Keeping your teeth healthy at home

Prevention is always better than treatment. By actively preventing disease and decay through regular home care, professional dental cleanings and regular exams, you will maintain a healthy, beautiful smile. In addition, effective prevention can help you avoid costly treatments in the future to remove decay, restore teeth and treat gum disease. Adequate home care is imperative if you want to …

Dental Emergencies

If you have a dental emergency, call our office at 586.574.3050. Most dental emergencies are treated at the time of your emergency appointment. Accidents do happen, and knowing what to do when one occurs can mean the difference between saving and losing a tooth. Here are some practical tips for handling dental emergencies: Bitten Lip or Tongue Clean the area …

Periodontal Disease

Caring for your oral health includes regular teeth and gum care. Neglecting your gums can eventually lead to periodontal disease, also known as gum disease, which is a culprit for the deterioration of your overall oral health. Periodontal disease affects 75 percent of adults over 35 years of age and is responsible for approximately 70 percent of all adult tooth …

Nutrition & Dental Health

Good nutrition plays a prominent role in your dental health. Brushing and flossing help keep your teeth and gums healthy and strong. However, a balanced diet will help to boost your body’s immune system, leaving you less vulnerable to oral disease. How often and what you eat have been found to affect your dental health. Eating starchy, sticky or sweet …