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Five Signs You May Have a Cavity

When used in the context of dentistry, there is no word more dreaded than “cavity.” Thankfully, there are great dentists like Dr. Pete, and sedation dentistry in Bingham Farms help make cavities so much less scary than they might have been a few decades ago. Of course, a big part of making things as painless […]

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What is the Difference Between Conventional and Immediate Dentures?

While there are several different cosmetic dentistry services available these days, dentures remain among the most affordable for those who have lost multiple teeth. While many people consider the possibility of investing in dentures at some point, they often do not realize that there actually are different types of dentures: conventional and immediate dentures. Either […]

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Dental Health Tips for Senior Citizens

No matter your age, proper dental health starts with the obvious: brushing and flossing every single day. However, as people get a little older, new sets of dental issues can present themselves, which means pivoting to some new tactics for maintaining strong dental health. Dr. Pete at Perfecting Your Smile cares about all his patients […]

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Benefits of Fluoride Treatment

What Are the Benefits of Fluoride Treatment?

Just about everybody in America has heard of fluoride because it’s in our toothpaste and our tap water. In fact, many people have even had fluoride treatement at the dentist’s office, but many dental patients simply smile and nod when offered the treatment, accepting it without really knowing what it does. There are a handful […]

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Grinding Teeth at Night

How to Know if You’re Grinding Your Teeth at Night

Grinding your teeth, also known as bruxism, is something that many people do while they sleep, even though many of them have no idea why they’re doing it. If you are someone who grinds their teeth at night, you could be experiencing all sorts of pain and/or discomfort during the day without any real explanation […]

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The Benefits Of Invisalign For Teens

Invisalign is a great option for teens seeking straighter teeth and a terrific smile, and it’s one of the many cosmetic dental options offered by Perfecting Your Smile – Dr. Pete. The benefits of Invisalign for teenagers from Birmingham to West Bloomfield are many, and some of the biggest ones are discussed here. What Is […]

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Dental Insurance

Does Insurance Cover All Dental Work?

If you need dental work done in Troy or West Bloomfield and you’re curious about dental insurance, speak with the friendly, knowledgeable team at Perfecting Your Smile – Dr. Pete. Before shopping for a dental insurance policy, there are several things you’ll want to be aware of in order to make the right choice for your […]

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Dental sedation is a safe, popular option for patients wanting to minimize discomfort during their next visit to Perfecting Your Smile - Dr. Pete.

Dental Sedation To Ease Your Fears

Millions of Americans would rather be anywhere other than the dentist’s chair. And for some people, the fear of being in such a position constitutes an anxiety-inducing phobia. Dental sedation is a safe, popular option for patients wanting to minimize discomfort during their next visit to Perfecting Your Smile – Dr. Pete. What Is Sedation […]

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Why Digital Radiography Is Better Than Dental X-Rays

When comparing digital radiography to traditional film-based dental X-rays that use film, both procedures have the dentist inserting a “sensor” into the patient’s mouth to capture images of the teeth. However, for patients of Perfecting Your Smile – Dr. Pete, that’s where the similarities end between digital dental radiography vs. conventional radiography. What Is Digital […]

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Sleep Apnea Treatment For Good Health

Sleep apnea is a hot topic of discussion at Perfecting Your Smile – Dr. Pete. And though its causes, symptoms, and solutions can appear complex, our local dentist has the expertise needed to perform a comprehensive sleep apnea diagnosis and successfully treat this nighttime disorder. What Is Sleep Apnea? Sleep apnea has several causes, ranging […]

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