How Can Permanent Dentures Benefit You?

People often lose teeth due to accidents, decay, or disease. If you are missing teeth, no matter what the reason, you can benefit from dentures. Thanks to modern dental technology, permanent dentures are more comfortable and easier to maintain than ever.  Once you get used to the way they feel, you will enjoy all the […]

What should you know before getting braces for your child?

Sometimes parents are a bit apprehensive about taking their child to the dentist. It’s a little bit scary, especially if you didn’t have braces when you were a kid. You’re not sure what to expect from braces before and after your child or teen has them. To help you prepare for you and your child’s […]

How to Take Care of Dental Veneers

Dental veneers are a common cosmetic dentistry treatment used to drastically improve your appearance. These thin shells are used to cover flaws in the front part of your teeth. They change the shape, length, size, and color of teeth. Veneers are commonly used for chipped teeth, gaps, or other flaws. For them to last, they […]

Five Tips to Ensure a Lifetime of Great Oral Health for Your Family

Making sure your family members have good oral health is important as a parent. You want to do all you can to prevent cavities and gum disease. Part of ensuring your family maintains healthy teeth and gums is visiting Dr. Schau for a cleaning every six months and for an exam once a year. Some […]

Five Ways Cosmetic Dentistry Can Improve Your Smile

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Ever notice someone who has a smile that can light up a whole room? A lot of people have a beautiful smile naturally. But many are not as lucky. While a primary focus of dentists is to keep your teeth and mouth healthy, cosmetic dentistry provides treatment options to help improve your smile. There are […]

Seven things to do during a dental emergency

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Most people know a little first aid and what to do in a medical emergency. You may remember how to do the Heimlich maneuver if someone is choking. But what are you supposed to do if you encounter a dental emergency? The thing about emergencies is you never know when they are going to occur. […]

How Effective is Invisalign Teen?

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Invisalign Teen is a modern, invisible way to straighten teen teeth without the problems that can stem from traditional metal braces. Invisalign helps straighten teeth without the use of wires and brackets. Instead, Invisalign involves using a series of aligners that are custom-made for your mouth and bite. They are clear making them almost invisible. […]

The Risks of Delaying Dental Care

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Regular checkups, along with daily brushing and flossing help keep your teeth and mouth healthy. Many people who have good oral hygiene habits think they can skip their routine exams since they aren’t in any pain. Skipping those in-between appointments with your Saginaw, MI dentist can put you at high risk for serious conditions. Delaying […]

Tips for Oral Care During Cold and Flu Season

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It’s that time of year everyone dreads, cold and flu season. If you or someone in your house gets sick the first objective is to help them feel better as soon as possible. Honestly, it’s probably not your teeth you are worried about. But cold and flu season can present some real problems for your […]

How Does Getting Dental Implants Work?

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It’s never good to lose a tooth, but it does happen sometimes. Fortunately, there are several solutions for tooth replacement. Choices for replacing missing teeth include getting a dental bridge, full or partial dentures, or dental implants. More people have started choosing implants over dentures since they are a more natural solution. Dr. Schau and […]