Dr. McKinley, Dr. Holloway, and our friendly dental team are excited to treat patients of all ages. We are committed to providing you and your family with the gentle dental care you need to reach healthier smiles. Because of this, our dentists provide general and family dentistry in Shelby Township, Michigan. General and family dentistry includes a number of services whose goal is to help you and your family achieve and maintain ideal oral health. Depending on your individual dental needs, our dentists may recommend one or more of our general and family dental services:

General Dentistry Shelby Township, MI

Mother Son smilingOur dentists provide general dentistry in Shelby Township to take care of your smile. We provide preventive care such as oral cancer screenings, teeth cleanings, and dental exams to keep your smile healthy. We also provide dental fillings and crowns to treat cavities and other dental issues. Our dentists can help keep your gums healthy and improve the health of your gums through periodontal disease treatments. With some patients, we may recommend more serious treatments like tooth extractions. No matter your dental needs, we are there to improve and maintain your oral health. We will ensure that you understand all of your treatment options so that you can make informed decisions about your dental care and that of your family.

Dr. McKinley and Dr. Holloway are proud to provide mercury-free dentistry. We also offer gold fillings and restorations, which are often not available at other dental offices.

We urge you to contact our dental office immediately if you experience dental pain or any type of dental emergency. The following problematic symptoms should be treated by our dentists as soon as possible:
• Toothache
• Tooth sensitivity to hot and cold temperatures
• Chipped, cracked, or broken teeth
• Worn down teeth
• Red, swollen, and sore gums
• Gums that bleed easily when you brush and floss
• A loose permanent tooth
• The loss of a permanent tooth
To learn more and to schedule your next visit, contact our dental office at 586-685-0880 today.

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General Dentistry FAQs

We want you to be fully informed about your dental health and treatment options. Read our FAQs to learn more about general dentistry, and give us a call to make your appointment.

How often should I have a dental cleaning and exam appointment?

Visit our Shelby Township dentists at least every six months for your cleaning and exam appointment. Depending on your oral health and needs, we may recommend that you visit our office more frequently.

How often should I replace my toothbrush?

Replace your toothbrush every three to four months. If you notice your toothbrush becoming frayed or worn out, you may need to replace it sooner.

What should I expect during a dental filling?

During a dental filling appointment, the tooth decay will be removed and the area thoroughly cleaned. The dental filling material will then be placed and shaped to restore the size and shape of the natural tooth.

What should I expect during an oral cancer screening?

Our dentists will first perform a visual exam of the face, neck, lips, nose, and oral cavity, looking for asymmetries, swellings, bumps, patches, and other abnormalities. A physical exam will then be performed, during which our dentists will touch the head and cheeks, around the jaw, under the chin, and in the oral cavity to check for abnormalities.