How Much Do You Know About Gum Disease?

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Gum disease is a leading cause of tooth loss in adult Americans. And yet many people are surprisingly under-informed about it. In this blog post from Allen Park Dental Care, we share some basic facts about gum disease. In its earliest and most treatable stage, gum disease is called gingivitis. The more advanced form is […]

Why a Water Flosser Might be a Good Idea

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Water flossers have been around for more than fifty years, and there have been at least that many studies on their effectiveness. At Allen Park Dental Care, we’re using this space to present what is known about water flossers, and whether they’re better than ordinary string floss in preventing tooth decay, gum disease, and other […]

What Does Your Saliva Reveal?

At Allen Park Dental Care, we know that a mouth examination can reveal troubles in other parts of the patient’s body. Because many diseases manifest in soft tissues of the mouth or cause pain in the jaw, we often refer patients to their medical doctor for further diagnosis when they encounter issues such as inflammation, […]