October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month & Dental Hygiene Month

October is here and fall has officially begun, bringing with it Breast Cancer Awareness Month as well as National Dental Hygiene Month. This is a time to raise awareness for both and help to prevent problems by monitoring your health and being mindful of your lifestyle choices. Whether you are fighting cancer or dental problems,... Read more »

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 the bone from the missing... 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 might also take into account... 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. However, because it doesn’t have... Read more »

Mouth Emergency: How to Handle a Cut on Your Gums

Do you know what to do in a mouth emergency? One thing is certain, you will experience an oral accident sometime in your lifetime. So, it is important that you know what to do so that you may handle it without stress. Everyone has probably experienced jamming their toothbrush into their gums while brushing a… Read more »

Find the Answers to Your Flossing Questions Here

Flossing is very important. In fact, it’s vital for a top-notch oral health and smile. If you have questions about flossing, then it could lead to an improper flossing routine, which is why it’s best to find the answers you need. Our dentist, Dr. , is happy to help you find those answers by giving… Read more »

Building Your Smile With Whiter Teeth

Over the years, many teeth-whitening products have appeared on the market, and not all of them may not be right for you or safe for your smile. It is a good idea to speak with your dentist about product recommendations and suggestions. One of the best ways to improve the appearance of your smile is… Read more »

What to Consider with Dental Bridges

The occurrence of a missing tooth can actually cause serious concerns for your smile. You see, when you lose a tooth, it allows the other natural teeth to shift and make you more susceptible to issues such as bad breath and an increased risk of tooth decay. Fortunately, there are many different options that for… Read more »

Regain Your Tooth and Save Your Smile with a Dental Crown

When you are suffering from a damaged or unflattering tooth, it can be challenging to determine how best to protect the weakened tooth structure. We invite you to speak with our dentist about the possibility of having a dental crown placed. These durable dental restorations cover the whole upper portion of the teeth above the… Read more »

Brushing Hacks

Did you know there are brushing hacks that can help you have a better brushing routine? Well, it’s true. It’s best to adopt those hacks as soon as possible so you can have a better and more effective brushing routine. Our dentists, Dr. Sonny Afshar and Dr. Fara Afshar, are happy to tell you all… Read more »