Teeth Grinding Has Many Warning Signs

If you grind your teeth at night, then you are putting your oral health in danger. Without treatment or precautions, you could wear down your tooth enamel, which can damage your teeth and lead to a hurricane of problems. That is why treating bruxism is important. However, many people do... Read more »

Brushing Habits That Do More Harm Than Good

Did you know there are brushing habits that can harm—not help—your smile? Unfortunately, that is true. Our dentists, encourage you to avoid those habits as much as possible so you can have the top-notch brushing routine you need for a top-notch oral health and smile. To help you do so,... Read more »

Smile Recovery After Basketball Season

Did you fail to take good care of your smile this basketball season? If so, our dentist, Dr. Rafah Abdelmonem, is happy to help you restore your oral health. Fortunately, there are things you can do to help your teeth and gums. Those things are: -Step No. 1: Schedule an... Read more »

Dry Socket After an Extraction

Dry socket is the medical term for a potential side-effect of a tooth extraction. Ideally, after surgery, pain should abate in a few days as the surgical wounds heal, protected by a cover of clotted blood. But with dry socket, the bone and nerves are exposed due to that blood... Read more »

What Are the Most Damaging Foods for Your Teeth?

Taking care of your teeth means brushing, flossing, and seeing your dentist every six months. Your daily oral hygiene routine removes harmful plaque and trapped food particles from attacking your teeth and gums, while your dentist removes any hardened plaque deposits, such as those in the back of the mouth... Read more »

A Dental Filling Can Sometimes Be Used to Repair a Minor Chip in Tooth Enamel

Chewing on desktop items, or using your teeth to open containers can place an excessive amount of force on your teeth. This can also occur if you grind your teeth at night without the protection of a quality dental guard. Once the tooth enamel has been chipped the compromised area... Read more »

What You Should Know About Root Canal Treatment

Endodontics refers to a specialty branch in dentistry devoted to caring for the tissues in the innermost part of the tooth, otherwise known as the pulp. The most common treatment associated with endodontics is a root canal. For a better understanding of the basic facts on root canals, read on:... Read more »

Topical Oral Analgesic Can Help Manage Pain While Seeking Treatment for an Oral Trauma

Household mishaps, sports injuries, and automobile accidents can sometimes affect the mouth causing potential trauma to teeth and soft oral tissues. In a moment like this managing the pain and assessing the severity of the damage to teeth and oral tissues can help minimize complications while you seek emergency care... Read more »

A Few Notes Pertaining to Dental Veneers

Do you routinely suffer from stains or discolored teeth and wish that you had a treatment option that could keep your teeth white all year round? Fortunately, with a dental procedure such as dental veneers, you can keep your teeth shining brightly for many years to come. Dental veneers, routinely... Read more »

Keep Your Teeth Beautifully White by Doing These Things

Did you know there are ways you can avoid tooth discoloration? Well, it’s true, even though there are many tooth-staining culprits out there. This means you can keep your teeth beautifully white if you’re cautious. To help you, our dentist, Dr. Rafah Abdelmonem, has some tips and recommendations for you.... Read more »