Category: Fun Facts

3 Surprising Toothpaste Myths

Toothpaste isn’t all the mysterious, is it? You squeeze it out, you brush your teeth, done! Your Lake Orion, MI family dentist knows it’s a little more complicated than that. For example, be sure you are using a toothpaste that has earned the American Dental Association Seal of Acceptance. That means it’s been tested and… Read more »

A Little Valentine’s Day Fun!

When Valentine’s Day makes its appearance, it is often hard to keep a smile from forming on your face. The day is all about love, love, love! While you might already have some solid ideas about how you would like to celebrate, we happen to have a suggestion or two of our own! From our… Read more »

Common Questions About: Teeth!

Sometimes, you just have questions about your teeth. You might not really need to know anything in particular about caring for them, special treatments, the right products, or whether you’re making good progress with your home care and oral health. You just find yourself feeling curious about details like how many teeth you should have… Read more »

Scrape or Scrub? Oral Hygiene and Your Child’s Tongue

Tongues are weird. It’s true. Then again, they’re also fascinating—in a rather icky way, of course. Despite its important role in the way we eat and speak, the tongue often goes neglected in the average child’s oral hygiene regimen.

Mom, Where Does the Tooth Fairy Come From?

If your child has ever asked you about the tooth fairy, you may find yourself at a loss. Santa’s origins, both mythical and factual, are well documented, but when it comes to the tooth fairy, there is little explanation. You may quickly come up with an answer (after all, what are parents for?), but you… Read more »

Lake Orion Dentist Presents: The History of Cosmetic Dentistry

Cosmetic dentistry continues to grow in popularity as more people wish to achieve the perfect smile. Yet, this elective type of dentistry isn’t a new practice. In fact, cosmetic dentistry dates back centuries. Dr. Brad Greenfield, your Lake Orion cosmetic dentist shares a brief history of cosmetic dentistry from its beginnings to present-day treatments. Where… Read more »

Clarkston, MI Dentist: Worst Alcoholic Beverages for Your Smile

Do you enjoy a cocktail for time-to-time? The average person likes to have a little drink once in while and there’s usually no harm in it. However, some alcoholic beverages can harm your smile quite a bit. For this reason, your Clarkston, MI dentist, Dr. Brad Greenfield, shares which drinks can damage your smile more… Read more »