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Periodontal (Gum) Disease

Periodontal, or gum, disease is a lot more common that one would think. Many people with gum disease don’t even know they have it, yet it is one of the main causes of tooth loss. Learning more about gum disease is important because it will allow you to take better care of your gums and…

Gingival recession

Gingival recession, or gum recession, is a common dental condition that can occur at any time. This process is characterized by the gums pulling back from their normal location, exposing the tooth’s root. When the root becomes exposed, tooth sensitivity to temperature increases causing discomfort or pain to occur when the tooth is subjected to…

Pediatric Dental X-rays

X-rays are often used in pediatric dentistry and for a variety of reasons too. Radiography or what is known as “conventional x-ray” is a particular type imaging technique in medicine used to aid pediatric dentistry, this means that an image is recorded and used for subsequent evaluation.

Oral Piercings

Ok, so you thought it would be cool to get your tongue pierced. Sure, it sets you apart and makes you different, but is it worth the risk to your oral health? That’s probably not even something that you thought about before getting your piercing done, however, the reality is by having a foreign object…

Invisalign

Invisalign® is an orthodontic appliance system used to inconspicuously treat crooked and crowded teeth in adults and teens. This modern take on braces features a system of clear aligner trays that are worn at all times with the exception of during meals and when brushing or flossing. The trays are custom fitted to the teeth,…

Smokeless Tobacco

Everyone knows smoking is bad, but did you know that the risks that come with smoking are also associated with smokeless tobacco? Smokeless tobacco is any type of tobacco product that doesn’t involve being lit up: chewing tobacco and snuff. Chewing tobacco comes in a variety of forms, including ropes, bricks, and loose leaves. When…

Am I A Candidate For Veneers

There’s something about a winning smile that can make an incredible first impression, but when you have less than perfect teeth you may not have the confidence of flashing your pearly whites. Being embarrassed about your smile isn’t good for your self-confidence, but thankfully there are ways to restore your beautiful smile and make it…

The Anatomy of Your Teeth

We spend all our lives with them in our mouth, well… Most of our lives, and if we don’t take proper care of them, most of them. That’s right, we’re talking about those 30 white horses on the red hills that are your gums. Most of us know a few things about them, we know…

Enjoy a Spa Experience at the Dentist

A spa experience isn’t something that most people associate with the dentist, but that’s something that Dr. Batra is trying to change. In fact, it’s why we offer our patients spa treatments while they wait for their appointment. We have found that patients are more relaxed and at ease when they receive spa treatments. Additionally,…

What is nitrous oxide?

Many people avoid the dentist because they’re fearful of what might come from the visit. Unfortunately, because of this many people don’t get the treatment and care they need. One of the best ways to overcome anxiety over seeing the dentist is through the use of sedation. Sedation dentistry helps patients feel at ease, so…

Teeth Whitening Dental Troy, MI In 20 Minutes Only

A bright, white smile is something that most men and women want. A beautiful smile gives you confidence and makes you feel like a million bucks. Unfortunately, today’s busy lifestyle makes accomplishing the smile you’ve always wanted more difficult. After all, red wine, coffee, and habits like smoking all stain your teeth. Most don’t want…

Composite Tooth Bonding

A vibrant, white smile is something that most everyone wants. After all, your smile says a lot about you. People who smile big and wide are often looked at more positively and more warmly received. Confident people attract confident people. But what if you’ve tried all of the whitening toothpastes and doodads out? What if…

Porcelain Veneers

If there’s one thing most people want it’s a sexy smile. Your smile is the first thing people notice about you and makes a huge difference in how you interact with people, your confidence, and their perception of you. Unfortunately, a bright smile isn’t always a reality. Patients who excessively grind their teeth and even…

Pediatric Dentistry

When was the last was your child seen by his or her dentist? There is sometimes too little care given to the pearly whites of children under the age of 12. Pediatric dentist appointments are just as important to ensure a healthy mouth and smile as are adult dentist appointments. At Troy Dental Studio, your…

Invisalign in Troy, Michigan

There’s nothing quite like a beautiful smile, with straight pearly whites greeting those treated to your smile. Crooked teeth, under and overbites, and other dental concerns can have a marked impact on your confidence levels. Braces can help you to correct your smile, restore your confidence, and of course ensure good oral health. Teeth that…

What are Extractions?

Almost everyone has had a toothache at some point in their life. While many toothaches simply go away with time, many people will visit the dentist for a toothache that persists. Sometimes, people have cavities that need to be filled. Bacteria have eroded through the enamel and have damaged the tooth underneath. The dentist will…

Botox & Dermal Fillers in Troy, Birmingham MI

Botox Botox is a safe, FDA-approved cosmetic treatment that has been popular among healthy American men and women since its FDA approval in 2002. Millions of people have undergone Botox injections to help smooth facial lines and restore a younger appearance. Botox Troy MI is injected into the facial muscles, helping to block nerve impulses…

What is a Root Canal?

What is a Root Canal? Endodontic therapy is also known as root canal therapy. The root canal is a space within the root that can sometimes become damaged or infected and require the attention of an oral health professional. Because teeth and roots are living tissue, they contain nerves, arteries, veins, capillaries, and other connective…

Botox and Dermal Fillers can be Cosmetic and Therapeutic

Why does your dentist offer Botox and dermal fillers? Dr. Batra believes in empowering her patients by improving smiles and erasing the signs of aging. Life is full of moments that make people laugh and cry. Emotions like anger and joy are clearly conveyed by facial expressions, and over time, leave their imprint on the…

Cosmetic Dentistry at its Finest

Designer Smiles Abound Cosmetic dentistry is an art form used by dentists to enhance smiles. Dr. Batra specializes in designing brilliant smiles that give her patients the chance to face the world with a new confidence. Treatment can be as simple as teeth whitening and as complex as dental implant surgery. Most people dream of…

Dental Health and Your Diet

Your body works hard to convert the foods you eat into energy. You may not think twice about what you are eating – especially when it comes to grabbing an afternoon snack or sipping on a vanilla latte on your commute. But the food you put in your mouth affects more than just your waistline.…

Bad Breath

Having bad breath can be an embarrassing problem – especially if you are regularly face to face with other people. Known professionally as halitosis, bad breath plagues many people every day. Most cases of bad breath can be remedied by efficiently brushing the teeth. However, some types of bad breath are chronic or recurring, which…

How to Brush Your Teeth

Brushing your teeth is probably a standard part of your daily routine, but chances are you aren’t following the American Dental Association’s guidelines for cleaning your teeth properly. The ADA currently recommends that you brush your teeth at minimum of two times each day – preferably morning and night or anytime you eat foods that…

Composite Tooth-Colored Fillings

Composite fillings – also known as tooth-colored fillings – are dental restorations designed to be inconspicuous and natural in appearance. They blend well with the teeth and appear more natural than amalgam fillings, which are darker and more easily seen by other people. Composite fillings are made of ceramic and plastic compounds that chemically bond…

Electric Brush vs. Manual Brushes

Preventative dentistry is about more than just visiting your dentist twice yearly for an exam and thorough cleaning. In fact, the majority of your preventative care is done at-home as a part of your normal hygienic routine. Many residents use manual toothbrushes to remove debris and plaque from their teeth. However, electric brushes have become…

How to Floss Your Teeth

Flossing is an important part of an oral hygiene routine, but research suggests that fewer than half of Americans do so daily. Flossing is simple and only takes an extra couple of minutes per day. Developing a healthy habit of flossing can prevent tooth decay and gum disease, and it may allow you to keep…

Fluoride and Decay Prevention

Fluoride is a naturally occurring element that has been shown to help strengthen teeth in children and also prevent decay in people of all ages. Topical fluoride, in particular is helpful for promoting oral health. The American Dental Association has publicly endorsed the use of fluoride for the prevention of dental caries, as has the…

Dentistry Post-Op Questions

If you are undergoing a dental procedure or operation, you will be given a set of post-operative instructions to abide by in the hours, days, and weeks after your treatment. Following these instructions is essential to preventing infections in surgical sites, protecting restorations, and minimizing the possibility of experiencing complications. Post-operative instructions vary from procedure…

Dental Crowns & Bridges Troy, MI

Dental crowns and bridges are custom-fitted tooth prosthetics that are used to replace or restore damaged or missing teeth. Crowns – also known as caps – are fixed over the surfaces of natural tooth structures or dental implants. Bridges are used to fill in the gaps left by missing teeth and are anchored in place…

Removable Dentures

Dentures are removable tooth prosthetics designed to look and function like natural teeth. For thousands of years, some form of denture has been used to fill in the gaps left by missing teeth, although today’s dentures are much more advanced and easier to care for. Most dentures are composed of replacement teeth attached to plastic…

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