Archive for August, 2014

Is Aloe Vera Good for Oral Health?

Natural or alternative dental care products are sometimes worrisome because of a lack of reliable research or peer-reviewed literature involved in formulating these practices. Aloe vera is an example of a popular natural remedy for skin irritations and inflammation, but little research has been conducted into aloe’s specific effectiveness in oral care. One article published in General […]

How Sleep Loss Can Affect You?

How many hours of sleep did you get last night? Do you think the amount of sleep you get affects your health? Do you think the average amount that you are sleeping has anything to do with your dental health?  Farmington Hills dentist, Dr. Aziza Askari, challenges you today with a short quiz on sleep […]

All About your Saliva

Have you ever heard of a dental issue called dry mouth, where your mouth does not produce enough saliva? This annoying condition causes inflammation in the mouth and can contribute to gum disease and tooth decay. Smoking, medications, certain diseases like diabetes and Parkinson’s, and dehydration can all contribute to dry mouth issues. Farmington Hills […]