With Early Treatment, a Small Cavity Might Be Repaired by a Filling

There are times when even the most diligent and effective daily oral hygiene routine just isn’t enough to prevent a cavity from forming on one of your teeth. As time goes by, tooth decay can pose a significant threat to the health of the tooth as well as the overall function of your mouth. If… Read more »

A Crown Might Be Needed as a Preventative Treatment After a Minor Dental Fracture

Minor dental fractures and chips on tooth enamel might not cause heightened sensitivity issues or pain. Yet this lack of discomfort and overt symptoms of a problem shouldn’t encourage you to forgo treatment at Alpha Dental Excellence. The macro and microscopic textures in the damaged tooth enamel could gradually start to trap bacteria, plaque, and… Read more »

All About How a Cold Can Distress Your Teeth, Throat and Mouth

If you have a cold, it’s important to keep your smile and oral health in mind. This is because a cold can affect your mouth, throat, and smile in many ways. In fact, it can cause: –Toothaches: Toothaches are common symptoms of a cold if you have a sinus infection. This is the case because… Read more »

Children’s Oral Hygiene: Choosing the Right Toothbrush to Clean Their Smile

As your child develops and their teeth grow into place it’s important to clean those chompers on a regular basis to prevent tooth decay and gum disease. However, this is only possible if you have the right tools to clean your child’s smile. So, our Alpha Dental Excellence dental team would like to help you… Read more »

You Can Minimize Complications from Grinding Your Teeth with a Night Guard

Many adults will occasionally grind their teeth at night due to unresolved stress in their day. However, if you grind your teeth on a regular basis, it can cause several oral health complications, which can have a serious adverse effect on your quality of life. Chronic night grinding can tax and compromise jaw muscles, resulting… Read more »

Holiday Health Care Risks to Watch Out For

The end of the year holiday cheer has come once more, and for many, it truly is the most wonderful time of the year. The bright lights and the joyous gift-giving passed around between loved ones reminds up how precious life is. The same love you show to others should be applied to yourself, and… Read more »

Your Routine Dental Checkup Helps Maintain Good, Long-Term Oral Health

There are many different aspects involved in maintaining good oral health. While brushing and flossing are important daily measures, attending your twice-annual routine dental checkup with your dentist, Dr. Arpan Patel, will encompass all the factors that go into having a healthy mouth. The checkup starts with a thorough dental cleaning and inspection performed by… Read more »

There Are Ways to Mitigate the Effects of Dental Anxiety

Dental anxiety is a psychological condition that gives a person heightened stress and anxiety before and during basic dental procedures. Dr. Arpan Patel has seen many patients over the years who have struggled with dental anxiety and he would like to share some simple tips to help you cope with it When scheduling an appointment,… Read more »

A Damaged Bridge Needs Timely Attention to Prevent Further Problems

Your new dental bridge that was designed and installed by our Alpha Dental Excellence dental team was created out of durable materials that are meant to stand the test of time. However, there are still rare occasions when a blow to the face or other oral trauma can chip or damage the bridge. This is… Read more »

Keep Your Smile Confident by Caring for Your Gums

By now you are well aware that healthy gums don’t happen by accident. In addition, your gums are just as valuable as healthy teeth for a confident smile. Indeed, your gums perform a vital function as they surround and support your pearly whites. Unfortunately, gum disease, or periodontal disease, is one of the biggest factors… Read more »