Dental Blog Bay City, MI Dentist

Tooth Whitening Q&A

Are you unhappy with your smile? Do you want whiter and brighter teeth? Dr. Daryle Mahnke offers professional teeth whitening services to patients in his Bay City, MI office. Over-the-counter teeth whitening options often don't deliver the expected results. Dr.…

Dr. Daryle Mahnke Patient Testimonials

Dr. Daryle Mahnke and his team provide patient-focused care in the Bay City area. Learn what our patients have to say below: The entire staff was very friendly and professional. The first visit was like nothing I have ever experienced…

What Can You Do About Missing Teeth?

If you are missing one or more teeth, you can get long-lasting restorative treatment to renew your smile. It is important to replace teeth because gaps left by missing teeth can lead to overcrowding. Overcrowded, shifting teeth are difficult to…

Cosmetic Dentistry: You Have Options

Do you have broken, discolored, or crooked teeth? There are multiple professional and modern cosmetic options that may fit your unique dental needs. Bay City Smiles offers multiple treatments with dental veneers and teeth whitening. These options are custom-designed for…

Get Treatment For Your Cavities

Dental restoration is one of the most important aspects of dentistry. Teeth may need to be restored if teeth develop cavities from decay. What Causes Tooth Decay? Tooth decay can create cavities when coupled with these risk factors: Receding gums…

How Well Do You Know Your Teeth?

How well do you really know your teeth? They’re essential for chewing and play a huge part in shaping the shape of your mouth and consequently your entire face. They help you smile which is what you use to make…

Bruxism – Teeth Grinding

Teeth grinding (medically called bruxism) occurs during sleep and is linked to other health issues such as sleep apnea. Chronic teeth grinding may result in loosening or the loss of teeth and can even cause fracturing or may wear the…

How Gum Disease Affects Your Overall Health

Gum disease can have an adverse affect their overall health. Gum disease – also known as periodontal disease – is the inflammation of gums (gingivitis), which eventually causes gum, teeth and oral bone tissue deterioration. What causes gum disease? Excess…

What is Halitosis?

What is Halitosis and What Causes It? Halitosis is chronic bad breath that comes from bacteria build-up in the mouth. Other causes of halitosis can include: gum disease cavities trapped food particles cracked fillings dirty dentures Maintaining a good oral…

What You Should Know About Oral Cancer

  Oral cancer, also known as mouth cancer develops in any parts that make up the mouth. Cancer, in the body or mouth, is the uncontrollable growth of cells that cause damage to any surrounding tissue. Oral cancer first appears…