A Badly Fractured Tooth Often Needs a Dental Crown Restoration

Tooth enamel is intended to provide your teeth with the strength to chew most basic foods. Yet there are things that can exceed the structural integrity of a tooth to badly chip or fracture its enamel. Individuals dealing with tooth enamel erosion are at increased risk of suffering a dental fracture. Individuals who frequently grind their teeth while sleeping can... read more »

Unique Insight on Chewing Gum

  What are the key contributors to optimum oral hygiene that reside in saliva? Saliva is a naturally occurring substance in your mouth, and it is important to always make sure you have it in abundance. One highly effective treatment for producing saliva is by chewing sugarless gum after meals. In addition, sugarless gum can also help to remove food... 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 »

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 »

Simple Tricks for Great Oral Health

It's really easy to think about your waistline, improving your sleep, or other health-related goals when focusing on how to improve your overall health. One aspect, though, that's chronically overlooked is that of your oral health. Your oral health is hugely important for the health of the rest of your body, and without great oral health your systemic health will... read more »

How to Cultivate Healthy Oral Habits for Your Child

At Dentist 4 Life - Mark DeVuyst DDS, PC in Clinton Township, Michigan, we invite our patients to take good care of their child's baby teeth to ensure a lifetime of healthy smiles. Dr. Mark DeVuyst and our team are happy to share some basic guidelines to help you care for your child's smile in their formative years. In the... read more »

The Advantages of Getting a Dental Bridge for the Holidays

With all the Halloween haunts in our rearview mirror, our sights for more savory sweets have now turned to the next big buffet party bash on our list: Thanksgiving. Please remember not to go overboard, and don’t forget to keep your oral healthcare at a premium. Sadly, many individuals this year won’t even get the chance to dive into their... read more »