Stressful Situations: Tooth Grinding and Jaw Clenching

We all experience stress during our lives. It may come from your career as well as personal and family sources. Stress manifests in different ways for different people. One common way that it appears is problematic for your oral health. When you become anxious, for any reason, clenching of the jaw and grinding of the… Read more »

Tips for Helping Your Baby Have a Good Oral Health

Do you want your baby to have the best oral health possible? If so, your dentist, Dr. Cindy Wassif, is more than happy to help you. Sometimes helping a baby’s smile can be a little overwhelming, especially if you’re not quite sure what to do. So, she is happy to help you by giving you… Read more »

A Tooth Suffering with a Bad Filling Might Need a Dental Crown

Most dental fillings are created from either metallic amalgam or composite resin. They are used to effectively repair and restore a small area of tooth enamel. This is a common treatment option for small cavities, minor cases of dental attrition, or insignificant dental fractures. If poor oral hygiene complications start to affect the surrounding tooth… Read more »

What to Know About Fillings

Fillings are the materials used for repairing cavities. These materials are packed inside the hole made in a tooth created by decay. This damaged section of the tooth needs to be removed, cleaned and filled so that it can be restored to its normal function and shape. A filling will also close the portal where… Read more »

Important Tips About Gum Disease Symptoms

Are you showing any symptoms of gum disease? Although gum disease is common, it is important to make sure that is dealt with as soon as possible. If any lifestyle habits or unhealthy eating habits exist, the risk for gum disease greatly increases as well. There are numerous symptoms to look out for to determine… Read more »

A Rough Brushing Technique Can Increase Tooth Sensitivity

If your teeth tingle when you consume hot and cold foods and drinks, then you most likely suffer from tooth sensitivity. Unfortunately, there are many things that could cause tooth sensitivity, and a rough brushing technique is one of them. That’s right, if you brush too hard, you could hurt your smile. This is because… Read more »

Keep Enamel Erosion at Bay if You Want a Top-Notch Smile

You deserve a strong and healthy smile. Unfortunately, there are many things that can alter your smile’s health and function. One of those things is enamel erosion, and it’s best to keep it at bay if you want strong and healthy teeth. To tell you a little more about enamel erosion so you can keep… Read more »

GERD and Your Teeth

Do you know gastrointestinal disease (GERD)? Also known as acid reflux, this medical condition means that stomach acids may at times travel up your esophagus and into your mouth. When this occurs, your stomach and esophagus are not the only parts of your body that can be injured; your teeth and gums may suffer from… Read more »

Keeping Your Molars Cavity-Free

The next time that you brush your teeth, why not “pop the hood” on your mouth and take a good look inside? If you look to the back, you will see your molars and your premolars. These back teeth have the job of chewing your food and making it easier for you to swallow and… Read more »

Do You Have a Fast-Paced Lifestyle? Your Smile May Be in Danger

Unfortunately, there are many things in this world that can threaten the health and strength of your smile. Along with many dental issues, a fast-paced lifestyle can do this as well. So, if you live this kind of life, it’s important to keep your teeth, gums, and oral health in mind so you can maintain… Read more »