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In Bingham Farms, family dentistry starts and ends with Dr. Pete, who provides great care for patients of all ages.

Dental Solutions for Every Bingham Farms Family Member

Here at Perfecting Your Smile, Dr. Pete wants to make sure he is offering some of the best cosmetic and family dentistry in Bingham Farms, and that means providing appropriate dental care for the entire family. From toddlers to octogenarians, our office provides dental solutions for literally every member of the family, no matter their […]

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Dental crowns can be an excellent solution to many dental problems, and Dr. Pete can help reshape a smile using this time-tested procedure.

A Bingham Farms Dentist Explains What Dental Crowns Are

One of the services Dr. Pete provides here at Perfecting Your Smile is dental crowns. Other than a standard filling, it is one of the most common restorative dental procedures we perform, but it often seems like people know less about them than they do fillings. To help remedy that, we’ve put together a few […]

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How Certain Types of Sleep Apnea Can Be Treated By a Dentist

According to the Sleep Foundation, more than 18 million American adults experience sleep apnea, which means over 5 percent of the population is dealing with some kind of brief, repeated obstruction to their breathing during the night. It happens when the muscles in the back of the throat fail to keep the airway open, causing […]

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Partial dentures are a great way to makeover your smile, and Dr. Pete Cracchiolo, Jr. can help with any of the many types of partial dentures currently available. Keywords: types of partial dentures

An Overview of the Types of Partial Dentures

While there are countless numbers of people in the world with missing teeth, not everyone understands exactly what options are available to them in terms of repairing that smile to its former glory. The circumstances surrounding those lost teeth don’t matter; what does matter is getting the assistance you need right here at Perfecting Your […]

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The Benefits of Digital Radiography Over Traditional X-Rays

As with all things in the dentist’s office, the way that we take x-rays of patients’ teeth has come a long way over the last couple of decades. While radiography still is an essential part of dentistry since it helps Dr. Pete spot issues with cavities, impacted teeth, and other hidden problems, the way we […]

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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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