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
Service and attention to detail be the doctor and the entire support staff was top notch!
William S.
I want to thank the friendly and professional staff at Gentle Dental for making me want to smile all day for the careful outstanding work they have […]
Latanya P.
My experience at Gentle Dental was Great. The staff was nice and caring. I came in to get an extraction and the Dr was very gentle and took his time […]
Latasha S.
I have a very good experience I was very nervous and they kept me calm I had 4 teeth that had to be filled and the dentist did it with out me being […]
Estella W.
Everyone was very nice and professional and also very helpful. They gave me great advice and told me my options. Doctor Murphy and Toni and Keisha […]
Edward M.
The staff at this location is GREAT!
Timothy C.
I love the staff. They treat me like family. I wish every office was like this one.
Dana P.
Perfect.
Myreon H.
The service and staff are always great.
Lisa J.
I appreciated the kindness and quality of care I received at Gentle Dental. The dentists, techs and staff were all very professional.
Rosalind T.
Thank you for the work that was done on 12-12-2014 I was very very pleased.I appreciate everything.
Donna P.
They lived up to their name, very pleased with my experience.
Lisa J.
Great place to go get dental work done.
Shanita S.
It was a pleasant visit.
Zerhonda F.
I love it. A little slow. Freezing cold, but nice.
Trena F.
I always have good experience at Gentle Dental
Tamaris L.
Kind and curtious service.
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Office Hours
Mon. – 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tue. – 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wed. – 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thu. – 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Fri. – 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Sat. – 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Sun. – Closed
Phone: (313) 651-7260
Fax: (313) 835-1334
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Office Hours
  • Monday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Tuesday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Wednesday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Thursday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Friday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Saturday 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
  • Sunday Closed
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