• Dental Veneers
    Are you looking to improve the appearance of your front teeth? Dental veneers are widely used to improve the appearance of front teeth and are a much more conservative option Read more
  • Relax with Sedation Dentistry
    the doctor and our team at Dr. Kathryn Winkel, DDS understand that many of our patients have a fear of dentistry. You may be concerned about experiencing pain from sensitive Read more
  • The Start of Valentine’s Day
    Valentine’s Day, also known as Saint Valentine’s Day, has been said to originate with a Catholic priest named Valentine several thousand year ago. Valentine defied the emperor at the time Read more
  • Using Sippy Cups Successfully
    Congratulations! Your child is beginning to leave her bottle behind and has started to use her first sippy cup. And the best training cup is one that makes the transition Read more
  • Beneficial Beverage or Damaging Drink?
    Talking about a healthy diet usually means talking about food. After all, our teeth and gums need protein, vitamins, and minerals to stay strong and free from cavities and gum Read more
  • Amalgam Fillings vs. White Fillings
    Many varieties of fillings are available at our Midland, Michigan office. Most people are familiar with traditional amalgam fillings: those big silver spots on top of teeth. Made from a mixture Read more
  • Fewer Adults are Visiting the Dentist
    Our team at Dr. Kathryn Winkel, DDS recently learned that in the decade between 2000 and 2010, the amount of adults who regularly visited their dentist declined, according to research Read more
  • What type of toothpaste is right for you?
    Toothpaste no longer comes in simple choices of fluoride and fresh breath. Paste is not even the only option! You can choose gel forms and even some with ribbons of 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
  • Smile, the New Year is Almost Here!
    We’ve been celebrating the new year for a really, really long time. It goes way back, but it started formally in 1582, when Pope George XIII made January 1st the Read more
  • Bright Ideas for Your Smile
    Keeping your smile its brightest can be a challenge! The foods you eat, healthy habits, unhealthy habits, and time itself can affect the color of your enamel. Luckily, there are 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
  • How HPV and Oral Cancer are Related
    Did you know that Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) and oral cancer are linked? This information may prevent you or a loved one from suffering from oral cancer if a diagnosis Read more
  • Easing the Teething Blues
    Every moment of your baby’s first year of life is precious, since every day your child grows a little, develops new skills, and discovers new things. Most of it is Read more
  • Thanksgiving Trivia
    At Dr. Kathryn Winkel, DDS we love learning trivia and interesting facts about Thanksgiving! This year, the doctor wanted to share some trivia that might help you feel a bit Read more
  • What's in toothpaste and how does it work?
    the doctor and our team recommend that you brush your teeth two to three times a day, for at least two minutes each time. But have you ever wondered what’s Read more

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