Medina Family Dentistry Blog

Want a Great Smile? Ask Your Dentist in Medina For Options

February 1, 2018

Filed under: Uncategorized — Mary Kay @ 4:09 pm

Woman smilingWhen it comes to body language, your smile says it all. But does it convey the message that you’re hoping for? Countless studies have shown that an attractive smile helps you come across as more intelligent, attractive and confident. Of course, those are just the qualities that we all hope to present, whether at a job interview, first date or a high school reunion! But if you feel self-conscious or embarrassed about your pearly-whites, your personality won’t be able to shine the way you’d like it to. Thankfully, your dentist in Medina has some great solutions that can give you a smile you feel good about!


Trust a Dentist in Medina to Correct Failed Dental Implants

October 20, 2017

Filed under: Uncategorized — Mary Kay @ 8:19 pm

dental implants structure When you made the choice to replace your missing teeth with dental implants, you’ve made one of the best decisions you can make for your smile. We’re sure you’ve heard that dental implants have a success rate of up to 95%, so you never expected it to fail.

Unfortunately, you’re a part of that small 5%. Now that you have a failed implant, you may be a bit confused as to why it happened and how this issue can be fixed.  If you’re confused about your dental implant placement, your dentist in Medina is here to help answer your questions and find a solution for you.


Medina Dentist Discusses Your Options for Teeth Whitening

September 30, 2017

Filed under: Cosmetic Dentistry — Tags: — Mary Kay @ 12:28 am

Woman pointing to smileWhen you look in the mirror, are you dissatisfied with the appearance of your smile? Do your teeth look dark and aged? If so, you are not alone. Tooth discoloration is a common complaint as the years pass. While it is unavoidable due to the aging process, several factors can influence the severity of the changes, such as poor oral hygiene, smoking, and the foods and drinks you consume. Although it may feel like you have no choice but to live with the changes, you can restore your smile with your Median dentist.

A Mom’s Guide to Flouride

September 25, 2017

Filed under: Uncategorized — Mary Kay @ 5:59 pm

Here’s a great article about why fluoride matters to our children!

Brush with fluoridated toothpaste

September 11, 2017

Filed under: Uncategorized — Mary Kay @ 9:46 pm

What Are Dental Fillings? Why Are They Necessary?

August 31, 2017

Filed under: Uncategorized — tntadmin @ 7:10 am

little girl at the dentist'sDental fillings are a common restorative procedure for fixing a cavity in the tooth enamel. A cavity is the hole that is formed by tooth decay, which is caused by the acids and bacteria in what you eat and drink.

So maybe you already knew all that — but why does tooth decay happen? What are fillings made out of, exactly? And what is the process for getting a dental filling? Don’t go anywhere, because we dig deep into dental fillings (sorry for the pun) in this week’s blog post.


Time to say goodbye to the summer….

Filed under: Uncategorized — Mary Kay @ 2:56 am

We don’t need a calendar to tell us that summer is winding down.  The evenings are noticeably cooler and the geese have started to do their flybys.  As the calendar moves on into September, it’s a great time to take stock of your smile.  Are you overdue for your cleaning?  Do you have any areas of your teeth or gums that concern you?  Now is the time… get scheduled for your professional cleaning and exam, or for any treatment that Dr Milewski has recommended.    Give us a call at (330)725-2242.  Don’t wait until 2017 has flown away!

What are the Different Types of Dental Implants?

July 10, 2017

Smiling senior woman with natural looking dental implantsDental implant supported tooth replacement has changed the way we restore smiles following the loss of any number of teeth. From a single tooth to a full arch of teeth, we can replace any number of teeth, roots and crowns, with natural looking, feeling, and functioning dental implant posts that mimic the root structures of lost teeth. There have been numerous technological advancements in dental care over the past decades, but none matches the innovative dental implant. If you’re missing one or more teeth and you’d like to find out more about implant supported tooth replacement, please don’t hesitate to contact the Medina dental practice of Allan J. Milewski, DDS.

You Can Achieve Pain Relief with TMJ Treatment in Medina

June 10, 2017

Filed under: Uncategorized — Mary Kay @ 3:13 am

TMJ treatment in Medina can be used for minor or severe cases. You’re completely in the right by being concerned about the swelling on the side of your face. Not to mention the constant clicking sound you can’t seem to stop no matter how carefully you try to chew your food. In fact, those symptoms show your smiles need for TMJ treatment in Medina. But wait, are you unsure of what a TMJ is and how it helps your oral structures operate correctly? Medina Family Dentistry is here to educate you on the importance of your TMJ’s and how we can help you resolve your TMJ disorder.


Saying goodbye to dear friends and hello to new ones!

June 7, 2017

Filed under: Uncategorized — Mary Kay @ 12:37 am

Today is Kim’s last day in our practice.  We are bidding her farewell as she moves from Medina to join her husband Scott in southern Ohio.  Kim is leaving the dental profession and becoming a farrier, a horse shoer!  If you know anyone in southeastern Ohio who has a horse needing shoes, Kim is your person.  Even though it is hard to say goodbye, we are so thrilled for her as she begins this new chapter in her life.

We know our patients will miss her too….but do not despair!  We have hired a new hygienist, Cari, that we are confident you will love as much as Kim.  Stay tuned to our blog as we introduce Cari to our practice!

We wish you the absolute best of everything Kim!    Thank you for seventeen great years!

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