After Oral Surgery: 4 Tips for a Comfortable Recovery

After Oral Surgery: 4 Tips for a Comfortable Recovery

As with any surgical procedure, aftercare is crucial to promote healing and prevent complications following oral surgery. Whether you’ve had a tooth extraction or you’re getting a bone graft to prepare for dental implants, it’s essential to take proper measures to...
How to Help Kids Feel Comfortable at the Dentist

How to Help Kids Feel Comfortable at the Dentist

If you’ve ever felt nervous before a dental appointment, you’re not alone. Going to the dentist can be intimidating for many adults, so it’s no surprise that the experience is often anxiety-inducing for kids. It’s normal to feel overwhelmed in an unfamiliar...
What Is Bruxism?

What Is Bruxism?

Bruxism – or teeth grinding – is common and often occurs while you’re sleeping. Although medical professionals do not fully understand what causes it, bruxism is often linked to stress, certain lifestyle habits, and sleep disorders. Bruxism is sometimes difficult to...
5 Tips for Taking Care of Your Dentures

5 Tips for Taking Care of Your Dentures

Dentures are an effective, reliable way to restore the function and aesthetics of your smile after losing multiple teeth. Whether you are missing teeth due to an injury, advanced dental decay, or gum disease, dentures can help you continue speaking, chewing, and...
The Link Between Heart Health and Gum Disease

The Link Between Heart Health and Gum Disease

Recently, researchers have sharpened their focus on investigating the link between gum disease and cardiovascular health. While not everyone with gum diseases will develop heart problems, the two health conditions share a number of shared risk factors, including an...
Christine Shehata DDS