Whenever you’re in our Allen Park Dental Care office, we make sure to remind you to brush and floss every day. In general, we say brush your teeth at least twice a day, and floss at least once. Unfortunately, too many patients heed that first bit of advice but ignore the second. Flossing between your […]
Did you know that The American Dental Association recommends that a child’s first visit to a dentist should occur around twelve months of age? For many parents in the Dearborn, Taylor, and Southgate area, this may come as a surprise. Today in the Szalai & Szalai DDS post, we are going to review 4 reasons […]
Question: What outstanding community-based voluntary health measure has done the most to prevent tooth decay in the U.S. in the past 70 years? Answer: Municipal water fluoridation! Fluoride is a tooth’s best friend because it strengthens the enamel and can reverse demineralization. That’s why there is fluoride in toothpaste and fluoride treatments are performed during […]
Are you one of the many Allen Park men and women who has had a tooth extracted? If the tooth had been bothering you, it may have been a relief. Unless, of course, the tooth was in the front of your mouth and now the gaping hole shows every time you smile. Ignoring it is […]
5 flossing steps made so easy you can tick them off one finger at a time thanks to Szalai & Szalai DDS, on the web at https://www.allenparkdentists.com/about-us/. Thumbkin: Thumb to Chest Reminder Thumb to chest can remind me that this isn’t for my friends. Brushing the goobers off so I don’t gross them out. Rinsing […]
For most of my Allen Park general dentistry patients, everyday chewing is enough to stimulate salivary glands to release saliva. However, dry mouth, is an ailment that should be dealt with quickly before oral health complications occur.