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does whitening toothpaste really whiten teeth?
added on: January 17, 2018
woman holds toothpaste

Whether due to aging, smoking, or drinking too much tooth-staining tea, there are plenty of things that can cause our pearly whites to be, well… not so white. If you’re one of the many people who are trying to score a whiter smile by using whitening toothpastes, our dental office… Read More…

fall in love with your smile
added on: February 27, 2017
love smile

There’s a lot to say about a healthy, beautiful smile. Some people are lucky to have one naturally. Others have to battle against genetics, accidents, or aging. When time, or life itself, takes a toll on your teeth, your confidence can dwindle and it’s common to begin hiding your smile…. Read More…

looking for love? smile!
added on: February 24, 2016

Love starts with the first glance, right? The first thing someone notices about you had better be attractive. So what do people notice first? Not surprisingly, the first thing is your eyes and the second is your smile. That means if you aren’t smiling, you just might be missing out… Read More…

smiles and success: the correlation between your grin and your job
added on: January 20, 2016

We’d all like to believe we were hired for our brains, our passion for the job, and because we were the best fit all around. Unfortunately, that’s not always true. Everyone at my St. Joseph dental office wants you to know that, while it may sound incredibly superficial, the way… Read More…

top 5 resolutions for a healthy smile
added on: January 6, 2016
new year

New Year’s resolutions are made each and every time the ball drops in Times Square and we all sing Auld Lang Syne. Resolutions give us hope for a better, more successful, healthier year. But unfortunately nearly half of all resolutions fail within six months. At my St. Joseph dental office,… Read More…

2016 – it’s the year to get serious about dental health
added on: December 16, 2015

Everyone is busy gearing up for a new year. Here at my St. Joseph dental office, we’ve been working on our New Year’s resolution lists too. What’s on yours? More exercise? More time to relax? A new hobby? Whatever is on your list already, I’d like to suggest that you… Read More…

the importance of proper denture care
added on: November 18, 2015
denture care

If you’re missing some or all of your teeth, you may have selected to replace them with a denture. While dentures may seem like a simple solution to replace missing teeth, there’s actually a detailed maintenance routine necessary to keep your dentures fitting well and to keep your mouth healthy…. Read More…

are you ready for a new smile in the new year?
added on: January 8, 2014

The start of a new year is an ideal time to consider positive change. Many people make new year’s resolutions or otherwise embrace lifestyle modifications. If you’re unhappy with the appearance of your smile, the beginning of 2014 may be a good time to consider cosmetic dentistry treatment. St. Joseph,… Read More…

dental conditions that may be treated with porcelain veneers
added on: December 16, 2013

Porcelain veneers treatment is a popular and effective cosmetic dentistry option for patients who are unhappy with the appearance of their smiles due to minor cosmetic imperfections. St. Joseph cosmetic dentist Dr. Sven Erickson has helped numerous patients throughout southwest Michigan achieve vibrant, natural-looking smiles with the use of custom-made… Read More…

cosmetic dentistry procedures used in full mouth reconstruction
added on: December 8, 2013

Full mouth reconstruction is a customized blend of cosmetic dentistry and restorative dentistry procedures that can restore a healthy, functional, natural-looking smile. St. Joseph, Michigan, dentist Dr. Sven Erickson has extensive experience helping patients rejuvenate their smiles and their oral health through full mouth reconstruction procedures. If you suffer from… Read More…