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Our team of dental specialists and staff strive to improve the overall health of our patients by focusing on preventing, diagnosing and treating conditions associated with your teeth and gums. Please use our dental library to learn more about dental problems and treatments available. If you have questions or need to schedule an appointment, contact us.
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Novi Dentist Regular dental visits are essential to make sure oral health problems — from tooth decay to oral cancer — are detected and treated in a timely manner...

4 Reasons why Quitting Chewing Tobacco is Good for Your Oral Health
... Higher risk of oral cancer...

Steely Dan Founder's Death Highlights Importance of Early Cancer Detection
...This disease, which is related to oral cancer, may not get as much attention as some others...

To Detect Oral Cancer Early, See Your Dentist
This month marks the 20th annual observance of Oral Cancer Awareness Month...

4 Supposed Health Dangers in Dental Care That Aren't Dangerous
...The idea, though, has been thoroughly disproved, most recently by a 2013 oral cancer study that found not only no evidence of increased cancer, but an actual decrease in cancer risk following root canal treatment...

Evidence Mounting That Vaping is Hazardous to Your Oral Health
...There are a variety of other chemicals present like formaldehyde that could raise your risk for oral cancer...

The Importance Of Preventive Dentistry
... Some of the best ways to protect your smile from cavities, gum disease, and injury include: At-home oral care (this includes brushing and flossing) Eating a healthy diet Dental sealants (often placed for children and teens) Routine prophylactic cleanings and exams Patient education Oral cancer screenings Sports mouthguards Nightguards (for those who grind their teeth at night) Why is preventive dentistry important...

Van Halen's Passing Reminds Us of the Dangers of Oral Cancer and How to Help Prevent It
...Co-founder and lead guitarist for the iconic rock group Van Halen, the 65-year-old superstar passed away from oral cancer...

Focus on These 4 Oral Health Areas While Caring for an Older Family Member
...Oral cancer...

As the New Year Begins, Here's a Fresh Look at the Effects of Alcohol on Your Oral Health
...First, the bad news is that immoderate alcohol consumption increases your risk for tooth decay, gum disease and oral cancer...

Oral Cancer
Oral cancer is one of the most common cancers today and has one of the lowest survival rates, with thousands of new cases being reported each year...