Gentle Dental at Grand River Avenue
13874 West Grand River Avenue, Detroit, MI 48227

Oral Hygiene in Detroit, MI

Maintaining the health and beauty of your teeth begins with good oral hygiene. Brushing and flossing your teeth every day are key components of this process. Scheduling regular appointments for checkups and oral hygiene in Detroit can also keep your teeth looking and feeling their best. Our office can provide you with the most effective solutions to promote improved dental health and to ensure the brightest smiles for you and your family.

What Constitutes Proper Oral Hygiene?

In general, taking care of your teeth and gums involves cleaning them thoroughly to remove plaque. Proper dental care can reduce the risk of periodontal disease, gingivitis and cavities to ensure healthier teeth and to help you retain your natural teeth longer. By brushing after every meal, flossing at least once a day and scheduling teeth cleanings twice a year, you and your family can practice good hygiene habits that can protect your teeth and your gums. Our team can provide you with the best options for all your dental care needs.

Proven Oral Hygiene Tips

The right strategies can produce outstanding results for every member of your family. Some of the most important tips to remember include the following:

  • Use only soft to medium toothbrushes, hard toothbrushes can sometimes cause damage to tooth enamel and may cause injury to sensitive gums
  • Floss before brushing to achieve the most complete removal of debris and plaque
  • Tartar deposits require the attention of a professional dental hygienist to ensure safe and effective treatment
  • Following the instructions of your dentist can help you enjoy healthier teeth and a bright smile for many years to come

Our experienced and knowledgeable dental staff can provide you with the right oral hygiene instructions and can devise personalized treatment plans for your family’s specific needs.

The Importance of Dental Hygiene

Maintaining a proper dental hygiene routine can provide significant benefits for you and your family. Regular brushing and flossing combined with twice-yearly visits to the dentist are essential to ensure the healthiest teeth and the brightest smiles. By making sure that every member of your family is seen in our office on a regular basis, you can build a solid foundation for their better dental health.

Dental Care for Kids

Making sure your children brush after every meal and limiting sweet, sugary snacks to special occasions can have a major impact on the long-term health of their teeth and gums. Our office can provide you with the right oral hygiene treatments to reduce the risk of cavities and to ensure that your children get the right start on their dental health. We can also offer helpful tips on encouraging your kids to brush and floss correctly, allowing you to enjoy greater peace of mind and healthier teeth for years to come.

Keeping Your Teeth Healthy with Proper Dental Hygiene

Regular visits to your dentist can identify problems early. Gum disease, cavities and damage to your tooth enamel can create serious issues if not treated promptly. By taking time out from your busy schedule to visit our office, you can avoid complications that could put your teeth and health at risk.

Read What Our Patients Say
Patient Reviews
The Dr. bedside matters is very pleasant he is very attentive to how your feeling throughout what ever type of procedure and he explains very well the pros and cons of what he is doing. His assistant […]
Caressa T.
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.
Cause they had great customer service in took care all my needs without any problems..
Camille C.
The staff are nice. The dentist was very kind. My waiting time was good. The setting is comfortable that I was very relaxed. The hygienist was friendly and caring no rush job. I like coming to Gentle […]
Estella H.
Dr. Patel and little Don his assistant was very nice, informative, and patient. Explain everything thoroughly and made me very comfortable. I would recommend this office to anyone. Very satisfied […]
Brandi H.
Everyone was nice an patient….
Nina J.
I love dr.patel and his assistants Mohammed and Donnell,they are the best team, and I just love that office period, Jackie she cleans my teeth she is good, no pain. I will truly tell anyone to go […]
Annette B.
This dentist is wonderful. They take out time explain and talk to you. They have great attitudes. They scheduled my appointments great and they call and text to remind you. They are so on point. I […]
Kida B.
Professionalism
Clarence C.
Good environment. And you guys know what your doing.
Ericka H.
My daughter was in and out in 30 mins, no waiting
Adrianna W.
Very nice place staff was very polite they made me feel vey comfortable. I would recommend them anytime.
Terrence S.
Everyone was polite and helpful!….
Jeffraisha H.
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 welcoming and proffessional ☺
Terrance W.
Staff was very friendly from the moment I walked in the door. Don, who took my x rays and Dr Oliver were both very polite and attentive Definitely recommend this facility
Ashleigh H.
The dentist as assistant were great. They put my daughter at ease.
Tomarra R.
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Teon W.
the staff is friendly and doctor does a good job, he listens when i say im in pain
Elizabeth M.
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Office Hours
Mon. – 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Tue. – 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Wed. – 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Thu. – 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Fri. – 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Sat. – 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Phone: (313) 651-7260
Fax: (313) 835-1334
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  • Monday 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Tuesday 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Wednesday 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Thursday 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Friday 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Saturday 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
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