What Is Lurking Under Your Gumline?

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Your overall dental health depends on healthy teeth and gums. Along with regular checkups at Allen Park Dental Care, regular brushing and flossing helps keep everything in good shape. You already know, of course, how to brush your teeth. But there are best practices that you may not be aware of. Bearing in mind that […]

What is Patient-Centered Dental Care?

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At Allen Park Dental Care our patients are the focus of everything we do. Patient satisfaction means everything, because when our patients are satisfied we know we’re doing things right. Any time we do a checkup on a patient, we are as thorough as possible. We never rush you through an appointment. For one thing, […]

Let’s Make A Plan

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If you’re like most of us, you’d like to have the best smile possible. Have you given much thought to improving yours? At Allen Park Dental Care we have some thoughts on that. Cosmetic dentistry can make a huge difference, but a great smile comes down to making a plan and sticking to it. One […]

Is Grandpa Smiling?

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How are Americans doing when it comes to the dental health of those who are sixty-five and over? Well, at Allen Park Dental Care we’ve got some good news and bad news. The Good News: Tooth decay rates in older Americans has decreased in the past thirty years. The Bad News: 25% of people over […]

Keep Teeth Healthy During Pregnancy

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There’s an old myth that a woman will lose a tooth for every baby she has. It’s total nonsense, of course. But at Allen Park Dental Care we want you to know that pregnancy can lead to certain dental issues, if you don’t take proper precautions. Increased hormones during pregnancy can affect the body’s response […]

Is Tooth Decay Contagious?

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Your mouth has a thriving community of bacteria, but relatively few cause tooth decay. Daily brushing and flossing, and regular checkups at Allen Park Dental Care, will keep those that do at bay. Bacteria that cause tooth decay are in the mutans streptococcus family. The bacteria mix with sugar. This mixture creates a powerful acid […]