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Non Surgical Gum Disease Cure

Treat Gum Disease Without Traditional Surgery Periodontal disease is caused by bacteria in the mouth. Researchers have identified over 500 bacterial species in the oral cavity. Our office uses special microscopes to identify the specific bacteria present in a patient’s mouth. This information is used to determine the most effective course of action.   Antimicrobial Therapy…

Cure Gum Disease Without Surgery

Non-Surgical Gum Disease Therapy in Michigan Gingivitis is the early stage of gum disease marked by bleeding, swollen gums and dangerous oral bacteria. Left untreated, gingivitis will likely advance into  gum disease or periodontitis. Traditionally, surgical intervention was necessary to get the oral infection under control. These days we are able to stop the disease…

WHAT IS BRUXISM?

Do you have Bruxism? You do if you regularly grind or clench your teeth. You may be unconsciously doing it or when you’re asleep but either way, it’s not good for your teeth or jaw.   Bruxism is considered a sleep related movement disorder. A what? Typically, people who grind their teeth during sleep have…

USING DRUGS CAN RUIN YOUR TEETH!

CAN DRUG USE RUIN YOUR TEETH?   With so many people currently addicted to drugs and as many as three million new users each year there is bound to be an upsurge in periodontal disease as well. It’s not news that people with drug addictions would be more likely to have periodontal disease and tooth…

What Causes Dry Mouth?

Dry Mouth Causes Having a dry mouth can be annoying and uncomfortable and identifying the cause may help provide some relief for those who suffer from chronic xerostomia (dry mouth) Medications The Oral Cancer Foundation suggests that the leading cause of dry mouth is medication as more than 400 commonly used drugs can cause xerostomia. Namely…

Sedation Dentistry

The use of sedation in dentistry has revolutionized the way patients view dental visits. Patients who once were afraid or anxious about even the most routine dental procedures now visit the dentist with confidence. Sedation is typically administered to healthy individuals who need help relaxing or managing treatment anxiety. Reasons for needing sedation may include…

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