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The Dental Dangers of Nail Biting!

Nail biting…bad for the nails and the TEETH. Very commom among children and teenagers, nail biters often grow out of the habbit before adulthood. In recent economic hardship, the number of adults who are nailbiters has increased. Believe it or not, nail biting can actually cause physical harm to the teeth and gums! Often a…

Detroit Dentist Performs Laser Frenectomy Procedure

If you’ve been referred to a specialist by your general dentist for a frenectomy procedure, you may not know exactly what it is. It is important to be a well-informed patient so you can understand the procedure you need and which questions to ask about it.     A frenectomy is surgical procedure where a fold…

Dental Implants for Pets? Treatment Options for Furry Friends!

For the past couple decades, dental implants have quickly become the popular option for replacing missing teeth. When someone loses a tooth, they may experience impaired oral function, especially when talking and eating. Similarly, dogs may also have a difficult time eating their food when they don’t have all of their teeth present, possibly compromising…

Half of U.S. Adults Have Gum Disease

One out of every two American adults age 30 and over has periodontal (gum) disease, according to recent findings from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). “This is the most accurate picture of periodontal disease in theU.S.adult population we have ever had,” said Dr. Pamela McClain, President of theAmericanAcademyof Periodontology. “For the first…

What is the Cost of a Dental Implant in Detroit?

Many people now recognize that dental implants are the best option for replacing missing teeth. There are several questions on people’s minds regarding dental implants including what exactly they are and dental implants cost. The Detroit dental implant specialists at Joseph R. Nemeth DDS & Associates in Southfield, MI have been placing tooth implants for over…

Michigan Dental Implant Dentist Help Ease Dental Pain & Anxiety

Differences in anatomical, physiological, and hormonal features between men and women may help to explain the fact that women are more sensitive to pain and experience more chronic orofacial pain, according to a clinical review in the Journal of the American Dental Association.  Several chronic pain conditions—including temporomandibular disorders—are more prevalent in women than in…

Laser Periodontal Treatment – New Technology, New Comfort

NEW TECHNOLOGY – NEW COMFORT What is Laser Periodontal Therapy™? Laser Periodontal Therapy™ is a laser based technique for the treatment of periodontal disease using the Millennium Dental Technologies, Inc., PerioLase Laser. Fear of periodontal treatment vanishes when patients find out no scalpel or sutures will be used. Patient friendly laser treatment gets patients to agree to the…