Farmington Hills Dental Blog
The Benefits of Regular Dental Visits
Visiting your dentist regularly and having your teeth professionally cleaned makes a drastic difference in your overall health. A clean mouth not only reduces cavities, but also can greatly improve the health of your entire body. Healthy teeth allow you to eat the food you need, while also reducing the amount of harmful bacteria you swallow.
Three Signs You Need Dental Implants
Anyone missing a tooth or several teeth is a strong candidate for dental implants, which can offer a permanent solution to the problems of tooth decay and missing teeth — as well as provide structural support for the entire mouth. Most importantly — you will be able to chew your food normal...
The Benefits of Porcelain Veneers
Most of us consider smiling, talking and eating to be simple tasks. However, when you have missing, cracked or gapped teeth, these simple everyday things become embarrassing, frustrating and burdensome. Thankfully, modern cosmetic dentistry can help. Porcelain Veneers provide you with an effective option for rejuvenating your smile and ...
Can Brushing Your Teeth Ward Off Heart Disease?
We all know what to do — and what not to do — to prevent heart disease. Don't overeat salty or fatty foods. Get exercise and rest. Eat your vegetables. Take medications to prevent worsening of an existing condition.
In addition, your dentist will tell you that heart disease can also be managed if you remember one very important part of...
Root Canals & Abscessed Teeth
Did you know that tooth decay might permanently damage your teeth? In order to prevent teeth from dying or to heal a broken tooth, dentists will often perform root canal therapy.
During root canal therapy, your dentist removes any decayed pulp from the center of the infected tooth. Once done, they ...
TMJ Disorders: Symptoms, Causes, and Diagnosis
The temporomandibular joint (TMJ) connects your lower jaw to the rest of your skull, allowing your mouth to move up and down as you chew or talk. When issues occur with the jaw joint or with the muscles involved with movement of the jaw, a temporom...