Teach Kids Good Oral Health Habits To Follow At Home

As young children grow up and taken on more independence, they can become responsible for important daily practices. When your kids begin to care for their teeth on their own, it can be important to confirm that they are developing good habits. The behaviors they develop early can be hard to shake later in life....…

Dental Crowns Can Correct Many Problems (video)

A lot of bad things can happen to teeth. You can crack one biting into something hard. You can break a tooth as a result of an injury. And of course, you can get tooth decay or a tooth infection. The good news is that your tooth can look and feel as good as new…

Poor Oral Health May Cause More Problems Than You Realize

If you are not brushing or flossing as effectively as recommended, you can be more likely to develop tooth decay. You can also be at higher risk for gum disease. These problems are concerning enough on their own – after all, you would have a hard time believing someone who said they were NOT concerned...…

Braces Tips During the Quarantine from Crescent Orthodontics and the AAO

Due to the mandated self quarantine, you may be unsure of when you’ll be back in our orthodontist’s office in South Lyon for treatment. Remember, you are also a partner in the process and your oral health care doesn’t end between visits. Here are a few tips for caring for your teeth in between now…

Can Invisalign Fix My Overbite?

Are you wondering, “Can Invisalign fix my overbite?” As it turns out, you are good company. Did you know that the great majority of people have a slight overbite? And, overbites are the most common malocclusion or misalignment of the teeth. While many cases are minor, in some cases, an overbite could cause serious health problems. Consider…

Can Invisalign Fix My Underbite?

Are you wondering, “Can Invisalign® fix my underbite?” While most have a little overbite, otherwise known as “buck teeth,” there are many others with the reverse situation. An underbite has a bulldog-like appearance instead. If your lower teeth stick out in front of your upper teeth, you may be able to correct it with Invisalign®.…
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Losing A Tooth Is A Dental Emergency

Losing a tooth as a child is a normal, healthy part of growing up. However, while it sometimes happens as we continue to grow up, losing a tooth as an adult is not healthy. In fact, no matter how or why it happens, it is a dental emergency. So, in today’s blog, your Lake Orion,…

A message from someone who thought she’d seen it all…

So…Governor Cuomo just ordered the closing of all non-essential businesses and New Yorkers must stay at home. (Thankfully, liquor stores are considered essential enterprises.)   This all seems so surreal. Speaking for myself, it feels as if we have become players in some sort of alternate universe, participants in an apocryphal sci-fi movie.   But, this is not…

Is Urgent Care Available To Address An Infected Tooth?

Some problems can be difficult to ignore, making prompt care a priority for you. If you have an infected tooth, feelings of sensitivity and general pain can become difficult, and you can be understandably concerned about the effect it might have on your oral health. Patients who need urgent dental treatment for this problem can...…

10 Fun Things to Do at Home

Staying inside doesn’t mean all fun is over. You’re doing the responsible thing by practicing social distancing. First of all, thank you. And since you’re spending more time than you’re used to at home, we’re here with some tips to help you make the most of that time. Here are 10 fun things you can…