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

Month: December 2012

Make Health Your New Year’s Resolution!

I bet this scenario sounds familiar. It’s December 31st and you vow to make this next year your healthiest year yet. You plan to cut out sugar, hit the gym five times per week, and cut down on coffee. Roll around to the morning of January 15, just a couple weeks later and you’re sipping a latte,…

Oral Fitness…Important for Overall Wellness

Medical researchers are finding more and more links between poor oral health and systemic problems such as heart attack, stroke, rheumatoid arthritis, cancer, low birth-weight babies, and birthing complications. About 70 percent of the U.S. population has some form of gum disease, whether they know it or not and an even larger portion of Americans over…

Dental Laser Therapy Performed by Detroit Dentist

When people are told that they need gum disease treatment, many of them put it off simply because they are scared of the procedure. Just the act of going to the dentist is enough to give some people nightmares for weeks; let alone having an actual surgical procedure done! Gum disease treatment is typically need…

The Dental Dangers of Nail Biting!

Nail biting…bad for the nails and the TEETH. Very commom among children and teenagers, nail biters often grow out of the habbit before adulthood. In recent economic hardship, the number of adults who are nailbiters has increased. Believe it or not, nail biting can actually cause physical harm to the teeth and gums! Often a…

Detroit Dentist Performs Laser Frenectomy Procedure

If you’ve been referred to a specialist by your general dentist for a frenectomy procedure, you may not know exactly what it is. It is important to be a well-informed patient so you can understand the procedure you need and which questions to ask about it.     A frenectomy is surgical procedure where a fold…

Does Your Lip Pull Up Too High When You Smile?

A smile is key to one’s self-confidence and overall happiness. Surveys show that smiles are contageous, and just by smiling alone, a person can elevate their mood and the mood of those around them. Scientifically, a smile affects our emotions because of a brain to body connection. When you smile, activity in the left frontal…