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
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.
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.
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.
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.
I didn’t have a long wait and the Dentist was excellent
Darlene D.
The dentist as assistant were great. They put my daughter at ease.
Tomarra R.
Professional and fast service.
Michael J.
The dentist and dental assistant are always awesome and puts me at ease.
Tammi A.
Very good 😁
Connie T.
Love the team they’re always very kind and patient
Raven J.
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.
Definitely a good place to take the kids, in and out.
AD C.
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.
The appointment was on time. The staff was kind and proffessional, the equipment and tools seemed up to date.
San J.
Timely, professional staff, clean and updated office etc.
San J.
They were respectful and fast service.
Cortez G.
They made me very comfortable..
Ronald H.
Very happy with the staff and their professionalism
Ennis M.
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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