Month: <span>May 2016</span> - Southfield Periodontist - Joseph R. Nemeth, DDS & Associates

Month: May 2016

The Need for a Dental Implant Procedure

While most people have thirty-two permanent teeth that develop (including the wisdom teeth) some people’s permanent teeth never grow in at all. These are called congenitally missing teeth—teeth missing from birth—and it’s actually more common than you think! So, what do you do if you find out you or your child has one or more…

LANAP (Laser Gum Treatment) Procedure Explained

Periodontal disease begins in the mouth but it travels all over the body.  It has the potential to travel through your bloodstream and work its way into vital organs.  There are many different causes as to why someone could have periodontal disease.  Some of these variables are genetics, stress, tobacco use, medications or even medical…

Can Stress Contribute to Gum Disease?

DID YOU KNOW THAT STRESS can have an effect on your oral health? As if you needed any more on your plate! Knowing how stress and oral health are connected can help you combat any problems that might arise. Stress May Contribute to Teeth Grinding Bruxism is the technical term for habitual teeth grinding and…

Don’t Forget to Clean Your Tongue!

A healthy tongue is incredibly important for a healthy mouth. We know we talk a lot about your teeth, but it’s time we told you more about your tongue, that amazing muscle that allows us to speak, taste, and swallow! Get Rid of Bacteria by Cleaning Your Tongue You’ve already brushed your teeth for two…