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So, you have really painful cracks on the corner of your mouth. The corners of your mouth are red, swollen and cracked. And they hurt – like really hurt. It hurts to talk, smile, eat and oh, jeez, you’ll do anything to keep from yawning! Is it from the cold? Is it from chapped lips? And why doesn’t lip balm help?

The Stages of Gum Disease

Gum disease is an infection of the gums that can affect 50 percent of the adult population and, in most cases, it is a sign of a bacterial and parasitic oral infection. Below are some of the characteristics of each of the stages of gum disease. Healthy Gums: The gums are pink The edge of…

Dental Implants

Dental Implants Replace Missing Teeth Dental implants allow people who have lost teeth to enjoy the function, appearance and permanence that their natural teeth once provided. They can be used to replace a single tooth, a partial, a bridge, or full dentures. Understanding the basic principles of implant dentistry can make your decision about whether…

Periodontist in Detroit, MI

Some studies show that over 70% of Americans 65 and older have some form of periodontal disease (gum disease). Periodontal disease is generally painless, and most people are unaware that they have it until a dental examination reveals the condition. Left untreated, it can gradually destroy the bone that supports teeth and result in tooth…