Wendell D. Lawrence, DDS is a dentist at Oakdent Smiles in Southfield, Michigan with over 37 years of experience specializing in preventative, cosmetic, and restorative dentistry. Dr. Lawrence was educated at Howard University College of Dentistry and completed his internship at Columbia University. To stay current in his field, he maintains professional memberships in the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, American Dental Association, American Academy for Oral Systemic Health, and the Wolverine Dental Society.
Education and Training
DDS at Howard University College of Dentistry
Dr. Wendell D. Lawrence D.D.S.'s Expert Contributions
Veneers are usually done on anterior teeth, the ones in the front part of your mouth, the upper six or lower six teeth. If these teeth are broken down or slightly crooked. Some times veneers are recommended. However a veneer only covers the front, side and tip of the tooth. Over the years the veneer, because it is so thin, may chip or brake or the back part of the tooth that is not covered may decay. On the other hand a crown covers the entire tooth with the same ceramic material and is much thicker and stronger and may last much longer. READ MORE
Areas of expertise and specialization
- Cosmetic Dentistry at Columbia University
Professional Society Memberships
- American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, American Dental Association, American Academy for Oral Systemic Health, Wolverine Dental Society
Hobbies / Sports
- Camping, Hiking, Bicycling, Traveling
Dr. Wendell D. Lawrence D.D.S.'s Practice location
Southfield, MI 48034Get Direction
SOUTHFIELD, MI 48034Get Direction
Request An Appointment With Dr. Wendell D. Lawrence D.D.S. | Dentist
Please note that this request is not considered final until you receive email notification confirming the details.
In the event the doctor is not yet registered with FindaTopDoc, we will contact the office on your behalf in an effort to secure your appointment.
Dr. Wendell D. Lawrence D.D.S.'s reviewsWrite Review
- Gum Contouring
Gum contouring, also known as gum reshaping or tissue sculpting, is a dental procedure done to correct an uneven gum line in people who have teeth resting either too high or low on the gums.The cause of the gums being too high or too low is mainly genetics. It may also be due to certain medical...
- Osteoporosis and Oral Health
What is Osteoporosis?Osteoporosis is a disease that affects the bones all over the body. It is a medical condition characterized by a weakness of the bones, due to different factors, leading to fractures of the bones due to minor trauma or no trauma at all. Major causes of osteoporosis are age,...
- The 3 Biggest Threats to Your Teeth
Teeth can last a lifetime if they are properly cared for. However, different factors can influence the appearance and quality of your teeth over time. Chips, fractures, and broken teethChipping and fracturing teeth occurs when one bites on something very hard, like a popcorn kernel or stale bread....
- Is There a Link Between Gum Disease and Breast Cancer?
Being on top of oral health is important. This is not new information. From childhood, people are taught that brushing at least twice a day and flossing every day is essential.It is also well known now that smoking is a risk factor for cancer. However, what may not be common knowledge is the...
- What is a Yeast Infection?
Candidiasis is a type of fungal infection resulting from overgrowth of the yeast genus, Candida. The most predominant species in this genus is Candida albicans. The yeast survives in different parts of our body, including the skin, genitals, throat, and mouth. Growth of these organisms commonly...
- Does Everyone Have Wisdom Teeth?
Introduction When a person reaches the ages between 17 to 21, the eruption of wisdom teeth or third molars may take place. However, for some, wisdom teeth do not show up at all. These teeth are called wisdom teeth because they tend to show up at a later and more mature age. When wisdom teeth...
- Dr. Russell A Sassack DDS43771 Van Dyke Ave Sterling Heights MI 48314
- Frederick Roy Bonds DDS41700 hayes rd ste D Clinton Twp Michigan 48036
- Dr. Rima Bazzi D.D.S.5645 N SHELDON RD CANTON MI 48187
- Dr. Katharine A. Murphy-Brown DMD6177 Orchard Lake Rd West Bloomfield Township MI 48322
- Alvin Daboul DDS3213 Rochester Rd. Royal Oak Michigan 48073
- Dr. Fadi Samman D.D.S.3515 FORT ST LINCOLN PARK MI 48146