What You Should Know Before You Whiten Your Teeth

If you have stained or yellowed teeth, Dr. Elhameh Allamehzadeh may recommend teeth whitening in San Diego, California. However, it is important to note that not everyone is a candidate for teeth whitening. Before you undergo teeth whitening treatment, it is important that you consider certain factors. Age & Pregnancy Teeth whitening is not recommended… Read more »

The Excitement of a Better Smile Awaits with Mouthwash

Are you aware that mouthwash products can vary greatly and are proficient in creating many different results, even among the same brand of mouthwash? Reliant upon your oral health needs, selecting a mouthwash should take some time and effort to ensure you are getting a product that can meet your guidelines. The excitement of a… Read more »

The Mysterious Causes Behind Bad Breath

Having bad breath can be quite irritating and annoying, especially when it affects your social life. Although a quick scrub of the tongue can oftentimes eliminate the odorous breath, it sometimes fails to do the job. This means a mysterious cause is creating your bad breath. To help you, Dr. Elhameh Allamehzadeh is happy to… Read more »

Remaining Calm Can Help You Safely Remove Something Stuck Between Your Teeth

Getting a piece of food like a tough meat fiber or fruit peel stuck between your teeth is rarely a cause for concern. However, if you have a bad habit of nervously nibbling on pencils and pens, or you bite your nails, it is possible for a fragment to break off and become painfully stuck… Read more »

Do You Know the Various Methods of Sedation Dentistry?

Did you know that there are multiple varieties of sedation treatments in dental practice today? Although sedatives are involved in a wide variety of dental procedures, they are at their best when being used to help patients with dental anxiety. Patients with dental anxiety suffer from fears associated with having their teeth worked on, and… Read more »

A Large Area of Tooth Decay Might Require a Total Restoration with a Crown

Cavities typically start out small, compromising a limited area of tooth enamel. Poor oral hygiene habits and not attending your routine dental checkup and cleaning at Dr. Elhameh Allamehzadeh’s San Diego, California, clinic, can allow the tooth decay to spread. In time, the compromised area of tooth enamel might be too large to be repaired… Read more »

Correct Stubborn, Unattractive Teeth and Enhance Your Smile with Dental Veneers

Having an unsightly smile can be quite inconvenient and bothersome, especially because the smile creates first impressions and also portrays a lot about your personality. So, if you have an imperfect or unattractive smile, you likely feel that pain. However, that doesn’t have to be the case. Fortunately, Dr. Elhameh Allamehzadeh and our dental team… Read more »

What You Should Know About Exercise and Your Teeth

Have you heard that there are a number of things you can do to help your oral health? For example, would you be surprised to hear that you should floss and brush your teeth if you’d like to prevent problems such as gum disease? We also recommend visiting our dentist at least twice a year…. Read more »

Tooth Sensitivity Treatment Starts with Identifying the Source

Discomfort and distress when consuming hot, cold, sweet, or acidic things isn’t just inconvenient— tooth sensitivity can also be a symptom of a far more serious oral health issue. Working to identify the source of any other contributing factors will help develop a successful treatment plan at Dr. Ellie's Gentle Dentistry. Oftentimes, tooth sensitivity is… Read more »

What You Should Know About Canker Sores

Do you ever wonder what you should do about a canker sore? Are you ever worried about what could be causing your sores? Similarly, have you ever wondered if there might be something you should do to make coping with a canker sore more pleasant? Sadly, canker sores are extremely common. These sores aren’t contagious… Read more »