The Top Four Reasons Why Teeth Hurt

blonde woman with a toothache 300x199 The Top Four Reasons Why Teeth HurtIf you’ve ever had a toothache, you might be interested to know that the next one might be prevented. To keep your teeth comfortable, however, you have to understand why teeth hurt in the first place, and how to prevent the conditions that often lead to toothaches. While the possible reasons for toothaches are many, your Farmington Hills dentist, Dr. Aziza Askari, helps you understand the discomfort a little better by reviewing four of the most common influences behind tooth sensitivity. Continue reading

Interesting Facts About Your Teeth

realistic image of teeth 300x300 Interesting Facts About Your TeethTaking your teeth for granted can be easy. Typically, we don’t think much about teeth unless we’re brushing them or they’re bothering us. Yet, the small marvels have quite an interesting story to tell, and if you listen for even a little while, you may find yourself amused. Farmington Hills dentist, Dr. Aziza Askari, helps tell some of teeth’s more interesting stories throughout history. Continue reading

A Look at Oral-Systemic Health

woman with heart healthy smile 300x214 A Look at Oral Systemic HealthIf you’ve every experience tooth sensitivity or discomfort, then you may not have trouble thinking of the benefits of a healthy mouth. The same may be true if you’ve ever needed treatment to treat gum disease, or correct damage caused by the disease. What you may not be aware of, however, is the impact that a healthy, or unhealthy, mouth can have on your overall physical health. The data regarding the relationship between your oral health and your overall health, known as the oral-systemic connection, has been increasing exponentially over the last few decades. To highlight the deeper importance of good oral health, your Farmington Hills dentist, Dr. Aziza Askari, explains the intricacies of oral-systemic health, and what inadequate oral hygiene can mean for your wellbeing. Continue reading