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Dead Tooth FAQs

What To Know About A Dead Tooth What is a dead tooth? A dead tooth is a commonly used phrase for a tooth that has lost its blood flow and nerve function. Other terms for this condition include non-vital, pulpless, or necrotic teeth. What causes it? A dead tooth can occur whenever the tooth pulp […]

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Woman with Jaw Pain

Experiencing Jaw Pain?

Jaw Pain May Have Several Causes Sometimes jaw pain is just temporary. You may have over-used the muscles while chewing hard food, or even just slept on that side in an awkward position. Other times, however, chronic jaw pain can be a symptom of something more. It could be a problem associated with your TMJ […]

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Woman with Tooth Sensitivity

Tooth Sensitivity

Is Tooth Sensitivity Causing Problems? Find Treatment for Tooth Pain and Discomfort Tooth sensitivity can be a recurring issue that results in pain or discomfort when eating the foods you love! Don’t live with the irritation and sensitivity any longer. Call (586) 771-4411 for a consultation. Tooth sensitivity may have several different causes, but it’s […]

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Checking for Bad Breath

Bad Breath Embarrassment

Do you have bad breath? It’s more than just embarrassing. Having bad breath is more than just an embarrassment; it can be a sign of health problems. If you or a family member have chronic bad breath (halitosis), or if you notice a sudden change, then contact our office for a consultation. You may be […]

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Inlays and Onlays

Inlays and Onlays for Your Teeth

To Repair Damage and Restore Function Inlays and Onlays help your teeth look and perform their best! Inlays and Onlays are both dental restorations to repair damaged teeth or larger cavities. They are often the best choice when chewing teeth (molars or bicuspids) that already have a filling experience more decay in the affected area. […]

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Dental Bridge

Dental Bridge for Missing Teeth

Dental Bridge Treatment in St. Clair Shores, MI Beautiful restorations for damaged, decayed, or missing teeth. A dental bridge is a replacement for one or more missing or severely decayed teeth. Sometimes also called a fixed partial, a bridge is an affordable option that also provides excellent strength and durability. Typically, a bridge consists of […]

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Dental Implants

How To Get Dental Implants

Dental Implants in St. Clair Shores, MI We can use implants to anchor crowns, bridges, or dentures. Dental implants are the strongest treatment method available to replace missing teeth, and typically it is a two-step process. First, we use a medical-grade titanium implant as a replacement root. Then, we use the implants to anchor restorations […]

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Elderly Woman Drinking Water

Chronic Dry Mouth (Xerostomia)

Dry Mouth Can Be Harmful Oral health includes a healthy flow of saliva. Dry mouth (also called xerostomia) is usually just a short term symptom of dehydration. However, if reduced saliva flow becomes a chronic issue, it can lead to more serious dental problems. That’s because saliva coats teeth to provide a protective layer against […]

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Anatomy of a Tooth

The Good News About a Root Canal

Root Canal Therapy Halts Pain Many patients associate “root canal” with pain. In fact, this procedure is about pain relief. Toothache/tooth pain is commonly due to the buildup of pressure inside an infected tooth. When the nerve is damaged, conventional fillings won’t stop the pain. The answer is to remove the nerve within the tooth […]

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Woman With a Headache

Do You Have TMJ Pain?

Helping You Solve TMJ Pain Some 10 million people suffer from some form of TMJ Disorder: from clicking or popping whenever they yawn, to intense migraine-like pain in the area around their ears. The temporomandibular joint is the hinge between your jaw and skull. The bone and muscles permit your jaw to move—not just up […]

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