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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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10 Signs You Need Emergency Dentistry Services

Dental emergencies can be scary, especially if they’re painful. However, not all dental emergencies are equally urgent. Some require immediate treatment, while others can wait. It’s important that you understand the differences if something happens on the weekend or outside of normal dental office hours. So how can you tell if it’s a minor problem or a real emergency? Here…

Recognizing Great Expressions Dental Hygienists 

For over a hundred years, dental hygienists have been caring for their patient’s oral health, and increasing their level of dental education. Dental hygienists are key to a healthy smile and maintaining oral health for a lifetime. Our hygiene director, Dr. Chinyere “ChiChi”  Anigbogu stated that “Great Expressions Dental hygienists put their patients’ needs first because they rely on us…

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…

 

Press Releases

Dental Services Provided to Over 1,300 Students on Mission Trip

GREAT EXPRESSIONS DENTAL CENTERS’ DADELAND, FLORIDA TEAM OFFERS DENTAL SERVICES TO OVER 1,300 STUDENTS ON JAMAICAN MISSION TRIP (Sept. 12, 2018) – Great Expressions Dental Centers dentist Dr. Catalina Carrillo, along with Senior Practice Administrator Rosalba Colls and Expanded Dental Assistant Jennifer Hoo recently offered dental care services to students at Dinthill Technical High School and Guy’s Hill High School…

Over 2,000 Backpacks Donated Across Metro Detroit

GREAT EXPRESSIONS DENTAL CENTERS DONATES 2,000 SCHOOL BAGS TO STUDENTS ACROSS SOUTHEAST MICHIGAN (Sept. 5, 2018) – To support families this back to school season, Great Expressions Dental Centers donated more than 2,000 backpacks featuring school and dental supplies to families in Southeast Michigan. As part of this community-based initiative, Great Expressions teamed up with National Heritage Academies to donate…

Orthodontist Serves More Than 200 Patients During Mission Trip to Jamaica

GREAT EXPRESSIONS DENTAL CENTERS’ SNELLVILLE ORTHODONTIST SERVES MORE THAN 200 PATIENTS DURING MISSION TRIP TO JAMAICA (June 9, 2018) – Great Expressions Dental Centers (GEDC) orthodontist, Dr. Ciera Scales, recently served more than 200 patients during a mission trip to rural Jamaica put on by Meharry Medical College School of Dentistry and the Jamaica Awareness Association of California. “Words can’t express…

Great Expressions Dentists Recognized as Hour Detroit’s ‘Top Dentists’

(June 25, 2018) – Great Expressions Dental Centers (GEDC) is proud to announce that Dr. Chad Betz, Dr. Mark Dylewski, Dr. Richard Martella and Dr. Vincent Lizzio have been recognized as “Top Dentists” by Hour Detroit Magazine for their excellent work and commitment to high-quality dental care. “At Great Expressions, we’re committed to providing the best dental care to patients…

Great Expressions Operations Director Recognized as Crain’s Detroit Business ‘Notable Women in Health’

(June 18, 2018) – Kristen Mandich, Operations Director for Great Expressions Dental Centers (GEDC), has been recognized as a ‘Notable Women in Health’ by Crain’s Detroit Business. Mandich is among 35 women chosen in the fourth annual ‘Notable Women’ report published in the June 18 issue of Crain’s. Crain’s Content Studio, the marketing storytelling division of Crain’s Detroit Business, is…

Great Expressions’ Practice Management Software Receives Stevie Award

(June 11, 2018) –  Great Expressions Dental Centers‘ (GEDC) management software program, Trinity, has been awarded a bronze Stevie Award for New Product or Service of the Year Healthcare Technology Solution during the 16th annual American Business Awards winners gala at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in New York. Trinity is a practice management software developed over the course of 14…

Great Expressions Dental Centers Continues Growth in New York with Latest Affiliation in Middletown

(June 06, 2018) –  Great Expressions Dental Centers (GEDC), a leading dental support organization, today announced it is teaming up with Middletown Dental Group in Middletown, N.Y. Increasing its office footprint in New York to 21 locations, GEDC serves various markets across the state, spanning from Liberty and Monticello upstate to Bay Shore and Hempstead on Long Island. Middletown Dental Group,…

Great Expressions Dental Centers’ Recruiter Named Corp! Magazine’s Most Valuable Millennial

(April 19, 2018) – Great Expressions Dental Centers’ (GEDC) Senior Doctor Recruiter, Molly McVay, was named a Corp! Magazine 2018 Most Valuable Millennial today at the Corp! Most Valuable Professionals, Entrepreneurs and Millennials awards ceremony. McVay earned the title for her exceptional work over the past five years at GEDC. During her time with the organization, she has dramatically improved…

Great Expressions Promotes Ryan McKendry to Vice President of Business Development

(March 15, 2018) – Great Expressions Dental Centers, a leader in preventative dental care, today announced Ryan McKendry’s promotion to vice president of business development. In this role, he will be overseeing GEDC’s growth through affiliations, managing and negotiating deal agreements, and creating integration plans for newly affiliated offices. McKendry joined GEDC in September 2014 as business development manager, and…

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