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Your Dental Fears Are Real and We Respect That. Here's How We Help

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If you feel that familiar pit in your stomach at just the thought of going to the dentist, you are not alone. In fact, millions of Americans feel the same way you do. And while dentistry may have been harder to endure in the past, your Royal Oak, MI dentist wants you to know that things have really changed! Modern dentistry has made great technological advances that not only make most dental procedures more efficient but also more comfortable for our patients. 

Quieter Tools

Does the sound of the dental "drill" send chills up your spine? You'll be glad to know that today's dental tools are much quieter. For example, there are now ...

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Could Your Sweet Tooth Be Genetic?

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You can't get enough when it comes to candy, cake, or ice cream! It seems that your sweet tooth is out of control at times. But is this your fault? A new study out of Copenhagen is finding that it may not be. Your sweet tooth may actually be a result of genetics! Researchers will need to do some additional studies as the first round relied heavily on patients to self-report their sweets preference and results on their own. However, early results are leaning toward a link between genetics and sweet preferences.

While this may be good news, you still have to manage your sweet tooth in order to protect your ...

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New Research: Bacteria and Yeast Work Together to Cause Cavities in Kids

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Sugar is the number one enemy of your child's teeth! We know it fuels the bacteria that causes tooth decay, but now a new study is showing that it may also be fueling fungi in your child's mouth, which causes more severe decay when it works together with bacteria known as childhood caries. This disease affects around 23% of children in the United States. While fluoride is still effective in fighting bacteria, researchers are working on an agent that can disrupt the development of fungi.

Routine Dental Visits

 Dr. Chalasani welcomes patients of all ages to Family Dentistry of Royal Oak, and she loves to build relationships with children. Your child ...

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Your Top 3 Fluoride Questions Answered

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When it comes to your oral health, you may have questions, and you should! At Family Dentistry of Royal Oak, we welcome your questions and today we are going to discuss a topic we often hear questions about - fluoride. Here are the top 3 questions we hear about fluoride, if yours aren't answered here, we encourage you to call us.

What is Fluoride?

Fluoride is a naturally occurring mineral that helps to strengthen developing teeth and remineralize teeth that have been damaged by tooth decay. Many cities across the U.S. have fluoridated their water to help defend against cavities. You can also get fluoride through brushing your teeth or rinsing your ...

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We Take Patient Comfort Seriously: Here's How

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In today's busy world, it's really the small details that make the difference! Dr. Suchi Chalasani, your dentist in Royal Oak, MI, believes this to be true, and that is why she and her team focus on the little things.

We want you to know we take patient comfort seriously, and here's what you can expect when you choose Family Dentistry of Royal Oak for your dental care.

Personalized Service with a Friendly Touch

Dr. Chalasani is a very caring and friendly provider, and it shows when she's working with her patients. By taking the time to get to know her patients and really listen to them, she's able to offer personalized dentistry ...

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Finding the Right Dentist

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If you are looking for a new Huntington Woods, MI dentist, you have probably realized that you have many options. Finding the right dentist for you and your family can pose a challenge and raise a number of questions.

Searching for a Great Dentist

Family Dentistry of Royal Oak welcomes new patients of all ages, making scheduling your family’s dental appointments easier and more convenient. We can even book simultaneous appointments for you and your children so you can get in and out faster.

The quality of dentistry is important, too. We provide consistent high-quality care. From preventive measures that keep your smile healthy to restorative work that protects your smile – ...

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Signs You May Need to Make an Extra Trip to the Dentist

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It’s fairly common knowledge that two trips the dentist each year for examinations and cleanings are considered the norm. But that is not to say that extra trips to the dentist office might be called for under certain circumstances. Usually, there are warning signs about a dental problem that might warrant that extra appointment. What are some of these warning signs that might indicate that it is time to visit your dentist in Royal Oak?

Possible Signs of Potential Dental Issues

If you are having any of the following issues, it might be time to give your dentist a call to make an appointment:

  • If you notice any kind of discoloration, lumps, or ...

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