How Often Should I Replace My Toothbrush?

How Often Should I Replace My Toothbrush?

Too many people wait too long to get a new toothbrush, and this can contribute to poor dental health. At Allen Park Dental Care, we recommend a new toothbrush about every three months. How often you replace your toothbrush depends, of course, on how often you use it. We recommend, strongly, that you brush at […]

The Dangers Of Oral Infections

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It happens to most people at least once in their life. Your teeth become sensitive to cold drinks. A tooth develops a dull ache. A sore on the gums doesn’t heal up. An injured tooth darkens. A pain develops in your lower sinus area. These are all symptoms we see and treat often at Allen […]

Replace Old Silver Fillings

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Superficial cuts in the skin subside without a trace, infections are wiped out with antibiotics, broken bones mend, and inflamed tissues subside. Our teeth, unfortunately, can’t regenerate. Decay can be halted in its progress, but scientists are still years away from actual enamel regeneration. That’s why the team at Allen Park Dental Care always emphasizes […]

Teen Teeth: Adolescent Oral Health

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If you are a teenager or the parent of a teenager, this Allen Park Dental Care post is for you. We’ll discuss dental issues of special concern to adolescents. Dental risks for teens include both developmental and lifestyle-related factors. At our practice, we see decay and gum disease far too often in teens. Possible causes […]

Soda Spells Double Trouble

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Soft drinks, soda, pop. No matter what you call it, it has been the beverage of choice for generations of kids. No one has ever confused it with healthy beverages, and in this post from Allen Park Dental Care, we’ll give you another reason to avoid this ubiquitous drink. For dental health, soda deals a […]