Kissing And Cavities

At Berrien Dental, we hope that our patients are excited for Valentine’s Day! We also hope this topic won’t spoil your romantic mood. That being said, we need to talk about what kissing does to oral bacteria. The Bacteria In Our Mouths Our mouths are home to many...

Are you ready to Chalk The Doc?!?!

ARE YOU EXCITED to Chalk The Doc? At Berrien Dental, WE ARE!!!    We like to have fun in our practice, and with your participation, we’re going to help Drs. Balsis and Christy welcome in summer with an explosion of color! This month, when you come to either of our...

Night Guards For Teeth Grinding

HAVE YOU EVER woken up with a sore jaw, tooth pain, or a headache? These are common symptoms of sleep bruxism, or teeth-grinding. The American Dental Association estimates that 10-15 percent of adults struggle with sleep bruxism, and children can experience it too....

The Different Types Of Teeth

YOU’VE PROBABLY NOTICED that your teeth aren’t all the same shape, but do you know the reason? Humans have four different types of teeth, and they each serve specific purposes, both in helping us chew and in giving us our beautiful smiles! Types Of Teeth And What They...

Why Straight Teeth?

TO SOME, IT MIGHT seem like the benefits of having straight teeth are purely cosmetic. And those benefits certainly do exist. Studies have shown that people tend to perceive someone with straight teeth as wealthier, happier, and more dateable than someone with crooked...