How Oral Inflammation Affects Your Health

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Swollen and painful gums are symptoms of periodontal disease, an inflammatory gum disease. At Allen Park Dental Care, we see patients every day who complain about pain and discomfort. Swelling of the gums occurs from an auto-immune response of the body reacting to an infection. Infections are noticeable through pain, redness, and warmth. If the […]

5 Ways To Prevent A Cracked Tooth

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Cracked teeth can be painful, unattractive, and costly to repair. In this post from Allen Park Dental Care, we offer an easy-to-follow list of tips to keep your teeth whole and strong. Avoid chewing on hard things. Patients should steer clear of ice, hard candies, hard nuts, popcorn, and beef jerky. Beware pitted fruits. That […]

What Are Impacted Wisdom Teeth?

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When a wisdom tooth tries to come in but is obstructed by the adjacent tooth, it becomes impacted and can result in such complications as pain, inflammation, or tooth decay. At Allen Park Dental Care, we can extract wisdom teeth. It’s challenging to clean partially-erupted wisdom teeth. Since they have a high risk of decay, […]

The 4 Stages of Gum Disease

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Gum disease is a leading cause of tooth loss in adults. It’s a progressive condition, and is easily treatable in its earliest stages. In this article from Allen Park Dental Care, we have put together a list of the four main stages of gum disease, in order to keep our patients aware and educated on […]

Health Habits To Keep You Smiling

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In this post from Allen Park Dental Care, we focus on behaviors that influence dental health. Of course, regular brushing and flossing are two important habits for healthy teeth, but there are many more things we can do to keep a healthy smile. Diet Do’s Do eat a nutritious diet with a variety of foods. […]

Can My Dentist Help With My Snoring?

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Partner can’t sleep because you snore? Is it finally time to put an end to it? At Allen Park Dental Care we can help with snoring and other sleep problems. Snoring sounds can develop when the tissue in the back of the throat collapses onto the soft palate. This collapses the airway. As you breathe, […]

Mouthwash Facts In Allen Park

Mouthwash Facts In Allen Park

In this post from Allen Park Dental Care, we’ll discuss mouthwash. Many pepole use mouthwash to freshen their breath and keep tooth decay in check. But it should never be used exclusively; good oral hygiene starts with brushing and flossing. Mouthwash is an extra tool in your dental hygiene tool box. It is important to […]

Dental Specialties Available In Allen Park

Dental Specialties Available In Allen Park

The dentists at Allen Park Dental Care are trained in a wide variety of procedures. But sometimes, we’ll refer you to a specialist, or include a specialist as part of your treatment team. Following are some of the most common dental specialties: Endodontists Endodontists specialize in root canal therapy and other procedures involving the root and […]