Gary R. Hubbard D.D.S., Dentist
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Gary R. Hubbard D.D.S.

Dentist

5/5(2)
3515 COOLIDGE RD EAST LANSING MI, 48823
Rating

5/5

About

Gary R. Hubbard, DDS, maintains a position with Great Lakes Family Dental Group, a private dental practice in Lansing, Michigan, that provides patients with high-quality family and cosmetic dentistry. Dr. Hubbard has over thirty-five years of experience in his field and specializes in general and cosmetic dentistry. He earned his degree at the University of Michigan and graduated in 1978, and has published an article about the field of dentistry. To stay current in his field, Dr. Hubbard maintains professional memberships in the American Dental Association, the Michigan Dental Association, the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, and the American Academy of Sleep Medicine. Offering his time and medical skills, Dr. Hubbard volunteers for the Sparrow Hospital Foundation.

Education and Training

DDS at University of Michigan

University of Michigan School of Dentistry 1978

Provider Details

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Gary R. Hubbard D.D.S.
Gary R. Hubbard D.D.S.'s Expert Contributions
  • Can an old filling be replaced?

    In many cases, yes, an existing failing filling can be replaced. However, if the tooth is fractured or the failed filling is extensive, then you may be better served with a crown. Your dentist should be able to help you visualize the best replacement option by the use of an intra-oral photo showing you why. Gary R. Hubbard, DDS, FAACD READ MORE

  • How do you whiten crowns and veneers?

    Unfortunately, you’ll need to replace them if you want a lighter shade. porcelain doesn’t bleach. Gary READ MORE

  • Can bonding help sensitive teeth?

    Yes, it can help with root surface exposure, dentin exposure from acid erosion or wear on the front of teeth, or gum line notches otherwise known as abfractions, which can be exquisitely sensitive. Gary READ MORE

  • What hurts more tooth extraction or root canal?

    Assuming it makes sense to restore the tooth, you will have less post-procedure discomfort with the root canal. READ MORE

  • What should you not do after composite bonding?

    Definitely do not use your teeth as tools, so no fingernail biting, biting fish line, tearing potato chip bags, and the like. If you grind your teeth, you should wear a bite guard. If you have sleep apnea, have that treated. Acid in your diet can degrade the surface over time, so watch that. Also, when you get your teeth cleaned, a coarse polishing paste should be avoided on those teeth. Enamelize or something equivalent to polish is best to use by your hygienist. Gary READ MORE

  • How long after dental bonding can I eat?

    Immediately actually. Gary READ MORE

  • Why do my gums bleed around my crown?

    There are a number of possibilities. Make sure you are practicing good home care, like brushing and flossing. Beyond that, if the margin is deep under the gum, residual cement left unremoved, and lastly, if the crown has mediocre to poor fit, this can cause what you describe. Gary READ MORE

  • Can a receding gum line be reversed?

    Yes, there are grafting procedures that can be done. You’ll need to consult with a periodontist to see if your situation is possible for this procedure. Hope this helps, Gary READ MORE

Expert Publications

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Faculty Titles & Positions

  • 1 Year of Teaching at University of Michigan, Clinical Instructor -
  • Alumni Board of Governors University of Michigan School of Dentistry - 2017
  • Legislative Chairperson Central District Dental Society - 2017

Awards

  • Accredited Member Status  American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry 

Charities and Philanthropic Endeavors

  • Donated Dental Services
  • Sparrow Foundation

Professional Society Memberships

  • American Dental Association, Michigan Dental Association, American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, American Academy of Sleep Medicine

Articles and Publications

  • One Article

What do you attribute your success to?

  • Hard work and the quality people he has had the pleasure of teaming with.

Philanthropic Initiatives

  • Volunteers at Sparrow Hospital Foundation

Hobbies / Sports

  • Golf, Fishing, Kayaking, Outdoor Sports

Favorite professional publications

  • American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry Journal

Gary R. Hubbard D.D.S.'s Practice location

3515 COOLIDGE RD -
EAST LANSING, MI 48823
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New patients: 517-332-2422
Fax: 517-332-0810

Gary Hubbard, DDS

3401 E. Saginaw St. Suite 203 -
Lansing, MI 48912
Get Direction
New patients: 517-332-2422
Fax: 517-332-0810
http://www.grhubbarddds.com

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Patient Experience with Dr. Hubbard


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Gary R. Hubbard D.D.S. has a rating of 5 out of 5 stars based on the reviews from 2 patients. FindaTopDoc has aggregated the experiences from real patients to help give you more insights and information on how to choose the best Dentist in your area. These reviews do not reflect a providers level of clinical care, but are a compilation of quality indicators such as bedside manner, wait time, staff friendliness, ease of appointment, and knowledge of conditions and treatments.

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    Intensive treatment of gum diseases may help blood vessels and gums, reports a study published in, The New England Journal of Medicine. The study was conducted on 120 people who had severe gum disease, or peridontitis. In this condition, the gum line recedes and teeth loosens as the support is...

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