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10 Dental Care Habits for a Healthy Smile

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A healthy smile offers so many benefits, including a better appearance, more self-esteem, greater success in your career, better luck with relationships, fewer expenses from fewer dental problems, and the peace of mind of having a healthy mouth. To experience the joy of a healthy smile, start developing these good dental care habits today.

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Wisdom Tooth Extraction – A Wise Move

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Third molars or wisdom teeth grow in the four back corners of your mouth. They typically appear between the ages of 17 and 22. Wisdom teeth are not necessary, and many of them grow in sideways and become impacted inside the jaw under gum tissue and bone. Impacted wisdom teeth lead to a variety of symptoms and problems that affect […]

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A Refresher on Freshening Bad Breath

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Are you bearing the burden of bad breath? You don’t have to suffer in silence. We’ve nosed around and found some refreshing ideas to quell that smell and let you put your best breath forward.

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Be Prepared for Dental Emergencies

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If you’ve ever had a tooth knocked out or experienced a fracture, you know how quickly and unexpectedly a dental emergency can happen. How you react after the event occurs is important; if possible, you should see a dentist within 30 minutes. Knowing the right steps to take before you are able to see an emergency dentist can save your […]

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Gentle Dental Brings Care to the Community through the Healthy Michigan Plan

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Don’t let a lack of insurance prevent you from getting the dental care you deserve. Now Gentle Dental at Grand River Avenue is able to treat your dental care needs by accepting new patients covered by the Healthy Michigan Plan. This is a long-awaited Medicaid expansion program that delivers quality healthcare coverage to lower-income Michigan residents between the ages of […]

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Key Reasons for Wisdom Teeth Removal

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Because they are the third and final group of molars to appear, the emergence of the wisdom teeth is viewed as something of a last milestone in the process of growing into an adult. Though some people have no issues whatsoever with these teeth as they grow older, most folks experience one or more complications that make wisdom teeth removal […]

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Assessing the Need for Orthodontics

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People need orthodontics for many different reasons at many different stages in life. Orthodontics aren’t exclusively kids or teens. Orthodontics can include cosmetic dentistry and implants or help very young children address early issues with permanent tooth eruption and jaw growth. Braces and retainers can correct teeth and facial irregularities, such as a “bad bite” (an overbite or under bite), […]

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Understanding Gum Disease

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You likely already know about the evils of tooth decay and cavities, but it may be that you are not fully aware of how harmful gum disease can truly be. Clinically known as periodontal disease, this group of conditions that affects the gums can result in tooth loss and a number of potentially dangerous health issues. Learning all you can […]

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A Practical Plan for Cavity Prevention

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Good dental hygiene is an essential element in keeping your body healthy. Finding an affordable dentist in Detroit and getting proper dental care is only part of the solution; you need to be proactive, preventing tooth decay so that it doesn’t result in cavities. Understanding how common cavities form and how to prevent them through a great dental care routine […]

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Patient Reviews
Thank you Mr. Ward, Ms. B and Dr. Patel for giving me my smile back. Seeing my children’s faces light up was priceless.
Yvette P.
Definitely a good place to take the kids, in and out.
AD C.
The appointment was on time. The staff was kind and proffessional, the equipment and tools seemed up to date.
San J.
Very good 😁
Connie T.
The dentist as assistant were great. They put my daughter at ease.
Tomarra R.
Because Gentle Dental fixed my front teeth they are so awesome and the staff is friendly.. So I recommend anybody to go down to Gentle Dental and get your teeth fixed
Reginald S.
Dr. Patel and Don are very efficient. When scheduled for services, you are taken care of in a timely manner. Also he takes the time to explain what he is is doing. I am glad he’s my dentist.
Tracy M.
Love the team they’re always very kind and patient
Raven J.
I didn’t have a long wait and the Dentist was excellent
Darlene D.
The dentist and dental assistant are always awesome and puts me at ease.
Tammi A.
Great, professional doctors and staff. Very friendly when trying to get you to calm down. They just make you feel calm. When it comes to a variety of procedures.
Ashley G.
Very happy with the staff and their professionalism
Ennis M.
They were respectful and fast service.
Cortez G.
Been visiting this dentist with my children for two years and always have amazing results, with very friendly service… I don’t doubt that we’ll be coming here for more years to come
Katrina M.
Professional and fast service.
Michael J.
Timely, professional staff, clean and updated office etc.
San J.
The staff was very nice. Little Don is the best dental assistant I could’ve asked for and Dr. Patel was very kind and informative. The front staff was respectful but they could pick up the pace […]
Danielle C.
Professionalism
Clarence C.
The atmosphere was very nice the setting the style was awesome they help get you in and get you out always smiling.
Kimberly K.
They made me very comfortable..
Ronald H.
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