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Good Tooth Brushing Techniques

Brushing your teeth is an important part of your dental care routine. So let’s take a moment to go over good brushing technique. What To Avoid When Brushing Your Teeth A few of the things we should avoid when we brush our teeth includes brushing too hard, only brushing up and down or side-to-side, and […]

Are Sports And Energy Drinks Damaging Your Teeth?

Sports drinks are becoming increasingly popular, especially among young people. But did you know that these drinks can be extremely damaging to your teeth? Sports And Energy Drinks Are Highly Acidic It’s important to remember the purposes of each of these drinks so as not to consume them more often than you should. Energy drinks […]

How Much Sugar Are You Really Eating?

Modern Dentistry, fluoride treatments, and preventative care alone can’t stop tooth decay when our diets are filled with sugar. When sugar clings to teeth, bacteria feeds off of those sugars, producing an acid byproduct that wears away tooth enamel. Studies repeatedly find that as sugar consumption increases, so do cavities. The World Health Organization’s 2014 […]

Back to School Season at Provident Dentistry

Pick Some School Supplies, Drop Off Some School Supplies: School season is here! We are offering FREE school supplies to our young patients, no work required! Just come over and pick some supplies. Everyone is eligible! DONATE SUPPLIES: If you want to help kids and teachers in local Novi community, please donate some school supplies. […]

4 Ways Smiling Improves Our Health!

Top image used under CC0 Public Domain license. Image cropped and modified from original. WE’VE ALL HEARD the old cliché that it takes more muscles to frown than to smile, so you should smile to conserve energy! That’s actually false. It takes a minimum of ten muscles to smile but only a minimum of six to frown, so […]

How Your Dentist Can Help With Sleep Apnea

Image by Marcelo Braga used under Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 license. Image cropped and modified from original. FEELING A BIT TIRED at times during the day is completely normal, even with a good night’s sleep. Some people, however, struggle every night for a restful sleep, especially those with sleep apnea. Did you know that one in five adults has […]

Why Does Food Taste Funny After Brushing?

The content on this blog is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of qualified health providers with questions you may have regarding medical conditions. HAVE YOU EVER WONDERED why certain foods taste unpleasant after brushing your teeth in the morning? Most of us have experienced […]

Weight Loss And Oral Health

Top image used under CC0 Public Domain license. Image cropped and modified from original. MAINTAINING GOOD ORAL HEALTH is a goal we should all be striving to achieve each and every day. Not only does this help us to feel like our best selves; having good oral health is reduces our risk of developing a variety of conditions […]

How Your Oral And Overall Health Are Linked

Top image by Flickr user Björn Söderqvist used under Creative Commons Attribution-Sharealike 4.0 license. Image cropped and modified from original. WE’VE SAID IT BEFORE AND WE’LL SAY IT AGAIN… taking care of your teeth and mouth is more than just about cosmetics, it’s about your health! When you think of being healthy, your mouth probably isn’t the first thing […]

Fighting Back Against Oral Cancer

ORAL CANCER IS A SUBJECT we’d all prefer not to have to think about, but it’s critical to have a basic understanding of risk factors and symptoms. More than 50,000 people in the U.S. were diagnosed with oral cancer last year, and that number is expected to rise. That’s why, in honor of Oral Cancer Awareness Month, […]