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News & Views

Great Expressions is continually working in the communities of those we serve to improve patients’ dental health and keep them informed. We strive to advance modern dentistry through research and new techniques, and expand our dental footprint with educational programs and helpful tips for families and patients of all ages.

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Braces for Adults: Benefits And Treatment Options

While the idea of braces might make you think of kids, the truth is that you’re never too old for braces. People of any age can experience the benefits of straightening their teeth. Whether you’ve had braces before and your teeth have relapsed, or you’re thinking about getting braces for the very first time, this orthodontic treatment will have a…

Use Your FSA Benefits

If you don’t use it, you might lose it. In recent years, Flexible Savings Account (FSA) holders forfeited around $7 billion dollars in contributions (Money.com). Sadly, this means if you don’t use your benefits, your hard-earned money may be sent to your employer’s pockets.   If you enrolled in an FSA program, September is an important time to think about…

Add Kids Dental Check-up to Your Back to School Check List!

Summer is winding down, and back-to-school season is upon us. As you do your shopping for school supplies and clothes, we recommend making kids’ dental cleanings a part of your routine as well. Once school begins in full swing, your family’s schedule will quickly fill up with extracurricular activities and school projects. Get your children’s dental appointments done early, so…

Creating Your Hygiene Schedule

It can be easy to forget proper brushing and flossing techniques when things get busy. If you aren’t used to daily oral hygiene habits, it’s the perfect time to create a personal hygiene schedule that easily fits into your daily routine. Below are a few helpful ways you can build strong oral health habits that work for you. Brush Your…

How Long Does Invisalign Take to See Results?

Everyone wants straight, beautiful teeth–but many believe that they don’t have the time for treatment. Metal braces seem uncomfortable, inconvenient, and time-consuming. Luckily, Invisalign makes achieving a perfect smile easier than ever. If you’re considering aligners you might be wondering, how long does Invisalign take to see results? The Treatment Process During Invisalign treatment, you will wear custom aligners that…

Health Benefits of Invisalign

Did you know that investing in Invisalign offers many benefits beyond the perfect smile?  Abnormal bites or misaligned teeth can lead to a number of oral health issues. According to the ADA, failing to correct your bite can result in “tooth decay, gum disease, tooth loss, speech problems, wear to tooth enamel, and jaw problems” (ADA). Thankfully, proper orthodontic treatment…

4 Tips for Dental Crown Care

Sometimes, a tooth needs a little more than a filling. A tooth can be badly damaged by decay, or fracture, requiring additional protection.  Dental crowns, also known as caps, cover these previously decayed, chipped, or fractured teeth. Crowns protect your smile by shielding it from further damage. They also are available in a variety of materials, including gold, porcelain, and…

Should You Brush Your Teeth Before or After Breakfast?

You probably already know that you should brush your teeth twice a day. But there’s an age-old debate about whether you should brush before or after breakfast. Your personal preference probably depends on your schedule and what’s most convenient for you. But is one actually better than the other? Brushing Your Teeth Before Breakfast While you sleep, plaque-causing bacteria in…

 

Press Releases

Great Expressions Dental Centers Affiliates With Amazing Dental Group

Affiliation expands Great Expressions’ Michigan footprint, continues growth of patient-centric dental care across United States. PRESS RELEASE  DEC 31, 2021 12:07 EST SOUTHFIELD, Mich., December 31, 2021 (Newswire.com) – Great Expressions Dental Centers (GEDC) announced its affiliation with Amazing Dental Group, a patient care centric, fast-growing, Michigan-based Dental Services Organization with practices across the greater Detroit market. “Great Expressions family welcomes Amazing…

Great Expressions Dental Centers Announces Affiliation with Pure Health Dental

October 14th, 2021 // Southfield, Michigan and Cleveland, Ohio // Great Expressions Dental Centers (GEDC) today announced its affiliation with Pure Health Dental, a leading Ohio-based dental services organization with practices in the greater Cleveland and Akron markets. “The Great Expressions family welcomes Pure Health Dental Team Members. We are excited to work together and serve more patients across Ohio”,”…

Great Expressions Board Member Dr. Mert Aksu Leads Industry Innovation and Education

Dr. Mert Aksu, University of Detroit Dental School Dean and Great Expressions Dental Centers Board Member is bestowed industry award for dental industry innovation and education. January, 2021 Great Expressions Dental Centers Board Member, Dean and Professor at the University of Detroit Mercy School of Dentistry, Dr. Mert N. Aksu, has been named a recipient of the 2021 American Dental…

Your Health & Safety is Our Priority

PATIENT HEALTH HISTORY: QUESTIONS ABOUT COVID-19 CORONAVIRUS Our Teams & Patients: Your Health & Safety is Our First Priority Screening Questions 1. In the past 10 days, have you been diagnosed w/ a laboratory-confirmed case of COVID-19 or are you currently awaiting COVID-19 test results? 2. Are you currently experiencing, or have you experienced in the last 10 days, a…

Three Simple Steps to Oral Health

Three Simple Steps to Oral Health What does it mean to make your dental care a priority? Practicing good oral hygiene by brushing your teeth twice a day, flossing, and visiting the dentist are more than just healthy habits, you’re preventing the onset of potentially serious and costly oral health complications. Understanding what healthy oral hygiene means and how to…

Prioritizing Your Health & Wellness in 2020

Prioritizing Your Health and Wellness this New Year If you’re like us, you’re excited and ready for a fresh start, new goals, and accountability to make things happen in 2020. As you start outlining your plans for the new year, we want to remind you that keeping your health and wellness at the forefront helps foster a positive attitude and…

Chief Clinical Officer Celebrates 35 Years

Great Expressions Dental Centers Chief Clinical Officer Celebrates 35 Years with the Company For 35 years, Dr. Robert Brody, DMD, has dedicated his time, passion, and expertise to the team members and patients of Great Expressions Dental Centers. Starting his career nearly 40 years ago, Dr. Brody has gained experience working in a number of capacities, including a specialty in…

Maximize Your 2019 Dental Benefits

End-of-Year Benefits: Maximize Your Dental Plans Before it is Too Late  In a world of busy schedules and hefty demands, it is important to maximize both your time and your budget. With 2019 quickly coming to an end, it is important to ensure that you get the most out of your dental plan. Most dental insurance plans are aligned with…

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