Minor Dental Issues Don’t Belong in the ER

Emergency Room 300x200 Minor Dental Issues Don’t Belong in the ERHave you ever gone to the emergency room for a dental issue? A new report is looking at the ramifications of avoiding preventive dental appointments on the budget of ERs in Michigan. This hits close to home for Farmington Hills dentist, Dr. Aziza Askari, as prevention is such a simple way to avoid many expensive and time consuming dental issues. Emergency rooms should remain less crowded to accommodate people with true health emergencies. Continue reading

Dental Crowns and Other Tooth Colored Restorations

shutterstock 77234722 300x213 Dental Crowns and Other Tooth Colored RestorationsFillings, crowns, inlays, and onlays are the four primary restorations used to remedy decaying or injured teeth. It’s quite possible that you already have one (or several) fillings or crowns in your mouth. Throughout history, material use has transitioned depending on trends and research. Fortunately, in current times, most dental restorations are completed with white or tooth-colored materials making them cosmetic as well as restorative. Farmington Hills dentist, Dr. Aziza Askari, is here to teach you more about tooth-colored dental restorations. Continue reading

Dental Crowns in About an Hour?

Smile Gal 300x244 Dental Crowns in About an Hour?Have you ever been a wearer of the dreaded temporary crown? There’s no way around it, or at least there didn’t used to be. If you were being fitted for a dental crown, you would have to sport a one-size-fits-all crown until your permanent customized restoration was made and shipped back to your dentist. You might find the temp-crown slipping, feeling uncomfortable, cutting into your gum tissue, and generally not feeling quite like it belonged in your mouth. Enter CEREC crowns. This amazing dental technology allows for dental crown patients to go through an entire crown fitting procedure in one single visit. Farmington Hills dentist, Dr. Aziza Askari will answer some of the most frequently asked questions about CEREC. Continue reading