Check Out The City Of Auburn Hills Spooktacular Oct 29

check-out-the-city-of-auburn-hills-spooktacular-oct-29On Saturday, October 29, businesses in the downtown Auburn Hills area will help local residents feel the Halloween spirit by opening up their shops to trick or treaters. The 11th annual Auburn Hills Spooktacular encourages local residents to bring their kids out to see local business owners, who will offer up special goodies to children. Also included in this year’s Spooktacular will be an all-ages magic show! The shows will run at 12:45 pm and 1:30 pm, and will take place at the University Center. Children must be accompanied by a guardian to take part in the Spooktacular. (more…)

How CEREC Technology Changes Restorative Dental Care

how-cerec-technology-changes-restorative-dental-careWhat does CEREC technology change about your restorative dental care experience? If you have a problem that calls for a dental crown, it allows you to have your custom-made restoration in a single visit. This means no waiting on protection for a problem tooth. CEREC puts the tools needed to design and construct a ceramic dental crown in your dentist’s office. In a single appointment, you can have measurements of your tooth taken, and the crown can be produced by a milling machine, ready to place by the end of your visit. Because your crown is made from ceramic, your restoration will avoid changing the look of your smile. (more…)

What You Should Know About Tooth Loss

what-you-should-know-about-tooth-lossIt would be hard to miss the effect of tooth loss on how your smile looks, especially if the loss in question is in a particularly visible area. The embarrassment a person can suffer from having a missing tooth is often sufficient to drive them to seek a replacement. That being said, you should be aware of the oral health issues associated with tooth loss, especially since some issues are fixed exclusively with a dental implant. Your adjacent teeth are more likely to be lost, and you could have jaw problems that start to form. There is also the prospect of deterioration in your jawbone – seeking a dental prosthetic will only help with this issue if the prosthetic has support from a dental implant. (more…)

Take Part In the 25th Annual Auburn Hills Halloween Trail

take-part-in-the-25th-annual-auburn-hills-halloween-trailOn Thursday, October 27th, you can bring your family to Civic Center Park and take part in the 25th annual Auburn Hills Halloween Trail. The event, free to all costumed children twelve and younger, will feature multiple fun activities for them to enjoy. They can trick or treat down the Halloween Trail, meet with the Talking Pumpkin, and check out a special magic show that will be hosted by the Community Center. The annual Halloween Trail offers a safe and fun-filled evening for the kids, and is a great way to engage with the spirit of Halloween. (more…)

Problems That Can Interfere With Dental Implant Placement

problems-that-can-interfere-with-dental-implant-placementA dental implant can solve oral health problems associated with tooth loss. There are clear functional benefits to having a full set of teeth again. You will no longer have to avoid the absence when you bite and chew your food. Any difficulty it causes in speaking will be settled. A lifelike restoration placed on your dental implant will improve your smile, and the implant’s ability to operate as a replacement root can actually benefit the health of your jaw. If you need a dental implant, you should recognize that the placement is a form of oral surgery, and you need to be in sufficient condition to undergo it. There are also oral health issues that can interfere, and make placement more complicated. (more…)

Counting On Dental Implants To Support Dentures

counting-on-dental-implants-to-support-denturesA set of complete dentures can be your means of addressing the cosmetic and functional problems associated with total tooth loss. Your dentist can construct a set of dentures for your upper or lower jaw, and ensure that it has a precise fit. If you need a set of dentures, you can discuss the benefits of having dental implants to hold them in place. These implants act like artificial tooth roots, and hold your dentures in place with a support that is comparable to the support your natural teeth enjoyed. Once the implants have been placed, and have healed properly, your dentist can secure your implant dentures. (more…)

Protect An Injured Tooth With A Dental Crown

protect-an-injured-tooth-with-a-dental-crownThere are many instances where your dentist will turn to a dental crown to provide the appropriate restoration for a tooth with a cavity. Crowns may be important to cavity treatment, their function goes beyond matters concerning tooth decay. Because they are able to so effectively protect vulnerable teeth, they can also be used to treat a tooth that has suffered a physical injury. A crown completely fits over a tooth, covering it down to the gum line for total protection. This will shield it from harm, but it also serves to operate on the damaged tooth’s behalf. With the aid of CEREC technology, your custom-sized dental crown can be ready in a single dental appointment. (more…)

Placing A Dental Crown On A Dental Implant

placing-a-dental-crown-on-a-dental-implantSure, a dental crown can offer dependable support for an existing tooth. How can it help when your tooth is missing? You can actually have a dental crown serve as a prosthetic by fastening it to a dental implant. The implant, which serves as a sort of replacement tooth root, is placed first. It will be set in the area where your lost tooth root once was, and is actually inserted into your jaw. After the healing process, where the bone will fuse to the implant, your dentist can have a custom-sized dental crown made and placed. The prosthetic will have enough support to take up actions performed by regular teeth. (more…)

Quiz: Dental Care From A Dental Crown

dental-care-from-a-dental-crownWhy would you need a dental crown? You might see a crown as being limited to cavity treatment, but there are other instances where it can be a useful dental restoration. You could require support for an injured tooth, or need protection for a tooth that is underdeveloped. With CEREC technology, a crown can be obtained in a single visit. On-site technology allows your dentist to record the necessary measurements and produce a durable, life-like ceramic crown that is ready to be placed on your tooth. (more…)

Taking Care Of Tooth Loss – And Addressing What Caused It

taking-care-of-tooth-loss-and-addressing-what-caused-itTooth loss is most commonly the consequence of advanced gum disease. Other issues can cause this to happen – you might have a dental injury, or lose a tooth to a serious cavity – but a periodontal infection is the most likely suspect. You can have a dental implant placed to hold a replacement tooth, and enjoy a complete smile again. The implant offers stability, and does not require you to modify other teeth to create that support for your prosthetic. It can also have important benefits for your jaw health. What you should understand is that in addition to replacing a lost tooth, you should address the issue that caused it to be lost in the first place.  (more…)