Dental Implant Placement Basics as a Step-by-Step Process

If you have ever lost a tooth, you might have more than just a gap between your teeth. If a lost tooth is not replaced, the bone in the jaw that supported the lost tooth starts to deteriorate. That’s because when you chew your food, there’s no more stimulation to... Read more »

Enamel-Friendly Foods for Your Teeth

When it comes to protecting your teeth, your first line of defense against tooth decay and cavities is tooth enamel, as it is the outermost covering that protects the more vulnerable dentin and tooth pulp below. Your enamel comes equipped for the job as the hardest substance in your body.... Read more »

How Routine Dental Checkups Help Your Smile in the Long Run

When you come in for dental exams and we have cleaned your teeth and gum line and removed any hardened plaque, our dentist can look at them for any signs of trouble, such as cavities, loose or broken teeth, damaged fillings, and evaluate your risk rate of certain diseases which... Read more »

Great Dental Care Equals a Great Smile

By now you may have already seen the value of daily oral hygiene when it comes to maintaining a healthy mouth with strong teeth and gums. Brushing your teeth at least twice a day with a soft-bristled toothbrush combined with a fluoride toothpaste and flossing in between the teeth and... Read more »

Covering & Conquering Bad Breath

It is an unfortunate fact that bad breath, which is also known as halitosis, is a common problem. Bad breath can be really embarrassing in both social and professional situations. If you have bad breath, there are certain short-term and long-term measures you can take. Allow Dr. Hajra Sheikh and... Read more »

Are You Considering Teeth Whitening?

What causes teeth to change color? There are a number of reasons why your teeth may become discolored or stained over time. Some of the most common reasons for teeth staining include: - Age - Bright or dark food and beverages - Trauma - Smoking and chewing tobacco - Certain... Read more »

Choose a Dental Bridge to Restore a Tooth

Are you missing one or more teeth? Are the gaps in your smile making things like chewing and speaking difficult? Our dentist may recommend a dental bridge to restore the beauty and functionality of your smile. Dental Bridges A dental bridge consists of two crowns with a replacement tooth attached... Read more »

Benefits Veneers Can Bring to Your Smile

Do you dream of having a Hollywood smile? Are you tired of minor cosmetic flaws in your teeth? Having veneers placed may be able to help you reach your smile goals. Veneers are thin shells of porcelain or resin material that are cemented to the front of the visible teeth... Read more »

Brushing & Flossing Tips

You probably know how important it is to brush your teeth daily. However, many people do not realize that flossing is equally vital. Our dentists and team stress that you practice well-rounded dental hygiene routine. We are happy to give you tips for proper, thorough dental hygiene. You should brush... Read more »

Instructions for a Dental Emergency

Even if you practice proper dental hygiene, dental emergencies may occur. Our dentists and team stress the importance of knowing what to do in these situations. There are things you can do at home to relieve discomfort and to minimize damage before you see our dentist. In the case of... Read more »