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About Roy M. Rosen, DDS

Dr. Roy M. Rosen is a dentist in the Detroit Metro Area (Southfield) and as a proud, long-time "local," he received his Bachelor's Degree from Michigan State University in 1975 before going on to graduate from the University of Detroit Mercy School of Dentistry in 1981. Since then, he has been practicing dentistry for 36 years with a gentle care and expertise his patients trust and value. You can be confident he is the right choice for all your dental needs. You only get one chance to make a first impression, and you'll be amazed at how we can restore your smile to its full form and function, whatever your level of need! Some of the best parts of our job include helping patients get a smile they're proud of, and providing relief during the stress of a dental emergency. Dr. Rosen also believes in giving back to the community, having volunteered at a free dental clinic as well as abroad while on a medical and dental mission to South America. Roy M. Rosen, DDS is member of the Michigan Dental Association (MDA), the American Dental Association (ADA), the Detroit District Dental Society (DDDS), and the Oakland County Dental Association. Dr. Rosen is also a firm believer in staying up-to-date with the latest trends in dentistry, and has taken additional courses in endodontics (root canals), gum disease treatment (periodontics), and pain management.

Soft Drinks Pack a Hard Punch

Soft drinks are bad for your teeth in more ways than one. There's sugar, and then there's acidity. The sugar provides necessary food for the bad bacteria in your mouth. If you're drinking the national average of two cans of soft drinks a day, you're giving aid and sustenance to the enemy. Bacteria eat what [...]

By |2019-04-15T22:19:34-05:00April 23rd, 2019|Patient Education|Comments Off on Soft Drinks Pack a Hard Punch

Is Snoring an Issue at Your House?

Snoring Mouthguards in Southfield, MI To treat obstructive sleep apnea. Do the walls of your house vibrate at night? Does your dog or cat sleep with his paws over his ears? If so, you may find some benefit in this article. In some men or women, snoring can be reduced or eliminated simply by wearing [...]

By |2019-04-15T22:15:30-05:00April 16th, 2019|Patient Education|Comments Off on Is Snoring an Issue at Your House?

Quitting Chewing Tobacco

Chewing tobacco affects your dental health as well as the rest of your body. If you use smokeless tobacco and have thought about quitting, we can help. How do you kick the habit? We can help you kick your chewing tobacco habit. In addition to cleaning teeth and treating bad breath and puffy, swollen gums [...]

By |2019-04-08T23:57:32-05:00April 9th, 2019|Patient Education|Comments Off on Quitting Chewing Tobacco

Brushing Tips

What is the best technique for brushing? There are a number of effective brushing techniques. Patients are advised to ask during an appointment to determine which is the best one for them, since tooth position and gum condition vary. One effective, easy-to-remember technique involves using a circular or elliptical motion to brush a couple of [...]

By |2019-04-02T02:14:26-05:00April 2nd, 2019|Prevention|Comments Off on Brushing Tips

Tooth Decay: A Preventable Disease

What is tooth decay, and what causes it? Tooth decay is the disease known as caries or cavities. It is not life threatening and is although it is highly preventable, it will affect most people to some degree during their lifetime. Tooth decay occurs when your teeth are frequently exposed to foods containing carbohydrates (starches [...]

By |2019-03-26T01:56:40-05:00March 26th, 2019|Prevention|Comments Off on Tooth Decay: A Preventable Disease

Causes and Treatments for TMJ Disorders

What is the Temporomandibular Joint? The temporomandibular joint (TMJ) is a joint that slides and rotates just in front of your ear, consisting of the side and base of the skull (temporal bone) and the lower jaw (mandible). Chewing muscles connect the lower jaw to the skull, allowing you to move your jaw forward, sideways, [...]

By |2019-03-19T04:26:50-05:00March 19th, 2019|Restorative Dentistry|Comments Off on Causes and Treatments for TMJ Disorders

Women’s Oral Health

Women's Oral Health FAQs Do women need to be more careful with their oral health? Women's oral health depends on their different stages of life. For many women, these changes are directly related to surges in sex hormone levels, such as in puberty, menstruation, pregnancy, lactation and menopause. Women are also more likely to be [...]

By |2019-03-12T00:33:29-05:00March 12th, 2019|Patient Education|Comments Off on Women’s Oral Health

Routine Dental Checkup in Southfield, MI

Why Your Checkup Is Good For More Than Just Your Teeth! When you visit our office for that routine checkup, our team does a lot more than just probe for cavities. In addition to caring for your teeth, we're giving you the next best thing to a complete physical examination. If it's been a while [...]

By |2019-03-05T03:23:42-05:00March 5th, 2019|Prevention|Comments Off on Routine Dental Checkup in Southfield, MI

Putting the Squeeze on Toothpaste

Toothpaste Use and FAQs Why is brushing with it important? Brushing with toothpaste is important for several reasons.  First and foremost, a toothpaste and a correct brushing action work to remove plaque, a sticky, harmful film of bacteria that grows on your teeth that causes caries, gum disease, and eventual tooth loss if not controlled.  [...]

By |2019-02-25T23:54:55-05:00February 26th, 2019|Prevention|Comments Off on Putting the Squeeze on Toothpaste

A Brighter Smile With Teeth Whitening

You've lived this long, you've earned it… No doubt about it. We're living longer, we're living better. All that effort put into diet and exercise is paying off. And while you're going through your paces on the treadmill, do consider another part of you that might need a bit of improvement: your smile. With age, [...]

By |2019-02-19T05:03:17-05:00February 19th, 2019|Cosmetic Dentistry|Comments Off on A Brighter Smile With Teeth Whitening