Tips to Help Get Your Child Excited to Clean their Chompers

Did you know oral hygiene can be fun? Well, it’s true! Oral hygiene can be fun and exciting, which is beneficial for your child. This will help them want to clean their teeth each and every day. Some things you can do to make oral hygiene a positive experience are: -Get products that are made for kids: When you go... read more »

How Different Types of Cavities Affect Your Teeth

What have you heard about cavities? Have you heard that tooth decay and cavities are related? You probably also know that there are a number of things you should do to prevent cavities, such as brushing and flossing regularly. You also know that you should visit your dentist to examine the health of your teeth and that having a filling... read more »

Dentures: The Answers to Questions About the Appliance

To help you know a little more about dentures in Oxford, Michigan, our Oxford Lakes Dental Care team has provided the answers to the following frequently asked questions: Q: What are the differences between complete and partial dentures? A: Complete dentures replace all of your missing teeth while partial dentures only replace a few missing teeth in a specific area... read more »

Insights on Providing Quality First Aid for an Injured Tongue

Accidentally biting the edge of your tongue while chewing gum or eating food rarely causes enough damage to warrant first aid. Unfortunately, there are rare instances when an accident, blow to the face or sports injury can result in a significant tongue injury. In a situation like this, Dr. Daniel Sahutske offers a few essential first-aid tips for taking care... read more »

How to Help A Cracked or Chipped Tooth

Do you ever wonder what you can do about a chipped or a cracked tooth? You probably know that you should have either of these issues addressed, but do you know why you should? Similarly, do you know what you might be able to do if you need relief while you’re waiting to visit our dentist? Luckily, there are a... read more »

Dental Sealants Prevents Cavities

Your child should have all of their permanent teeth replace their baby teeth by mid-adolescence. The premolars and molars in the back of their mouth are usually the last teeth to emerge. Sometimes the biting surface of these teeth to have deep pits and fissures that can be difficult to clean with brushing alone. Stuck-on plaque and residual food particles... read more »

What Should You Pack in Your Dental Emergency Kit While Traveling

At Oxford Lakes Dental Care located in Oxford, Michigan, many of our patients enjoy traveling during the summer months, whether to visit extended family, explore our mountain desert by road trip, or getting on a plane to check off destinations from a bucket list. To make the most of your travel experience, we encourage you to pack a dental emergency kit... read more »

Repairing a Small Cavity With a Filling

The bacteria in your mouth work quickly to exploit even the smallest area of weakened tooth enamel. Once a small area of tooth decay develops, it can quickly grow into something more serious. If you notice an area on one of your teeth that has a change in texture or color, or it gives you pain when chewing or brushing,... read more »

Restoring a Badly Fractured Tooth with a Bridge

Even though your natural tooth enamel is very hard, there are some rare occasions when a hard fall or a blow to the face can severely fracture a tooth. In an extreme situation the fracture might be so severe that it causes significant damage to internal structures of the tooth. This might require Dr. Daniel Sahutske to extract the tooth,... read more »