has a mild case of it, and some […]

bad breath

Bad Breath? Here’s What You Can Do

Bad breath or halitosis can be an uncomfortable condition that causes embarrassment. Fortunately, there are several things that your dentist can do to help with this condition. What Causes Bad Breath? There are several causes of bad breath, including: Acid reflux where acids travel back up the esophagus and sometimes effect breath Smoking Respiratory infections […]

How Do Medications Affect My Oral Health

How Do Medications Affect My Oral Health?

Discover how some medications may affect your oral health, potentially contributing to a variety of dental issues. Do you take medications and have oral health issues? Learn about medications that can have an impact on your oral health, the potential effects and importance of discussing all your medications with your dentist. Medication and Oral Health […]

how often should you change your toothbrush and why

How Often Should You Change Your Toothbrush and Why?

It’s probably time to change your toothbrush! Swap it out while the bristles are still straight and strong. When they become worn, they lose their effectiveness. They might also harbor bacteria connected with gum disease and gingivitis. The American Dental Association suggests a new toothbrush after you have used yours for three to four months—or sooner, should the bristles start […]

what are Invisalign trays and are they for me

What are Invisalign trays and are they for me?

Many people, particularly teenagers, view receiving braces as a rite of passage. While few people are born with perfectly straight teeth and even fewer people have their adult teeth come in perfectly straight, this doesn’t mean that patients are stuck with receiving braces. While many people view braces as a social nightmare that makes the […]

understanding the range of available dental services

Understanding the Range of Available Dental Services

Maintaining the health of your teeth and gums is an important part of general health, and your dentist offers a range of services designed to keep your mouth in the best possible shape. Understanding the types of care that your dentist can provide and what issues he or she can treat and help prevent is […]

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