Okemos Dental Services
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    • Why I Might Need a Dental Crown

      To understand dental crowns, it helps to know more about the anatomy of a tooth. Each tooth can be divided into 2 basic parts: the root and the crown. Teeth needing crowns are usually those that are ...

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    • Radiation exposure in the dental office

      The State of MI Radiation Safety inspector popped into our office today unannounced to check the safety of our dental x-ray equipment. We of course passed with flying colors because Dr. Tenaglia ...

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    • Why are Dental Checkups essential?

      Routine dental checkups are very important in maintaining oral and overall health! Although you may not be looking forward to your dental appointment every 6 months, it’s necessary that you always put ...

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    • Facts about Amalgams (silver fillings!)

      Did you know silver fillings are called amalgams? Amalgams are made up of a combination of mercury, silver, tin, and copper. I was shocked to find out that the average American between 20 and 64 has ...

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    • First Dental Visit for Children

      What age should children have their first dental visit? Your child should start seeing a dentist earlier than you might think. I know this is going to sound real crazy, but we would like to see your ...

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    • What is a Waterpik Water Flosser and why should you use it?

      The Waterpik Water Flosser is an at home alternative for string floss. Water flossers have a motor and pump that create a stream of pulsating water to flow through the tip and into your mouth. The ...

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    • Ultrasonic Scalers used in Dental Hygiene

      Have you ever wondered what determines the type of instruments your dental hygienist uses for your dental cleaning? I’m betting that most of you do not think about our dental instruments. Yikes! Who ...

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    • Looking For A New Dentist

      So you’re looking for a new dentist... Here’s what you should be asking, AND HEARING when you make that first phone call: Have you recently moved to a new area and in need of new healthcare providers? ...

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    • What to Except When Scheduling for Zoom Whitening

      Dr. Tenaglia and her team are very excited to give you a beautiful white smile. Dr. Tenaglia has invested in the latest and greatest Zoom equipment. Chavon, our dental assistant, is our Zoom whitening ...

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    • Flossing Doesn't Do Anything... Psych!

      Don’t believe all you read; what you can’t see is what’s written between the lines. The truth about this new phenomenon is the research wasn’t done well. That, my friends, doesn’t mean flossing is ...

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    • Are you having problems while you sleep, with sleep apnea or pain in your jaw?

      Are you having problems while you sleep, with sleep apnea or pain in your jaw? We received advanced training on our newest technology, 3-dimensonial come beam CT x-ray machine. With this latest ...

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    • Tips for Choosing a New Dentist

      4 Things to Think About When Selecting a New Dentist You may be new to the area, looking to change your smile for the better, or dissatisfied with your current dental care provider. Whatever your ...

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    • Why are Dental Checkups essential?

      Routine dental checkups are very important in maintaining oral and overall health! Although you may not be looking forward to your dental appointment every 6 months, it’s necessary that you always put ...

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    • Happy Thanksgiving!

      Did you know these fun facts about the holiday season? The first Thanksgiving meal did not include turkey! Instead, they ate deer, duck, geese, oysters, lobster, eel and fish. The average Thanksgiving ...

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