In order to take care of your teeth to the best your ability, it is important to have a handle on tooth anatomy. There are, in fact, a number of different layers when it comes to your teeth, and even different types of teeth. Read on to learn all about what’s going on in your mouth. Read the rest of this entry »
One of the most important practices of dental hygiene is brushing your teeth. Brushing your teeth is such a simple hygiene task that we sometimes don’t pay attention or even know that we are making major mistakes. Check out these common teeth brushing mistakes to avoid bad hygiene. Read the rest of this entry »
Getting your wisdom teeth pulled is not usually very pleasant. It also may require you to stay away from eating tough, textured foods. Tasty foods like steak and ribs may not the best option for eating after wisdom tooth removal. Here at Fatemi Family Dentistry we have a list of food options for a wisdom tooth aftercare diet that will be easy for you to chew and satisfy your stomach while your mouth heals.
Have you found your teeth chattering because of freezing temperatures? Do you feel like you’re experiencing toothaches because of frigid weather? Well, there may be some concerns about cold weather affecting your teeth. Here are ways that cold weather can affect your teeth and some ways that you can protect your teeth from it.
Do you ever wonder why teeth turn yellow so easily? Are you tired of not wanting to smile because you are worried about showing off yellow teeth? It is best to prevent your teeth from yellowing by knowing what causes yellow teeth. Be confident in your smile and find out what causes yellow teeth so that you can avoid it.
It is common for a child to be excited for a visit from the tooth fairy. They might ask mom or dad to pull the dangling tooth out as quickly as possible so they can receive their gift under the pillow. Hooking a loose baby tooth to a doorknob by a string and slamming it to pull out the tooth may seem fun but it can bring consequences as well. Read on to find out how a parent should handle baby teeth. Read the rest of this entry »
Congratulations on your little one en route! These next few months are a series of exciting physical and emotional changes in your life. While you ready the nursery and search for your baby’s name, consider the toll your pregnancy may be taking on your oral health. Read the rest of this entry »
Root canal—the two words that can make just about every person shudder in fear or dread. However, root canals have a bad reputation for a bad reason, as they are painless and valuable procedures when given in a modern dentist’s office like Fatemi Family Dentistry. Here is the lowdown on what a root canal is (and why you shouldn’t be so afraid)! Read the rest of this entry »
If you are concerned about potential tooth decay and looking for a simple and effective way to protect your smile, dental sealants could be a great option for you. What exactly are dental sealants and why are they typically used? Read the rest of this entry »
Been awhile since you last visited your friendly neighborhood dentist? That’s ok, we’re glad to have you back! Maybe you don’t quite remember how this goes. Here’s a quick refresher on what to expect during a dental visit, just in case. Read the rest of this entry »