Can Tongue Thrust be Corrected in Adults?

tongue thrust in adults

Royal Oak and Birmingham, MI Your tongue serves a variety of essential functions, even when it is at rest. It plays a part in how we eat, speak, and even breathe. Poor tongue positioning could cause a variety of problems,

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Do Bad Teeth run in the Family?

Royal Oak and Birmingham, MI Your genetics determine certain traits about you: your eye color, your hair color, and your blood type, just to name a few. Did you know that your family history also can impact your dental health—for

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Is Chewing Gum Bad for your Teeth?

Royal Oak and Birmingham, MI Chewing gum is a popular choice for freshening your breath on the go. Adults and kids alike enjoy chewing gum. But you may be wondering, is chewing gum good for your teeth? Detroit TMJ dentist,

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10 Ways to Prevent Cavities

Royal Oak and Birmingham, MI Tooth decay can be unsightly and sometimes painful. Cavities could lead to significant oral health complications such as gum disease and abscesses. Between time off work and the expense of repairs, cavities can drain both

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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

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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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