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 »

A Toothache Is Often a Symptom of a Serious Oral Dilemma

Pain within a tooth or gums or a feeling of pressure in the structure of your mouth is often a serious cause for concern. In the majority of cases, a toothache is a symptom of a more serious oral condition or trauma. Many toothaches are a result of decay or damage penetrating the sensitive pulp… Read more »

Maintaining a Healthy Mouth Encompasses Many Important Factors

Maintaining a healthy mouth plays in your favor throughout the course of your life. Complications and treatments of things like gum disease, tooth decay and other oral maladies can be costly and can have serious long-term repercussions. Preventing these problems goes beyond simple brushing and flossing. To aid in this endeavor, Dr. Elhameh Allamehzadeh and… Read more »

Restoring Your Smile with a Dental Implant

What are dental implants? For a patient who is missing one or more permanent teeth, Dr. Elhameh Allamehzadeh may recommend dental implants in San Diego, California. A dental implant is a restoration that replaces both the missing tooth and its root. A dental implant is made up of a titanium post, which fuses with the… Read more »

A Fractured Tooth Needs Timely Treatment and Repair

Your teeth have been designed to be durable enough to bite, chew, and grind common foods. Unfortunately, there are times when a fracture can occur in a tooth. This might come from something as mundane as grinding your teeth at night or something as traumatic as a blow to the face. Even if a fracture… Read more »

A Filling Can Fix a Cavity

Does one of your teeth have a cavity (decay)? A dental filling in San Diego, California, may be just what you need. Dr. Elhameh Allamehzadeh will remove the decay from the area and fill it with the dental filling material. This will restore the strength and function of the tooth. Dental filling material can also… Read more »