Dental Facts and Findings on Halitosis Prevention

Not all aspects of your oral health originate in your mouth. It may be possible that oral health conditions such as halitosis are actually caused by deeper underlying conditions in your body. Thus, in order to effectively treat these forms of ailments, it is important to eradicate and eliminate any... Read more »

The Answers to Questions About Dental Bridges

Dental bridges are strong and reliable dental restorations that can help your smile and oral health in more ways than you might realize. If you have questions about this restoration, our dentist, Dr. Chilimigras, is happy to give you the information you need. To do so, he is happy to... Read more »

Oral Health Advantages: Dental Sealants

  Did you know that you could lower your risk of tooth decay and cavities with a simple dentistry procedure known as a dental sealant? Dental sealants are applied directly across your teeth to help enhance your smile by preventing tooth decay. Dental sealants are typically painted on the chewing... Read more »

How Athletes Can Have a Strong and Healthy Smile

If you’re an athlete, you’re probably spending most of your time trying to get better, stronger, and faster. While this is a great way to spend your time, you should also spend some time caring for your smile. This is because your teeth and gums can be affected by your... Read more »

Proper Care for a Temporary Dental Crown

We place a temporary dental crown only to protect an abutment our dentist formed so that a tooth can support a dental crown. Unlike the permanent restoration, your temporary crown will not restore your tooth to its full integrity and function. However, we encourage you to take proper care of... Read more »

Why We Remove Wisdom Teeth

Regrettably, wisdom teeth have caused pain for a number of our patients. Do you have wisdom teeth? Have you noted any pain in your mouth where a third molar would be? If so, you should call us to arrange an examination for you. Here are a few things you can... Read more »

Brush Your Teeth Twice Each Day

The American Dental Association notes that a consistent daily oral hygiene routine helps to reduce the development of cavities and periodontal health problems. This includes flossing your teeth at least once per day and making a conscious effort to thoroughly brush them each morning and night. When brushing it’s best... Read more »

The Bruxism Problem & the Solutions

Teeth Grinding Teeth grinding, which is also referred to as bruxism, refers to the clenching of the teeth together tightly or rubbing them against each other. Many people grind their teeth from time to time, but for some, the severity and frequency is such that their oral health could be... Read more »

How Can I Keep Plaque from Growing on My Braces?

Plaque is a white, sticky substance that can cause trouble. It can encourage cavity growth, gum disease development, and white-spotted teeth. It’s important to keep plaque at bay when you have braces so you can prevent these dental issues. To help you do so, our dentist, Dr. L. C. Chilimigras,... Read more »

Dental Bridge Information

Dr. L. C. Chilimigras may recommend a dental bridge in Battle Creek, Michigan, when a patient is missing one or more adult teeth. A dental bridge is made up of one or more replacement teeth with a dental crown attached on either side. The dental crowns are bonded to the... Read more »