It’s not a newsflash that smoking tobacco products on a regular basis is terrible for your health. The higher rates of malignancies amongst smokers is clear. Other illnesses of the lungs are also a huge concern. What about your oral health? Smoking does not score any positivity points in that arena either. Farmington Hills dentist, Dr. Aziza Askari encourages all of her patients to kick the tobacco habit for better cosmetic dental health, as well as lower rates of gum disease and tooth decay. Continue reading
A research study on stem cells showed that the controversial science might hold the key to expedient bone regeneration. This impacts many facets of medicine, not the least of which is dentistry. The scientists at the University of Michigan, School of Dentistry and the Michigan Center for Oral Health Research teamed up with Ann Arbor-based Aastrom Biosciences Inc. Twenty-four patients were studied in this clinical trial looking at jawbone reconstruction following tooth removal. Farmington Hills dentist Dr. Aziza Askari, takes a closer look at this study that could improve dentistry in the future. Continue reading
It’s natural to evaluate medical costs and decide which of your needs are the greatest, and what is in your budget. Dental work may seem like a low priority in terms of your health, but it’s important to realize the costly downward spiral which can occur if you don’t take care of your teeth. A couple of years ago, Farmington Hills dentist Dr. Aziza Askari, was featured in The Fiscal Times. The article she was quoted in examined the high cost of neglecting your dental health.
Fiscally Responsible Dental Care
Dr. Askari stands by this article. Her feelings on adapting her dental practice to meet the financial needs of her patients remain. There are dentists out there who focus on making money, and there’s no doubt that invasive procedures cost more. However, many dental Continue reading