Posts Categorized: Dental Health

Why a Water Flosser Might be a Good Idea

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 »

Avoid Tooth Loss In Ypsilanti

Regular check-ups with your Ypsilanti dentist are important, but there are warning signs for gum disease that everyone should be looking for.

Six Slick 10-Second Tooth Tricks For Ypsilanti, Michigan

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.

Six 10-Second Healthy Tooth Helps

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 simple ways to add critical dental care… Read more »

4 Reason To Look For The ADA Seal

When you go to your drugstore or supermarket looking for toothpaste, mouthwash, teeth whitener, or another oral care product, be sure that the product you choose carries the American Dental Association Seal of Acceptance. Today in our Ypsilanti dental blog, we look at 4 ways the ADA seal can help you make good oral care… Read more »

3 Point Checklist Before Your Dental Consultation

Looking for a dentist in Ypsilanti because you’re losing the battle with plaque build-up, chipped teeth, tooth pain, stains, or tooth decay? I’m Dr. Gary Sasaki with Gary Sasaki DDS, MS. Today’s post offers 3 steps to take before you arrive at our office for a consultation. The state of your mouth is essential to… Read more »

Are You At Risk For Bone Recession?

We all know that a healthy smile requires decay-free teeth and healthy gums, but how often do we appreciate our jaw bone? Our teeth need a strong firm foundation to remain healthy and beautiful. Today’s post looks at bone recession. Occasionally, a patient experiences bone recession in their jaw which can cause tooth loss and… Read more »

If Only I Had Taken Care Of My Teeth…

Brush. Floss. Get regular checkups. It will sound so simple when you have dentures. How many times have you said, “If only!” “If only I had changed my oil,” “If only I had stayed in college,” ‘If only I had worn sunscreen.” We hope you don’t ever say, “If only I had taken care of… Read more »

Can You Handle A Dental Emergency?

At Gary Sasaki DDS, MS, we hope you never experience a serious dental emergency. It’s important, however, to know what to do in such a situation. Here is a quiz on dental emergencies and less urgent oral issues. 1. One of the wires on your braces breaks. What do you do? a. Cut off the… Read more »