A reduction of saliva flow resulting in a dry mouth is a common dilemma, especially among older people. Dry mouth is not only uncomfortable, it can cause tooth damage. Saliva is necessary to keep the mouth lubricated, wash the food from teeth, and neutralize the acids that can cause plaque. Extensive cavities can develop in […]
5 Ways To Help Your Child Avoid A Cracked Tooth
Cracked teeth can be painful, embarrassing, and costly to repair. Protecting kids’ teeth from cracks and chips should be taught at a young age. 1. Don’t chew hard stuff! Steer clear of ice, hard candies, hard nuts, unpopped popcorn, and hard beef jerky. Also, be wary of pitted fruits—that peach may be soft but if […]
Avoiding Tooth Decay in Allen Park Michigan
Tooth decay is a common dental problem that affects people of all ages in Allen Park Michigan. Tooth decay is caused by the buildup of plaque on the teeth. That plaque can harbor bacteria that produce acid. This acid can erode the enamel of your teeth which leads to cavities and tooth decay. The impact […]
Does COVID-19 Affect Your Teeth and Mouth?
You’ve probably heard that COVID-19 can make patients lose their sense of taste and smell. Hopefully, you haven’t experienced that yourself. Let’s explore other oral problems associated with COVID-19. Dry Mouth is as Common as Loss of Taste A cohort of Brazilian scientists led by University of Brasilia researcher E.N.S. Guerra analyzed more than 180 […]
Are Your Eating Habits Sabotaging Your Oral Health?
Most Allen Park residents know that frequently eating foods high in sugar can cause cavities. Therefore, it’s important to limit candy, soda, cookies, etc. Also, remember that frequency is as dangerous as the amount of sugar. Research has found that a higher frequency in sugar consumption may lead to demineralization more than the amount of […]
How to Prevent Tooth Decay In Allen Park
We tend to associate cavities with children, but the truth is that you can get a cavity in one of your teeth at any age. You can minimize the risk, and even prevent cavities, with daily brushing and regular checkups at Allen Park Dental Care. Most people have at least one cavity by the time […]
Why You Shouldn’t Dread Going To The Dentist
Countless people see their stress levels rise as they anticipate an upcoming dental appointment. It’s so common there’s a term for it: dental anxiety. But a calm and comfortable atmosphere, as well as a focus on patient communication, can often be the best answer to this sort of stress. This is what we offer at […]
Dental Problem? There Is Always A Solution!
A healthy, pleasing smile can have a positive impact on anyone’s life. It lets us convey confidence and friendliness in business and social settings. If dental problems have dulled your smile, cosmetic dentistry from Allen Park Dental Care can revive it. It’s been said that cosmetic dentistry is part science and part art. That’s a […]
Dental Health: Don’t Leave The Party Early!
At Allen Park Dental Care, we are busy ringing in the New Year, same as you. But we decided to take a break in order to remind any patients, potential or recurring, to brush, floss, and watch what they eat during these holidays. As much as we despise being the serious ones during such joyous […]
Do You Eat A Smile-Healthy Diet?
Maintaining healthy teeth is an important concern to us at Allen Park Dental Care. We want all of our patients to enjoy healthy teeth and gums. Keeping your teeth healthy requires thorough brushing and flossing, every single day. Regular cleanings and checkups are also necessary for preventing cavities and maintaining good dental health. It’s easy […]