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The Michigan Dental Association is your resource on dental health news, tips, education, and more.

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The Importance of Dental Care at an Early Age

Children & Oral Health

The Importance of Dental Care at an Early Age

Pam—the mom who does pilates five days a week, is president of the PTA, works a 40-hour week, and s...

DIY Teeth Whitening—Helpful or Harmful?

Oral Health Tips

DIY Teeth Whitening—Helpful or Harmful?

Surveys have shown that when asked what people would change about their smile, most responded with whiter...

Is Sugar Really as Bad as Dentists Make it Out to be?

Oral Health Tips, Healthy Mouth, Healthy Body

Is Sugar Really as Bad as Dentists Make it Out to be?

In short, yes. Yesssssssss. Consuming too much or the wrong kind of sugars can be detrimental to your ...

Michigan Mission of Mercy: A Breakdown

Oral Health Tips, Dental Plans & Insurance

Michigan Mission of Mercy: A Breakdown

Maybe you’ve seen a few posts referencing our MOM Event. While we think moms are awesome, this acro...

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