What you need to know about Myofunctional Therapy

Royal Oak and Birmingham, MI Have you heard of orofacial myofunctional therapy? It may be a mouthful to say, but a course of orofacial myofunctional therapy (also known as OMT) can treat a wide variety of issues affecting the mouth

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Is Stress Ruining your Teeth-Here’s what we can do About it

Royal Oak and Birmingham, MI Sensitive teeth are more common than you might think. According to a 2013 study published in the Journal of the American Dental Association that looked at dental practices in the northwest region of the United

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Get the 411 on Porcelain Veneers

get the 411 on veneers

Royal Oak and Birmingham, MI How would you like to improve the way your teeth look, but also how they function? Porcelain veneers can accomplish this double feat. The veneers used at Hartrick Dentistry represent the pinnacle of strength, flexibility,

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Sedation Dentistry for Dental Anxiety

calming dental fears

Royal Oak and Birmingham, MI Gum disease affects nearly half of Americans who are over the age of 30. Meanwhile, it is estimated that one out of every three Americans is dissatisfied with the appearance of their smile. However, millions

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Dangers of Mouth Breathing

dangers of mouth breathing

Royal Oak and Birmingham, MI Parents spend time and money to make sure their children are safe, but did you know that how your child breathes can have a major effect—good or bad—on his or her health? Children who engage

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How to get rid of those Embarrassing White Spots on your Teeth

how to get rid of white spots on teeth

Royal Oak and Birmingham, MI For generations, dentists have been using fluoride to help patients in their fight against cavities and tooth decay. However, did you know too much fluoride could be a bad thing? What are all of these

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Why Lying to Dentist is bad for your Oral Health

lying to dentist is bad for oral health

Royal Oak and Birmingham, MI “Have you been flossing?” It is a question that you should hear asked every time you visit your dentist for a cleaning. When asked this question, or anything else regarding your oral hygiene habits at

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Make Your Smile Sparkle for the Holidays

make your smile sparkle for the holiday

Royal Oak and Birmingham, MI Office parties and family gatherings will soon set off the holidays. But, how confident will you feel walking into that room full of co-workers of family members? If your smile is not as bright as

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How what you eat Impacts your Teeth

how what you eat impacts your teeth

Royal Oak and Birmingham, MI The first thing that comes to mind when thinking of oral health is the basics: flossing, brushing, and routine cleanings. But, did you know what you eat can impact oral health too? Of course, your

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Link Between Sleep Apnea & Type II Diabetes

link between sleep apnea and diabetes

Royal Oak and Birmingham, MI Scientific research continues to show a link between obstructive sleep apnea and Type II diabetes. The International Diabetes Federation (IDF) now recommends that any patient with one of the two conditions be screened for the

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