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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.…

Make a New Years Resolution For Good Oral Health..

We’ve all done it: made a New Years resolution to eat healthier. Some of us have succeeded and some of us haven’t. But in 2016, there’s another reason to keep up with your healthy eating resolution – a healthy and…

Give Your Smile Holiday Sparkle With Teeth Whitening

As you run from store to store this month looking for the perfect gifts for family and friends, consider taking an hour or two to give yourself the gift of a bright, white smile! Bay City, MI Dentist Dr. Daryle…

TMJ..Symptoms, Causes and Treatment Options

Suffering with frequent headaches? Jaw pain? Difficulty chewing? You may have a Temporomandibular disorder (TMD), or bite disorder, commonly called TMJ. TMJ, which means temporomandibular joint, is a dental health condition where the chewing muscles within the mouth are greatly…

Is Reflux Affecting Your Oral Health?

Acid reflux, GERD, and heartburn are common complaints for many patients today. There are a variety of reasons why someone may experience these common health concerns from genetics to medications to lifestyle habits. Dr. Daryle Mahnke wants to remind patients…