Month: <span>July 2012</span> - Southfield Periodontist - Joseph R. Nemeth, DDS & Associates

Month: July 2012

Is Over Brushing Bad? Detroit Gum Disease Doctor Says Yes!

Michigan periodontist, Dr. Joe Nemeth tell us why brushing your teeth too much, and too hard may actually cause harm to your mouth! In this Channel 4 News Detroit Segment, Dr. Nemeth shows us the proper way to brush your teeth and how over-brushing can cause gum recession. Dr. Nemeth is a periodontist in the Detroit area…

Michigan Dental Implant Dentist Help Ease Dental Pain & Anxiety

Differences in anatomical, physiological, and hormonal features between men and women may help to explain the fact that women are more sensitive to pain and experience more chronic orofacial pain, according to a clinical review in the Journal of the American Dental Association.  Several chronic pain conditions—including temporomandibular disorders—are more prevalent in women than in…

Diet is Key in Preventing Gum Disease

I’m sure many of you have spent hundreds to thousands of dollars on trying to achieve a brighter, whiter, healthier smile. But did you know your key to pearly white choppers could be sitting right in your refrigerator? Below is a list of 10 super foods that can help whiten your teeth and protect your gums.…

Periodontists Key in Detecting Oral Cancer in Michigan

Actor Michael Douglas has recently helped create a television public service announcement on behalf of the Oral Cancer Foundation. After experiencing a sore throat that persisted for a protracted period of time, Douglas was found to have a tumor on the base of his tongue. He received radiation and chemotherapy treatment and is now cancer-free.…

What Your Mouth Is Saying About Your Body

Your mouth can tell you a lot about your body. At just a quick glance, you may notice nothing but your choppers, but what is often harboring inside the mouth is several different species of bacteria. While much of the bacteria is harmless, some of the peskier kinds can pull together in pockets of the…