A Family Matter

Left is kaylene our hygienist helping out Dr Nobahari with extractions on her boyfriend, and having fun too!!

110 Years Young

Today was a day I truly enjoyed at work. I was able to see margarita, a patient of ours for many years. After introducing myself she told me “I want to keep my teeth because I love to eat” with a big grin on her face. I had so many questions to as and so … Continued

How do I best take care of my dental crowns and bridges?

In dentistry, crowns are usually used to cover or “cap” broken or weak teeth; whereas bridges are used to connect 2 or more teeth as a means of replacing one or more missing teeth in order to provide more chewing surface. Therefore what remains underneath a crown or a bridge, is still the natural teeth … Continued

Why is my tooth now sensitive after I got a filling done yesterday?

There are two main reasons why you can feel some discomfort after getting a filling done by your dentist. A tooth is a living organ. All vital teeth have a nerve and blood supply. After any dental procedure, a tooth may need time to heal. The deeper the restoration, the closer the filling gets to … Continued

Are Dentists Allowed to Provide Botox to Their Patients?

Botox is a medication that has been used for many years in the field of medicine. It has recently become popular, and has many applications in facial cosmetics. Dentists not only have thorough and advanced training in the head and neck area; they also are skilled and experienced in facial injections. Botox in Dentistry can … Continued

I need a filling, what are the material options?

Today there are many options for filling materials. The decision is usually based on many factors. Teeth can be restored (filled) with gold, amalgam silver filling (using many metals including mercury), or tooth coloured porcelain, resins, glass ionomer (using glass particles), and a newer material called zirconium for its strength. The location of the decay … Continued

How Do I Choose the Right Toothbrush For Me

Go for soft bristles. Soft & rounded bristles are the easiest on both teeth and gums. Many dentists find that brushing teeth too hard is the leading cause of sensitive teeth. The head of the brush is sized to allow bristles to comfortably reach back molars; since many are too large or wide. It’s worth … Continued