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 »

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 »

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 »

Totally Bananas! Use Banana Peels to Whiten Your Teeth?

The Internet is a wonderful tool for information, but those who use it for research must always check sources and be skeptical about whatever they find. There is a rumor floating around about using fruit as all-natural teeth whiteners—specifically banana peels. The scurrilous claim is that minerals in banana peels (such as potassium, magnesium and… Read more »

Dental Crowns: Test Your Knowledge Here

If you know all about dental crowns, then you can make sure it’s the right restoration for your smile. Making the best decision for your smile is very important, which is why our dentist, Dr. Elhameh Allamehzadeh, encourages you to know all you can about dental crowns. To find out what you know, he encourages… Read more »

Hyperdontia: When 32 Teeth Are Not Enough

How many teeth are too many? If you’re a shark, you just can’t have enough. But, if you are a human, 32 should be your maximum. In fact, a lot of people will get their wisdom teeth taken out, leaving only 28. If you have more than the normal amount of teeth they are called… Read more »

How to Avoid Gum Disease

Gum disease is one of the most common health problems for adults in America. Ironically, it’s also one of the most preventable diseases in the world. Avoiding gum disease is as simple as establishing a few simple habits that take maybe ten minutes out of your entire day. Dr. Elhameh Allamehzadeh and the team here… Read more »

The Little Things That Help the Oral Health

If you are working toward a top-notch oral health, you probably already know to brush your teeth twice a day, floss your teeth once a day, rinse your mouth daily and visit your dentist, Dr. Elhameh Allamehzadeh, every six months for a routine dental cleaning and exam. But did you know there are little things… Read more »

Some Hacks for Brushing

Fortunately, there are brushing hacks that can help you have a proper and effective brushing routine. The better brushing routine you have, the healthier and stronger smile you can have. And we want you to have the top-notch smile you deserve! To help you properly and effectively brush your teeth each day, our dentist, Dr…. Read more »