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Answers to Common Questions about Teeth Whitening

Teeth Whitening
12/14/2019

When clients come to us to have their teeth whitened, they typically ask us a number of common questions. Concerned about their dental care, they want to ensure that the process won't negatively impact their oral health. The team at Halonen Family Dentistry understands these concerns and, whenever possible, aims to answer them quickly and informatively. In this post, we've collected five of the most common questions that we receive and provided answers to them in the hopes of convincing you that teeth whitening is a great solution for you.

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How the DIAGNOdent Machine from Your Battle Creek Dentist Aids in the Early Detection of Dental Caries

Battle Creek Dentist
10/14/2019

While about 80% of tooth decay occurs on the surface of the tooth, a sizable percentage of these lesions go undetected when using traditional dental procedures and instruments. Conventional methods of finding decay, such as the use of the dental explorer or bite-wing radiographs, are very often ineffective in detecting defects of the enamel. Through several studies, the DIAGNOdent from your Battle Creek dentist, has been proven to be the most accurate system for the early detection of tooth decay.

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What to Expect at Your Child’s First Pediatric Dentistry Appointment

Pediatric Dentistry
8/14/2019

According to the Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, your child should have their first dentist appointment by the time they are one year old or before if their first tooth erupts. Periodic visits beginning in the first year of life can get help your child develop a “dental home” where they can feel comfortable and safe at their dental appointment. If you have never taken a child to the dentist, you’re probably wondering how it works and what the appointment will entail. In this post, we will discuss what to expect at your child’s first pediatric dentistry appointment.

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Emergency Dental Care in Battle Creek from Halonen Family Dentistry

Emergency Dental Care in Battle Creek
6/14/2019

If you have experienced trauma such as a knocked out or broken tooth, you may require emergency dental care in Battle Creek from Halonen Family Dentistry. In this post, we will look at these two scenarios and what you should do if you experience a dental emergency.

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Testimonials from Satisfied Patients of Your Battle Creek Dentist, Halonen Family Dentistry

Battle Creek Dentist
4/14/2019

There is nothing that makes us happier than seeing kind words from our satisfied patients. As your Battle Creek dentist, we are focused on providing our patients with the best patient experience possible.

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If You're Feeling Stressed You Should Visit Halonen Family Dentistry in Battle Creek

Family Dentistry in Battle Creek
2/14/2019

The American Psychological Association has reported that most Americans are living with stress levels that are higher than what's considered healthy. It's pretty well known that high levels of stress can have negative impacts on your overall health, but it's less well known that serious health problems can develop in your mouth, teeth, and gums if your stress level is too high. In this post, we will look at three common oral problems that come from being stressed out.

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How to Treat and Prevent Gingivitis from Your Battle Creek Dentist

Dentist in Battle Creek
12/14/2018

Gingivitis is the most prevalent form of periodontal disease. Among its symptoms, it can cause swollen and discolored gums, tender or bleeding gums and bad breath. Although it is common, with many people not even aware that they have the disease, that’s no excuse to not take its prevention seriously.

There are a lot of risk factor associated with gingivitis that can be managed to prevent or slow its progression. From poor oral hygiene and smoking to stress and lack of dental care, if you’re concerned about your gums, here are a few steps that you can take to avoid being stuck with gingivitis.

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Dispelling 5 Common Myths About Cosmetic Dentistry

Cosmetic Dentistry in Battle Creek
10/14/2018

At one point or another, nearly everyone has had the desire to enhance their smile. Whether it’s all-natural porcelain crowns or a lasting solution to yellowed teeth, we’ve all considered the options. Unfortunately, however, there is a lot of myth and misinformation out there about cosmetic dentistry that often leads to people becoming confused or uncertain about whether or not it is the right decision. Today, we’re going to look at five common objections about cosmetic dentistry that are based on untrue, misleading myths.

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Two Common Dental Issues and How to Prevent Them

family dentistry in battle creek
8/14/2018

Making sure to take adequate care of your teeth and gums is more important to your overall health than many people realize. Problems and issues in the mouth can often lead to problems elsewhere in the body. Researchers have found strong correlation between gum disease and heart disease, for example. In this post, we will look at two common dental problems and what you can do to prevent them.

 

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Invisalign Clear Braces Mean Straighter, Healthier Teeth and Better Overall Dental Health

Battle Creek Dentist
6/14/2018

Many people think of crooked teeth as merely a cosmetic issue, but that’s not the case – there are solid health benefits to straightening your teeth with Invisalign clear braces. Not all Battle Creek dentist offices offer anything in the way of orthodontic treatment for their patients. However, at Halonen Family Dentistry in Battle Creek we’re happy to offer Invisalign to help our patients with their self confidence while also improving their oral health. In this post, we will look at some of the oral health benefits of having straight teeth. 

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