• Valentine's Day History
    Valentine’s Day is best known as a celebration of love in all its forms. Pink hearts, red roses, and cute greeting cards adorn every surface you see. What many people Read more
  • Oral Health Concerns Specific to Pregnant Women
    A lot of changes occur in a woman's body during pregnancy. Hormone fluctuations are responsible for many of those changes, including the need for additional attention to the teeth and Read more
  • Root Canal FAQs
    Most people hear the word root canal and panic. With today’s state of the art equipment and improved local anesthetic devices, and some knowledge, a root canal does not have Read more
  • DIY Cures for Bad Breath
    Are you afraid to open your mouth because you have bad breath? You’re not alone bad breath or Halitosis happens to everyone, at one time or another. If you have Read more
  • Can I use mouthwash instead of flossing?
    While mouthwash goes a long way in improving your oral care, it is not a substitute for flossing. Mouthwashes and flossing provide different benefits that you should understand. Mouthwash Benefits Mouthwash comes Read more
  • Going Green for the New Year
    Does your list of New Year’s resolutions for the coming months include reducing your ecological footprint? If so, let’s ring in the year with some basic—and some innovative—dental ideas to Read more
  • New Year's Eve
    Watching the clock tick down the final seconds until midnight, many of us- Forte Family Dentistry included- feel nostalgic about the passing year and hopeful about the new one to Read more
  • Morning Sickness and Your Oral Health
    Whether it’s your first child or you’re an experienced mom, pregnancy is an exciting time—which you’ll be able to enjoy much more once the days of morning sickness are over. Morning Read more
  • Teeth Grinding
    If you are waking up with jaw pain, tension headaches, or facial pain, you may be suffering from a condition known as bruxism. This means you could be grinding or Read more
  • Should I fix my chipped tooth?
    It was a small fall! A miniscule piece of popcorn! A minor foul on the basketball court! But now there’s a chip in your otherwise perfect smile. Is a chipped Read more
  • Pick the right electric toothbrush!
    The electronic toothbrush has undergone several technological advances since the 1960s. Everything from design and bristle motions to rotation, oscillation, and sonic vibration has led to dramatic changes in this Read more
  • Thanksgiving in North America
    Thanksgiving marks the start to the holidays; a season filled with feasting, indulging, and spending time with family and friends are always special. Thanksgiving is a holiday meant for giving Read more
  • Warning Signs of Impacted Wisdom Teeth
    You might suspect that your wisdom teeth are starting to emerge, but knowing the signs of impacted wisdom teeth can help you be more proactive about your dental care. Impacted Read more
  • Reducing Fear and Discomfort at the Dental Office
    At Forte Family Dentistry, Dr. Julie Forte can provide sedation dentistry in Berkley, MI, for those who need it. Typically, this care option is suitable for those who fear dental Read more
  • Your Options for Sedation Dentistry
    Fear of going to the dentist is more common than you may think. That’s why the doctor and our team want to make your visit as relaxing as possible. Your anxiety Read more
  • Cold Comfort
    The sounds of the season are filling the air—falling leaves rustling along the sidewalk, football cheers, holiday greetings—and the coughs and sneezes of your fellow sufferers. Yes, it’s cold and Read more

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