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Cranbrook Dental Care Blog

Unexpected Health Dangers of Gum Disease

September 2, 2019

Filed under: Uncategorized — Dr. David Banda @ 6:48 pm

model of gum diseaseDid you know there’s another threat lingering in your mouth other than tooth decay? Although it’s preventable, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates at least 50% of adults have a form of gum disease. When it’s caught early, it’s easily treatable without causing any long-term damage. Unfortunately, many people don’t recognize the early warning signs of the infection or they don’t fully understand the complications it can cause if it’s not treated. If you don’t act quickly, gum disease won’t just harm your smile. It can also cause several health complications.
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10 Interesting Facts About Obstructive Sleep Apnea

August 28, 2019

Filed under: Uncategorized — Dr. David Banda @ 6:36 pm

husband snoring, wife annoyed

Did you feel tired on your commute to work this morning, even though you had more than one cup of joe? Did you get irritated at your coworker for no reason? Did your spouse tell you that you were snoring again last night? If so, you may have obstructive sleep apnea, a sleep disorder that can have serious consequences if not treated. Read on to learn 10 surprising facts about this condition.

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Four Solutions For Bone Loss That Make Dental Implants Possible

July 7, 2019

Filed under: Uncategorized — Dr. David Banda @ 7:01 pm

Transparent image of the lower jawOne consequence of tooth loss that often surprises people is bone loss in their jaws. In addition to giving the face an aged, sunken appearance, it can also be an obstacle to getting dental implants. As a tooth replacement option, implants feel very natural and offer unmatched chewing strength, stability, and longevity. But the reason for all of these benefits comes down to one thing: the support an implant gets from the surrounding jawbone. But if it’s been a while since you lost your teeth and you’re afraid you’ve lost too much jawbone to be a candidate, don’t be discouraged. There are four different procedures a dentist can recommend for bone loss that make it possible to get implants. Learn more below!

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Learn The Detrimental Impacts Of Gum Disease

June 27, 2019

Filed under: Uncategorized — Dr. David Banda @ 3:04 pm

person holding their mouth in discomfortGum disease is more common than you may think; in fact, this bacterial infection impacts one out of every two adults in America. It has also been the main reason for tooth loss in adults. Recent research has uncovered that this oral disease can actually cause various diseases and illnesses found throughout the body when it’s left untreated. Read on to learn how poor oral hygiene can impact your overall wellbeing. (more…)

5 Benefits That Set Dental Implants Apart From Other Restorative Procedures

May 6, 2019

Filed under: Uncategorized — Dr. David Banda @ 8:43 pm

computer rendering of dental implantsAre your missing teeth wreaking havoc on your life and self-confidence? You’d be surprised how gaps in your smile can affect your oral health, which is why it’s so important to replace them. Dental implants are titanium posts that are surgically placed in your jaw to replace your missing tooth’s root. They are the next best thing to your real teeth. Read on for 5 benefits that set this procedure apart from traditional restorations. (more…)

Early Detection Is Essential for Treating Oral Cancer in Bloomfield Hills

April 9, 2019

Filed under: Uncategorized — Dr. David Banda @ 5:09 pm

oral cancer graphicOral cancer in Bloomfield Hills is a serious health threat to the well-being of our community. Successful treatment begins with early detection. The sooner your doctors know about the condition, the sooner they can begin therapy. This is why dentists across the country have proclaimed April National Oral Cancer Awareness Month. Make an appointment to see your dentist today.

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How Does What You Eat Affect Your Oral Health?

March 16, 2019

Filed under: Uncategorized — Dr. David Banda @ 11:59 am

healthy foodsMaking great choices in your diet can benefit multiple aspects of your life. In a study published by the Journal of Biomedicine and Biotechnology, unhealthy diets were linked to the development of oral infections and issues such as gum disease.  For National Nutrition Month, don’t just make healthy decisions for vanity’s sake, make them knowing that they will improve your overall quality of life. Here are some foods you should include and others you should avoid for your oral health.  (more…)

A Cosmetic Dentist in Bloomfield Hills Shares How Smiling Reduces Stress

February 5, 2019

Filed under: Uncategorized — Dr. David Banda @ 4:58 pm

woman smilingThe effects stress can take on your body are immense. Everyone experiences it on different levels, which is why it is important to do things that will help to alleviate some of the stress in your life, such as working out, talking to a counselor, or even smiling! If you don’t believe that smiling can actually reduce the stress in your life, let a cosmetic dentist in Bloomfield Hills explain.

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Start 2019 with a Smile by Visiting Your Cosmetic Dentist in Bloomfield

January 15, 2019

Filed under: Uncategorized — Dr. David Banda @ 7:37 pm

455060425There is no better way to greet a new year than with a smile on your face. Unfortunately, dental problems can make you want to hide your pearly whites instead of showing them off. If that sounds like your situation, then your cosmetic dentist in Bloomfield can help. Popular treatment options include whitening, veneers, crowns, and bridges.

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A Dentist in Bloomfield Hills Wishes His Patients Happy Holidays

December 6, 2018

Filed under: Uncategorized — Dr. David Banda @ 5:55 pm

A holiday home setting.The holidays are just around the corner, which means family and friends are coming into town and holiday meals are being served. Pine and spruce trees are entering homes all over the neighborhood and people are planning their new year’s resolutions. During this festive time of the year, the dentists and staff at Cranbrook Dental Care want to thank its patients for their continued support at the practice.

As you gear up for the new year, we figured now would be a good time to highlight some of our most popular services you can expect from a dentist in Bloomfield Hills.

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