Should You Pull A Kids Tooth Out?

May 8, 2024 By Hersel Hanasab, DDS

As parents, we're often faced with a myriad of decisions regarding our children's health and well-being, and one of the age-old dilemmas is whether or not to pull out a loose tooth. It's a rite of passage that many kids eagerly anticipate, but as caregivers, we must approach the decision thoughtfully and with consideration for our child's comfort and dental health. So, should you pull a kid's tooth out? Let ...

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Signs Your Child’s Teeth Are Having Issues

April 8, 2024 By Hersel Hanasab, DDS

As parents, we strive to ensure the well-being of our children in every aspect of their lives, including their oral health. While we may diligently monitor their brushing habits and schedule regular dental check-ups, it's essential to be vigilant for signs that may indicate potential issues with their teeth. Early detection of dental problems is crucial for addressing issues promptly and preventing further complications. In this blog, we'll explore common signs that your ...

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A Guide to Customizing Your Smile Makeover

March 15, 2024 By Hersel Hanasab, DDS

Your smile is a unique expression of your personality, and a smile makeover offers a personalized approach to enhancing its aesthetic appeal. Whether you wish to address discoloration, misalignment, or other dental concerns, customizing a smile makeover ensures that the end result reflects your individual preferences and complements your facial features. In this comprehensive guide, we discuss the key factors involved in customizing a smile makeover, empowering you to take an active role in the ...

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10 Essential Oral Health Tips for Winter

February 12, 2024 By Hersel Hanasab, DDS

Did you know that winter often brings risks to your oral health? The chilly weather, holiday indulgences, and the tendency to neglect routines can pose unique challenges to maintaining a healthy smile. Our team is here to help! Don’t let the cold weather and busy holiday season keep you from maintaining a healthy smile. In this blog, we explore crucial winter oral health tips to ensure your teeth and gums stay in top shape ...

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4 Reasons Your Child Should Visit A Dentist

December 8, 2023 By Hersel Hanasab, DDS

As you navigate the maze of parenting, ensuring your little ones grow up healthy and happy is undoubtedly at the top of your priority list. While you're busy with playdates, school runs, and bedtime stories, don't forget about the importance of your child's oral health. Let’s discuss four compelling reasons why regular visits to the dentist should be on your parenting radar. After all, a bright, healthy smile is a gift ...

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It’s Mouth Cancer Awareness Month! 8 Little-Known Facts About Oral Cancer

November 8, 2023 By Hersel Hanasab, DDS

As Mouth Cancer Awareness Month unfolds, it's essential to shed light on this often underestimated yet significant health concern. Oral cancer affects thousands each year, making awareness and early detection crucial for saving lives. Our team strives to help patients of all ages achieve optimal oral health, part of which includes oral cancer screenings and patient education. In this blog, we'll uncover lesser-known facts about oral cancer, backed by credible sources, to provide ...

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Achieving A Radiant Smile : Tips for National Dental Hygiene Month

October 15, 2023 By Hersel Hanasab, DDS

October is a special month for our pearly whites—it's National Dental Hygiene Month! This annual event serves as a timely reminder to prioritize our oral health and maintain those beautiful smiles. Good dental hygiene not only helps prevent tooth decay and gum disease but also contributes to our overall well-being. Here are ten essential tips to keep your teeth and gums in top-notch condition. 1. Brush Like a Pro The cornerstone of any ...

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Why Invisalign Is the Top Choice for Teenagers' Orthodontic Journey

September 1, 2023 By Hersel Hanasab, DDS

The emergence of Invisalign® has revolutionized the way teenagers approach teeth straightening. Gone are the days when clunky metal braces were the only option. Invisalign, a modern and discreet alternative, has swiftly become the first choice for teenagers seeking orthodontic treatment. Its blend of effectiveness, convenience, and aesthetics has captured the hearts of both teens and parents alike. Let's dive into why Invisalign stands as the top choice for teenagers embarking on their journey ...

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Is Your Diet Harming Your Smile? Stay Away From These Foods!

August 1, 2023 By Hersel Hanasab, DDS

Human teeth are incredibly resilient. They endure crushing pressures, extreme temperatures, and an onslaught from countless bacteria, day and night. Tooth enamel, in fact, is the hardest substance the human body produces. Nature only produces one substance that’s harder on our planet: diamonds. However, what you eat can harm your teeth by causing stains, chips, cracks, and breaks. In today’s blog, you’ll learn what foods and beverages to avoid (or limit) to ...

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Are Orthodontics Covered by Dental Insurance?

June 18, 2023 By Hersel Hanasab, DDS

At first blush, many patients consider orthodontic treatments to be a purely cosmetic solution that offers little benefit outside of aesthetics. But, nothing could be further from the truth! Indeed, orthodontia does much more than create beautiful smiles–it helps enhance one’s dental and systemic health for years to come. However, many individuals are concerned about the financial aspect of orthodontics, leading many patients to wonder: Are orthodontics covered by dental insurance? In this ...

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