Tooth Avulsion Isn’t as Scary as it Sounds

The thought of knocking-out a tooth (also called tooth avulsion) can be scary, but it is a reality that occurs even more frequently during the summer months. Any type of trauma to the mouth can cause a variety of injuries including lacerations to the gums, dislodged, or fractured teeth and bleeding, and so should be… Read more »

The Process of Placing a Dental Filling

Cavities can be unpleasant because they can weaken our teeth significantly. One way to fix the problem is with some dental filling. If you have never heard of fillings or are wondering how they are placed, we can give you a brief explanation. The first step is to remove the decaying parts of the tooth…. Read more »

Don’t Forget Your Oral Cancer Screening

Do you know you get an oral cancer screening at the dentist? Yes, it’s true! Oral cancer is a serious threat that targets thousands of people each year. Furthermore, the earlier oral cancer is found, the better it can be to overcome it. Our dentists, Dr. Arpan Patel & Associates, offer an oral cancer screening… Read more »

Bonding Makes Teeth Beautiful Again

Have you recently chipped a tooth? Do you have an oddly-sized or misshapen tooth? Is it discolored—not matching the other teeth? Then you may want to talk to us about dental bonding. Bonding can be a permanent or temporary fix for any of these issues. It is less expensive than veneers, and can be done… Read more »

Good Oral Hygiene Habits and Maintaining a Dental Bridge

A dental bridge is a common form of dental restoration used by a dentist like Dr. Arpan Patel to address a case of tooth loss. It is a single piece of dental work designed to replicate the physical presence and essential function of a missing tooth. Even though the dental bridge will be immune the… Read more »

Prepare for Dental Emergencies on Vacation by Doing the Following Things

Our dentists wants you to have a strong and healthy smile so you can avoid dental problems and dental emergencies. Unfortunately, no matter how strong and healthy your smile is, you can still experience dental emergencies, even while you’re on vacation. This is why it’s best to prepare for dental emergencies on vacation so you… Read more »

Bring Out Your Best Smile With Dental Veneers

If you have dental flaws such as a chipped, misshapen, stained, or discolored tooth, it could affect your confidence and even your daily lifestyle. Dental veneers are one of the best cosmetic dental services when it comes to improving a front tooth, as they can restore and brighten your smile! Our dentist and team can… Read more »

Preventing Baby Bottle Tooth Decay

Had a baby recently? If so, hooray! There are some things you should be aware of if you are looking to keep your child’s teeth developing appropriately. In this article, we go over some of the things you can do to defend your baby’s oral health with a few little steps. If you have any… Read more »

How Apples are Good for Your Teeth

An apple a day keeps the doctor away. But what about the dentist? We have a bit of good news there: apples are tooth-nourishing foods! Read on to find out how apples may help defend your teeth and why they’re one of only a few sugary foods we tend to endorse. And if the idea… Read more »

The Benefits of Laser Dentistry

What is laser dentistry? The idea of going to the dentist for a cavity or root canal is unpleasantly associated with anxiety and tension. Gratefully, with new technology comes new ways of doing things. No one should fear dental care again. With laser dentistry, there are no shots or drills needed! There is less discomfort… Read more »