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!

3 Common Reasons for Needing Dentures

Those with dentures have likely felt significant pain over the years as their teeth have slowly experienced problem after problem. Dentures are a relatively inexpensive way to restore one’s appearance, and they allow those with significant...

How Can a Dentist Repair a Chipped Tooth?

Chipping a tooth is a uniquely starling experience. If it happens while you’re eating something like hard candy or crackers, you might not realize it happened until you feel something on your tongue that doesn’t feel like food. If it...

How Can Cosmetic Dentistry Improve Oral Health?

Often, people hear the term “cosmetic dentistry” and automatically associate it with vanity. This is most likely because the term “cosmetic surgery” is often linked with celebrities and wealthy socialites spending...

3 Common Types of Dentures

When you think about dentures, you might picture a full set of teeth sitting in a tall glass of water on your grandmother’s nightstand. But while dentures of the past were clunky, uncomfortable, and easily spotted, today’s dentures...

Signs You Need Your Wisdom Teeth Removed

If you’re standing in a crowd of people at a party, one fun thing to do is to bring up the dental industry. People always have dental stories to tell, so it’s a great ice breaker. One sure fire way to spark up a dental conversation...

Common Causes of Stained Teeth

They say that your smile is the first thing someone notices about you, and if you’re like many Americans who are ashamed of their stained teeth, you probably feel very self-conscious and, perhaps, embarrassed when you meet someone new. You...

3 Reasons to Visit Your Dentist Twice a Year

If you stopped a person on the street and asked, “Hey, how often are you supposed to go to the dentist?” the odds are good that he/she will say, “Twice a year.” But if you ask that same person, “How often do...

When Does Someone Need a Dental Implant?

These days, it’s not uncommon to hear or see an advertisement for dental implants, and because they can be used to treat a number of oral health issues, many people are not sure if or when they will ever need them. Put simply, a dental implant...

Reasons You May Need a Dental Crown

A dental crown is a cap placed over a tooth to restore its shape, size, strength and appearance. Repairing a damaged tooth with a dental crown takes place every day in dentist offices across the country. Here are the most common...

5 Signs That You Might Need Dentures

In years past, many people assumed that those who wore dentures needed them because they took such poor care of their teeth. This is hardly the case today, as dentures are used to remedy a number of oral health problems. And unlike dentures of...

3 Benefits of Dental Veneers

It's difficult not to notice another person's teeth. Nearly two-thirds of Americans say that when meeting someone new, they are more likely to remember attractive features than unpleasant ones - so leave them with a...

How to Handle a Dental Emergency

A dental emergency is something that everyone dreads. It’s inconvenient, usually painful, and can cost a lot of money. While every dental emergency should be handled by a dentist, there are steps you can take in the moments after the...

Refresh Your Smile With a Visit to the Dentist

We all know that we’re supposed to visit the dentist twice a year to have our teeth properly cleaned. Even so, many of us put off going to the dentist for a variety of reasons, and before we know it, years have passed by and our teeth show...

How Dental Implants Can Change Your Life

Every day, dental implants are changing the lives of millions of people. The increased confidence and self-esteem that come from having a perfect smile will affect every aspect of your life from your career, to dating, to everyday...

Signs You Need to See A Dentist

Whether you are 80 or 8, your oral health is important. Did you know that 100 million Americans fail to see a dentist each year, even though regular dental examinations and good oral hygiene can prevent most dental disease? Here are some frequently...

Teach Kids to Brush Teeth Daily

By starting to talk to your children about oral health and hygiene at an early age, you can help them avoid emergency dentist trips later in life.  A good teeth cleaning is so important! GETTING STARTED Get an Early...

5 Common Dental Problems and How to Avoid Them

In many ways, your mouth is a window into your health, and when it’s not healthy, it’s devastating. We use our mouths to smile and signal friendliness, to chew food and to speak. For such a small space, the mouth is hugely...

Invisalign in Michigan: Your Clear Choice

Very few people are born with a red-carpet smile. That’s where Southfield Family Dental Center comes in! We offer Zoom Whitening, and we can help you learn more about braces and teeth straightening for children and adults. Some people...
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