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Dr. Sal Aragona

Dentistry
Clinton Township, MI
42 years experience male

Locations

Sal Aragona DDS MAGD

Clinton Township, MI

Address

37020 Garfield Road, Suite T-4, Clinton Township, MI
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My office hours

Wednesday: 7:00am - 7:00pm
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Practice website

Fax

5862634111

Office

Clinton Township, MI

About

Bio

Dr. Sal Aragona DDS MAGD AADSM has been working with patients in Clinton Township, MI since 1980. His passion since day one has been to provide patients with the highest level of dental care in a personalized manner. He does this by getting a handle on each persons heartfelt emotional and dental needs along with their expectations of him coupled with a complete understanding of their problems and treatment choices. He does not just give them dental care, he shares in it. His commitment to professional growth is impeccable. As a Master of the Academy of General Dentistry, not only is his learning an accelerated internal value, his passion for excellence spills over in teaching and presenting cases to fellow colleagues.

Specialties
Doctors may have more than one area of specialty interest. Board certification in a specialty area means the doctor has completed formal training and has practice experience in that specialty, and has passed the certification examination from the corresponding accredited medical specialty board.

Dentistry

Licenses

United States: Michigan

Languages spoken

Albanian, Italian

Doctor Q&A

595 Answers
401 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sal Aragona
Dentistry 42 years experience
Gum problems: Typically, any blood coming from the mouth is related to a number of gum problems. See a dentist for a complete evaluation.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sal Aragona
Dentistry 42 years experience
Get it checked: Encourage your partner to seek medical help in determining the reason for snoring. Often, a collapsed airway is involved and today, an overnight take ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sal Aragona
Dentistry 42 years experience
Prevention: If it is more like a blister it could be a canker sore. Canker sore or more specifically aphthous ulcer can be prevented by avoiding a common foam det... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sal Aragona
Dentistry 42 years experience
Clean & fill: Root canal treatment today can be done painlessly and confortably under local anesthetic. Once anethesia is complete, the tooth is opened and the cana... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sal Aragona
Dentistry 42 years experience
No: During sleep, you will not be able to know if you are grinding your teeth. Only signs that can be noticed is afterward such as sore teeth, worn teeth,... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sal Aragona
Dentistry 42 years experience
A lot of factors: What are you eating? What kinds of excercising are you doing? Why do you need to gain weight?
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sal Aragona
Dentistry 42 years experience
Prevention: Not being able to sleep may indicated sleep problems that can be life shortening or life threatening. The only way to know if there are serious probl... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Sal Aragona
Dentistry 42 years experience
Many: Decayed teeth is a severe infection of a major portal of the body. A severe condition such as accessing teeth have been responsible for brain infectio... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sal Aragona
Dentistry 42 years experience
Better chance: Tobacco usage in any form increases your chances for mouth cancer by exposing your tissues to hundreds of toxic chemicals proven to cause cancer. Why ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sal Aragona
Dentistry 42 years experience
From easy to complex: Once complete anesthesia is confirmed (only pressure no sharp feeling) tooth extraction can range from very easy with just moving loose teeth with an ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sal Aragona
Dentistry 42 years experience
Dentist: A dentist who be the professional who can give you the most accurate reliable information that is causing the discomfort.
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sal Aragona
Dentistry 42 years experience
Prevention: Canker sore or more specifically aphthous ulcer can be prevented by avoiding a common foam detergent found in most toothpastes called sodium laurel su... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sal Aragona
Dentistry 42 years experience
Cleaning and sealing: Root canal is the treatment that involves cleaning and sealing the pulp canals of a tooth whose nerve tissue has deteriorated and died ( necrosed). To... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sal Aragona
Dentistry 42 years experience
Yes: Some joint displacement and pterygoid hypertrophy are the result of chronic nocturnal clenching. These nighttime events create tremendous muscle forc... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sal Aragona
Dentistry 42 years experience
It is effective: Most conditions that require orthodontic treatment can be accomplished with invisalign. The length of treatment depends on the complexity of what need... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sal Aragona
Dentistry 42 years experience
Local: Typically a local anesthetic is used to provide complete numbness to work on the tooth pain free. If you are anxious, other forms of sedation can be c... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sal Aragona
Dentistry 42 years experience
Depends on age: In a growing individual often a removable devise called a bionator can be used in correcting an overbite. Other methods include class ii mechanics, he... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sal Aragona
Dentistry 42 years experience
Sleep test: All of your symptoms may indicated sleep problems that can be life shortening or life threatening. While it may appear you have slept well, you may ma... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sal Aragona
Dentistry 42 years experience
No: There is always a cause that is attributable to the negative effects. Typically we would see poor oral hygiene coupled with high level of carbonated b... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Sal Aragona
Dentistry 42 years experience
Prevention: Canker sore or more specifically aphthous ulcer can be prevented by avoiding a common foam detergent found in most toothpastes called sodium laurel su... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sal Aragona
Dentistry 42 years experience
You cannot: Teeth grinding or brutism is a central neurologic phenomenon. The only thing we can do is to manage its effects by nighttime bite devises. One in part... Read More
A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sal Aragona
Dentistry 42 years experience
Sleep disorders : Bruxism and gerd are both considered sleep disorders. The only way to uncover these and other more life shortening or threatening conditions is with a... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sal Aragona
Dentistry 42 years experience
AHI: Apnea hypopnea index is defined as the number of these events recorded in a psg test per hour of sleep. It is the standard by which a board certified ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sal Aragona
Dentistry 42 years experience
Resorbed: Bone graft material typically will "not fall out" but instead act as a matrix for the bone in your body to use by resorbing it in producing new bone. ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sal Aragona
Dentistry 42 years experience
Yes: This would be assessed as part of a good dental examination.
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sal Aragona
Dentistry 42 years experience
Yes: Antibiotics alone will not treated dental infections. Most sudden lumps are from abscessed teeth. Get it check out by your dentist asap!
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sal Aragona
Dentistry 42 years experience
Yes: There may be several options available to establish facial support depending on where the deficiencies are. Get several opinions on all your options a... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sal Aragona
Dentistry 42 years experience
Get it checked out!: Seek medical help to determine to cause of your snoring. Typically a collapse airway is involved and today, a simple overnight take home sleep test or... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sal Aragona
Dentistry 42 years experience
Nothing: Nightime teeth clenching/grinding is called nocturnal parafunctional bruxism and is considered one of many sleep disturbances called parasomnias. Ever... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sal Aragona
Dentistry 42 years experience
Many factors: There can be a number of factors that may be involved if your gums bleed when brushing. All the way from systemic disorders, to normal conditions like... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sal Aragona
Dentistry 42 years experience
Depends on age: In a growing individual often a removable devise called a bionator can be used in correcting an overbite. Other methods include class ii mechanics, he... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sal Aragona
Dentistry 42 years experience
Prevention: Being tired all the time may indicated sleep problems that can be life shortening or life threatening. The only way to know if there are serious prob... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sal Aragona
Dentistry 42 years experience
Benadryl (diphenhydramine): Benadryl (diphenhydramine) will often work adequately to get a short amount of sleep for a five hour flight. For longer more predictable sleep, you ma... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sal Aragona
Dentistry 42 years experience
Premedication: Premedication starting a day before wisdom teeth extractions with a mild steroid (decadron) and an anti-inflammatory (motrin) will do wonders at keepi... Read More
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sal Aragona
Dentistry 42 years experience
Sleep test: All of your symptoms may indicated sleep problems that can be life shortening or life threatening. The only way to know if there are serious problems ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sal Aragona
Dentistry 42 years experience
Sleep Specialist: One possibility is a condition called restless leg syndrome. An overnight sleep test can determine this and/or other conditions that may be at play. A... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sal Aragona
Dentistry 42 years experience
Not necessarily : Your hemoglobin level is just slightly elevated from the normal range of 12.8-16.8. Insomnia and dry mouth (dehydration) are symptoms not true disease... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sal Aragona
Dentistry 42 years experience
No: No studies have produced any evidence of Fluoride causing cystic acne.
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sal Aragona
Dentistry 42 years experience
Reduce damage: Generally reduced risk for infections, damage or loss of second molar teeth, limit teeth shifting and crowding, reduced risk for gum disease are a few... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sal Aragona
Dentistry 42 years experience
Nitric Oxide: i think you mean nitric oxide not nitrous oxide. Yes, potentially this could occur as nitric oxide is a considerable vasodilator.
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sal Aragona
Dentistry 42 years experience
Probably: I would urge you to seek dental help now as any level of dental infection even while taking antibiotics can be life threatening.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sal Aragona
Dentistry 42 years experience
IV Sedation: Sedation is a great way to manage terror of dental treatment. You essentially fall asleep with IV sedation and you wake up and everything is done! you... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sal Aragona
Dentistry 42 years experience
Yes: Some joint displacement (clicking) and pterygoid hypertrophy (jaw tightness) are usually the result of chronic nocturnal (nighttime) clenching. These... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sal Aragona
Dentistry 42 years experience
Depends: The anatomy of where the infection is will dictated the pace of reaching the brain cavity in particular. While the heart is at some level of risk for ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sal Aragona
Dentistry 42 years experience
It depends: Speaking regarding wisdom teeth removal, there is no doubt that today that it can be done very confortablely with excellent anesthesia and IV sedation... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sal Aragona
Dentistry 42 years experience
Implant: Dental implant, regardless of age, is a better overall choice than a bridge to replace a lost tooth. Bridgework involves grinding at least two adjacen... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sal Aragona
Dentistry 42 years experience
Medical supervision : Rapid weight loss can be damaging to the heart and other vital organs as muscle tissue can be converted for energy when losing weight too quickly. I w... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sal Aragona
Dentistry 42 years experience
Prevention: Not being able to sleep may indicated sleep problems that can be life shortening or life threatening. The only way to know if there are serious probl... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sal Aragona
Dentistry 42 years experience
Treatment: Treat the bulimia. It is the strong stomach acids that explodes the dental decay from softening the enamel with this strong acid.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sal Aragona
Dentistry 42 years experience
You cannot: Teeth grinding or bruxism is a central neurologic phenomenon. The only thing we can do is to manage its effects by nighttime bite devises. One in part... Read More

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Sep 11, 2013
Knowledgeable answers, cares for patients
Mar 19, 2015
Great Dentist!!!
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Aragona is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thanks for your quick reply! Thank you sir, i was wondering which specialist I should seek. I'm in Bangladesh , and I can hardly locate any sleep specialist.
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My dentist says not the issue of cancer,but this is not decreasing nor increasing, I can feel it with tounge, help
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! I have sleep apnea but I have a cpap , wonder if more than this. Thanx

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

university of detroit mercy
Graduated 1980MD

Awards

MAGD - Master of Academy of General Dentistry
Most Influential, Third Place, Detroit, MI - Winter
2013
Thought Leader, Second Place, Detroit, MI - Winter
2013

Affiliations

AADSM - American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine
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