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Teeth Whitening

There are many reasons to professionally whiten your teeth. Read on...

Aug 20th, 2018
April is Oral Health Month

We know that your oral health is important every month of the year, but we are committed to keeping you updated on what goes on in the oral health world every day, week, and month of the year!

Apr 1st, 2018
Options for Replacing an Old Partial

Today’s modern dentistry does have a cleaner solution to replace missing teeth. If you are comfortable taking your replacement teeth out at night, a new partial denture can be made without the metal clasps here at Faircourt Dental.

Nov 1st, 2017
Gum Disease in Relation to Osteoporosis

The most concerning symptom of osteoporosis is bone loss, and the same is true of gum disease. There may be a similar link for decreased bone strength called osteopenia. Research shows that an estrogen deficiency is a feature of both.

Aug 14th, 2017
Gum Disease in Relation to Heart Disease

Still mankind’s main killer, heart disease accounts for 30 percent of deaths worldwide. Over seventy million Americans have it. There are studies out there, good ones, that have linked more than 90 percent of these cases with severe periodontal disease.

Aug 14th, 2017
Gum Disease in Relation to Breathing and Lung Disorders

It makes sense, doesn’t it, that the mouth would have somerelation to lung problems since they’re connected through the respiratory tract. But only recently have studies established that specific gum and bone infections can have an impact on lung function.

Aug 14th, 2017
Gum Disease and Diabetes

Recent studies indicate that diabetes and gum disease have a bi-directional relationship, which means that when one of them gets worse so does the other. Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes are both more prevalent, severe, and progressive in patients who also...

Aug 14th, 2017
Can Implants Fail?

It’s an unusual occurrence, but implants can fail. Once a dental implant has integrated with the jawbone and gums, it may seem indestructible. It’s not. Though they can endure much more bite force than natural teeth, implants have limits...

Aug 10th, 2017
Gum Disease and Your Overall Health

You’ve read and heard very little about it in the media, but scientists have done some excellent work in revealing a connection between gum disease and overall physical health...

Aug 9th, 2017
Dental Sealants

I took my child to the dentist and he wanted to seal his molars with sealants. Is this really necessary? It seems a little aggressive. – Conservative and Concerned Parent

Aug 3rd, 2017
Facial Wrinkles

I look in the mirror and feel like my face is full of wrinkles….my friend told me to talk to my dentist! Can dentistry really make a difference?

Jul 6th, 2017
Bad Breath

My dad has terrible breath, what should I do? And how do I know if I have or will develop the same problem?

Apr 19th, 2017
Implant Requirements: Are You A Good Candidate?

Part of my answer will be based on input from a colleague of mine, an experienced and talented implantologist, Dr. Tim Kosinski. Tim is in private practice here in the Detroit area, and I’m interested in his take on implants and the advances...

Feb 13th, 2017
Implants – The Up-to-Date Solution

The removable “partial” and “bridge” are both useful and available in the 21st century, and will probably be around as options for many years to come, but they are old-tech. That’s not a rap on them, but it does point to the emergence of dental implants..

Jan 19th, 2017
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