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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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Save Your Smile with Invisalign

You deserve to feel confident and happy with your smile. If you’re struggling with dental issues like an overbite, underbite, and gapped or crowded teeth, but are put off by the thought of wearing metal braces, Invisalign may be a better option for you. Here are some of the top benefits of Invisalign.  1. Virtually Invisible As the name suggests,…

Endodontists: The Superheroes That Save Your Smiles

Toothaches and tooth pain can really ruin your day. When it hurts to munch on your favorite snack or sip your morning coffee, it may be time to book your appointment. Although it’s something you may want to put off, it’s important to visit the dentist as soon as possible! What may feel like a simple cavity actually might be…

Dentist Office Visits: The Importance of Regular Exams

Pop quiz: when was the last time you visited the dentist? If this question is hard to answer, it’s most likely been too long since your last appointment. Life gets busy, and oral health isn’t always the first thing on your mind, but regular exams are essential for your dental health.  Whether you need a refresher or you’re new to…

Oral Cancer Awareness Month

1 in 2 men and 1 in 3 women are at risk of developing some type of cancer in their lifetime. A 60 second screening may save your life. OralID, a dental fluorescence technology, quickly identifies oral abnormalities in just a minute. As part of Oral Cancer Awareness Month, we’re offering a discount on our Oral Cancer Screening. For just…

Things To Consider When Selecting A Family Dentistry

The dental treatments needed for proper oral health are constantly evolving from infancy to adulthood. Each stage of life comes with its own dental needs and challenges. Family dentistry is a practice that goes beyond general dental health to meet those needs. A family dentist has the training to provide treatment for individuals of any age. Finding the right family…

6 Ways to Celebrate National Dentist’s Day

For hundreds of years, dentists have helped us with our smiles, so it’s time to return the favor! National Dentist’s Day is March 6th, so it’s the perfect time to show appreciation for a dental professional in your life. Not sure where to start? Don’t worry – we’ve compiled a list of easy ways you can celebrate!   Give Them…

What is a Pediatric Dentist?

Pediatric Dentists A pediatric dentist is a dentist who specializes in oral health for children, all the way from infancy to their teenage years. Pediatric dentistry requires unique qualifications, since children’s dental health differs from those in adulthood. This guide will answer the questions: what is a pediatric dentist, what services do they provide, and why are they important? Educational…

Periodontal Disease

Did you know that over half of American adults suffer from gum disease? If you have been diagnosed with periodontal disease, you are not alone. This condition affects over 743 million people in the entire world. February is Gum Disease Awareness Month, so it’s a better time than ever to take care of your oral health. Learn more about periodontal…

New Year, New Smiles

2022 marks the beginning of a new year and a new you! Sometimes we all need a fresh start. The New Year is the perfect chance to put your health first and give you something to smile about all year long. The first step is to use your benefits! Two annual cleanings are key to keeping your teeth in tip-top…

Dentistry for Children – 10 things Parents Should Know

Oral care is important for everyone, but it’s especially important to develop healthy habits for children. By starting dental care early, you can help your child up for good oral health in the future. At Great Expressions, we are here to help you and your family experience exceptional and comprehensive dental care. Here is your guide to dentistry for children…

 

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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