5 Benefits of CEREC Same Day Crowns

Our same day dentists can place your dental crown in one appointment by using CEREC (Chairside Economical Restoration of Esthetic Ceramics). We’re always looking for the latest technology that will improve... Read More →


7 Easy Tips to Save Money and Pain at the Dentist

No one likes spending money at the dentist. However, preventive dentistry can help you save money in the long run that might have otherwise been spent on fillings, dental crowns, root canals... Read More →


Am I a Candidate for Invisalign Braces?

Straighten teeth in as little as 12 to 18 months with Invisalign. Like the name suggests, Invisalign are nearly invisible aligners we use to straighten teeth little by little over several months... Read More →


What are CEREC Same Day Crowns?

Our dentists use CEREC to place your tooth crown in one appointment. Whether you need to cover a tooth after a root canal or repair a serious fracture, you won’t have to wait weeks... Read More →


What is Cosmetic Dentistry?

The goal of cosmetic dentistry is to improve the appearance of your smile. During your consultation with one of our dentists, we’ll focus on teeth that show when you smile and talk... Read More →


Why Are Teeth Cleaning Visits Important?

When’s the last time you saw the dentist? According to the American Dental Association, you should schedule a teeth cleaning every 6 months to reduce your risk of tooth decay, gum disease, and other issues... Read More →


Why Do We Have Wisdom Teeth?

Don’t ignore wisdom tooth pain. About 85% of Americans will need wisdom tooth extraction sometime during their lives. Wisdom teeth are the third molars that erupt through the gum line between age 17 and 25. If you or your child has wisdom teeth coming in... Read More →


What Happens During a Root Canal?

Never ignore a toothache. If a cavity is deep enough to penetrate the inner chamber of your tooth, you’ll need emergency dental care or risk dental extraction. Our dentists will do everything in their power to save your tooth... Read More →


How Night Guards Prevent Teeth Grinding

Waking up with a sore jaw is just one of many signs you could be grinding your teeth at night. In fact, many of our patients are unaware that they grind their teeth until one of our dentists notice worn enamel during a routine exam. Fortunately, night guards... Read More →


5 Reasons to Choose Invisalign over Braces

Wish you could straighten teeth without braces? Ask our dentist if Invisalign is right for you. Like the name suggests, Invisalign are nearly invisible aligners that move your teeth little by little into the perfect smile. If you think you would feel self-conscious with wires and brackets... Read More →


7 Facts about Your Sports Mouth Guard

Do you play a contact sport? If so, you’ll want to ask your dentist about getting a custom mouth guard. A mouth guard protects your teeth and gums from being damaged while playing contact sports. Don’t let your season get interrupted... Read More →


5 Reasons to Ask for Porcelain Veneers

If you have ever felt self-conscious about your smile, you owe it to yourself to ask your cosmetic dentist about porcelain veneers. Veneers are wafer-thin porcelain shells your dentist bonds to the fronts of your teeth so you can smile with confidence. You may be a candidate... Read More →


5 Ways Dental Bridges Improve Oral Health

If you have missing teeth, our Grand Rapids dentists at Renew Family Dental may recommend you get a dental bridge. Over time, the spaces in your smile can cause your other teeth to move toward the open space or even cause jaw deterioration. On a day-to-day basis... Read More →


Invisalign FAQs

Wish you could straighten teeth without braces? Our Invisalign dentists at Renew Family Dental can help you achieve your best smile with clear aligners. Like the name suggests, Invisalign are nearly... Read More →


5 Health Benefits of Dental Implants

If you have missing teeth, it’s important that you schedule an appointment with your Grand Rapids dentist at Renew Family Dental as soon as possible. Missing teeth not only affect the appearance of your smile, but increase your risk of cavities... Read More →


What Happens During The Veneers Procedure

If you have ever felt self-conscious about your smile, you owe it to yourself to ask your Grand Rapids dentist at Renew Family Dental about porcelain veneers. Porcelain veneers are wafer-thin slices of porcelain bonded to the fronts... Read More →


How Mouth Guards Prevent Sports Dental Injuries

Did you know that not all sports mouth guards offer the same level of protection for your teeth and jaws? If you play a contact sport like football or hockey, you’ll want to schedule a dentist appointment with your sports... Read More →


How Dentists Keep Patients Safe from Infectious Diseases

If you have dental anxiety or a compromised immune system, it may give you peace of mind to learn how dentists and their staff sterilize and disinfect dental instruments to prevent the spread of infectious diseases... Read More →


Am I a Candidate for Dental Crowns?

Dental crowns are sometimes called “tooth caps” by our patients because they cover the entire visible portion of your tooth above the gum line. If you are unhappy with the appearance of your smile or want to save a tooth, your Grand Rapids dentist may recommend dental crowns... Read More →


5 Tips for Living with Dentures

It can be hard to eat and speak after having multiple teeth extracted, which is why your dentist will recommend partial or complete dentures. Dentures are essentially removable false teeth that can give you your... Read More →


What Happens During a Professional Teeth Cleaning?

We understand that some of our patients may feel anxious before a teeth cleaning, which is why our Grand Rapids dentists always try to prepare patients for what they can expect during their dental appointment... Read More →


Why are Oral Cancer Screenings Important?

Mouth cancer is the cause of death for more than 8,000 Americans each year. Thankfully, mouth cancer can be detected in its early stages through oral cancer screenings. In this blog post, we will go over the... Read More →


What to know before getting dental implants?

Are you missing one or two teeth from your smile? If so, your Grand Rapids dentist may recommend dental implants. A dental implant is a titanium rod that fuses with your jawbone and acts much like a natural tooth root would to later support a porcelain crown... Read More →