Gap-Tooth Smiles Aren’t Quite As Adorable Anymore

Have you lost one of your teeth? It’s a lot different than when you lost your baby teeth, back in the day. Unfortunately, your adult teeth don’t grow back. If you have had teeth extracted or if your teeth are compromised by staining, decay, chipping, or brittle aging, then it’s time to visit with Ray McKinley… Read more »

Sleep Apnea Is A Serious Health Threat

At Ray McKinley DDS & Brittany McKinley-Holloway DDS – McKinley General, Cosmetic & Implant Dentistry, we often see patients who say they have been struggling with insufficient sleep for months or even years. Some of these men and women end up being diagnosed with sleep apnea or related conditions. You Can’t Just “Tough It Out”… Read more »

The Scoop on Cavities and How to Prevent Them

Although we are turning back the clock for daylight savings, you can’t turn back time on your teeth. Studies have shown that one in five Americans has untreated cavities, which is decay that has damaged a tooth’s hard, outer enamel layer and created small holes. Cavities can arise in people of all ages, including children... Read more »

Boost Your Self-Confidence With Cosmetic Dentistry

Many dental patients have experienced a boost in self-confidence by undergoing restorative or cosmetic dentistry at Ray McKinley DDS & Brittany McKinley-Holloway DDS — McKinley General, Cosmetic & Implant Dentistry in Shelby Township. Nothing gives us more satisfaction than helping people dramatically improve their smile and overall self-esteem with the latest tooth restoration procedures to… Read more »

The Health And Beauty Consequences Of Missing Teeth

This post from Ray McKinley DDS & Brittany McKinley-Holloway DDS in Shelby Township focuses on missing teeth and bone health. Our teeth have many critical functions. We need them to chew food, talk, and smile. But have you ever considered their role in holding up your face? When we lose teeth, the bone around the site… Read more »

National Children’s Dental Health Month is Here!

February brings National Children’s Dental Health Month! This is brought to you by the American Dental Association to create child awareness of the benefits of good oral health. This year’s month-long campaign is, “Brush and clean in between to build a healthy smile.” First Dental Visit Around their first birthday, or within six months after... Read more »

Start off the New Year With a Whiter Smile!

Have you been waiting for the right time to get teeth whitening treatment? There’s no better time than the New Year! In 2019, you are setting all kinds of new goals, and one goal you can shoot for is a whiter and brighter smile. Teeth whitening lightens teeth, helping remove discoloration and stains that have... Read more »

Gift Yourself and Your Loved Ones With a Healthier Smile

Your daily brushing and flossing routine is crucial to thwarting dreaded cavities and gum disease from invading your smile, but by itself, it’s still not enough to maintain top-notch oral health. There is a reason we recommend regular dental cleanings and exams! Seeing our dental team for routine dental checkups and cleanings supports your daily... Read more »

The Difference Between Full and Partial Dentures

Do you know the important differences between full and partial dentures? Our team is happy to review both versions for optimal tooth replacement to help you better understand how they can restore your smile. Below we will review the main types of dentures, which are full and partial dentures, and the benefits they have to... Read more »

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month & Dental Hygiene Month

October is here and fall has officially begun, bringing with it Breast Cancer Awareness Month as well as National Dental Hygiene Month. This is a time to raise awareness for both and help to prevent problems by monitoring your health and being mindful of your lifestyle choices. Whether you are fighting cancer or dental problems,... Read more »