Protect your smile from periodontal disease

Dr. Gary R. DiStefano, DDS &
Schaefer Dental Group


HOWELL, MI 48843
OFFICE (517) 546-8983
FAX (517) 546-1422

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Patient Information

What to do in an Emergency

Accidents and injuries happen, and when they involve your teeth, gums or jaw, the most important thing to do is to remain calm and not panic. If you are experiencing a common dental emergency like the ones listed below, you should act quickly and follow the instructions provided. If you have an emergency, you can call us immediately for assistance: 517 546 8983

Patient Concerns

We know that there are many concerns and questions you may have about your own dental health and about the dental health of those you love. You may also have questions or apprehensions about what your visits with us will be like. Dr. DiStefano promises to make the process as easy as possible by walking you through every procedure we offer in detail and encouraging open communication every step of the way.

When you schedule your initial consultation with Dr. DiStefano's Howell Family Dentist Office, he can discuss these topics with you at length. In the meantime, you can visit the pages below that are dedicated to giving you more information about common dental concerns for patients of all ages:

Howell Dentist Office

TMJ/TMD: Temporomandibular Joint Treatment & Disorders

Sleep Apnea

Prenatal Concerns

  • Your oral health during pregnancy
  • Pregnancy and gum disease
  • What to expect during prenatal dental visits
  • Nutrition of your baby’s growing body and teeth
  • Development of your baby’s head and neck

Childhood Concerns

  • Nutrition for your child’s body and teeth
  • When to expect your child’s teeth to emerge
  • The first dental visit
  • Sealants and fluoride
  • Whether or not your child needs braces

Adult Concerns

  • How to maintain healthy teeth
  • Health conditions to be aware of
  • Teeth whitening & other cosmetic dentistry procedures

Senior Concerns

  • Prevalence of gum disease and tooth decay
  • Denture adjustments and cancer screenings
  • Mobile dentistry
  • Getting family and friends involved in promoting dental care

Diabetes and Your Oral Health

Antibiotics and your Mouth

Periodontal Disease


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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!

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