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August 14, 2017
Category: Oral Health
Tags: family dentistry  

Would you dental appointments that are less hectic and more convenient? Are you tired of running all over town seeing one dentist for yourfamily dentistry needs, another for Mom or Dad and yet another for your children? With our Grand Haven, MI family dentist, Dr. John Leitner, you and your loved ones can enjoy a relaxed, patient-centered experience no matter your age or what your oral health needs are. Dr. Leitner is a true family dentist, possessing a wide skill set encompassing preventive, restorative and cosmetic dentistry. It's all for you, and it's in one convenient location.

Prevention is the cornerstone

Your Grand Haven family dentist recommends twice daily brushing and once a day flossing according to the standards set by the American Dental Association. Then, Dr. Leitner expands on what you and your family do at home with semi-annual oral examinations and cleanings which help prevent tooth decay and gum disease and also detect problems while they are small and highly treatable.

Conscientious preventive dentistry involves the latest in diagnostics. Dr. Leitner employs:

  • Digital X-rays for instant viewing and paperless storage
  • Tek Scan bite analysis to ensure your teeth come together correctly
  • Microscopic examination of teeth and gums to reveal hidden cavities and gum issues

And, the dental team offers mouthguards, TMJ and sleep apnea analysis, and fluoride treatments, services which keep your teeth and gums safe and strong and your overall well-being vibrant. With the results of your examination, Dr. Leitner composes your individualized treatment plan which includes preventive measures and also restorative and cosmetic recommendations.

Restorations bring back health, form and function

Your family dentist encounters gum disease and dental decay in patients of all ages. These conditions are leading causes of tooth loss in the United States. If you or a loved one has a small cavity or mild gingivitis, or if more advanced problems are uncovered, rest assured Dr. Leitner is prepared to restore your smile.

His restorative treatments include:

  • Tooth-colored fillings
  • Extractions
  • Root canal therapy
  • Crowns
  • Bridges
  • Dentures
  • Dental Implants and mini-implants
  • Treatment of TMJ (jaw joint dysfunction), migraines and bruxism, or teeth clenching

Dr. Leitner and his team also use the innovative Canary System which finds very small cavities undetected by other standard methods. Dr. Leitner can treat cavities when they are much smaller (meaning less pain and less cost). In addition to conventional scaling and root planing for gum disease, your Grand Haven family dentist offers Periolase gum therapy, employing a no-cutting, no suturing LASER to debride and heal infected gum tissue.

Improving dental aesthetics

You and your loved ones should feel good about how their smiles look. As such, Dr. Leitner offers many cosmetic services to enhance tooth shape, color and alignment. Whether your teen needs a porcelain veneer to disguise a chipped front tooth or you or your Mom desire a brighter smile through professional whitening, you'll find it at Dr. Leitner's dental office.

Come see us

And bring the family for the finest dental care in the Grand Haven, MI, area. For appointments, contact the office at (616) 842-2850.

By John Leitner DDS
September 23, 2014
Category: Oral Health
Tags: family dentistry  
Family Dentist ImageDr. John Leitner, a Grand Haven Family Dentist, fully understands any dental health issues you may be facing. Having a dentist who is knowledgeable to all ages and symptoms is a dentist we all desire. Grand Haven residents find that by choosing us for your dental care provider, we assure an array of general and cosmetic services, a friendly and caring staff, as well as the latest in dental technology and treatment methods.

1. A Friendly and Caring Staff

We understand everyone leads a busy life. That’s why we are open five days a week, Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. You can request an appointment easily on our website by simply clicking on “requesting an appointment.” We have filled our office with a knowledgeable and caring staff for your comfort and convenience. As a family dentist, we provide care for all ages ranging from infant to adult.

2. Many Services for Our Patients

No matter what your oral health needs may be, we have many opportunities to make your smile better or bring it back to normal. As well as full family dental care, listed below are some of the services we have to offer:
  • Mini implants – Denture stabilization
  • Lifetime whitening
  • Deep bleaching
  • Smile Enhancements
  • PerioLase® – Laser treatment for gum disease
  • Crowns and bridges; restoring implants
  • Porcelain veneers
  • TMJ/TMD pain treatment
  • Sleep appliances
  • NTI – Treatment for migraines, tooth clenching and grinding
  • Root canal therapy
  • Extractions
  • Oral exam and professional teeth cleaning
  • Early cavity detection with the Canary System

3. In-Office Dental Technology

The world is changing, and it has become enhanced with technology. We utilize technology on a daily basis in our office to make sure any dental abnormalities are perfectly seen and treated, as well as make your appointment easier.
  • Microscopic dentistry: Dr. Leitner is very educated on using microscopes for enhanced dentistry.  Microscopes allow Dr. Leitner to view images up to 20x their normal view, which makes it easier to find and treat decay, cracks in teeth, dental calculus on teeth sides, infected teeth or other dental problems.
  • Occlusion and T-scan: The T-scan is used to acquire a bite analysis of your mouth. If your bite is poor, a T-scan will point it out. A misaligned bite can lead to damaged restorations, loose teeth, TMJ or jaw pain, flattened teeth, teeth sensitivity, and headaches.
  • Digital x-rays and photography
We believe that the patient comes first by making your experience successful and efficient. To schedule an appointment, contact our office at 616-842-2850, or visit our website at:
Have you visited our family dentistry? We would love to hear about your experience!