Dental Blog Bay City, MI Dentist

Do You Know How to Floss?

There’s a reason why dentists are always talking about including dental floss in your oral hygiene routine. Brushing your teeth alone is not enough to remove all of the hidden plaque that destroys teeth -- a lot of it is…

How to Care For Dental Implants So They Last A Lifetime

Caring for your dental implants is important to help them last a lifetime. With dental implants, keeping the gum tissue and surrounding jaw bone healthy is the top priority, along with caring for your natural teeth. Dr. Daryle J. Mahnke…

5 Foods to Avoid for a Healthier Smile

Your diet can have a bigger impact on your oral health than you may realize. Even if you’re diligent with brushing, flossing, and dentist visits, your diet can still cause problems for your teeth. Dr. Daryle J. Mahnke, a dentist…

Did You Miss Your Dental Appointment?

Due to COVID-19, many dental practices were closed to everything but emergency services. Now, things are slowly opening back up and many office are ready to offer regular services again. But what if you had an appointment that was scheduled…

Our Infection Control Measures

With COVID-19, dental offices all over the country were closed to everything but emergency services. Now, with things slowly starting to open up, we want to make sure our patients know that we have their safety first in our minds.…

How You Can Handle a Dental Emergency

With the COVID-19 pandemic, many dental offices have had to close or perform limited services. This includes Bay City Smiles. However, Dr. Daryle J. Mahnke, a dentist in Saginaw, MI, is still here to provide emergency services for his patients.…

TMJ Disorders and Increased Stress

All across the country, people are struggling with increased stress and anxiety due to the COVID-19 pandemic. For those suffering from TMJ disorders, that means you’ll probably have more symptoms and issues, even if you have your condition decently managed.…

Technology at Your Saginaw, MI Dentist

At our Saginaw, MI dentist office, we want to make sure that we’re up to date with the latest dental technology. Dr. Daryle J. Mahnke utilizes this technology to make sure treatment is as quick and convenient as possible for…

Root Canal FAQs

The words “root canal” often inspire feelings of dread in people. However, they aren’t something you need to be afraid of. Getting a root canal can help save your tooth and avoid a full tooth extraction if it’s infected. Dr.…