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April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month

What is oral cancer? April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month. If you have been putting off a visit to our NORTON SHORES, Michigan office, now is an excellent time to Read More

Alleviate Tooth Sensitivity

If a sip of ice water, spoonful of ice cream, or piping hot latte is enough to send shivers up your spine from tooth sensitivity, be assured you are not Read More

Women’s Medications and Dry Mouth

Women using medication to treat a variety of medical conditions are often unaware of the potential side effects. One common side effect of medications such as blood pressure medication, birth Read More

St. Patrick's Day: Celtic pride, green shamrocks, and lucky charms!

“St. Patrick's Day is an enchanted time -- a day to begin transforming winter's dreams into summer's magic.” Adrienne Cook Lucky green shamrocks, leprechauns, and pots of gold – it must Read More

Is gingivitis preventable?

The earliest sign of gum disease is called gingivitis (sometimes called periodontal disease), and is an inflammation of the gums. If left untreated, gingivitis can lead to gum tissue loss, Read More

Are your teeth ready for the big day?

Capturing the Moment At Susanne M. Sanford, D.D.S. we know that just about anyone who has taken on the challenge of planning her own wedding could tell you how important the Read More

The Hazards of Smokeless Tobacco

Many smokers believe that chewing tobacco is a safer alternative to smoking cigarettes. This simply isn't the case! In fact, smokeless tobacco can cause serious health concerns. Smokeless tobacco comes in Read More

Adults Can Get Cavities Too

Sure, you brush your teeth and floss regularly, so you might think you’re off the hook when it comes to the dental chair. However, it’s just as important for adults Read More

The Origins of Valentine's Day

When we think of Valentine’s Day, we think of cards, flowers, and chocolates. We think of girlfriends celebrating being single together and couples celebrating their relationship. We think of all Read More

February is Heart Month

The American Academy of Periodontology stresses the importance of good oral health since gum disease may be linked to heart disease and stroke. Thus far, no cause-and-effect relationship has been Read More

Three Signs You May Have Gingivitis

Gingivitis, or inflammation of the gums, is an early stage of gum disease. If you have gingivitis, it’s important to visit the doctor to get proper treatment, since home care Read More

Gum Disease Prevention

What to do to prevent gum disease? If left untreated, gum disease can lead to discomfort, infection, and even tooth loss. Bacteria in our mouths form a film called plaque. Read More

Are Your Teeth Sensitive to Whitening like Drew Barrymore's? Here's What You Can Do

Best known for her roles in E.T. and Ever After, and more recently as a suburban mom/zombie on Netflix's Santa Clarita Diet, Drew Barrymore is now bringing her trademark Read More

Is there a correlation between my dental and cardiovascular health?

YES!  Studies have shown a correlation between gum disease and heart disease, underscoring the importance of good oral health care. Cardiovascular disease remains American’s leading killer, claiming more lives than Read More

Enjoy That Nibble of Cheese - It's Also Benefitting Your Oral Health

Mystery writer Avery Aames once said, "Life is great. Cheese makes it better." Billions of people around the world would tend to agree. Humanity has been having a collective Read More

Going Green for the New Year

Does your list of New Year’s resolutions for the coming months include reducing your ecological footprint? If so, let’s ring in the year with some basic—and some innovative—dental ideas to Read More

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