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Dental Implant, Denture Facts You Need to Know

Having missing teeth isn’t a lifestyle decision. Nobody wants to have gaps in their smile, feel self-conscious, or struggle to chew their food. But nevertheless, there are millions of Americans struggling with the dire effects of missing teeth. At North Oaks Dental, we have helped countless patients overcome their failing or missing teeth using dentures and dental implants! Our staff is ...

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What A Full-Mouth Reconstruction Means For You

Your teeth are meant to last forever. But it doesn’t always work out that way. Our Royal Oaks dental office understands that teeth change overtime, and we have restorative dentistry services and the ability to restore all of your teeth at once as part of a full-mouth reconstruction. Some of us simply have less-than-ideal teeth that have been damaged by cavities. Some of us have broken or ...

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Lie About Flossing? You Are So Busted (video)

Do you ever lie about flossing when you visit the dentist? According to a Delta Dental survey, only about four in 10 Americans floss every day and 20 percent never floss. We don’t have statistics on the number of people who fib about their flossing, but it’s a safe bet it’s pretty high. If you’re one of them and you’ve wondered whether you can fool our Royal Oak, MI dentists, the ...

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Do You Need an Athletic Mouthguard? (quiz)

Thankfully, not too many of us will ever suffer an injury like the gruesome hit to the mouth that Pittsburgh Penguins defenseman Ian Cole suffered during his team’s October 2017 loss to the Chicago Blackhawks. Still, if you’re involved in athletics, you can get a dental injury. According to the CDC, sports-related dental injuries lead to 600,000 visits to the emergency room every year. The ...

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Evaluating Your Teeth Replacement Options

Few decisions are as important as how you to decide to replace missing teeth. After all, your replacement teeth will affect how your smile looks, feels, and functions. At North Oaks Dental, we understand it’s a big decision. We’re happy to give you as much information as we can so that you make the right choice. Call 248-712-1522 to talk to Dr. Alvin Daboul or one of our Royal Oak, MI ...

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Wisdom Teeth Removal Recovery Tips

If you’ve got a teenager, you don’t want to indulge them too much. According to psychologists and other experts, highly protective parenting doesn’t do your child any favors. Still, there are times it’s OK to baby your teen a little. One of those times is after they’ve had their wisdom teeth removed. Given that, we’re sharing some wisdom teeth recovery tips for your teen – or ...

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Tips for Introducing Your Child to the Dentist

Like most parents, you probably want a childhood better for your kid than your own. From classrooms to friends to family vacations, you want them to have things easier and better than you did! No doubt that includes visits to the dentist too. That’s understandable and smart. Your children’s first impressions of the dentist are often lasting ones. If their early dental experiences are ...

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How to Read Your Toothpaste Label

Are you a label reader? When it comes to food or personal hygiene products, it just makes sense to know what you put in or on your body. When it comes to your toothpaste label, you know fluoride aims to prevent tooth decay, but what about all of the other mysterious and/or scary-sounding ingredients? Watch this video from the American Dental Association to find out more about some common ...

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Should You Get Teeth Veneers?

We’re less than a month away from the first day of spring (March 20). That means it won’t be long before calendars fill with school dances, weddings, and other special occasions. You may be ready, but is your smile? It’s tough to enjoy happy events if you feel self-conscious about your smile. If you tend to hide your smile behind your hand or show only a closed-mouth smile in ...

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Change your smile, change your life: Psychological Benefits of Whiter Teeth

Studies show that a white smile can improve confidence and mental health as well as boost career and relationship success. Here’s a look at 5 psychological benefits of a dazzling smile and why you should consider teeth whitening. Improve your mood – smiling activates neural messaging that relieves stress and improves happiness. Every time you smile your body releases endorphins and ...

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