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!

Spring Cleaning for Health

Spring has sprung and now that the holidays have passed we can focus on the rest of that spring cleaning.  Now that your curtains are washed and you’ve aired out the house, it’s time to think about you.  Spring is a time for...

What do Dentists look for in Xrays?

When you go to the dentist’s office for a routine examination and cleaning, it’s likely that X-rays will be part of the procedure. But why exactly do dentists take X-rays? The reason is that they enable dentists to spot potential health...

Ten Healthy Eating Tips - by Elissa Bluth MS RD CDN

The new year has rung in, bringing with it the promise of change and a better tomorrow.  Everyone is looking for ways to stick to resolutions of healthy eating and behaviors.  Here are ten tips to help make that happen. Eat breakfast...

2012 New Years Resolutions!

How does one start a New Year’s Resolution? For Southfield Family Dental Center it all started with a conversation. Dr. Levi and Dr. Oleg were commiserating about gaining weight over the past year and through the holidays and had a brain...

More Resources

Find out more about general and cosmetic dentistry, as well as information on periodontitis, here: Read dental facts for kids on this page from ADHA.org To learn more about cosmetic dentistry, read this article from...

Managing Dental Phobia

Dentist Fears Does the thought of coming to the dentist fill you with a terrible dread,  like when you were a little kid and your mom told you to go get something in the basement but you knew a giant and very hungry monster was waiting...

Have a major toothache with throbbing pain?

Abscessed Teeth Do you have a major toothache with throbbing pain? It could be an abscessed tooth. An abscessed tooth is one that is infected, usually the result of severe tooth decay. The infection, usually in the form of a pus-filled...

Total Body Health Starts With Good Oral Hygiene

The signs and symptoms of many potentially life-threatening diseases appear in the mouth first.  Some of these diseases include heart disease, diabetes, and oral cancer. Heart Disease - Numerous research studies have shown a connection...

Braces Friendly Recipes

Below are a few recipes that are "braces friendly" - Start cooking and enjoy! Orthodontic Orange Sherbet Salad 2 pkg. orange Jell-O Topping: 1 cup boiling water 1 cup sour cream 1-cup fruit juice (from pineapple/oranges) 1 pint...

Are you a candidate for teeth whitening?

Not everyone can use tooth whitening solution. Circumstances that may prevent the use of tooth whitening product are: People with hypersensitive teeth should avoid tooth whitening, because this process may enhance the level of...

Possible Treatments For Bad Breath

Bad breath is sometimes caused by obvious factors such as eating certain foods. However, there are a number of hidden and non-obvious conditions that can lead to bad breath; poor oral hygiene and the insufficient removal of plaque from the teeth,...

ASK THE DENTIST

Do you have a question for Dr. Levi or Dr. Oleg? If you have a question for one of our dentists, please let us know and we will answer within a few days. No question is off limits, but please refrain from asking about billing as we cannot...
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