Great Information About Maintaining a Healthy Smile!


Blog - Southfield Family Dental - blog01It’s true. Maintaining great oral health is vital to maintaining your overall health.

At Southfield Family Dental Center, we want to make sure our patients understand how to keep their smiles in great condition for years to come. So, if you want to help ensure great news at your regular dental check-ups, be sure to read our posts!

Everything You Need to Know about Wisdom Teeth

Content originally posted on 08/07/2012, 03/16/2017, and 03/13/2019.  With age comes bodily changes. The development and changes in your mouth are no different than every other part of your growing body. Teeth go through many...

What You Need to Know to about Oral Cancer

Originally posted on 08/07/2012 The Oral Cancer Foundation notes that “mouth cancer will be newly diagnosed in about 100 new individuals each day in the U.S. alone, and a person dies from oral cancer every hour of every...

3 Reasons Why You Should Floss Regularly

Originally posted on 01/18/2016 When your dentist asks you whether or not you are flossing daily, if you are like most American adults, you internally cringe. Everyone knows we should be flossing for our oral health, but a recent...

My Tooth Hurts - What Should I Do?

Originally posted on 06/18/2020 Pain is no fun. No matter how old you are or where your pain is, hurting is no good. If you have ever had a toothache, you know what we are talking about. Whether it is from an injury, an infection, gum...

What Should You Do If a Permanent Tooth Feels Loose?

After we lose all of our baby teeth, our adult teeth have to last us for the rest of our lives. That’s a lot to ask, given the amount of work and abuse that our teeth have to withstand daily. Thankfully our molars and incisors are up to...

Common Diseases That Cause Tooth Decay

Original Post: 12/18/2018 Tooth decay happens when the enamel on your tooth is destroyed. Enamel is the outer layer of your teeth that you can see. Plaque is a sticky film of bacteria that is always on your teeth. Sugar in the food you eat...

What Happens if You Don't Treat a Cavity?

Cavity might as well be a four letter word. Cavities have been a bad word for as long as they have had a name. It is no secret that the very thought of one may make your teeth clench in opposition to treatment. The majority of people are...

Types of Cosmetic Dentistry Procedures

Imagine listening to a joke. The story builds slowly, then the punchline hits, and the corners of your lips start to shoot up. Flashing a smile is natural at this point. For those who aren’t confident in their smile, a moment of natural joy...

The top 4 Teeth Whitening Options for a Brighter Smile

Getting that movie star smile is a tough goal to reach. Each smile and mouth is unique, but there are some steps you can take to help give yourself the whitest smile while also improving your dental hygiene. Read on to learn more about what you can...
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