Dentistry Essentials 101: Chewing Gum

Are you familiar with any alternative techniques to keep your teeth and gums safe, such as chewing sugarless gum? Chewing sugarless gum has numerous potential benefits to your smile to help ensure your teeth and gums continue to function as intended. Listed below are just some of the benefits that you can expect: - Increase saliva flow in your mouth,... read more »

Effective Cleaning Habits for Preventing Halitosis

An often-overlooked condition that can arise due to poor dental habits or other oral health problems is halitosis, more commonly known as bad breath. Bad breath typically arises due to bacteria in your mouth emitting bad odors, but it can also be caused by the foods you consume and underlying health conditions within your body. Treatments for halitosis include the... read more »

What Do You Know about Oral Emergencies?

Are you aware of any common oral emergencies? An oral emergency is often characterized as any type of emergency associated with your mouth that often takes place completely by accident and occurs swiftly. This can include brutally bitten lips or fractured and dislocated teeth. If you suffer blunt force trauma or suffer a fall, it is likely that you will... read more »

Foods That Can Enhance and Protect Your Teeth and Gums

Protecting your teeth tends to be a daunting task that requires patience and daily cleaning routines. However, there are some simple tricks and hidden gems along the way that can assist you. For instance, some foods can enhance and protect your teeth and gums. This includes the following: - One of the most helpful oral health substances is naturally produced... read more »

Our Dental Implants Can Save Your Smile

At the family dental practice of Dr. Ferguson, Dr. Batra, and Dr. Smith in Kimball, Michigan, we are pleased to offer dental implants for our patients seeking a natural looking smile after losing a tooth (or several). Losing teeth is not uncommon, whether by tooth decay, gum disease or injury to the mouth. No matter what the cause, our dental implants... read more »