Think You May Have A Cavity?

Hello Ypsilanti friends of Gary Sasaki DDS, MS! Teeth take a lot of tender, loving care. And even when we do our best to practice daily dental hygiene, bacteria can still sneak in and cause cavities – the common cold of oral health. At Gary Sasaki DDS, MS, we have been filling cavities for years… Read more »

Sinus Pain Or Abscessed Tooth?

Your maxillary sinuses are very close upstairs neighbors of your top teeth. In some areas, only a sliver of tissue separates the upper tooth roots from the bottom of the sinus cavity. It’s no wonder that when there is pain in that general area, the specific location can be hard to discover. Allergies, infections, and… Read more »

Tooth Bleaching Fact And Fiction

You have probably seen ads for brightening products contain terms such as “white brite,” “22 carbamide peroxide” and “peroxide teeth.” How do you separate tooth bleaching fact from fiction? Some tooth whitening dentists will guarantee fantastic results for any patient that desires a whiter smile. At Gary Sasaki DDS, MS, we only recommend tooth bleaching… Read more »

When Wayward Teeth Take A Crooked Path

Malocclusion is dental-speak for crooked teeth. When you think about all the different ways numerous 3-dimensional objects can be positioned, it is not surprising that malocclusion presents itself in multiple forms. The number of configurations may surprise you: When teeth slant forward, it is called upper protrusion, but you may have heard this condition referred… Read more »

Let Us Ease Your Dental Anxiety

Are you worried about seeing the dentist? Are you apathetic about discussing your smile? Settling into the reality of what you are prepared to discuss with your dentist is the first step to relief. 1. Talk To Us: Whether you want to have dental bridges or teeth whitening done, call now to schedule a consultation…. Read more »

Smile More, Live Better

If you feel that you have an unattractive smile, you probably don’t smile very often. Perhaps you make a conscious effort to avoid smiling in social and professional settings. Do you think frequent smiling has a meaningful effect on your life? You bet it does. In addition to simply making us happier, smiling benefits our… Read more »

7 Surprising Causes Of Bad Breath

Men and women who have chronic bad breath understand the embarrassment and frustration associated with this condition. There are several possible causes, some that are often overlooked: Poor oral hygiene Digestive problems Systemic infection Bacteria on dentures Gum disease Food particles on tonsils Dry mouth At Gary Sasaki DDS, MS, we can help you with… Read more »

The Most Important Procedure For Smile Makeover Patients

Hello, I’m Dr. Gary Sasaki of Gary Sasaki DDS, MS in Ypsilanti. If you want to improve your smile with cosmetic dentistry, I invite you to visit me for an exam and consultation. I believe that the initial consultation is the most important procedure of a smile makeover. During your no-pressure smile transformation consultation we… Read more »

You Can’t Afford Cheap Dental Work

Have you ever gotten a deal on a used car that turned out to be a lemon? After a couple years of endless repairs, you realized that it ended up costing as much as a new vehicle would have. And after spending all that money, you still have a dud. The same is true of… Read more »

Two Hints For When You’re Too Tired To Brush

Too tired to touch a toothbrush. We’ve all been there. At The Dental Spa we are committed to helping patients throughout the Plymouth, Belleville, and Saline neighborhoods to maintain balanced hygiene and to correct imperfections that can lead to inhibited confidence and self-assurance. On our blog today we are offering two ideas for overcoming exhaustion… Read more »