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6 Oral Conditions Caused by Long-Term Stress

We are in the middle of a pandemic and a global economic meltdown -- the last few months have been challenging in every way. Life, as we knew it, has changed, impelling us all to deal with uncertainty and stress. COVID-19 has hit the parents hardest -- most parents are living in a state of [...]

2020-06-17T13:19:54-04:00By |Shelby Township Dentist|Comments Off on 6 Oral Conditions Caused by Long-Term Stress

What Is Periodontitis?

Periodontitis is a gum disease that is one of the most common oral problems among people. It occurs when the deeper periodontal structures and gums become inflamed. This inflammation causes gum bleeding, swelling, and redness. Inflammation is often caused by the accumulation of harmful bacteria around the teeth. It can spread to the roots of [...]

2018-09-28T14:14:26-04:00By |Periodontal (Gum) Disease|Comments Off on What Is Periodontitis?

Why Dental Checkups are Essential

Frequent dental checkups are one of the most important steps you can take to maintain good oral health. It is essential that everyone understands the increase in risks that can come from skipping dental checkups. In the long run, people end up paying more, in terms of money and peace of mind, if they miss [...]

2018-09-28T14:16:17-04:00By |Oral Healthcare|Comments Off on Why Dental Checkups are Essential

Why Pain Isn’t the Only Indication of Gum Disease

Many people put off their regular dental appointments because life gets busy or they feel like their regular dental cleaning isn't necessary.  In fact, some people will even put off a dental visit until they actually have pain in their teeth or gums.  The truth is that pain isn't the only indication of a problem [...]

2018-07-16T13:29:36-04:00By |Periodontal (Gum) Disease|Comments Off on Why Pain Isn’t the Only Indication of Gum Disease

Shelby Township Dentist Discusses Gum Disease

Gum disease, often referred to as periodontal disease is an inflammation of the gum line that holds your teeth together. If left untreated, gum disease can eventually progress to infect the bone structure of your teeth which could even cause tooth loss in severe cases. Periodontal disease is usually a result of poor oral hygiene [...]

2018-05-18T19:36:51-04:00By |Periodontal (Gum) Disease|Comments Off on Shelby Township Dentist Discusses Gum Disease

4 Reasons to Visit Your Dentist That Can Save Your Smile

Here at HPS Advanced Dental, we often hear that clients dread coming to the office for regular check-ups. Even though we strive to provide an office experience that is not only friendly to your teeth but is also friendly to your mind and well-being, it still surprises us that many patients avoid our office until [...]

2018-05-07T15:57:53-04:00By |Wellness Dentistry|Comments Off on 4 Reasons to Visit Your Dentist That Can Save Your Smile

What Every Patient Needs to Know About Gum Disease

As we learn more and more about how our body systems are connected, it has become clear that a healthy mouth is critically important to have a healthy body. For many years, gum disease was thought to only impact the health of the mouth and jaw. Today, we know differently. Gum disease has been linked [...]

2018-05-07T15:54:11-04:00By |Dental Hygiene|Comments Off on What Every Patient Needs to Know About Gum Disease

The Basics of Periodontal Disease

Periodontal disease is pretty scary sounding. And for some of our Shelby Township area dental patients, it can be. If we have diagnosed you with periodontal disease, you are not alone. Many adults and teens in the U.S. suffer from some form of periodontal disease. Periodontal disease is a perfectly treatable and preventable condition that [...]

2017-09-22T14:42:11-04:00By |Dental Hygiene|Comments Off on The Basics of Periodontal Disease

Laser Bacterial Reduction Therapy: Advanced Care for Periodontal Disease

Periodontal disease is one of the quickest growing oral health concerns for Shelby Township patients. With more than 80% of adults in the United States suffering from some level of periodontal disease, it’s become increasingly important to find alternative and effective ways of treating bacterial growth and infection in the mouth and gums. Making this [...]

2017-08-25T12:51:34-04:00By |Oral Healthcare|Comments Off on Laser Bacterial Reduction Therapy: Advanced Care for Periodontal Disease

6 Reasons Why Flossing Is Important – Shelby Dental Hygienist Explains

Hi, I'm Suzy a dental hygienist at HPS Advanced Dental Care in Shelby Township, Michigan. We're an all female dental practice in Macomb County. We are BPA free, gluten free, mercury free and latex free. We provide a holistic approach to taking care of our dental patients, so if that's you, please come see us. [...]

2014-04-04T19:49:29-04:00By |Oral Healthcare|Comments Off on 6 Reasons Why Flossing Is Important – Shelby Dental Hygienist Explains