Why Porcelain Is Used for Dental Crowns

The first thing most people notice about a person is their smile. A great smile lights up a room instantly and makes an individual more attractive. Many people are highly conscious of how their teeth look and seek ways to achieve the perfect smile. Those who have discolored, chipped, or broken teeth often opt for porcelain dental crowns. What is …

How Oral Health is Linked to Acne

Acne is a skin condition that causes pimples to appear on the face, back, and chest. Although it is often thought to be hormonal or hereditary, it can also be caused by poor oral health. This is because the mouth and throat is home to some of the bacteria found in acne. Those experiencing an outbreak of acne on their …

How Cosmetic Dental Bonding Can Alter the Look of Your Teeth

Most of our opinions about other people are based on first impressions. One of the first things others notice about us is our smile. Upon seeing this one very important attribute, our friends and acquaintances may form deep and lasting perceptions about us. It is no surprise that we are so conscious of our teeth. Not everyone has a perfect …

6 Dental Procedures to Repair a Broken or Cracked Tooth

Sometimes accidents happen while we chew our food, that may cause trauma to your teeth. Perhaps there was a small bone or an olive pit in your food that went undetected, and you bit down on it. Maybe you tried tearing open a plastic bag with your teeth and chipped one. No matter how it happened, you now need some …

Why Dental Fluoride Is Effective at Any Age

If you’re looking for strong and healthy teeth, have you considered adding fluoride or a fluoride-based treatment to your dental regime? While commonly associated with infant dental care, fluoride is, in fact, effective regardless of your age. If you’re looking for dental fluoride in Farmington Hills, here is everything you need to know about fluoride treatments for healthy teeth. What …

5 Reasons to Replace Your Silver Fillings with Composite Resin

If like most adults you’ve experienced a cavity before, you know how painful it can be. It is likely that you’re also acquainted with the inconveniences of amalgam (or silver) fillings for cavities. Perhaps you are wary of smiling too widely for fear that the piece of metal in your teeth will show. Or perhaps you’ve started to notice your …

Periodontal Disease Symptoms and Treatments

Gum disease, also known as periodontal disease, is the number one cause of tooth loss in adults and seniors. Although its prevalence has steadily decreased since the 1970s, periodontal disease still affects over 500 million people each year. It’s the second most common dental disease in the world. Understanding what causes this disease and learning to recognize its symptoms will …

7 Most Popular Cosmetic Dentistry Services

Nobody should ever feel too embarrassed to express themselves with a smile. Unfortunately, our teeth are not immune to aging, illness or accidents and sometimes life (or genetics) leaves us with teeth that are less than perfect. We’ve seen our fair share of dental challenges at Scott J Owens DDS Cosmetic & Family Dentistry. Fortunately, our top-class cosmetic dentistry services …

Advantages of Professional Teeth Whitening vs. At-Home Diy Kits

We all want a beautiful white smile, but at what cost to our dental health? At-home teeth whitening kits may seem like a quick, easy solution to achieve the brighter smile you have been searching for, but they can significantly damage your teeth and gums. Professional teeth whitening services guarantee you get great results immediately without compromising your dental health. …