Gentle Dental of New Baltimore
35521 23 Mile Road, New Baltimore, MI 48047

10 Best Dental Care Secrets

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The secret is out: good dental care is incredibly simple. All you need to do to have a healthy, attractive smile is follow these 10 easy tips from the best dental professionals:

1.     Find an Affordable Dentist

First, find the best dentist for you. Then, get regular check-ups and cleanings to prevent and treat any problems.

2.     Brush Twice a Day

Brushing freshens your breath, cleans teeth, removes plaque, massages the gums, and helps to prevent gum disease. As part of your at-home dental care routine, brush at least twice every day.

3.     Floss and Use a Mouth Rinse

Brushing is an essential step in proper dental care, but adding flossing and a mouth rinse every day is even better for your dental health. Ask an affordable dentist about the right products for you.

4.     Choose a Toothbrush with Soft Bristles

Always use a soft-bristled toothbrush and brush with gentle, light pressure to avoid eroding the tooth enamel and causing gums to recede.

5.     Trade In Your Toothbrush

The bristles on toothbrushes break down over time, which greatly decreases their cleaning power. That’s why the best dentist experts recommend buying a new toothbrush every three months, or even more often if yours looks worn or you’ve been sick recently.

6.     Rinse When You Can’t Brush

It’s best to brush after every meal. But when brushing isn’t possible, then rinse your mouth with water to wash away the excess food particles that lead to dental decay.

7.     Reduce Sugar

Certain foods and beverages contain sugars that promote tooth decay and lead to many dental care issues. Try to lower the sugar in your diet to improve your dental health.

8.     Quit Smoking

Smoking is a bad habit that’s dangerous for overall health and also causes serious dental care problems. Avoid tobacco to eliminate these health problems.

9.     Ensure Proper Dental Care for Your Kids

Use a fluoride toothpaste and mouthwash for children to make their teeth more resistant to decay and stronger overall. In addition, start taking them to an affordable dentist for regular cleanings and check-ups by their first birthday.

10.  Don’t Let Your Kids Start Bad Dental Habits

Discourage your children from developing bad dental habits, such as sucking their thumb, chewing on toys, and sleeping with a bottle. All of these habits can cause serious dental problems, so stop them if you spot them.

To learn about our family dentistry practice in New Baltimore, call Gentle Dental of New Baltimore today at (586) 933-5521 or make an appointment.

Gentle Dental offers affordable family dentistry and gentle, compassionate dental care in New Baltimore. With 8 affiliated practices throughout Michigan, our offices are conveniently located with extended hours to meet your needs. At Gentle Dental of New Baltimore, we provide most dental services, from basic preventative care and general dentistry to specialized procedures and complete dental reconstruction. We accept most dental insurance plans and offer affordable financial solutions for any budget. Patient satisfaction is our top priority and we strive to provide the exceptional, affordable dental care and personal touch that lead to lasting relationships. A smiling patient is our greatest reward and we look forward to keeping those smiles healthy, beautiful, and bright. Discover an affordable dentist who truly cares at Gentle Dental of New Baltimore.

Read What Our Patients Say
Patient Reviews
everyone is friendly and concerned about any concerns you may have. Been going there for years and its always been a friendly experience.
Joann W.
Informative, efficient, and friendly
Thomas S.
On time and price for service very fair.
John G.
Always friendly and professional!
Janice L.
Great work!
Timothy M.
Good experience and always friendly staff.
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I had bad experiences with lousy dentist's for years! Since I've been coming here I have had nothing but a great experience! I will never go to […]
Kirk O.
As usual, all staff is courteous, kind and professional.
Sandy G.
Great staff friendly and fast. Very pleased.
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Everyone is so friendly and professional at the New Baltimore Office!
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Dr. Wajeeh is the most skilled general dentist I've ever seen!
Joseph M.
I am always at ease no matter what type of dental work im getting done, from extractions to root canal my fears and anxiety are all addressed and […]
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They are always professional.
Randy S.
I felt everyone was very nice. I hate coming to the dentist(opps sorry) and everyone was so nice it made the visit easier. Thanks!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Fran W.
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Everyone at Gentle Dental is always pleasant and professional.
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professional
Thomas B.
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Sandy G.
Denist is a true professional. He is also very friendly and the staff is also very nice
Anonymous
Staff and Doctor care excellent.
John G.
WONDERFUL CREW, ALWAYS PLEASANT, QUALITY WORK.
James H.
Appointments run as scheduled. Everyone is very friendly and helpful. Highly recommended.
Anonymous
I absolutely would recommend your office to everyone. I loved the staff and the doc and the prices are very affordable.
Constance S.
Great staff & dentist!
Sarah L.
Everbody concerned.On time!
John G.
Everyone at Gentle Dental are very nice people. Monica, was great with the deep scaling of my tooth. Dr. is awesome. Thank you to all.
Christina R.
Other than waiting a little in waiting room. Everything was great! Friendly efficient and painless.
Rosa F.
Excellent, friendly treatment..
Herb G.
It was great as usual! Love the staff!
Peggy C.
I am always happy with my hygienist/visit, she is very thorough.
Karen H.
friendly and competent staff
James H.
Very caring and prompt.
John G.
My experience was amazing I have to say I love this dental office!!
Jesiqua B.
I'm very pleased with the way everything went.
Patricia H.
Was very please with the cooperation with the dentist and the nurse. I would refer the dentist to other people. Dentist called me the next day to see […]
Shirley R.
Everyone at Gentle Dental Bay is great!
Stephanie C.
I got an appointment within 10 mins of calling & I didn't have to wait long at all to see the dentist. Best service I receive in a long time from […]
Karri G.
every step was explained and each question answered.
Betty C.
They listen and were very patient with me! Outstanding care and service!
Lynn J.
Polite personal care. Staff takes the time to explain issues and help decide the best options and treatments available.
Arlene A.
Awsome as always. Staff and doctor are incredible and do such an amazing job. Recommend them all the time.
Tambri M.
Excellent service as always, friendly staff and happy with results. :)
Matthew Y.
All the staff at the New Baltimore office are always friendly, kind, and caring. Would highly recommend them.
Gianna G.
Pleasant experience would be very hard to find s better place.
Ronald S.
As always, the staff are incredibly pleasant and helpful
Janice L.
Everyone at this office is awesome. Very happy with the services.
Christina R.
They were fast and thorough
Rosa F.
Have been a patient for long time. No problem getting appointments. I appreciate the honesty I receive about work that needs to be done. All options […]
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We Accept Most Insurance Plans!
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We accept most insurance plans and will be happy to help you understand the coverage that you have. We will do our best to see that you receive your maximum insurance benefits for all covered services.

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Office Hours
  • Monday 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Tuesday 7:30 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Wednesday 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
  • Thursday 7:30 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Friday 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Saturday Closed
  • Sunday Closed
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  • Phone: (586) 933-5521
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