What’s Cosmetic Dentistry?

General dentistry is about preventing oral health erosion, preserving robust teeth and caring for unhealthy teeth and gums, but there’s more to dentistry than just that. Of the many subfields of dentistry, cosmetic dentistry may be the most popular. Cosmetic dentistry focuses on enhancing the appearance of teeth and may also include some restorative procedures. Cosmetic dentistry is increasing in... read more »

Acid Reflux Impacts Your Oral Health

Acid reflux, also called GERD, is a condition that causes heartburn and pushes acids into your esophagus. As you can probably tell, it affects both your digestive and circulatory systems.  Did you know that it can also influence your oral health?   When the acid from your stomach reaches your mouth, it can damage your tooth enamel. Acid reflux can... read more »

Treat Your Dental Anxiety With the Help of Oral Conscious Sedation

Many people experience dental anxiety, and if you are in that group, you are not alone. With the help of oral conscious sedation, however, your dental anxiety can be a thing of the past. At Dentist 4 Life - Mark DeVuyst DDS, PC, Dr. Mark DeVuyst is pleased to offer oral conscious sedation for our patients in Clinton Township, Michigan.... read more »

A Porcelain Crown Can Restore a Tooth

Your smile’s appearance plays a significant role in your life. When one of your teeth suffers from a visual imperfection such as a mismatched dental filling, discolored tooth enamel, or a dental fracture, it can leave you feeling self-conscious. To effectively treat a problem like this, Dr. Mark DeVuyst might recommend replacing the entire tooth enamel layer with a porcelain... read more »

Toothbrush Care and Tips

Did you know how you treat your toothbrush is how you treat your smile? Think about it. If you neglect your toothbrush you are neglecting your oral health. That is why our team here at Dentist 4 Life - Mark DeVuyst DDS, PC in Clinton Township, Michigan, is happy to give you some tips and tricks when it comes to... read more »

Tips for Treating Deep Stains and Discolorations

If you are looking for the highest quality whitening treatments available, it will not be found in chewing gum or other products touting a better smile. The best and most effective products are teeth whitening gel systems designed specifically for removing irregularities in the color of your teeth. Here are some whitening system tips for treating deep stains and discolorations:... read more »

Is Your Smile Lacking Full Rows? Dental Implants Can Help!

Is your smile lacking full rows? Dental implants can help! Dental implants are a highly advanced form of tooth replacement therapy that uses artificial teeth to replace missing ones forever by attaching them directly to the bone in your jaw. Dental implants are designed to transform your oral health care and fill out your facial structure with a full smile... read more »

Did You Know That Sugarless Gum Can Improve Your Oral Health?

Did you know that sugarless gum can improve your oral health? Although sugarless gum is often associated as a post-meal snack to whiten your teeth, the true powers of gum lie in their ability to keep your teeth clean and fresh. Chewing sugarless gum has various benefits beyond just freshening your breath. According to many studies on the topic, chewing... read more »

Pack These Oral Hygiene Items While Traveling

Whether you’re traveling minutes away from your home or across the world, it’s still important to take good care of your smile. This means you need to brush twice a day and floss once a day while you’re away. To help you do so, Dr. Mark DeVuyst and our dental team have some oral hygiene packing tips that can help... read more »