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Face Masks and Your Oral Health: How One is Affecting the Other

October 5, 2020

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A woman wearing a white tank top and an orange face mask

If someone asked you this time last year if a face mask would be part of your normal attire, you would have likely laughed at the idea. Little did you and the rest of the world know that these protective shields would become normalcy when leaving the house. As effective as they are at safeguarding against COVID-19, your dentist is discovering how negatively impactful they are on your oral health. From tooth decay to gum disease and even bad breath, read on to find out more about “mask mouth” and what you can do to prevent it.


How Can You Tell If You Have a Cavity Between Your Teeth?

September 28, 2020

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person getting ready to floss between their teeth to prevent cavities between their teeth in Farmington Hills

Cavities between teeth, also known as interproximal cavities, are an all too common problem that dentists spot. They start to form when the outermost layer of your teeth, called the enamel, begins to break down due to an abundance of acid produced by harmful oral bacteria. Because they form between your teeth and are practically invisible to the naked eye, it’s a good idea to know other signs to be aware of so you can address the problem quickly. Read on to learn more about cavities between your teeth in Farmington Hills and how you can prevent them from occurring.  


Do Your Dental Symptoms Require Urgent Care?

May 18, 2020

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pained man should see his Farmington Hills emergency dentistAre you experiencing new and uncomfortable dental symptoms? While some of these situations can be treated at home, others may be indications of a dangerous underlying issue. Since acting quickly and correctly in a true dental emergency can make all the difference in saving your smile, it’s important to know what serious symptoms to be on the lookout for. Here’s how to tell if that pain in your mouth needs urgent care from your Farmington Hills emergency dentist.


Busting the Top 4 Myths About Dental Implants

December 7, 2019

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Model of a healthy dental implantAccording to the American Academy of Implant Dentistry, nearly 3 million people in the U.S. alone have dental implants, and another 500,000 more are placed every year. However, even though they’re so widespread, dental implants are surrounded by troublesome misconceptions. Many of these myths scare away people who’s lives would be dramatically improved with these durable, lifelike, and painless prosthetic teeth. If you’re unsure about getting dental implants in Farmington Hills because of rumors you’ve heard, read on to learn the truth behind the most common myths about dental implants.


MayFair Dental Associates Welcomes New Dentist In Farmington Hills

November 11, 2019

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Female patient getting a dental examWhether you’re an existing patient at MayFair Dental Associates or you have yet to schedule your first visit, this blog will introduce you to the new dentist in Farmington Hills who recently joined the team: Dr. Marc Globerman. You’ll not only learn about his professional background and the high-quality care he provides, but also what kind of services and procedures you can get here. And don’t forget to check back to the blog each month for great oral health tips and tricks. Dr. Globerman and the rest of the staff look forward to helping you achieve a healthy, beautiful smile for life!


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