Oral Cancer Awareness – Early Detection Saves Lives

As dentists in Battle Creek, we have the expert skill and training to detect many diseases of the mouth, including oral cancer. Did you know that one American dies every hour from oral cancer? In fact, more people die from oral cancers than either cervical or skin cancer. And because two-thirds of oral cancers are discovered in the late stages …

Why Reviews On A Dentist In Battle Creek Matter

If you’re interested in trying a new product or booking a trip somewhere you haven’t been before, what’s one of the first things you do? If you’re like most people, you’ll go to your computer or pull out your phone to check out online reviews. This has also become the norm when searching for a dentist in Battle Creek. Selecting …

Kid’s Oral Health Month

February Is For Kids Did you know that February is National Children’s Dental Health Month?  It all began as a one-day event in Cleveland, Ohio on February 3rd, 1941, with the first national observance of Children’s Dental Health Day on February 8th, 1949.  Now, more than 75 years later, every February, the message of the importance of oral health goes …

Inlays Or Onlays … For Your Smile?

Have you ever heard someone mention dental inlays and onlays? If not, that’s OK! Many people are unfamiliar with this restorative treatment … until they visit us. Some background … Gold inlays were primarily used to restore tooth structure affected by decay. Nowadays, they are used the same way but are available in undetectable tooth-colored materials, including ceramic/porcelain and synthetic …

Boost Your Smile Potential with A Dental Bridge

Getting a smile boost is about more than vanity. By repairing problems like missing or damaged teeth with crowns and bridges, you can have the pleasing – and functional – smile you’ve always dreamed about. How do I know if I am a candidate for crown or bridge treatment? At Battle Creek Family Dentistry, a dental crown is recommended for …

Dispelling Root Canal Treatment’s Bad Rap

Before you read any further, let’s get something out of the way. Root canal treatment – an amazing dental technique that repairs and saves teeth – gets a bad rap. Despite its proven success, amazing outcome, and modern-day technique, I still hear patients ask me when treatment is completed, “Wow, is that it?!” This is because the pain associated with …

When Dental Emergencies Happen in Battle Creek

No one ever plans dental emergencies, and it’s for that reason exactly that you should plan how to react should one happen. The first thing to know is that if you have a dental emergency, our team at Battle Creek Family Dentistry is ready to help. We will always welcome your call and we set aside time every day to …

Sleepless (With Sleep Apnea) In Battle Creek

Sleep apnea is a disorder that results in the momentary cessation of breathing throughout the night. These involuntary pauses in breathing might seem like a small thing, but for some people, they occur up to sixty or more times per hour for a duration of up to 30 seconds each time… That’s almost FOUR hours of no breathing in an …

Cosmetic Dentistry In Battle Creek – 5 Top Treatments To Help You Smile With Confidence

Once only for the stars in Hollywood, cosmetic dentistry in Battle Creek is now an attainable dream for all. At Battle Creek Family Dentistry, we can fix many smile concerns with proven techniques designed to restore the beauty and function of your smile. All of our cosmetic dental treatments start with a smile analysis. It’s actually something you already do …