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How Cosmetic Dentistry Can Change Your Smile

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You may think you have to live with cosmetic dental problems that make you feel self-conscious about smiling or laughing. But the teeth you want are within your reach, thanks to modern dental technology. Here’s how cosmetic dentistry in Royal Oak, MI, can add renewed confidence to your smile.

Chipped, Cracked, or Misshapen Teeth

Damaged teeth can prevent your smile from looking smoothly uniform. Teeth that have chips or cracks are also more prone to discoloration, which may not respond to teeth whitening.

Dentists can restore damaged teeth using a number of different methods:

  • Porcelain veneers are ultra-thin, shell-like covers for irregularly shaped or sized teeth that match the color and shape of your ...

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3 Ways to Protect Yourself From Gum Disease

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Did you know that periodontal disease affects more than half of American adults over the age of 30? The bad news is that this disease can result in tooth loss; the good news is that there are measures you can take to protect your oral health.

An Excellent Home Care Routine

Consistent brushing and flossing using proper techniques to remove plaque and bacteria buildup are the steps you can take at home. Adding an antibacterial mouth rinse to your home care routine can also help protect against gum disease.

Be sure to discuss the right products for your needs with your dentist.

Know the Early Warning Signs

Gum disease is tricky to diagnose on your ...

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Afraid to Smile? Consider Dental Implants

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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% ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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