Dental Link for Headaches

Everyone has had headaches. For many people, they can just pop an aspirin and the pain goes away after a few minutes. But what about people with persistent, daily, chronic headaches? There may be more to it than meets the eye. There are a multitude of potential causes for headache, they range from nutritional (lack… Read more »

Content Smiles: Healthy and Unhealthy Foods

Your smile is continually bombarded with risks to your oral health and you will need to think about what you can do to keep your smile safe and avoid the risks of dental damage. This can include aspects of your diet that can drastically hinder your oral health. To keep your smile going strong, understand… Read more »

When to Call the Dentist

When should you make an appointment to see the dentist? Ideally, you should see the dentist every six months for your regular cleanings checkups. These visits will give the dentist the chance to remove the plaque and tartar from your teeth that you could get by brushing and flossing and check your teeth and mouth… Read more »

The Warnings for Over-the-Counter Whitening Treatments

If you are interested in whitening your smile with an over-the-counter whitening treatment, then our dentists, Drs. Nourahmadi, Adham, Kim, and Nga, would like to tell you about some side effects involved so you can know everything about the treatments and do your best to care for your teeth and gums. Although some over-the-counter treatments… Read more »

Are You Worried About Your Child’s Thumb Sucking?

A prolonged habit of sucking on thumbs can disrupt the development of your child’s smile and alter the natural alignment of their teeth. If you are concerned about your child’s thumb sucking, our dentist can help you work with your child on breaking the habit. Thumb sucking risks delaying the tooth development, and you should… Read more »

Chewing Sugar-Free Gum is Good for Dental Health

Believe it or not, your dentist approves of chewing gum for your dental health. Sugarless gum, of course! Consistently chewing gum can be an effective component of an overall oral health plan when done alongside daily brushing and flossing.   It is well-known that your mouth contains bacteria that can be converted into acid with… Read more »

A Professionally Whitened Smile Needs to Be Maintained

Retail tooth whitening products like whitening toothpaste and whitening strips typically use mild concentrations of hydrogen peroxide to break up dental stains. Unfortunately, these products rarely have the potency to do more than minimize the appearance of minor surface stains on tooth enamel. It’s also worth noting that excessive use of these products can potentially… Read more »

A Cavity That Is Detected Early Might Be Repaired with a Dental Filling

The American Dental Association recommends that you have a routine dental exam and cleaning performed twice each year by a professional dentist. This basic appointment is designed to clean away hardened bacterial deposits from your teeth while also detecting any early signs of oral health conditions. This includes identifying early signs of gum disease or… Read more »

Holiday Dentistry: Dental Crowns

Are you looking to enhance your smile and give your teeth and gums added protection while at the same time improving your oral aesthetic? If so, it is important make sure you find a durable tooth restoration that can not only treat teeth, but reshape and redesign their look as well. One highly effective treatment… Read more »

Tooth Hazards to be Wary of

Are you aware of any bad habits or lifestyle behaviors you practice on a daily basis that could be damaging your smile? Are there any products that you’re eating or drinking that are setting back the state of your oral health? To help better care for your smile, be aware of the following tooth hazards… Read more »