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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
Dental crowns have been around for millennia and are still used to restore smiles today. Ancient dentists used ivory, bone, and seashells to make crowns for teeth. Evidence of gold crowns dates from 200 A.D. Porcelain crowns appeared in the 1800s. With the advancement of metal casting processes in the 1900s, crown technology took a… Read more »
In today’s post, let’s consider some specifics about brushing. One key to activating the value of toothpastes is creating foam when thoroughly brushing. Working up a good foam is brought about by pre-wetting the toothbrush, then attacking at a 45 rather than 90 degree angle. The foaming assists in dislodging food debris from nooks and… Read more »
Today, we’re reviewing the water flosser, also known as an interdental cleaner, interdental irrigator, or water jet. The first water-shooting device for cleaning between teeth was invented in the early 1960’s by Colorado dentist Dr. Gerald Moyer and John Mattingly, a hydraulics engineer. The instrument is now known by the brand name Waterpik, though many… Read more »
Regular check-ups with your Ypsilanti dentist are important, but there are warning signs for gum disease that everyone should be looking for.
Improving your oral hygiene doesn’t have to take a lot of time. In fact, you can establish a new habit to benefit your oral health in 10 seconds. I’m Dr. Gary Sasaki with Gary Sasaki DDS, MS writing to offer my patients in Plymouth, Belleville, and Saline 6 straightforward ways to add important dental care to each day in 60 seconds or less.
Hello Ypsilanti friends of Gary Sasaki DDS, MS! When you think about getting into shape, your teeth are probably not the first body parts that come to mind. But your Ypsilanti dentist may be able to improve your smile with bonding and enamel shaping, and you won’t even have to join a gym! I’m Dr…. Read more »