Children typically have 28 of their adult teeth by the time they reach 13 years old. The last four teeth to come in are the third molars known as wisdom teeth. Young adults usually receive their wisdom teeth between ages 17 and 21. Some people get one or two, some get all four, and others never get them at all.[Read more…] about Wisdom Teeth Extraction
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Taking care of your mouth is not just essential for strong, healthy teeth. Proper oral hygiene is also crucial for your general health overall. Your mouth contains many different types of bacteria, viruses, and fungi. Some are good and make up the natural composition of your mouth. Others are harmful and cause health concerns.[Read more…] about A Healthy Mouth Leads to a Healthy Body
The below risk factors may increase your chance of developing oral cancer:
- Chronic consumption of alcohol and tobacco
- Human Papillomavirus (HPV)
- A small correlation due to genetics and family history
Oral Cancer used to be considered an older person’s disease but due to HPV, we now see oral cancer in younger patients, even those who are non-users of tobacco and alcohol. Learn more about oral cancer and how our office screens for oral cancer for earlier diagnosis and treatment.
Improve your smile and boost your self-esteem by investing in dental veneers. Dental veneers look like natural teeth. They are made from porcelain or composite resin that are custom created for you. These thin coverings are placed on the front section of your actual tooth, enhancing your smile.
Below are common reasons for our patients to choose veneers for a better smile.
- Discolored Teeth
- Chipped Teeth
- Crooked Teeth
- Misaligned Teeth
- Irregularly Shaped Teeth
- Gaps Between Teeth
If you have been considering improving your smile, contact Lifetime Dental Excellence in Clawson, Michigan for an appointment to learn more and to see if dental veneers are right for you.
Hockey players are known for losing their teeth but did you know that the day after St. Patrick’s Day, historically lends more people at the dentist for a dental emergency than most other days of the year? Yes, that’s right! Why? Across the United States, pre-Covid, St. Paddy’s Day was a day out spent at local bars drinking green beer which in turn increased bar fights and trips and falls due to a little too much partying. Stay safe this St. Patrick’s Day but if you do need us, we are here. Contact Lifetime Dental Excellence in Clawson, Michigan if you have a dental emergency.