Daniel J Derksen DDS PLLC
2410 Lake Lansing Rd Suite 2
Lansing, MI 48912
Email: drderksen@gmail.com
Phone: 517-371-5342
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How To Get A Great Smile

You’ve most likely heard the phrase “you’re never fully dressed without a smile.” This phrase rings true for most important things in life; work, social life, and first impressions in general. Having a great smile is more than just looking good in pictures, it’s about keeping your teeth and mouth healthy too. Here are some tips for how to have a beautiful smile:
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Dental Anxiety In Children: Advice From Professionals

It’s not uncommon for people to have issues with trips to the dentist. Even as adults many people have a hard time. For many adults these issues have been with them since childhood which makes it even more difficult trying to figure out how to assist your own children with their dental anxiety. Knowing this, we thought we’d poll a number of experienced dentists on how to help deal with dental anxiety in children.

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Everything You’ve Ever Need To Know About Getting Whiter Teeth

Trying to get whiter teeth is not easy for most people, but there are numerous ways you can prevent those disgusting yellow stains from constantly appearing. The biggest contributing factors to keeping your teeth white are your daily habits including the foods you eat and the beverages you drink. In this guide, we will explain the foods and beverages to avoid, along with some everyday tips so you can get whiter teeth. In addition, we will show you some great options if you want to see quick results in the color of your teeth. We will explain the teeth whitening solutions provided by us along with some at home remedies that may work for you as well.

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Dental Job Search Resources

Using Google For Your Dental Job Search

One of the most powerful tools for finding a job in a specific area is the world’s biggest search engine: Google. While Google does a good job of helping you find what you’re looking for, if you know how to use what’s known as “advanced search operators” you can really harness the power of Google, particularly for job searches. What are advanced search operators and how can they help in your job search? Search modifiers limit the results that Google shows you, which can be very handy whether you’re searching for a job with a specific company, in a specific area, or with a specific title. Here’s a quick rundown of some common modifiers and how you can use them:

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Frequently Asked Questions about Dentures

dentures in glassDentures are removable appliances to help replace missing teeth as a result of gum disease, tooth decay or injury. The purpose is to help restore your smile if you’ve lost any or all natural teeth. Not only can dentures restore your appearance but also your health. Dentures can help the process of eating or speaking better.

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Common Questions Associated with Veneers

porcelain-veneersA smile is everyone’s most important feature. That’s why no one likes having their teeth discolored, misaligned, or gapped. There are several solutions to these dental issues, one of them being veneers. Veneers can drastically improve the quality of one’s smile, filling in gaps, whitening, and reshaping teeth. Often times before deciding if veneers are right for them, patients have questions about them, how they work, about the procedure, and more. We have answered some of the more common questions about veneers here.

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Frequently Asked Questions for Teeth Whitening

Teeth whitening is a popular dental procedure to give you a brighter, whiter smile. There are, however, many questions associated with teeth whitening. People often wonder what the best procedures are, including pricing, safety, and what has worked well for others. To help dispel some assumptions and confusion related to teeth whitening, we have answered the most frequently asked questions regarding the dental technique.

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How Does Teeth Whitening Work?

There are several ways to whiten teeth. Whether you choose an over-the-counter product or opt for a Zoom Whitening procedure, teeth whitening works using bleach ingredients to achieve a whiter smile.

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Links to 100 Available Dental Scholarships

If you are a dental student of any sort you know exactly how expensive your education can be. Fortunately, there are also a tremendous number of scholarships out there that are available to students pursuing a career as a dentist or in a dental related field. Below, we’ve collected a list of over 100 scholarships with information on the value of the scholarship and links to more information and how to apply. Read More »

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Dental Health Tips For College Students

toothbrushIt’s back to school time, a fact that can both be exciting and cause a bit of anxiety. Between exams, papers, projects and trying to have an active social life, many college students have a hard time balancing everything. And sometimes one of the last things on a college student’s mind is having time to keep up on their personal health and wellness.

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The Benefits of Zoom Whitening

white smileYour smile is your best first impression, so achieving white teeth should not have to be difficult. People desire whiter teeth for a variety of reasons due to stains and yellowing over time. The most common teeth stains are those on the surface on the enamel or below in the dentin. Types of foods, beverages, or lifestyle choices can lead to surface stains, and over time alter the color of the dentin below the enamel. Achieving whiter teeth can boost confidence, portray a younger appearance, show a sign of good health, and reverse the unfortunate event of staining and discoloration. Read More »

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