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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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Great Expressions Dental Health and Wellness

Wondering what is the right age to take your child to the dentist for the first time? According to The American Dental Association and the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, it is recommend that a child’s first visit to the dentist should be when the first tooth erupts in the mouth, and no later than age one to two. As decay in baby…

Benefits of Ortho and Invisalign

Having straight teeth is something everyone longs for.  We all want to look great in our selfies, and have a beautiful smile to greet the world with. In addition to boosting self-esteem and aesthetics, having straight teeth also has health benefits. Today, we are going to look at the various benefits of braces. While the most apparent advantage of braces…

Summertime Dental Tips

Summertime– relaxing near the beach, longer days, and summer vacation for the kids. With the extra sunshine, balmy weather, and family time, it’s also a perfect time to make sure that you and your kids go to the dentist! Brushing and flossing is important at any time of the year- but in summertime, it’s paramount to remind kids. With the…

Mouth guards: Protect your Child’s teeth!

Mouth guards are important in helping protect your child’s teeth! This summer, ensure your child’s teeth are properly protected with a quality mouth guard. Mouthguards help to protect teeth against injury, fracture, and breakage. Whether you need a basketball mouth guard, a mouth guard for soccer or a mouthguard for martial arts, there are a wide array of options for you…

Great Expressions Dental Health and Wellness

Pediatric Dental Care Wondering what is the right age to take your child to the dentist for the first time? According to The American Dental Association and the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, it is recommend that a child’s first visit to the dentist should be when the first tooth erupts in the mouth, and no later than age one to two. As…

Great Expressions Dental Health and Wellness.

According to The Knot, the cost of a wedding has increased by more than $5,500 in the past five years, with couples spending more than $32,000 on average in 2015. As brides and grooms seek opportunities to save money wherever possible, one area that receives substantial attention is pre-wedding beauty prep. Great Expressions Dental Centers (GEDC) wants all brides and grooms to know…

 

Press Releases

Great Expressions Dental Centers Names Michael DeMinico General Counsel

Great Expressions Dental Centers Names Michael DeMinico General Counsel Southfield, Michigan (Sept. 30, 2019) – Great Expressions Dental Centers, a leader in preventative dental care, today named Michael DeMinico General Counsel. In this role, DeMinico will serve as the primary legal counsel for Great Expressions and its operating company, ADG LLC, which provides non-clinical business and administrative support services to…

National Orthodontic Health Month: More Than Just Straight Teeth

Your Orthodontist Can Do More Than Help You Achieve Straight Teeth National Orthodontic Health Month October brings us beautiful fall colors, Halloween, and National Orthodontic Health Month! This national recognition was created specifically to raise awareness regarding the benefits of orthodontic treatment. If you’re unsure of what that means and how it pertains to you, read our quick orthodontic facts…

Pediatric Dentistry: Make Oral Hygiene Fun

Pediatric Dentistry: Make Oral Hygiene Fun Tooth decay is among the top dental problems for pediatric dentistry. By age five, nearly 50% of children have one or more cavities. While many parents assume care for their children’s “baby teeth” is a lower priority over care for their adult teeth, that assumption is incorrect. Tooth decay in baby teeth can affect…

Great Expressions Dental Centers Appoints Don Trabulsy to Chief Operating Office

Great Expressions Dental Centers Appoints Don Trabulsy to Chief Operating Officer Southfield, Mich. (August 28, 2019) – Great Expressions Dental Centers, a leader in preventative dental care, today named Don Trabulsy as its new Chief Operating Officer. In this role, Trabulsy will be responsible for overseeing the company’s long-term strategic plan, managing daily operations of personnel, handling purchasing decisions, and…

The Evolution of Orthodontic Treatment

The Evolution of Orthodontic Treatment What was once a pain, is now more seamless and pain-free than ever before.   If you were around 20 years ago or think back to any of your favorite childhood movies, one of the cast members probably wore braces. Like any industry, those who specialize in orthodontics have spent a great deal of time perfecting…

Flash Your Brights! Summer Whitening Specials

Summer Whitening Specials Over time, your pearly whites can become a lot less pearly white than you want. That’s why teeth whitening is great. So improve your outlook, with brighter teeth for a brighter smile! We have several options for this procedure. Choose the one that’s right for you. Check out our specials now through August 31, 2019!  

Combatting America’s Opioid Epidemic One Patient at a Time

Combatting America’s Opioid Epidemic One Patient at a Time According to the National Institute of Drug Abuse, every day more than 130 people in the United States die from opioid overdoses. In 2017 alone, nearly 1.7 million people suffered from Substance Use Disorder (SUD) related to prescription opioid pain relievers. This epidemic is dangerous and is growing at a rapid…

Better Oral Health by Taking a Whole Health Approach to Dentistry

Better Oral Health by Taking a Whole Health Approach to Dentistry An article featuring Great Expressions Dental Centers’ Chief Operations Officer, Amy Perry Tipton, was recently featured in BOSS Magazine. In “Connecting to Better Oral Health,” Tipton focuses on how Great Expressions is bridging the gap between the known impact of oral health on overall health. “Part of providing a…

Dentist Receives Public Service Award From The Michigan Dental Association

Great Expressions Dental Centers’ Dentist Receives Public Service Award from The Michigan Dental Association. Southfield, Mich. (May 15, 2019) – Great Expressions Dental Centers is proud to announce Dr. Michael Vilag was recently recognized with the public service award from the Michigan Dental Health Association (MDA) for his exceptional and noteworthy contributions to the dental profession as well as his…

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