Gift Yourself and Your Loved Ones With a Healthier Smile

Your daily brushing and flossing routine is crucial to thwarting dreaded cavities and gum disease from invading your smile, but by itself, it’s still not enough to maintain top-notch oral health. There is a reason we recommend regular dental cleanings and exams! Seeing our dental team for routine dental checkups and cleanings supports your daily oral hygiene efforts by taking... read more »

The Difference Between Full and Partial Dentures

Do you know the important differences between full and partial dentures? Our team is happy to review both versions for optimal tooth replacement to help you better understand how they can restore your smile. Below we will review the main types of dentures, which are full and partial dentures, and the benefits they have to offer. Dentures replace missing teeth... read more »

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, catching problems in their early... 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 tooth’s chewing action. Over time,... 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 living cells it can’t grow... 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 your family history. We will... read more »

Have You Considered Getting a Gold Tooth?

There are dentists that recommend the use of porcelain in tooth restoration. In part, it is because 3D printing technology has made it quicker and more convenient to produce porcelain teeth “same day” in-house, and partly because porcelain looks more like natural teeth. Metals, whether an amalgam, or pure gold, may take a few days up to a couple weeks... read more »

Got Questions About Flossing? Here Are Your Answers

If you have questions about flossing, our dentist, Dr. Rafah Abdelmonem, would like to help you find the answers. The more you know about flossing, the better. In fact, finding the answers to your questions can help you have the top-notch flossing routine you need to properly clean and care for your smile. So, our dentist is happy to help... read more »

Content Smiles: Dry Mouth

Have you ever heard of dry mouth? Dry mouth is an oral health condition in which your body is not producing enough saliva. Although this may not seem important, the truth is saliva is vital part of your oral health. If for any reason your mouth is not properly hydrated and there is a decreased amount of saliva, several oral... read more »

Avoid These Work Habits for a Healthier Smile

Did you know there are little habits you might participate in at work that can harm your teeth and gums and negatively affect your smile? Well, it’s true. Our dentists, Dr. Rafah Abdelmonem and Dr. Camila Di Giorgio, strongly encourage you to avoid those habits so you can prevent dental issues and keep your smile in tip-top shape. Those habits... read more »