How COVID caused a Silent Epidemic

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Royal Oak and Birmingham, MI When COVID-19 emerged last year, it changed our entire world. The coronavirus pandemic impacted the way we work, learn, shop, and spend our free time. COVID-19 led to a major disruption of dental services. According

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What to do if a Dental Crown Breaks while on Summer Vacation

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Royal Oak and Birmingham, MI Dental emergencies don’t occur just when they are convenient. They can happen anytime: in the middle of the night, during the weekend, on a holiday, or while you are on vacation. What if you have

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7 Reasons Why Your Jaw Hurts

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Royal Oak and Birmingham, MI Joint pain can ruin your day and make it difficult to function. You might think of this pain relating to your knees or elbows, but what about jaw joint pain? It might manifest as a

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6 Ways to Fit your Checkup into a Busy Schedule

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Royal Oak and Birmingham, MI Fitting another appointment into an already slammed schedule can be stressful. Between work deadlines, kid’s activities, and general housekeeping duties, it can be challenging to find time to go to the dentist. The result often

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Worried about getting COVID-19 at the Dentist? Don’t be!

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Royal Oak and Birmingham, MI Unfortunately, COVID-19 case rates are on the rise in Michigan. Heading into the end of October, new cases statewide increased by 24 percent. If you live in the communities of Birmingham and Royal Oak, you

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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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Signs of Tongue Thrust and what to do about it

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Royal Oak and Birmingham, MI As an essential organ of the human body, the tongue helps you taste, chew, and swallow. Unfortunately, improper tongue function could interfere with your oral health. Tongue thrust is a condition that could cause your

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3 Causes of Gapped Teeth and how to Fix It

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Royal Oak and Birmingham, MI Gapped teeth are common, but that doesn’t mean it makes you feel good about your smile if you have unevenly spaced teeth. Several factors impact how teeth align. Maybe your teeth have been gapped since

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    Royal Oak, MI 48073
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