What Are CEREC Same Day Dental Crowns?

Dental crowns are an important restorative tool because they protect teeth that have been damaged, or weakened by dental work. But they can take weeks to complete making them. CEREC crowns, available at Ray McKinley DDS & Brittany McKinley-Holloway DDS — McKinley General, Cosmetic & Implant Dentistry in Shelby Township, speeds up the process to… Read more »

How Dental Implants Are Changing Dentures

If you wear dentures, you know that they are not an ideal solution for missing teeth. They can slip, cause gum irritation, bone loss, and leave you with an inability to taste food due to a covered palate. The good news? Implant-supported dentures from Ray McKinley DDS & Brittany McKinley-Holloway DDS — McKinley General, Cosmetic… Read more »

Is It Growing In Your Mouth?

Plaque is that filmy stuff that forms on teeth. Since it is caused by the breakdown of the foods we eat, plaque formation is a constant process. And that’s why we keep reminding our patients to brush and floss twice a day, at Ray McKinley DDS & Brittany McKinley-Holloway DDS — McKinley General, Cosmetic &… Read more »

Your Toothbrush Has Come a Long Way to Keep Your Teeth and Gums Healthy

Your toothbrush is one of the most important tools you have in your home to keep your pearly whites healthy and beautiful. Used properly twice a day, your toothbrush will help you ward off tooth decay, gum disease and even bad breath. Its job in your daily oral hygiene kit is vital because unchecked gum... Read more »

Let Us Ease Your Dental Anxiety

If your pulse rate picks up just thinking about dental appointments, you may benefit from sedation dentistry from Ray McKinley DDS & Brittany McKinley-Holloway DDS — McKinley General, Cosmetic & Implant Dentistry in Shelby Township. Millions of Americans stress out when they have to see the dentist. It is referred to as dental anxiety. There… Read more »

The Not-So-Obvious Benefits Of A Smile Makeover

A smile makeover can be transformative for anyone who has been embarrassed by their smile for years. It’s not just about looking younger. A cosmetic dentistry smile makeover from Ray McKinley DDS & Brittany McKinley-Holloway DDS — McKinley General, Cosmetic & Implant Dentistry in Shelby Township can improve your life in ways you might not… Read more »

We’ll Fix Your Cracked Tooth. Prevent the Next One.

In this message from Ray McKinley DDS & Brittany McKinley-Holloway DDS — McKinley General, Cosmetic & Implant Dentistry in Shelby Township, we begin with this scenario: you’re munching popcorn at the movies and bite down on an unpopped kernal. You hear a noise that makes your toes curl. Crack! You’ve cracked a tooth. It may… Read more »

Good Oral Health Starts in the Home and Continues With Great Dental Care

Good oral health is essential for a healthy smile. The mouth is home to colonies of microorganisms like bacteria and viruses, and when controlled by daily brushing and flossing, your oral health can thrive. Conversely, consuming a high sugar diet that feeds the bad bacteria creates harmful acids that erode your tooth enamel and lead... Read more »

A Brighter Smile At Your Convenience

At Ray McKinley DDS & Brittany McKinley-Holloway DDS — McKinley General, Cosmetic & Implant Dentistry in Shelby Township, patients often ask how to get whiter teeth. For the best results, we recommend professional teeth whitening. There are plenty of over-the-counter whitening products in any grocery store. The results they produce are okay. But who wants… Read more »

There Is Hope For Denture Wearers

The condition of your teeth has a big impact on your quality of life. Denture wearers understand this all too well. But now there is a better option than conventional dentures: implant-supported dentures from Ray McKinley DDS & Brittany McKinley-Holloway DDS — McKinley General, Cosmetic & Implant Dentistry in Shelby Township. Conventional dentures rest against… Read more »