When is the best time to take a child to the dentist?

All parents should take their children to the dentist for the first time when they have no problems or pain in their mouth. When the children are familiar with the dentist, the doctor’s office, the chair, and the instruments, they are much more relaxed and willing to cooperate when they need to visit the dentist for an intervention.

It is necessary for parents to lead by example and show their children how to behave in the workplace. Because children scan their parents’ grimaces and can associate them with pleasant and unpleasant feelings, it is preferable for a child to be taken when a parent has a painless intervention.

In House E4D Crowns

Both of our offices provide the highest quality porcelain restorations from our in house dental lab which is equipped with state of the art CAD/CAM technology from E4D Technologies. Our dental lab technician has been in the dental field for over 14 years, and worked with this system since 2010. E4D crowns are meticulously crafted, beautifully lifelike dental crowns created with today’s latest fabrication technology.

With E4D Technology, our lab technician is able to capture precise three dimensional images of your teeth and gums in stunning digital clarity with a laser scanner. These images are then used to design your custom restoration on CAD/CAM software which is then sent to our in house milling machine. Upon completion of milling, our in house lab technician is able to fit and finish each restoration with custom characterizations to give you a beautiful natural looking smile. Having an in house dental lab and technician enables us to ensure patient satisfaction. Our lab technician is able to make custom chair side characterizations on your restorations.

This face to face contact as well as a close working relationship between our dentists and lab technician also allows us to ensure complete satisfaction with your restoration and perform special requests that work with your schedule.

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Cosmetic Dentistry

Cosmetic Dentist: Love Your Smile!

Your smile is among the first features that others notice, and it’s capable of making a lasting impression. Make sure that your smile is sending the right message with cosmetic dentistry solutions at our Big Rapids and Reed City, MI dental offices. Our highly-trained team of doctors and friendly, experienced staff specialize in correcting common cosmetic flaws, revealing a beautiful smile you’ll feel confident sharing with the world. Our cosmetic dentistry services include:

  • Porcelain veneers
  • Professional teeth bleaching
  • Tooth-colored restorations
  • Crown lengthening
  • Cosmetic bonding

If you have ever considered cosmetic dentistry but have hesitated due to worries that your teeth are beyond hope, we encourage you to give us a call today to schedule your consultation. Stains, cracks, chips, gaps, and more are seamlessly corrected, leaving behind luminous, perfect teeth that get lots of attention for all the right reasons. Let us show you how amazing your smile transformation can be with our cutting-edge technology, years of experience, and complete dedication to patient satisfaction. Your flawless, eye-catching smile is just a phone call away!

Dental Implants

Dental Implants for a Beautifully Restored Smile

Dental implants are widely regarded as the most long-term and effective tooth replacement option, as they provide stability, comfort, and a natural appearance. A dental implant is a small biocompatible titanium post that is surgically implanted into the jawbone. This post serves as your new tooth’s permanent anchor or “root.” Osseointegration is the process by which the bone tissue in your jaw fuses securely with the implant over time.

The crown refers to the part of your tooth that is visible above the gum line. A custom dental crown is affixed to the post that is securely implanted within your jaw to complete your dental implant restoration. As a result, you’ll have a stunning new tooth that looks, feels, and functions just like your own. A single crown, a bridge, or even a full denture can all be supported by dental implants.

The skills, training, technology, and expertise required to replace missing teeth with dental implants are all available from our team of experienced doctors. We invite you to learn more about the many benefits that this revolutionary restorative procedure has to offer. To make an appointment, contact one of our conveniently located offices.

Restorative Dentistry

Despite our best efforts to maintain optimal oral health, our smiles occasionally require restorative treatment in order to continue to function properly. Our doctors can help you restore and reclaim your smile with a wide range of restorative dentistry treatments. The following are some of the services we provide for restorative dentistry:

  • Dental implants
  • Extractions
  • Custom dentures and partials
  • Crown and bridgework
  • Tooth-colored fillings
  • Dental bonding
  • E4D Crowns
  • Inlays and onlays

Whether you have a single damaged tooth or require total tooth replacement, our restorative dentistry team can assist you. We promise to spend the time necessary to assess your specific needs while listening to your concerns and answering your questions. At our patient-centered dental office, you’ll find everything you need to achieve exceptional oral health, from minor smile repairs to issues that affect your entire mouth. We are so excited to have you as a new member of our dental family!

General dentistry

General Family Dentistry

General dentistry refers to a wide range of services aimed at preventing oral health problems, such as periodontal disease and tooth decay, as well as sports-related injuries to the teeth, gums, and jaw. Our dental offices in Big Rapids and Reed City provide a comprehensive range of general dentistry services to protect your smile from the most common dental problems. Families from Big Rapids, Reed City, and the surrounding areas can take advantage of the following services:

  • Thorough checkups and cleanings
  • Home hygiene education
  • Dental sealants
  • Tooth-colored fillings
  • Oral cancer screening
  • Treatment for TMJ disorder
  • Sleep apnea therapy
  • Athletic mouthguards
  • Sedation dentistry with nitrous oxide

Our comprehensive menu of general dentistry solutions includes everything you and your family need to achieve and maintain beautiful, healthy smiles for life. We look forward to showing you what a difference our caring, patient-centered approach to preventive family dentistry can make for you! Call one of our offices to schedule your visit.