Let’s Talk About Your Smile

How do you like your smile? At Ray McKinley DDS & Brittany McKinley-Holloway DDS — McKinley General, Cosmetic & Implant Dentistry in Shelby Township, we know how easy it is to be your own worst critic. But we also know lots of people don’t care for one aspect or another of their smile. We can… Read more »

Teeth: What Have They Done For You Lately?

In this blog post from Ray McKinley DDS & Brittany McKinley-Holloway DDS — McKinley General, Cosmetic & Implant Dentistry in Shelby Township, we are going to explore the secret life of our teeth. The shape of each tooth gives a clue to what it does. The incisors, or your front teeth, are sharp. Their job… Read more »

The Miracle Of Full Mouth Reconstruction

Dental techniques and materials have advanced to a point where total and near-total mouth restoration is possible, here at Ray McKinley DDS & Brittany McKinley-Holloway DDS — McKinley General, Cosmetic & Implant Dentistry in Shelby Township. Unlike traditional removable dentures, complete mouth reconstruction requires strong, functional, and aesthetically pleasing teeth with roots permanently anchored into… Read more »

Celebrate Healthy Teeth and Gums With Healthy Foods and Drinks

Upcoming holidays are around the corner, and you’re probably already thinking of all the foodie goodness coming your way. November is Good Nutrition Month, so you might want to consider adding healthy options to your meals to maintain good oral and general health and wellbeing. The goal of our dental practice is to help you... Read more »

Mouthwash Facts In Shelby Township

This post from Ray McKinley DDS & Brittany McKinley-Holloway DDS — McKinley General, Cosmetic & Implant Dentistry in Shelby Township is all about mouthwash. Many people use mouthwash to freshen their breath and help control tooth decay. It should never be used as a substitute to brushing and flossing, though. We consider mouthwash an optional… Read more »

Need An Implant? Nervous About Oral Surgery?

Are you thinking about getting a dental implant, but worried about the procedure? At Ray McKinley DDS & Brittany McKinley-Holloway DDS — McKinley General, Cosmetic & Implant Dentistry in Shelby Township, we get it. Here’s a plan to help you. Talk to us. Call now to schedule a consultation. If you’re nervous about implant surgery,… Read more »

Regular Cleanings And Heart Health

Visiting Ray McKinley DDS & Brittany McKinley-Holloway DDS — McKinley General, Cosmetic & Implant Dentistry in Shelby Township for semiannual dental checkups and cleanings can seem inconvenient and unnecessary at times. But you may benefit in ways you never anticipated. A recent study showed that men and women who had their teeth professionally cleaned at… Read more »

October is National Dental Hygiene Month: Brushing, Flossing and More!

Happy October, everyone! It’s one of the spookiest seasons of the year, and one of the scariest things we can think of is having problems with our teeth and gums. Since October is National Dental Hygiene Month, we want to promote a healthy mouth for everyone by acknowledging the importance of your daily hygiene efforts.... Read more »

Look As Young As You Feel By Replacing Missing Teeth

A wise person once said that everyone wants a long life, but no one wants to get old. Yet it happens. While some challenges that come with aging can’t be avoided, others can. At Ray McKinley DDS & Brittany McKinley-Holloway DDS — McKinley General, Cosmetic & Implant Dentistry in Shelby Township MI, we help patients of… Read more »

3 Critical Things You Didn’t Know About Kids’ Cavities

It’s time to think differently about childhood tooth decay. Unless you’ve been keeping up with the research (and who does?) you might have an incomplete understanding. Educating patients is one of our functions at Ray McKinley DDS & Brittany McKinley-Holloway DDS — McKinley General, Cosmetic & Implant Dentistry in Shelby Township MI. Here are three… Read more »