Gentle Dental of Westland
825 S Wayne Road, Westland, MI 48186

Dental Care Pointers for Moms Everywhere

Dental Health and Basic Dental Care

Even though moms always seem to be able to juggle multiple tasks for their families every day, those hectic demands can cause them to neglect their own dental care. Moms owe it to themselves to remain faithful to a regular schedule of professional dental care and cleanings with an affordable dentist. They would never allow their children to skip their dental appointments, so it only makes sense for moms to diligently practice the dental care they preach. Setting a great example for their children in terms of maintaining good oral health is one of the greatest gifts a mother can give.

It may seem obvious, but it’s worth repeating that moms, just like their kids, need to brush their teeth no less than twice daily. Each brushing session should last for at least two minutes in order to ensure thorough removal of harmful plaque. In addition, care should be taken to avoid brushing the teeth too vigorously, because this can result in damage to the gums. Dental care professionals would emphasize the fact that flossing must also be a priority, as it represents one of the most effective methods of eliminating plaque and preventing cavities from developing.

Busy moms everywhere need to take note of the fact that lifestyle choices can also have a significant impact on oral health. Eating a balanced diet filled with fresh fruit and vegetables is a great way to get essential nutrients while avoiding sweets and processed foods that can contribute to gum disease and tooth decay.

Regular exercise has also been shown to reduce the risk of periodontal disease, a fact that many moms may not even be aware of. Making time for activities that lower stress such as yoga, deep breathing, and quiet meditation can also help decrease the likelihood that problems with TMJ, teeth grinding, and canker sores will emerge.

To get the dental care you deserve from an affordable dentist in Westland, call Gentle Dental of Westland today at (734) 329-5284 or make an appointment.

Gentle Dental offers affordable family dentistry and gentle, compassionate dental care in Westland. With 8 affiliated practices throughout Michigan, our offices are conveniently located with extended hours to meet your needs. At Gentle Dental of Westland, 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 Westland. 

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Patient Reviews
Excellent customer service everyone was very friendly and the dr. Took her time and explained everything to me.
Krystal S.
Quality care from knowledgable staff.
Anonymous
I was very impressed with the service and how well I was treated.
Yvonne L.
Great staff and the hygienist is amazing.
Michele H.
Words are hard to find to express how comfortable I was made by all the staff at Gentle Dental. It was a very positive experience Thank for taking […]
Karen P.
The dental work is great, my only complaint is the waiting time in the waiting room
Anonymous
The staff at The Wayne Gentle Dental go above and beyond to satisfy their patients! !! Dr. B is the greatest ever!!!!!!!
Rhonda N.
Everyone was very nice, I had a short wait time, and Dr. B was awesome. They provided me with good information and medications. I feel good tody.
Trevor J.
Staff was friendly, informative and very welcoming.
Kenneth L.
Fast and friendly quality service.
Anonymous
Good experience, and a nice staff.
Cassandra K.
I was very nervous going in as my teeth were in very poor status; however, Dr. Carpenter and his staff were extremely patient and reassuring along […]
Linda B.
The dental hygienists did an excellent job on my teeth.
Dianna E.
Quality service each visit.
Anonymous
I am beyond pleased with the services I received from all of you. I have been mistreated and brushed off by a lot of dentist and you guys took me in […]
Sara C.
Atmosphere was very pleasant
Anonymous
I was very scared at first but April is the best,she really make's you feel comfortable with her outgoing personality.Very nice smart girl!!!!!
Casey H.
I was looking for a dentist office that felt like family and not just seeing and treating you as another dollar sign. I know every practice have a […]
Yvonne L.
Very professional,friendly. Excellent work thank you!
Anonymous
October 1,2014 They made me very comfortable and relaxed...didn't know I was getting a tooth pulled that day I was very worried acting like a child […]
Tricia B.
I love Gentle Dentle and Dr. B is the best dentist I ever had in my life and Amber Williams is the best dental assistant and it's a pleasure to have […]
Christine H.
My visit was pleasant. I was scared at first but the staff was very friendly.
Megan M.
I was very pleased with the care, concern and professionalism of the staff. I have referred 2 other people since became a patient.
Anonymous
I really felt welcomed at gentle dental. All the staff were so friendly and then inviting. They made my trip to the dentist comforting-because I was […]
Natalie B.
Very satisfied with everything.
Anonymous
The doctor was very patient and informative
Anonymous
I had my first visit to the Dentist on Saturday and it was fun. I am 3 years old and they people who seen me were funny and I want to come back.
Anonymous
Great! I was afraid to go to the dentist but my experience was great. I had 4 wisdom teeth pulled. I never had anything but a cleaning so when I […]
Demetria P.
Great, exceeded expectation!
Holli H.
Polite and professional
Candice M.
Dr. "B" is an excellent dentist, root canal and crown prep completed with no pain or "discomfort", thank you.
James A.
Service was friendly and I was quick to be seen.
Gary T.
The staff and Dr. B are the best!!!! Always kind and courteous!! Also prompt with getting things done!
Ta'kyla R.
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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 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Wednesday 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Thursday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Friday 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Saturday 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
  • Sunday Closed
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  • Phone: (734) 329-5284
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