Dental Concerns

Although most people don’t think to consult a dentist, many chronic or painful symptoms such as headache, snoring, or neck pain may be linked to a treatable dental condition. Bay City, MI dentist Dr. Daryle Mahnke works with patients to treat complex dental problems. He uses advanced technology and maintains open and consistent communication throughout all phases of treatment, easing any anxiety and fear you may have.

As a Dawson trained dentist, Dr. Mahnke has dedicated many hours of postgraduate education to learn how to care for patients at the highest ethical and professional level. A primary principle of Dawson dentistry is to do only what is necessary to achieve long-term maintainable health and comfort as well as the creation and maintenance of a beautiful, natural smile.

Gum Disease

Bleeding gums are a symptom of gingivitis, an early form of gum (periodontal) disease. Nearly 80% of American adults have some form of gum disease. Dr. Mahnke treats bleeding gums through a variety of treatments, depending on your specific condition.

Temporomandibular Joint Disorders – TMJ and TMD

Frequent Headaches
Did you know that frequent headaches, especially those that occur when you wake up in the morning, could be linked to a TMJ disorder? Our dentists offer several treatment options for TMJ headaches including dental splints, mouth guards and bite correction procedures.

Teeth Grinding
Chronic teeth grinding, also known as Bruxism, causes teeth to break down and wear away. The condition can also contribute to tooth decay, periodontal disease and TMJ disorders. Our dentists can help you stop teeth grinding through several treatments such as mouth guards and bite correction procedures.

Tooth Decay and Other Tooth Concerns

Cavities
Our dentists treat tooth cavities in both children and adults. Depending on your condition, we may use dental fillings, dental crowns or root canal therapy to restore your teeth to proper health.

Crooked Teeth
Crooked teeth are a cosmetic concern, but did you know that they can also contribute to serious health conditions like tooth decay? Dr. Mahnke treats crooked teeth to improve the beauty, health and function of your teeth.