Know The Facts About Oral Piercings

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Body piercings are a common form of self-expression nowadays. This post from Allen Park Dental Care is for those who currently have an oral piercing or are considering one. Since this is a dental blog, you may expect us to raise all sorts of alarms about the dangers of piercings. You are right. Unfortunately, these […]

Why You Should Take Snoring Seriously

Snoring isn’t just an annoyance. It can have major health consequences. At Allen Park Dental Care, we can treat sleep problems like snoring. What is Snoring? Snoring is caused by an an airway obstruction in the throat or nasal cavity. The obstruction can be caused by: Poor muscle tone in the throat and tongue—when muscles […]

Call Them What You Will, Just Keep Them Healthy

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Chompers. Pearly Whites. Dents. Gnashers. Grill. While you can switch up what you call them, the team at Allen Park Dental Care reminds you to never switch up a well-engrained oral health routine. Practicing proper oral hygiene every day will pay off throughout your life. You’ll prevent tooth decay, plaque, and gum disease, not to mention […]

4 Reason To Look For The ADA Seal

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The team at Allen Park Dental Care reminds you that when you go to the store for toothpaste, mouthwash, and other oral care products, be sure that the product you decide on displays the American Dental Association Seal of Acceptance. Here are four ways the ADA seal can help you make good oral care choices for […]

Getting Soft: Your Toothbrush and You

At Allen Park Dental Care we almost always tell our patients to use a soft-bristled toothbrush on their teeth. Our recommendation is usually enough, but sometimes patients ask, why soft? We’ll use this blog post to explain. The short answer is that soft-bristled toothbruses are gentle on your gums, but at the same time are […]

Dental Sealant Q & A

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In this post from Allen Park Dental Care, we look at one of the most valuable services available to protect your teeth against cavities: dental sealants. Q. What are dental sealants? A. Dental sealants are permanent plastic barriers applied to the biting surfaces of teeth. They prevent cavities by filling in the grooves and fissures […]