A Dental Bridge Might Be Able to Prevent Future Complications After Tooth Loss

Sometimes when a tooth is lost to a severe dental trauma or required extraction to prevent tooth decay from causing a periodontal infection, the resulting void can prove bothersome. Even if you learn to adapt to any changes in your speech, appearance and basic oral function, the void in your... Read more »

A Fluoride Treatment Can Lessen Your Chances of Suffering a New Cavity

Forgetting to brush your teeth every morning and night, or you are remiss to floss at least once each day, bacterial deposits can persist in your mouth. If this is allowed to continue on a chronic basis the presence of plaque acids and hardened tartar can increase your chances of... Read more »

Ancient Tongue Cleaning

Have you noticed the rise in the popularity of tongue scrapers? Well, believe it or not, tongue cleaning is far from a new trend. To help feed your craving for knowledge of all things dental, here are a few facts on the history of tongue cleaning. In traditional Indian medicine,... Read more »

Are You a Good Candidate for Implants?

If you are missing one or more teeth, you may feel self-conscious in social situations. Missing teeth can allow your other teeth to move in your mouth and begin to strike one another at improper angles. That can damage your teeth and wear away your tooth enamel. Plaque and bacteria... Read more »

Why Laser Dentistry is the Future of Dentistry

  Laser dentistry is as remarkable as it sounds. With laser dentistry, Dr. Feriel El Ghaoui can perform oral services and operations with a precision impossible through any other method. By applying this fine focus to a single area of your mouth, the dentist can treat a certain spot without... Read more »

A Composite Dental Filling Can Often Restore the Appearance of a Front Tooth with a Cavity

Your front teeth are responsible for more than simply biting off tough and hard foods. They also play a role in the clarity of your speech and the appearance of many of your facial expressions. When a cavity develops on one of these teeth it can interfere with the normal... Read more »

A Severe Case of Dental Attrition Might Need Treatment with a Dental Crown

The condition known as dental attrition is often caused by minor deviations in the alignment of your teeth. As this starts to happen one tooth can rub excessively on another which gradually starts to compromise the tooth enamel. As time passes, a new cavity might develop in the compromised tooth... Read more »

The Best Ways to Keep Your Mouth in Tip-Top Shape When You Have Dentures

Many people believe having dentures gives them an “out” when it comes to cleaning and caring for the mouth. However, that’s not the case. Although dentures replace your missing teeth, you still need to do all you can to keep your mouth in tip-top shape, especially if you have partial... Read more »

Keep That Summer Smile Shining

Summertime, and the living is easy--and so is your oral hygiene routine! So don’t let those lazy summer days lull you into lazy oral hygiene habits. Here are a few tips to remember to help keep your smile bright and sunny. First things first: keep up on the basics. Brush... Read more »

A Severely Chipped Tooth May Need a Dental Crown Restoration

Sometimes something as simple as a hard bump to the head can cause you to bite down extremely hard and chip a tooth. A similar problem could be posed by chronic night grinding or forgetting to wear a protective mouth guard during rigorous athletics. While most chips are minor and... Read more »