The Effect of Dental Plaque on Your Oral Health

High-quality dental products, including toothpaste and mouthwash, have the ability to combat plaque in your smile. If you are unfamiliar with the dangers of dental plaque and how it can affect your smile, we are pleased to provide further information on dental plaque to help you protect your teeth from... Read more »

Support Your Smile By Caring for Your Toothbrush

Toothbrush care includes always taking the necessary steps to brush your teeth and care for your toothbrush. Your toothbrush will not be able to clean your mouth if it is unclean to begin with. Thus, it is important to keep your toothbrush safe and clean so that contamination cannot occur.... Read more »

A Foreign Object Stuck Between Your Teeth Might Need Professional Removal

If you have a bad habit of chewing on pens and pencils, or biting your fingernails, a fragment can potentially break off. If the fragment becomes stuck between your teeth or in your gumline, it’s important to remain calm. Sometimes the pressure and discomfort caused by a situation like this... Read more »

A Night Guard Might Help Alleviate Some TMJ Discomfort

TMJ disorder is a term used by orthodontists like Dr. Ali Nia to describe general problems with the temporomandibular joints that are the hinges of your jaw. This can come in the form of discomfort when biting, aches in the muscles around your temples and in front of your ear,... Read more »

Dental Sealant Composition

The benefits of oral sealants are many, and they’ve worked wonders for multiple of our patients’ oral wellbeings. However, this hasn’t stopped multiple of our other patients from being uneasy about the materials utilized in dental sealants: namely, they’ve wondered if the BPA in oral sealants is harmful. Because we... Read more »

A Bad Filling Can Be Treated With a Dental Crown

Even though dental fillings are designed to repair teeth that suffered small areas of tooth decay and last a long time, they don’t last indefinitely. Over time, the bacteria in your mouth can affect the area where the filling meets the tooth enamel, which allows new tooth decay to develop... Read more »

Toothbrush Facts

There is a lot to know about your handy toothbrush. And, the more you know, the better! Our dentist, Dr. Ali Nia, is happy to teach you all about your oral hygiene tool so you can properly and effectively use it each day. Some facts about toothbrushes include: -It’s recommended... Read more »

What You Need to Know About Dentures

What have you heard of about false teeth? Do you understand what they're made from or why they're fashioned? Do you recognize how to care for them? To help you wrap your mind around false teeth, we've prepared the following information for you. We hope that you find it enlightening.... Read more »

What is Bruxism?

For lots of people, teeth grinding can be a serious problem. Also called bruxism, teeth grinding can wear and fracture chompers, and it can also develop major headaches and earaches as you sleep, leaving you with a nasty sensation when you awaken. It’s not a condition that should be ignored,... Read more »

Keeping Your Mouth Clean: The Right Tools

Your oral hygiene habits are only as good as the tools you are using. Here is the rundown of the kinds of things you should be looking for in your dental hygiene tools.   Brush: Choose a soft-bristled toothbrush that has been approved by the American Dental Association. Make sure... Read more »