Archive for January, 2021

All-on-4®: Your Questions Answered

All-on-4 is a treatment concept that represents a significant step forward in the way dental professionals replace full sets of teeth (upper arch, lower arch or both). A full set of upper or lower teeth can be held in place by as few as four implant posts. This low-impact approach cuts down on the cost […]

A Passion for Problem Solving

To give you a little insight into our team and provide some lighter reading, we include Q&A profiles like this one in our e-newsletter. We hope you enjoy learning more about Emily J. Van Heukelom, DDS, dedicated oral surgeon, expert in dentoalveolar/dental implant surgery, anesthesia and hospital based-procedures, as well as active mother of twins. […]

Having Your Wisdom Teeth Out? Plan Ahead

The time has come for your wisdom teeth to be removed! This may cause some stress, but like many other obstacles, with some planning there’s a lot you can do to help ensure you have a smooth experience.   The first step is having a consultation with an oral surgeon you feel comfortable with and […]

Are Smart Toothbrushes a Smart Investment?

Brushing your teeth is the foundation of good oral health and can have a significant effect on your overall health, too. So, it’s important to make sure you’re doing everything you can to keep your teeth and gums healthy. But does that mean investing in a “smart” toothbrush? Smart toothbrushes are electric toothbrushes to which […]

How We Keep You Comfortable

Comfort during your oral surgery procedure is an essential part of our practice philosophy. To address this, we offer many different options for anesthesia in our office. We determine the type of anesthetic to use based on how invasive the procedure is and how the patient feels about the procedure overall. Our oral surgeons are […]

Traveling Oral Surgeon Comes Home

We hope you enjoy learning more about the newest addition to our group, Justin M. Pisano, DDS, dedicated oral surgeon, expert in TMJ surgery, musician and traveler. Recently returned from a fellowship in Australia, he’s happy to be back home in Michigan. Why oral surgery? The face, mouth and jaws are very complex and diseases […]