Why Do I Find It Difficult To Chew?

Are you having trouble eating your food or even chewing gum correctly? If so, you may have a misaligned jaw bite. This can be frustrating, uncomfortable, and even painful to live with. But how do bad bites occur, and how can they get better? Defining a Bad Bite In dentistry, we use the term occlusion […]

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Types of Dental Implants

If you have missing teeth in Rochester Hills, MI, you’ve probably considered the possibility of dental implants. Depending on the number and placement of teeth you have missing, different types of dental implants may be required to suit your needs and safely reconstruct your smile. Considering the nature of implants and the procedures needed to […]

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Don’t Let Jaw Pain Keep You From the Thanksgiving Feast

As the holiday season approaches, the Thanksgiving feast is anticipated. Between friends, family, and football, the holiday is a great time to kick back and relax. But with jaw pain from TMJ, your mouth will not have a moment to rest between bites of turkey and pie. TMJ is a condition where a misalignment may […]

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The Impact on Your Teeth

The main signs of TMJ in Rochester Hills, MI are teeth grinding and jaw clenching. There are many reasons people might grind their teeth, such as stress, improper jaw alignment, obstructive sleep apnea and more. The grinding has the potential to strain the jaw muscles or damage the joints. It also wears down the teeth and could […]

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Dental Implants: A Permanent Solution for Missing Teeth

For many patients in our practice and around the world, the best solution for missing teeth are dental implants. There is nothing as long-lasting, natural looking and hassle free if you have one or more lost teeth. Dr. Matthew Wolfe can help guide you through the process of having an implant placed so you can […]

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What to Expect at Your Dental Exam

Dr. Wolfe explains the comprehensive oral health checklist during your dental exam at his office. The exam is used to check your overall oral health including: looking for signs of gum disease, tooth decay, oral cancer, sleep apnea, and your bite.

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Teeth Whitening at Dr. Wolfe’s Office

Dr. Wolfe discusses your options for brightening your smile with teeth whitening. Watch his video blog to discover which treatment is right for you.

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Will an Oral Cancer Screening Hurt?

According to the American Cancer Society, the death rate for oral cancers has been decreasing over the past 30 years, but people are still at risk for the disease. Oral cancers are more common in men than women; however, screenings are important for all patients just in case. Better treatment options and early screenings have […]

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Posted in: Oral Cancer Awareness, oral health

Smile Makeovers with Dr. Wolfe

Dr. Wolfe discusses his passion for helping patients achieve the smile of their dreams with a smile makeover. Dr. Wolfe is an expert at transforming smiles as a highly qualified and trained dentist with an affiliation to Dawson Academy.

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Posted in: Cosmetic Dentistry

Proper Oral Hygiene

Dr. Wolfe discusses the importance of proper oral hygiene. Follow our tips to avoid further dental decay. Dr. Wolfe and his staff are committed to helping you achieve and maintain a healthy smile.

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Dental Veneers – 4 Things You Need to Know

There are many options to get your teeth looking shiny and bright besides just bleaching. Over time, eating and drinking  wears down on the enamel of your teeth, and they start to become brittle. You can reinforce your teeth with help from veneers in Rochester Hills, MI. Our dentist, Dr. Matthew Wolfe, can help you […]

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What is Occlusion & Why is it Important

Dr. Wolfe’s entire clinical philosophy is based on occlusion. So what exactly do dentists mean by occlusion? Occlusion is your bite. If any part of this sysem – your jaw’s joints or tmj, muscles, or teeth – break down problems can occur. Occlusion issues include clicking, popping, soreness, pain, worn teeth, and sensitivity. All of […]

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Posted in: preventive dental care

Your First Visit

At Signature Dentistry of Rochester our goal is to form long lasting relationship with each patient on their journey to a perfect smile. During your first visit our experienced dentist Dr. Wolfe will give you an extremely thorough dental exam. The exam not only analyzes the health of each tooth but also the jaw to […]

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Posted in: general dentistry

Full Mouth Reconstruction Rochester Hills, MI

What is Involved in a Full Mouth Reconstruction The human mouth is made of both hard and soft tissues. Gums, lips, tongue, and inner cheeks are all soft tissues, while the jawbone and teeth are hard tissues. Included are connective tissues that bind the mouth structures together with the blood vessels and nerves. The way […]

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Reasons to Treat Gum Disease Early

Dr. Matthew Wolfe explains symptoms of gum disease, what causes gum disease, and the best ways to prevent it. Watch Dr. Wolfe’s video blog to learn more about gum disease.

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