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, […]

How To Beat Plaque

Plaque is that sticky, filmy stuff that forms on teeth. It is the main cause of tooth decay and gum disease. For the best dental health, the team at Allen Park Dental Care reminds all of our patients to brush and floss their teeth twice a day. Plaque forms when foods with sugars and starches […]

The Prevalence of Gum Disease

Here is a statistic that should make everyone sit up and take notice: nearly half of all Americans over the age of thirty have some form of gum disease. That works out to about sixty-five million people. Gum disease treatment is available at Allen Park Dental Care. Those statistics come from the Centers for Disease […]