When Milk Doesn’t Do a Body Good: Calcium-Rich Alternatives for Strong Teeth and Bones

By Dr. Nahlah | June 18, 2019

Calcium is an important mineral essential for the development and maintenance of strong teeth and bones. The FDA recommends getting between 1,000-1,200 mg of calcium every day depending on your age and activity level. In the past, cow’s milk was touted as the be-all and end-all way to get the calcium your body needed. But […]

Tooth Sensitivity Can Be a Real Pain

By Dr. Nahlah | June 3, 2019

Tooth sensitivity is a common problem, but you don’t have to suffer in silence. There are many treatments available that can have you enjoying your favorite foods again in no time. Tooth sensitivity can have many causes including: Enamel loss along the gum line – Clenching, grinding, and brushing too hard or with a hard-bristled toothbrush […]

Why Healthy Teeth Are so Important

By Dr. Nahlah | May 16, 2019

It’s children’s oral health month, and that means Peter Pearlywhites and his Family are ready to show your children how to deal a decisive blow to tooth decay. Read on to discover how to join the fight for a healthy smile today! Strong, healthy teeth help you chew the right foods which help you grow […]

Resolve to Make Your Oral Health a Priority in the New Year!

By Dr. Nahlah | December 31, 2018

The holiday season is over, and everything is slowly returning to normal. Now is a great time to focus on your New Year’s resolutions. Instead of making general resolutions like wanting to lose weight or saying you want to be healthier, why not get specific and resolve to support your oral health by brushing at […]

Make Way for Effective Fluoride Treatments

By Dr. Nahlah | June 20, 2018

If you are supplementing properly with fluoride, you can ensure your teeth are better protected against dental erosion and tooth decay. Make way for effective fluoride treatments with a few things you should know. Due to fluoride’s aptitude to protect the tooth enamel that surrounds your teeth, it can be found in a variety of […]

A Caregiver’s Guide to Keeping Your Loved One’s Mouth Healthy

By Dr. Nahlah | June 20, 2018

There comes a time when the tides change, and we become a caregiver to those that raised us, drove us to soccer practice, dance recitals, and music lessons. They helped us brush our hair and taught us to brush our teeth. Now we are the ones helping with shopping, shuttling loved ones to doctor’s appointments, […]

Use ‘Em or Lose ‘Em: Don’t Let Your Dental Benefits Go to Waste

By Dr. Nahlah | May 17, 2018

For most patients, dental benefits renew each January, while others renew on an enrollment date or fiscal year. Studies have shown under 3% of PPO dental plan members use all of their allotted benefits each year. This could mean thousands of wasted hard-earned dollars per family. Most traditional dental benefit plans have yearly maximums and […]

Healthy Mom, Healthy Baby

By Dr. Nahlah | April 20, 2018

Pregnancy is an exciting time for any woman, but it is also full of a seemingly endless list of do’s and don’ts. Thankfully, there have been incredible advancements in the dental field that help make your dental experience while you’re expecting more pleasant. Between morning sickness and the excitement of pregnancy, it can be challenging […]

Electric Toothbrushes Offer One More Reason to Smile

By Dr. Nahlah | February 20, 2018

Little has changed design-wise in the 2,000-plus years since toothbrushes have been around. Even the Ancient Babylonians knew the importance and attractiveness of clean teeth. From their thin, frayed-end twigs to the hog-hair bristled bamboo brushes used by the Chinese in the 15th century, they all have the same general shape and function. Since the […]

Why do Some Dental Cleanings Cost More?

By Dr. Nahlah | February 20, 2018

Not all dental cleanings are created equal. Find out why some hygiene appointments cost more than others and learn how you can save time and money in the dental chair. A “regular” cleaning is clinically called prophylaxis or a prophy cleaning and is a preventative measure to prevent periodontal disease. It includes removing plaque and […]