Back to School With A Healthy Smile

We’re celebrating the teachers and students in our community!

What:   Teacher and Student Appreciation Week ~

Special pricing on dental services such as sealants, fluoride, teeth whitening and on Electric toothbrushes.

We’re giving you a chance to win some really awesome prizes too!

(Prizes include: Gift card from Haab’s Restaurant , Hair Cut from Thomas Blondi Salon, Massage from In the Clouds Massage Therapy by Zeena, Yummy chocolate from Schacolad Chocolate Factory, Massage from Ann Arbor Therapeutic Massage, Range Card from Miles of Golf and Gift Card from Pine View Golf Course! Kids can enter to win a backpack stuffed with school supplies and a 4 pack from Putterz Mini Golf! )

When:  Monday, August 22nd – Friday, August 26th  (Regular office hours)

Where:  David Schmidt, D.D.S. ~ 1900 Packard Rd – Ypsilanti   734-485-2200

Why:  Dr. Schmidt wants to  help our students and teachers start the school year with a healthy smile.  Tooth decay affects children in the United States more than any other chronic infectious disease. The Surgeon General calls dental problems the “Silent Epidemic” that results in more than 51 Million school hours of missed school each year.

The good news is that tooth decay and other oral diseases that can affect children and adults are preventable.

Schedule your Back to School with a Healthy Smile appointment today @ 734-485-2200!

We look forward to seeing you soon!

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Battle of the Sexes….Dental Style!

The Battle Of The Sexes – Dental Style

In 1965 James Brown sang “It’s A Man’s Man’s Man’s World.” A few years earlier Harry Belafonte sang to us “That’s right – the women are smarter!” So who is right when it comes to dental health?

It turns out one group is more likely to have healthier gums, less plaque and tartar build-up, fewer areas of bleeding gums, and lower incidents of gum disease. This group also is twice as likely to schedule regular dental check-ups and is much better at following through with treatment recommended by their dentist.

To top it off, they have a better understanding of oral health and a more positive attitude about visiting the dentist! So just who are these dental superstars?

According to the Journal Of Periodontology, a professional journal which publishes articles on gum disease – it’s the “fairer sex” who has the advantage when it comes to dental health. Maybe it’s true that “the women are smarter!”

So does that mean females are less likely to have cavities, gum disease, tooth loss, and stinky breath? Sorry guys – the answer is yes.

The good news is – it seems to have nothing to do with genetics or the fact that women and men have a different chromosomal arrangement. It is purely because women take better care of their teeth and gums and see their dentists more regularly.

So how about it guys? It’s time to “get on the stick” – or at least the toothbrush. Start taking better care of your teeth and gums, and be sure to give us a call at 734.485.2200 to schedule your next appointment! And women – keep up the good work!

At  Dr. David Schmidt’s office we care about ALL of our patients – men and women! We are always here for you to answer any questions you should have about your dental health. Give us a call today!