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Amalgam Fillings vs. Composite Fillings (video)

It’s not quite the same as “Microsoft vs. Apple” or (for older folks) “VHS vs. Betamax,” but some dentists and their patients like to discuss the merits of amalgam fillings vs. composite fillings.   Dr. Alvin Daboul and our other Royal Oaks, MI dentists use only tooth-colored composite fillings. They look more natural in your smile. Not only that, but they won’t expand and ...

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4 Reasons You’ll Love Your Dental Implants

Are you tired of having a gap in your smile from missing teeth? Are biting and chewing difficult because you have one or more teeth missing? Dental implants from North Oaks Dental may be just the answer you’ve been looking for. Our expert staff has been placing implants and improving smiles for the people of Royal Oak, MI for several years.   In a nutshell, teeth implants ...

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Time to Work on Your Flossing Technique (video)

Flossing teeth every day is one of the cornerstones of good dental health. It helps prevent tooth decay and gum disease (periodontitis) too.   Problem is, it’s easy to make excuses to leave flossing out of your oral hygiene routine. Excuses like: it takes too long or I don’t really need to do it. We suspect some people – and maybe you’re one of them – don’t do it because ...

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Do You Need Periodontal Disease Treatment? (quiz)

Periodontal (gum) disease is a bigger problem than dental decay for adults. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), it affects nearly half of people aged 30 and older. It’s also the leading cause of tooth loss among adults.   These statistics are why our Royal Oak, MI dentists take periodontal disease treatment very seriously. If they find any signs of gum ...

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Different Sedation For Different Folks

Can you answer yes to any of these questions?   Do you have fear about going to the dentist? Have you heard awful stories from others about their dental experiences? Do you put off making dental appointments because of anxiety? Do you have a strong gag reflex?   If you answered yes to any of them, you’re certainly not alone. Sedation dentistry at North Oaks ...

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What Are Best Ways to Whiten Teeth? (video)

In researching the best ways to whiten teeth, you’ll find a mind-boggling number of choices, from home remedies to costly whitening systems.   We may be a little biased, but we think the teeth whitening treatments we make available to you in our Royal Oak, MI dentist office are among the best ways to whiten teeth – and most cost-effective too. Watch this video from the American ...

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Invisalign Can Help Your Career

Make a Good First Impression Crooked teeth can be more than just unattractive. Have you ever thought about how uneven, misaligned teeth could hold you back in your career? If so, Invisalign orthodontics in Royal Oak, MI, may be the answer for you.   We all know that our smiles are one of the first things people notice about us when meeting us for the first time. First impressions are ...

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Psychological Benefits of Whiter Teeth

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 for the New Year. Improve your mood – smiling activates neural messaging that ...

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Check Out Our Latest Dental News in Royal Oak, MI

At North Oaks Dental, our patients are like family to us. Just like most families, we like to make each other’s lives a little easier. This blog is one way we’ll do that: by sharing information about the latest dental trends and technologies and tips on how to better care for your family’s teeth. If you have any questions about what you read here or anything else about your family’s ...

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Overcome Dental Anxiety, Get A Healthy Smile [VIDEO]

Are you worried about what a dentist might say about the current condition of your teeth and gums? Are you looking for a place that knows how to address your dental anxiety and ...

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How To Handle Summertime Dental Emergencies [BLOG]

Summer can be big fun in Royal Oak MI, but it can also be a dangerous time for your smile. So, we want you to know that should anything go awry at the pool or during your next ...

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