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 […]

Signs Of Oral Cancer: What Not To Ignore

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This message from Allen Park Dental Care focuses on a very serious issue: oral cancer. Oral cancer claims tens of thousands of lives each year, which is why we offer oral cancer screenings at each checkup. Early detection can make all the difference! At home, you can pay attention for any of the following: A […]

Are You Watching For Cavities?

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Tooth decay is one of the most common health problems there is. Are you doing everything you can to prevent it? In this post from Allen Park Dental Care, we have some practical ideas that can help. Avoid Refined Sugar This one is probably obvious, but avoiding sugar should be your number one strategy to […]

Don’t Put Off Your Dental Exam

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No matter your age, the team at Allen Park Dental Care encourages you to have regular cleanings and checkups. Along with daily brushing and flossing, it’s the best way to stay on top of your dental health. Knowledge is Power Sometimes people put off their next checkup because they don’t think they’re all that important. […]

You Don’t Have to Live With Bad Breath

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Chronic bad breath can happen even when you do everything right: brushing and flossing after meals, using mouthwash, and regular checkups at Allen Park Dental Care. If you are doing everything right but still coping with bad breath, don’t make any changes right away. Brushing longer and more forcefully isn’t likely to make much of […]

Trouble Getting Numb For Dental Treatment?

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For most of us, getting a cavity filled may not be the highlight of the day. But thanks to modern anesthesia, like what we use at Allen Park Dental Care, it’s more an inconvenience than anything else. Some people, though, are resistant to local anesthesia like lidocaine. That makes something that is usually simple, like […]

Why Visit The Dentist?

Why Visit The Dentist?

At Allen Park Dental Care, we want to see each one of our patients for a cleaning and checkup twice a year. Most of the time we try to get you to schedule your next appointment even as you leave the office from your latest one. There are some very good reasons for that. Along […]