Family Dentistry
Of Royal Oak

Blog

Afraid to Smile? Consider Dental Implants

Dental Implant

A missing or failing tooth takes a toll on your daily life! Your confidence is affected when you don't feel good about the appearance of your teeth. Your nutrition may be impacted if you can't properly chew or eat the healthy foods you would typically enjoy. If you're ready to restore your smile and reclaim your oral health, implant dentistry in Royal Oak may be the solution for you.

Why are Dental Implants the Best Solution?

Dental implants have earned the reputation over the years as being one of the most innovative and successful treatments modern dentistry has to offer. This is because implant dentistry is a reliable treatment with a 95% ...

Read More →

How to Take Care of Your Dentures: A Checklist

Congratulations! You've decided to restore your smile with dentures and now you're enjoying the benefits of smiling with confidence again. Wearing a denture is a great way to immediately restore your teeth and facial structure.

As you're getting used to talking and eating with your new denture, it is a good idea for you to establish a daily cleaning routine for your appliance. Here are a few tips on keeping your denture clean and your mouth healthy.

Proper Denture Care

Your denture can easily be removed and should be cleaned each day. Rinsing it after meals will help to keep it clean throughout the day, and you should soak it at night in ...

Read More →

Getting a Dental Crown? Here's What You can Expect from Your Visit

Have you been told that you would benefit from a dental crown? A crown is an excellent solution for a tooth that has been fractured, treated with root canal therapy, or damaged by deep decay. Because a crown replaces your entire tooth structure, you'll still enjoy all the function you had before, which means eating, brushing, flossing, and most importantly smiling remains the same. Here's what you should know about dental crowns in Royal Oak.

Your First Appointment

Dental crowns are typically completed over two appointments. At your first visit, Dr. Chalasani will prepare your tooth for its crown. She will create a temporary crown for you to wear while your final ...

Read More →

Extractions: A Last Resort but Sometimes a Smart Choice

At Family Dentistry of Royal Oak, our goal is to help you keep your natural teeth for a lifetime. And although this is always our last resort, sometimes it means that a tooth extraction will be required to protect your remaining teeth. Here are some situations in which removal of a tooth in Royal Oak may be the best solution for your oral health.

When Do I Need an Extraction?

Here are the scenarios in which a tooth extraction may be your best choice:

  • Deep dental decay or infection. If decay has reached the nerve of your tooth, and it's damaged your tooth beyond what root canal therapy can restore, it will be ...

Read More →

3 Services We Offer for a More Beautiful Smile

Did you know that people who smile more often are perceived as happier and more successful? This is because a beautiful smile has the power to help you achieve great things since it gives you confidence.

But what if you weren't born with a dazzling smile? The truth is most of were not. The good news is that modern dentistry can help us achieve the smile we've always wanted with cosmetic dentistry. Here are some options that can enhance your smile.

Teeth Whitening

The quickest way to make a significant impact on your smile is by whitening your teeth. You may be surprised to see what a difference a brighter smile can make ...

Read More →

3 Signs That Your Wisdom Teeth Are Becoming a Problem

Group of People | Family Dentistry of Royal Oak

Wisdom teeth are notorious for causing issues and can be a problem for your oral health! This is the reason that your dentist typically recommends extraction. Here are some of the signs that you might need wisdom teeth removal in Royal Oak.

Your Teeth Are Beginning to Shift

Nothing is more frustrating than to wear braces for two years and then have your teeth start to shift when your wisdom teeth come in. There is often not enough space in your mouth to accommodate your wisdom teeth so your other teeth will start to crowd upon their arrival.

You've Developed an Infection

Perhaps your wisdom teeth never came in? Wisdom teeth that remain impacted, ...

Read More →

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

Woman Looking Out Window | Royal Oak Family Dentistry

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 ...

Read More →