Protect your smile from periodontal disease

Dr. Gary R. DiStefano, DDS & Associates

GENERAL PRACTICE • HOWELL FAMILY DENTIST OFFICE
SPECIAL INTEREST IN TMJ DISORDERS

112 WEST GRAND RIVER
HOWELL, MI 48843
OFFICE (517) 546-8983
FAX (517) 546-1422

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Hey Kids! Do you want the chance to win a prize AND keep your teeth healthy? Join Dr. DiStefano's "Kid's No Cavity Club"!

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If you would like to contact our Howell, Michigan dental offices to schedule an initial consultation or obtain information, please feel free to call, email, or stop by.

Family Dentist Howell Michigan | Treating TMJ, Toothaches, Tooth Pain | Dr. Gary R DiStefano DDS and Associates

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"Dr. DiStefano has made it possible for me to enjoy my life to the fullest without a constant worry that the migraines would return." Call today for your appointment!

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Free Smile Analysis

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Beautiful smiles are how we greet the world, and are one of our most important assets. Howell Dentist Dr. Gary DiStefano has been serving the dental needs of Michigan area for over 30years. He is a highly trained and experienced dentist and his team is dedicated to providing you with the best dental care available.

Reviews

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Testimonials for the Howell Dentist Office | Dr. Gary R DiStefano DDS and Associates

Practice Philosophy

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Our practice philosophy is to provide the highest-quality, most comprehensive Howell Dentist Oral Hygiene and TMJ treatment to all our patients.

Meet the Team

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Meet our Howell Dentist Staff, who specialize in Family Dentistry, TMJ Treatments, toothaches, Cosmetic Dentistry and TMJ disorders

Services

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Howell Dentist Dr. Gary Distefano has done extensive research on Craniomandibular studies and TMJ. Here is a list of services offered at our Dental Practice in Howell, Michigan.

Porcelain Veneers

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Want to enhance your beautiful smile? Call Dr. DiStefano your favorite family dentist in Howell, Michigan to schedule an appointment.

Composite Fillings

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What are your fillings made out of? Your family dentist in Howell, Michigan, Dr. DiStefano and his team use a white composite for fillings.

Root Canals

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As one of the premiere family dentists in Howell, Michigan, Dr. DiStefano has over 30 years’ experience caring for his patients’ health. Call now to discuss if a root canal is right for you.

Dental Implant Crowns and Bridges

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As one of the premiere dentists in Howell, Michigan, Dr. DiStefano has over 30 years experience caring for his patients’ health. Call today!

Dentures and Partials

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Are you in need of replacing a series of cracked and broken teeth? Please schedule an appointment with Dr. DiStefano to discuss your concerns and care plan.

Extractions

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Sometimes pulling a tooth can be avoided. Call your favorite dentist in Howell, Michigan to schedule an appointment today.

Onlays, Inlays, and Crowns

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Are you in need of an onlay, inlay or crown because of a cracked or broken tooth? Schedule an appointment with Dr. DiStefano to discuss your concerns and care plan today.

Learn More

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Learn more about dental health from our senior dentist, Dr. Gary R. DiStefano, DDS, who has been serving the dental needs of Howell Michigan residents in the Howell area for over 30 years.

Your Howell Family Dentist is Vital to Your Overall Health!

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Your mouth helps you communicate with others and is instrumental in processing the nutrition you need to maintain a healthy life. So your dental check ups are just as important as seeing your primary doctor.

Oral Disease is Being Linked to Heart Disease, Stroke and certain Cancers!

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Very Important Information! According to the Academy of General Dentistry, Periodontal Disease can affect three out of four people in their lifetime. Read more!

Improve My Family's Dental Health

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Is There a Dentist in Howell who can Improve My Family’s Health? Yes, There Is! Dr. Gary R. DiStefano, DDS, has been serving the dental needs of Howell Michigan residents in the Howell area for over 30 years.

Children and Teens Oral Health

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Oral heath for children and teens is so important. We'd like to share some great Information with you to keep your family healthy!

Does Your Child Play Sports?

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Does Your Child Play Sports? Dr. DiStefano has extensive knowledge and experience in sports related dental injuries from serving as a member of the Michigan State University sports medicine team.

Helpful Tips For Your Child's First Visit To The Dentist

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Yes! There is a dentist in Howell that can improve my family's dental health. Howell Michigan Dentist Dr. Gary R. DiStefano, DDS & Associates specializes in General Dental Practice, Family Dentistry and TMJ Disorders

Meds That May Harm Your Teeth

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Many commonly prescribed medicines can have a harmful affect on your teeth. Dr. DiStefano D.D.S. & Associates in Howell, Michigan wants you to know the facts!

Howell Michigan Dentist’s Role in Detecting HPV

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In an effort to help patients identify their risk for HPV, Dr. DiStefano is now offering the OraRisk HPV test at his dentist office in Howell, Michigan. Schedule an appointment today!

Why is Fluoride So Important to Dentists in Howell, Michigan?

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Your health and smile are vital for you and very important to us! Contact us today 517-546-8983 to schedule an appointment and get on your way to better health!

What Everybody Ought to Know About How Diet Contributes to Your Overall Health

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Your health and smile are vital for you and very important to us! Contact us today 517-546-8983 to schedule an appointment and get on your way to better health!

Your Howell Family Dentist Can Help Prevent Cardiovascular Disease!

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Does cardiovascular disease run in your family? Your Howell family dentist can help spot the warning signs!

Dentistry and Diabetes are Closely Related!

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Do you have Diabetes? You may be at an increased risk of developing oral health problems. Call your local dentist in Howell, Michigan! 517-546-8983

Dentistry and Kids

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Are you worried about getting your kids through their first dentist visit? Here are some helpful tips to make visits to the dentist easier for everyone involved.

How to Floss Properly - Howell Family Dentist

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Flossing Is So Important for Oral Heath! Learn how to floss properly, and why you need to floss.

Is Cosmetic Dentistry Right For You?

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Do you have insecurities about your smile, or wish your teeth were whiter and straighter? Schedule an appointment with Dr. DiStefano to discuss your concerns and care plan.

Pros and Cons of Teeth Whitening Procedures

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At Dr. DiStefano & Associates, we’re dedicated to making sure you not only have a healthy mouth, but one that you can show off, too!

Make Visiting the Dentist Your New Year's Resolution!

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My family and I have been treating with Dr DiStefano for almost 30 years. In addition I have referred countless clients over the years to their practice. I can't say enough in support of this dedicated group of professionals and their amazing staff. This is pain free dentistry in a state of the art facility." Find out how we can improve your health today!

Are Your Dental Issues Giving You Migraines?

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"Dr. DiStefano has made it possible for me to enjoy my life to the fullest without a constant worry that the migraines would return." Are you struggling with headaches due to dental pain? Get relief today! Call Dr. DiStefano at 517-546- 8983!

Why Your Neighbors Choose DiStefano For Their Kids!

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If you’re looking for the premier source of pediatric dentistry in Howell, Michigan, you’ve come to the right place! We pride ourselves on gentle dental techniques that are great for adults and kids.

How To Get Your Smile Wedding Ready!

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"Dr. DiStefano and his staff always went out of their way to care for me and made me feel just like family." Contact us today to see how you can become part of the DiStefano & Associates family!

9 Ways to Improve Your Relationship With Your Dentist

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Do you feel uncomfortable at the dentist? Here's list of things you can do to help ease your anxieties.

Why Asking Your Dentist Questions During Your Appointment is Important

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"My family and I have been treating with Dr DiStefano for almost 30 years. I can't say enough in support of this dedicated group of professionals and their amazing staff." To find out how our team can improve your family's health, contact us today!

How to Protect Your Child’s Teeth During Sports

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"My family and I have been treating with Dr DiStefano for almost 30 years. I can't say enough in support of this dedicated group of professionals and their amazing staff. This is pain free dentistry in a state of the art facility." Find out how we can improve your health today!

The Best Time For Braces

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"Dr. DiStefano worked closely with my orthodontist, providing more appliances to keep my jaw in place during treatment. Dr. DiStefano does not take the credit he deserves. If it wasn't for him, I would never have gotten the relief that I am now experiencing."

Sleep Apnea Advice

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"My family and I have been treating with Dr. DiStefano for almost 30 years. In addition I have referred countless clients over the years to their practice. I can't say enough in support of this dedicated group of professionals and their amazing staff." Find out how we can improve your health today!

Help Your Kids Have Healthy Teeth For The Holidays

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"When [Dr. DiStefano] said that he would be by my side until I was pain free—he was. In addition to my TMJ, I needed extensive work on almost every tooth in my mouth. His work was exceptional and he never forgot to make sure that my experiences were as painless as he could make them." Find out how to achieve a pain-free life and receive exceptional care by contacting us today!

5 Signs That May Mean You Need To See Your Dentist

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"My family and I have been treating with Dr DiStefano for almost 30 years. I can't say enough in support of this dedicated group of professionals and their amazing staff. This is pain free dentistry in a state of the art facility." Find out how we can improve your health today!My family and I have been treating with Dr DiStefano for almost 30 years. In addition I have referred countless clients over the years to their practice. I can't say enough in support of this dedicated group of professionals and their amazing staff." Find out how we can help you today!

Is Fluoride Bad For Toddlers?

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"I can't say enough in support of this dedicated group of professionals and their amazing staff. This is pain free dentistry in a state of the art facility." Find out how we can change how you think about going to the dentist and call us today!

Say No To Dental Emergencies This Summer

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"I can't say enough in support of this dedicated group of professionals and their amazing staff. " Contact us today to see how we can help!

First Steps After Breaking a Tooth

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"[Dr. DiStefano] was able to get my remaining tooth prepped and gave me a temporary cap. Thank goodness this work stopped the pain! Two weeks later my new tooth was ready and it went in quickly and easily. Dr. D was competent and friendly through the whole process. Five stars!" If you have pain in your teeth, gums, or jaw, don't delay! Call Dr. DiStefano right away and get some relief.

Favorite Dentist in Howell Michigan Hosts Free Seminar on Finding Nutritional Balance

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Dr. Gary R. DiStefano & Associates favorite dentist in Howell, Michigan is hosting a free nutritional seminar on Thursday, October 9, 2014.

Howell Family Dentist Hands Out Candy at Community Event

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Patient Information

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Here you will find the Following information from our Howell Dentist Office: Patient Information, What to do in an Emergency, Patient Concerns, General Information about TMJ, Prenatal Concerns, Your oral health during pregnancy, Childhood Concerns, How to maintain healthy teeth, Antibiotics and your Mouth, Periodontal Disease

What to do in a Dental Emergency

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Dental Emergencies | What to do in the following situations: Toothaches, Broken or Chipped Teeth, Knocked Out Tooth, Broken Jaw

Adult Dental Concerns

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Our Howell Dental Office recommends that in adulthood, your teeth should remain healthy if you continue to brush, floss, receive regular cleanings, and maintain a healthy diet. If you are in the Lansing area and are concerned about your oral health or notice pain/discomfort in your gums and teeth, you should contact us today to schedule an examination. Dr. DiStefano offers many restorative and preventative dentistry procedures that can be done to return your teeth to health.

Prenatal Dental Concerns

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If you are a first time mother, you may have questions or concerns about how your prenatal oral health should be monitored and maintained during pregnancy. To help educate you and other clients in the Lansing, East Lansing, Ann Arbor, Howell and Brighton, Michigan areas, we address the most common questions and concerns.

Antibiotics and your Mouth

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During any invasive dental treatment, bacteria can be introduced into the blood stream. This poses a serious threat to those individuals with heart abnormalities. This bacteria may cause inflammation of the heart (endocarditis) or surrounding tissues. Taking antibiotic medication before dental treatment significantly reduces your risk of developing this inflammation.

Diabetes and your Oral Health

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When you have diabetes, special attention to your oral health is absolutely necessary! Diabetes patients have an increased risk of oral infection, tooth decay, gum disease, and dry mouth conditions. If excellent oral health is not maintained, control of diabetes can be more difficult. If you are aware of the complications that diabetes can cause, your chances of maintaining a healthy mouth improve.

Senior Dental Concerns

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Seniors are the largest growing faction of the US population and have specialized dental needs for many reasons. Dr. DiStefano wants to educate seniors and their families about these issues.

Periodontal Disease

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Nearly 75% of all Americans have some form of periodontal (or gum) disease. Research has also shown that up to 30% of the population is susceptible to gum disease despite good oral hygiene habits.

Biofilm

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Online Forms | Family Dentist Howell Michigan

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We have the following Office Registration Forms online: Adult Registration Form, Child Registration Form, Cat Scan Prescription, Dental Warranty, MRI Script, Sleep, TMJ, and Initial Sleep Form

Payment | Dentist Howell Michigan

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The Howell Dentist Office accepts the following payment options: Credit Card (Visa, MasterCard, & Discover), Cash, Check and Care Credit (A third party CC that allows for interest free payments.)

Teeth Whitening

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Do you want a brighter, whiter smile? It will take less than ten days to get that smile you've always wanted!

Periodontal Disease

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Nearly 75% of all Americans have some form of periodontal (or gum) disease. Do you? Find out now, and learn what you can do about it.

Healthy Prophylaxis

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It's a fact: Without good Periodontal Health, you can't have good General Health. Here are a few examples why.

Proper Flossing Techniques

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The more you floss, the healthier you'll be! Dr. DiStefano suggests that follow these tips to floss your way to better health.

Dry Mouth

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Dry mouth results from an inadequate flow of saliva. It's Not a disease, but a symptom of a medical disorder. Read more!

Benefits of Fluoride

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Fluoridation plays a protective role against dental decay throughout life, benefiting both children and adults.

Oral Cancer Screening

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HPV has gained some national attention lately with its link to oral cancer. Dr. DiStefano is now offering the OraRisk℠ HPV test at his office

Our Philosophy on TMJ Disorders

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As one of the premiere tmj dentists in Howell, Michigan, Dr. DiStefano has over 30 years experience caring for his patients’ health. Call us today!

Treatment of TMJ Disorders

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Are you considering TMJ treatment for your TMJ disorder? Call the premiere TMJ dentist in Howell, Michigan, Dr. DiStefano has over 30 years experience caring for his patients’ health.

Truths About Joint Injuries

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Learn the truth behind joint injuries from our expreirenced family dentist in Howell, Michigan.

Understanding TMJ Disorders

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Do you suffer from TMJ? Please schedule an appointment with Dr. DiStefano an experienced TMJ dentist in Howell, Michigan to discuss your concerns and care plan.

TMJ Emergencies

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Do you suffer from TMJ? Please schedule an appointment with Dr. DiStefano an experienced TMJ dentist in Howell, Michigan to discuss your concerns and care plan.

 
 
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Howell Michigan Dentist Office - Friendly, State of the Art Dental Care

Our senior dentist, Dr. Gary R. DiStefano, DDS, has been serving the dental needs of Howell Michigan residents in the Howell area for over 30 years. He is a highly trained and experienced cosmetic dentist as well an expert in the treatment of TMJ disorders. The Doctor and his staff are dedicated to providing you with the best dental care available. We pride ourselves on using the most advanced dental procedures and techniques, state-of-the-art dentistry, and an unmatched commitment to serving our patients!

The Brightest Smile - Teeth Whitening Howell Michigan and Cosmetic Dentistry Howell Michigan

Our dentists are devoted to restoring and enhancing the natural beauty of your smile. We use conservative procedures that will ensure long lasting results. When you’re considering tooth whitening procedures, cosmetic dentistry, or TMJ treatments, you’ll be in good hands at our office here in Howell, Michigan.

Complete Dental Care – Family Dentists Howell Michigan, Toothaches, TMJ, Tooth Pain, Headaches

If you suffer from TMJ related headaches, denture problems, toothaches, challenges from dental implants, pain, or any other condition that could arise from dental issues, we’ll carefully and thoroughly diagnose the problem and recommend scientifically supported courses of treatment.

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Your Family’s Dental Health is Our Passion – Your Teeth, Our Dentists!

Looking for a family dentist? Our personalized approach to dental care enables us to provide the excellent quality of care you want. We provide individualized treatment planning that utilizes restorative dentistry so that you can achieve your optimal dental health.

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Our happy patients come from areas all around Howell, including: Ann Arbor, Brighton, Canton, Commerce Township, Farmington, Farmington Hills, Fenton, Fowlerville, Grand Blanc, Highland, Highland Township, Jackson, Lansing, Mason, Milford, Northville, Pinckney, Plymouth, Whitmore Lake, and Williamston.