Is Your Jaw Making Your Teeth Sensitive?

Sensitive teeth can be a symptom of numerous oral health issues. A cracked tooth, for instance, may expose the dentin and its microscopic tubules that feed sensory information to your tooth’s pulp. If the crack is severe, it can even … Continue reading

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Farmington Hills Dentist Discusses Learning in Your Sleep

Most people would agree that after not getting enough sleep, they feel tired, sluggish, and unable to think as quickly and as clearly as they normally can. The dangers of sleep deprivation have been thoroughly studied and documented. Not getting … Continue reading

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Farmington Hills Dentist Talks Tooth Grinding

At some point in our lives, we all grind or clench our teeth, usually in anger or frustration. Some people, however, do so constantly and consistently, often without knowing that it has become a habit. Bruxism, the habit of grinding … Continue reading

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Michigan Dentist Warns: Oral Piercings Threaten Oral Health

These days, it seems no area of the body is taboo to pierce and decorate with a piece of metal. Facial piercings are among the most popular and include piercings through sites such as nasal cartilage, lips, tongues, and even … Continue reading

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Detroit Dentist Offers Six Tips for TMJ Relief at Home

The frequent intense headaches, sore or locked jaw, and pain in your neck and shoulders can be the result of various different causes. One of the main problems with TMJ Disorder is the difficulty in diagnosis; because the symptoms are … Continue reading

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An Overview of Dental History

As a cosmetic dentist in Farmington Hills, Michigan, Dr. Aziza Askari knows that dentistry has come a long way. Evidence from as far back as 7000 BC shows traces of dental surgery performed with rudimentary but effective tools. For instance, … Continue reading

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Could You Grow Your Own Replacement TMJ?

Within the last decade, stem cell research has received quite a bit of attention. It has infused the medical and scientific worlds with the hope of incredible treatment options in the future, such as curing previously incurable diseases and repairing … Continue reading

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Farmington Hills TMJ Dentist Warns Lyme Disease Symptoms are Similar to TMJ

With the arrival of summer comes a great nuisance: ticks. Dog and cat owners know well the inconvenience of a tick attack, and most humans know to avoid them altogether if possible. What you may not know is the danger … Continue reading

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Stress And TMJ Disorder

Do you tend to grit your teeth when the going gets tough? Did you clench your teeth together as you waited for the 2016 Election results? Do you find yourself tensing up your jaw muscles when you’re worrying about something? … Continue reading

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