Dental Blog Bay City, MI Dentist

Dry Mouth

Have you recently started a new medication and are now suddenly noticing a spike in mouth sores or cavities? Adults may experience a late onset of cavity development later in life that can be triggered by certain prescription medications. If…

The Horrors Of Hard Candy

The month of October can be “sugar season” as Halloween candy fills the store shelves and your kitchen cabinet. There are bowls of treats everywhere just waiting to trick your teeth! Don’t give Dr. Daryle Mahnke a fright at your…

Taking Care Of Oral Health Needs

Do you have unused dental health benefits or HSA/FSA dollars? Have you missed your dental appointment recently and need to reschedule? Now is the time to check your balances and your schedule to make sure your oral health needs have…

Whiter Teeth With The Right Foods

When we want a brighter smile, we tend to use whitening products to remove discoloration and staining. However, they’re not the only option for a whiter smile. Certain foods can actually prevent staining and discoloration by helping to maintain healthy…

Tooth Replacement

Missing teeth? We have solutions! Tooth replacement has come a long way in recent years due to increasing technology. Common treatments to replace missing teeth include dental bridges and dental implants. Patients often wonder what is the difference between a…

June Is Oral Health Month

Bay City, MI dentist Dr. Daryle Mahnke reminds his patients that oral health care is an important part of overall health. Poor oral health can have a huge negative impact on your daily quality of life. Since June is Oral…

Teeth Whitening

One of the most common cosmetic dental treatments requested today is teeth whitening. Perfect for restoring a more youthful looking smile, teeth whitening is the most economical way to make over your smile for that upcoming reunion, wedding or special…

April Is Oral Cancer Awareness Month..

April of each year marks Oral Cancer Awareness month as sponsored by various health organizations and the American Dental Association (ADA) in an effort to shed a brighter light on this often deadly disease affecting thousands each year. Oral Cancer…

Aging And Oral Health..

Modern dentistry recommends that we strive to keep our natural teeth healthy for as long as possible for the best quality of life. With the advent of new technology in the dental field and improved standards of oral health in…

Tooth Decay And Sugar Free Gum..

Contrary to everything you learned as a child, chewing gum (the right kind) can actually reduce tooth decay! Bay City, MI Dentist Dr. Daryle Mahnke recommends only sugar free gum that has the ADA seal of approval on the label.…