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...
Avoid These Habits to Protect Your Oral Health

Avoid These Habits to Protect Your Oral Health

We live in a chaotic and busy world, and as a result, we all fall victim to numerous undesirable habits. Some of the bad habits you may think are harmless can significantly affect your dental health. If your teeth are broken or damaged, the resulting pain can be...
How to Reduce Sugar Cravings for Better Oral Health

How to Reduce Sugar Cravings for Better Oral Health

Your mouth contains both good and bad bacteria. When you eat a lot of sugary foods, harmful bacteria produce acids that remove some of the minerals from your tooth enamel. Although your saliva consistently restores the mineral content of your enamel, the process...
How to Clean Your Teeth With Braces

How to Clean Your Teeth With Braces

Cleaning your teeth when you have braces can seem tedious at first, but don’t let this discourage you from looking after your oral health. While braces are an excellent solution to correct misaligned teeth and enhance your smile, they can easily trap food particles...
Plaque vs. Tartar: Differences and Prevention

Plaque vs. Tartar: Differences and Prevention

Your teeth are covered by enamel, which makes them hard, durable, and able to handle wear and tear for many years. However, by allowing plaque to build up and harden on your tooth enamel, you increase the risk of developing tartar and associated oral health issues....
4 Tips to Protect Your Tooth Enamel

4 Tips to Protect Your Tooth Enamel

Tooth enamel is the hard outer layer of your teeth that helps to protect the soft inner tissue, called the pulp, against tooth decay and infection. Even though it is stronger than bone, enamel can wear down over time and leave your teeth vulnerable to damage. You...
Christine Shehata DDS