News Articles About Berrien Dental

Berrien-Dental-March-25-2016

Berrien Dental Introduces Anutra to Their Patients

Posted on Friday, March 25, 2016

Anutra is a buffered anesthetics system that benefits the patient by allowing the anesthetic to work more quickly. No more sitting and waiting to get numb while the patient waits in the chair, wondering if the doctor is ever going to come back. Now, using Anutra the doctor never leaves the persons side, making the experience more efficient and comfortable.
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Berrien Dental Uses Velscope to Identify Possible Early Signs of Oral Cancer

Posted on Tuesday, January 26, 2016

The mortality rate of oral cancer has not changed in over thirty years in part due to the fact that it isn’t diagnosed early enough. Berrien Dental uses the VELscope oral cancer screening system. Dr. Todd Christy, Dr. Eric Balsis and the hygienists can detect suspect areas before they are visible to the naked eye.
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Berrien-Dental-March-25-2015

Berrien Dental Offers Invisalign as a Teeth-Straightening Option

Posted on Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Working adults with professional obligations often find themselves looking for alternatives to traditional metal braces when considering getting their teeth straightened. To accommodate them, Dr. Christy and Dr. Balsis of Berrien Dental offer Invisalign®, a treatment plan involving invisible aligner trays that are changed every two weeks.
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Berrien Dental Lays out Gum Disease Risk Factors

Posted on Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Some risk factors for periodontal disease (gum disease), such as age or genetics, may be unavoidable. Others, however, can be slowed down by changing certain lifestyle habits. Dr. Todd Christy and Dr. Eric Balsis of Berrien Dental help you recognize these habits and work on them in order to reduce your risk of gum disease.
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Berrien Dental Holds Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony at New Practice

Posted on Wednesday, November 12, 2014

Berrien Dental would like to express their gratitude for the continued support they have received as they officially declare the new office open. Held on October 31, the ribbon-cutting ceremony was attended by the Saint Joseph Mayor, the Cornerstone Chamber of Commerce President, friends, family, and other members of the community.
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Berrien Dental Opens 2nd Office in the City of St. Joseph

Posted on Wednesday, October 08, 2014

Dr. Todd Christy, owner of Berrien Dental in Berrien Springs, cut the ribbon to celebrate the official opening of their new dental office at 711 Comings Ave in the City of St. Joseph. Cornerstone Chamber of Commerce facilitated the ribbon cutting.
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Berrien-Dental-July-07-2014

Berrien Dental Warns of Life-Threatening Effects Caused by Periodontal Disease

Posted on Monday, July 07, 2014

Periodontal disease, more commonly known as gum disease, is a quiet destructive infection associated with as many as five hundred different kinds of bacteria that are creating damaging toxins and byproducts in an individual’s mouth every day. Yesterday, dentists and dental hygienists strived to save teeth with regular cleanings. In the future, there is much more to be taken into consideration. If the patient has an inflammatory condition like periodontal disease, they are in danger of developing more serious problems, such as heart problems, diabetes, or rheumatoid arthritis.
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Berrien-February-26-2014

Dr. Christy and Dr. Balsis Explain How Improving One’s Smile Improves the First Impression You Present when Meeting Others

Posted on Friday, April 25, 2014

It’s no secret that within seconds after seeing another person’s photo or face, almost all people have already made initial judgements about some very basic and important personal traits of that individual. It’s not fair, but it is reality. Based on an individual’s eyes, eyebrows, hair, ears, facial structure and especially the smile, they have ranked that individual on a number of scales:
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Berrien-February-26-2014

Berrien Dental Gives Each Patient an Oral Cancer Screening

Posted on Wednesday, February 26, 2014

The Oral Cancer Foundation reports that over 42,000 new cases of oral cancer are diagnosed each year in the United States. The mortality rate of oral cancer has not changed in over thirty years in part due to the fact that it isn’t diagnosed early enough.
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Berrien-October-21-2013

Berrien Dental First in County to Use Containment System for Mercury Removal

Posted on Monday, October 21, 2013

Berrien Dental is proud to announce they have installed the patented HG Containment System from Anterior Quest of Jenison, Michigan.
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Berrien-September-24-2013

Berrien Dental Provides Relief for TMJS Sufferers

Posted on Tuesday, September 24, 2013

Dr. Todd Christy and Dr. Eric Balsis, of Berrien Dental are using advanced training for relieving patients suffering with pain from Temporomandibular Joint Syndrome Disorder (TMJS). Sixty million people in America suffer unnecessarily from this disorder.
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Berrien-May-28-2013

Dr. Christy and Dr. Balsis Invited to Be Contributing Authors

Posted on Tuesday, May 28, 2013

Dr. Todd Christy and Dr. Eric Balsis, Berrien Dental, have been invited by The Dental Library’s national organization to launch and take the helm as contributing authors for TheDentalLibraryOfSouthwest Michigan.
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Berrien-November-12-2012

Berrien Dental Welcomes Dr. Carr’s Patients

Posted on Monday, November 12, 2012

Berrien Dental of Berrien Springs, MI, will provide dental care to the patients of Dr. Ronald Carr of Buchanan, MI, due to his upcoming retirement. Dr. Todd Christy and Dr. Eric Balsis of Berrien Dental have been Dr. Carr’s personal dentists for years and Dr. Carr feels comfortable asking them to take over his patients’ oral care.
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