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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The Truth Behind Dental Checkups and Cleanings

truth behind dental checkups

Royal Oak and Birmingham, MI Many people just assume that if their teeth seem healthy, then why bother going to the dentist? That line of thought is to the contrary, as prevention is the key to optimal oral health. There

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Treatment and Prevention of Sleep Apnea: Dentistry Plays a Key Role

Royal Oak and Birmingham, MI Health and wellness are important interests and concerns among the public. The dental profession plays a significant role in this area with the increasing awareness of the relationship between oral and systemic health. The primary

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The Connection Between Lack of Sleep and Diabetes

connection between lack of sleep and diabetes

Royal Oak and Birmingham, MI Have trouble sleeping? The consequences can go far beyond just feeling tired during the day. Recent research has found a potential link between insomnia and an increased risk of developing type-2 diabetes. According to Sherl

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Do you want a new smile? Answer these questions first.

smile makeovers

Royal Oak and Birmingham, MI Most of us are just not lucky enough to be born with a perfect smile. Thankfully, at Hartrick Dentistry, we offer smile makeovers to give you a smile that you deserve. What is a smile

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Did you know everyone is at risk for developing Oral Cancer?

Smoking, chewing tobacco, and heavy drinking have traditionally been major links to the increased risk of developing oral cancer. However, in the last few years reports have shown an increase in oropharyngeal cancers which is cancer of the mouth and

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