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Top Dental Care Tips to Keep Teeth in Top Shape

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Are you happy with your smile? To make it even better, you need to practice proper dental care. Follow this expert advice to make your smile the best it can be.

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Your Fact-Packed Guide to Tooth Extraction

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If you need to get a tooth extraction, you may be unaware, unprepared, or simply scared of the procedure. But today, having a tooth pulled by an affordable dentist is a common way to prevent a lot of the pain and problems that come from troublesome teeth. To help you prepare for the procedure, take a look at these tips […]

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Optimize Your Kids’ Smiles with Great Dental Hygiene

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Keeping your children’s teeth and gums healthy is important, and dental hygiene for kids is something you can master with a little help from your dentist. Maintaining a good dental hygiene routine includes knowing how to brush and floss effectively, choosing dental care products your kids will love, and helping your kids develop a positive relationship with their dentist and […]

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Preserving Oral Health in Dental Emergencies

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It’s a fact of life — emergencies happen. You can ensure the best outcomes for the situation with preparedness and understanding. Dental emergencies, much like medical emergencies, require quick thinking and attention to detail to preserve the health and quality of life of the victim. You should always have an emergency dental office number on hand. Making it to the […]

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Gentle Dental is Happy to be Part of the Healthy Michigan Plan

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Have you been missing out on professional dental care due to a lack of insurance? Then don’t miss your opportunity to have Gentle Dental of St. Clair Shores treat your dental care needs as we are welcoming new patients covered by the Healthy Michigan Plan. Everyone is excited about this new Medicaid expansion program that provides healthcare coverage to low-income […]

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Dealing with Troublesome Wisdom Teeth

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The wisdom teeth are the third molars located at the back of the mouth that emerge late and often cause dental distress for many people. In many cases, wisdom teeth do not have enough space in the mouth to emerge completely, causing the teeth to come in crooked or remain below the gum line and making the mouth more susceptible […]

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Caring for Braces

Your Guide to Caring for Orthodontic Appliances

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You just got braces! What can you eat? How will you floss your teeth? How do you keep your retainer clean? Caring for braces, appliances, and retainers is often a complex task—it’s not easy keeping up with all the “new” rules of dental care when you get braces. Your family orthodontics professionals will undoubtedly give you detailed instructions and even […]

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Gum Disease – A Quick Guide

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Gum disease is a common condition that leads to tooth loss. Bacteria contained in plaque and tartar causes inflammation and infection both superficially and beneath the gum line. Without proper treatment, the condition progresses until teeth become loose and fall out. Symptoms of early gum disease include red, tender, or puffy gums, persistent bad breath, bleeding during brushing or flossing, […]

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Read What Our Patients Say
Patient Reviews
Because I always feel like I’ve been treated kindly and compassionately after every visit.
Jennifer L.
Great, congenial and professional all the way. Wow!
Anthony L.
Awesome staff…from the doctors to the hygienists to the assistants to the front desk! They’re flexible, kind, and make you feel comfortable while providing great service. I bring my baby with me […]
Erin E.
It took me over 20years to get to the dentist. If I would have known Dr. Ascano was out there I would have gone sooner. From the very first visit he took all my fears away and made me feel […]
Sandra M.
They were very polite. They take good care of you.
Crystal C.
My daughter is apprehensive about the dentist but this place is awesome with her every time. Doctor is very friendly as is all the staff. Hygienists as well as office staff
Amber O.
Staff was amazing in every way
Logan S.
I went I went in for my appointment and they said to me I had three teeth that needed to be pulled I sort of freaked out for a minute and then when she started she explained to me that the needle was […]
Bridget A.
Very gentle and thoroughly explained all the things going on with my teeth. Itemized all costs and explained why I needed certain services. Created a game plan with me instead of dictated a plan. […]
Angel H.
Dr. Ascano and his entire staff are always so nice that I feel like I’m visiting with friends! They do a wonderful job and are very patient with my daughter. I highly recommend Gentle Dental on […]
Brad B.
Excellent staff. Very thoughtful and thorough. Made me feel welcome.
Charlotte S.
Everyone was friendly and nice!
Sean E.
The people who work here are kind and enjoyable. Give them your business. You will have a great experience.
Ryan T.
Everyone was very courteous and competent. Short wait time to be seen. I was scared about my procedure and the Dr. was kind and fit me in so i could get it over with.
Linda R.
I have been coming to this office for many years the staff Carol is wonderful , my Dentist is amazing. Flexible hours and great customer service.
Donna B.
Always so professional yet kind and patient with someone who loathes dental work. I highly recommend Dr. Ascano and his staff.
Jennifer T.
Amazing costumer service and an awesome team.
Angelo R.
I would not have brought my son here if my experience was not an easy ome
James B.
The staff is for the most part courteous and friendly.
Sarah T.
This experience was GREAT as always!! Very courteous and compassionate staff from the assistant to the hygienist to the dentist himself!! I’m very pleased!!!
Clifford V.
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